The goals of the music program are focused on singing and performing, structure of music (music theory), and music literacy (touching on music history and eras, composers and their works, and individual compositions.
All students have the opportunity to lead School Masses throughout the year. Two major programs take place to highlight the achievement of students’ music proficiency in performance at the Christmas Program and Spring Concert. Additional performances throughout the community also are scheduled throughout the year.
Band is offered starting in grade 4, but many students begin in middle school grades. The band performs several times throughout the year in addition to the two major performances.
The annual Veteran’s Day and combined concert with a semi-professional band/orchestra are highlight for the St. Luke Band. During the school year the Bishop Blanchet Band instructor, Alex Dugdale, directs the St. Luke Band. Rehearsals for beginning and advanced band take place before school.