Windsor Knights of the Rock Table
The Windsor High School Music Program works to ensure that every student can find a course or ensemble pertaining to their musical interests. In addition to Band and Chorus, Windsor offers exciting opportunities for non-traditional musicians. This was the motivation behind the Knights of the Rock Table (KORT). KORT is a music program that is created based of the students musical interests. The popularity of the KORT program has led to the creation of a variety of new courses. These options include beginner courses in Piano, Guitar, Bass Guitar, and Drum Set. students in this program often enroll in higher level course options such as Modern Band, Band, Chorus, or even college level Music Theory. By offering a “music education for everyone,” we have found that not only have our ensemble drastically went up, but the amount of students enrolled in music courses has skyrocketed! According to recent data, over 80% of incoming freshmen choose to fulfill their mandatory Fine Arts credit with a music course as opposed to Visual Arts or Engineering. Our KORT program has been featured in School Band & Orchestra Magazine and we are recipients of the NAMM Foundation Best Schools For Music Education recognition. Our administration has been extremely supportive in making our ideas into a reality our momentum continues. In Fall of 2019, we will be completing construction of a full, professional recording studio within the school building.
Specific Budget Breakdown
We have budgeted $150,000 for the creation of our Recording Studio that will begin construction in Spring 2019.