The Music Careers Program
Band I/Choir Introduction to Music Careers, Basic Musicianship for the Recording Engineer.
Band II/Choir II / Basic Musicianship - Basic Musicianship for the Recording Engineer.
Band III/Choir III / Theory I - Advanced Production Techniques and Maintenance.
IV/Choir IV / Advanced Music Theory - Production Techniques and
Maintenance, Commercial Music, Media Production and Presentation.
Careers provides a broad range of opportunities for students to study
and participate in the performing arts, recording arts media and
production, graphic arts, theatre technology and dance.
college preparatory/completer program, Music Careers serves students
from all areas of Baltimore City as well as students within the school.
The registration of students in the Music Careers program is open to any
interested student in the city who can pass the audition/interview.
in-depth study and significant learning experiences, the Music Careers
component prepares students to enter two or four-year colleges, the
armed forces attend technical institutes or enter the world of work in
the fine arts. In addition to the school-base course of study, the
Center offers technology courses apprenticeships, internships and other
partnership with the Harbor Opera Company and the Jazz Heritage Society
of Baltimore our students are involved in varied learning experiences.
Harbor Opera Company affords our students the opportunity to
participate in all aspects of opera, including performance, staging, and
technical support. Students are exposed to professional performers
through the Jazz Heritage Society of Baltimore, which allows them to
perform and interact with these professionals in the field of jazz.
Through a new cooperative instrumental program, students may earn
college credit by participating in the band program at the Baltimore
City Community College.
Music Careers staff consists of dedicated, talented, creative
instructors who possess several degrees in music education and other
disciplines of the fine arts. These educators are actively involved in
professional development through participation in conferences, workshops
and postgraduate work. They also serve as adjudicators, clinicians and
performers in the community.
mission is to provide the opportunity for students to become proficient
in all phases of music, technology and the fine arts. This program is
designed to enhance academic achievement and encourage excellence in the
development of the student’s special talents. An interdisciplinary
approach will be used to involve the students in related arts.
keeping with the philosophy of the Academies at Frederick Douglass High
School, a school that is steeped in historical tradition, we believe
that all students can achieve at high levels and have the right to a
teacher-facilitated, student-centered, quality education.
The goals of the Music Careers program:
want you to come to school everyday, so we are offering courses and
activities that we hope are challenging and enjoyable to you.
Reaching 100% graduation rate is our goal.
- To increase the number of students passing the HSA’s
If you need to pass the HSA’s, all of your teachers will be helping you to develop the skills that you need.
- To regard humanities and arts as important entitles to man and his history
offer a variety of courses and activities in humanities and the arts.
To help you to see the connections among them and realize their value in
history and to mankind.
envision a learning environment where students are knowledgeable about
other cultures, are able to think critically and creatively, are aware
of technology, and are involved in the development and performance of
their learning tasks. We also envision an academy where students,
parents, teachers, and others who have a genuine interest in the welfare
of our students are involved and supportive of the quality,
student-centered education, provided by the Music Careers program.