Music Program

Marin School of the Arts offers four major program disciplines within the Music Department

Classical Music, including Chamber Music, Strings Ensemble, Concert Band and Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Matt Verplaetse. Find out more about these program that encourages students to build fundamental skills including tone production, music 
literacy, and ensemble playing.

Jazz Studies, including classes in Jazz Bands (1-3) and Jazz Combos under the direction of Dr. Greg Johnson. Find out more about the exciting and challenging opportunities for musicians interested in furthering their studies in a jazz programs that incorporates new interpretations of contemporary music, as well as learning about music composition and AP Music Theory.

Rock Bands, including small rock band groups arranged by student level, under the direction of Matt Verplaetse with support from teaching artist Scott Thunes. Find out more about the opportunities for musicians to put their interpretation on existing contemporary music of all styles as well as collaborate on the creation of original music.

Vocal Music, including Concert Choir, two levels of Jazz Choir, Treble Choir and Advanced Treble Choir, the Vocal Music music offers vocalists new opportunities to explore a range of styles, techniques and collaborative projects. Find out more about the program that brings vocalists together with some of the best vocal teaching artists from the Bay Area and beyond.