Fine Arts Overview

Welcome to the Black River Fine Arts Department

MUSIC

Black River is proud to offer a wide variety of music experiences to our students, offering instruction 
in band and orchestra instruments, choir, and jazz ensembles.   Over 2/3 of Black River students 
participate in the music program.

Our students compete in MSBOA* MSVMA*, Band, Orchestra, Vocal and Solo & Ensemble 
festivals and Jazz festivals, allowing them to experience everything from solo performances 
through small and large ensemble work.  Students frequently put together small groups for 
events outside of school.

Currently available music courses include:

BEGINNING BRASS AND PERCUSSION
BEGINNING WOODWINDS 
MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND 
CONCERT BAND 
SYMPHONIC BAND 
JAZZ BANDS
BEGINNING ORCHESTRA 
PREPARATORY ORCHESTRA 
CONCERT ORCHESTRA
ADVANCED ORCHESTRA
VOCAL ELEMENTS
CONCERT CHOIR

*MSBOA = Michigan School Band & Orchestra Association
*MSVMA = Michigan School Vocal Music Association


Watch the school calendar for performance dates throughout the year!

Fine Arts Links

Bands

Orchestras

Choirs

Fine Arts Boosters

491 Columbia Avenue
Holland, MI 49423
Phone: 616.355.0055

Fax: 616.355.0057