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Music brings joy to school life at Maret. Whether playing instruments or lifting their voices in song, students learn to express themselves and work with others across divisions to create music and build community. Enjoy their music below!

Students singing in concert
Lower School Music

Inspired by the Kodaly and Orff philosophies, the Lower School music curriculum encourages a lifelong love of music. Students learn to express themselves musically and explore the foundations of music literacy. They sing together, play instruments, develop strong listening skills, and perform for friends and family. A highlight every year is the all-school sing.

Three middle school students playing saxophone
Middle School Music

Maret’s middle school music curriculum broadens students experiences, skills, and appreciation of music. It covers composition and improvisation, performances within and outside the school community, greater understanding of cultural and historical perspectives, and increasing knowledge of notation, structure, and form. Students are encouraged to try new things in an environment of nurtured risk-taking.

Five singers
Upper School Music

The Upper School offers many opportunities in choral and instrumental music, including several Jazz combos, the Rock Combo, Concert Band/Strings, Concert Choir, and a capella groups. Classes are performance-oriented, with numerous opportunities to showcase the students’ evolving talents both on and off-campus.

Performance Playlist

A Selection of Middle and Upper School Performances


Musical Notes


Maret Concert Choir—"History Has Its Eyes on You"
MARET Grades 5-6 Choir—"Build Me Up Buttercup"
Maret Concert Choir—"My City of Ruins"
Maret Upper School Band & Strings—"Themes from the Black Panther"
Maret 7-8 Grade Mixed Ensemble—"A Million Dreams"
Maret Grade 6 Band & Strings—"The Dragon Lord"
Maret Upper School Jazz Combo—"Look to the Sky"
Maret Concert Choir—"Thankful"
Maret Upper School Rock Combo—"House of the Rising Sun"
Maret Concert Choir—"Rise Up"
Maret Student Project—"Jealous"
Maret Middle School Jazz Band—"Mercy Mercy Mercy"
Maret Upper School Brass Trio—"Someone To Watch Over Me"

"Moment of Truth"

Lower School Closing Concert

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by CYN from the movie Smallfoot

Learn More About the Curriculum