Upper School Music

Liberty Tree Academy welcomes new Upper School Music teacher Kirsten Boyd. Ms. Boyd is relocating from the Washington DC area where she has worked as a music teacher with Fairfax County Public Schools for the past four years. Her career has encompassed work as a pianist, private instructor, music director, church musician and as a music director for musical theatre.

Ms. Boyd was the  Producing Director for the City of Fairfax Theatre Company from 2013-2020, having also served as their Artistic Director from 2013-2017. As a pianist and music director, Ms. Boyd worked with a number of school theatre productions in FCPS since 2012 at Fairfax High School, Woodson High School and Robinson Middle School. Ms. Boyd served on the music staff at Truro Anglican Church, Fairfax, from 2006 -2017, leading the department as Director of Worship & Arts from 2010 to June 2014. Ms. Boyd holds degrees in music from North Park University and Western Illinois University. 

Band, Orchestra, Choir, Ukulele and Keyboards will continue this year at LTA. General Music classes for grades 6-8th will encompass a range of instrumental skills, singing, music literacy and history projects. More information will be provided soon on details and schedules for ensembles. Please feel free to reach out to Ms. Boyd via email with questions or suggestions!
Ms. Boyd

Ms. Boyd

6-12 Music, Band & Orchestra

Choir – Grades 5-10

Join us for our first after school choir program beginning Thursday, October 15th! This is a year-long after school program that will explore choral music from a wide variety of cultures and time periods through study and performance. Students will learn the basics of vocal technique, sight-reading, music theory, and various vocal styles. Younger students will be given easier singing parts, with older students learning the more difficult harmonies and challenging sections.

Rehearsals:
Thursdays from 3:45 pm-4:45 pm in the music room (stage)

Performances:
Occasional Friday assembly performances TBA
Upper School Christmas Concert: Friday, December 4
Spring Fine Arts Night: Thursday, April 22

Directed by Ms. Boyd: ms.boyd@ltaeagles.org

There is no online option for this activity.

Registration begins Monday, October 5th

First Rehearsal & Registration forms & fees ($30/student) due: Thursday, October 15

Percussion Ensemble Grades 3-10 
New this year is a percussion ensemble with opportunities for students in grades 3-10. This ensemble is by audition only. Auditions will take place on Tuesday, September 1 from 3:30 pm-4:30 pm. 

Rehearsals

Tuesdays from 3:35 pm-4:30 pm in the music room (stage)

Performances

Occasional Friday assembly performances TBA
Christmas Concert TBA
Spring Fine Arts Nights TBA

Directed by Mrs. Peterson: mrs.peterson@ltaeagles.org

There is no online option for this activity.

 Registration begins Monday, August 24th (students must register to audition)

Registration fees ($30/student)  due at the first rehearsal
Parent meeting on Thursday, Sept 3 at 7:30 pm on zoom
Rehearsals begin the week of Sept 7

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