Performing Arts Department Overview

  • The Performing Arts Department offers a full range of courses to suit every student’s interest and abilities in the study of this art form.

    Courses provide opportunities for the study of Music in the areas of musical performance, music theory, music technology, and music appreciation. Ensemble courses such as Band, Orchestra, and Chorus are suitable for students at all levels of proficiency. Music students may study music in greater depth through the Music Theory and AP Music Theory programs. The New Jersey Student Learning Standards in the Visual and Performing Arts are an integral part of all courses offered in the Music Department.

    There can be courses where students may have proficiency in the content from prior or out-of-school programs or experiences. If a student seeks to enroll in a course and has not taken the required pre-requisite at Livingston High School, the student must demonstrate his/her comparable proficiencies to the department supervisor. Students may not enter into a course without successful completion of a required pre-requisite or department supervisor approval. Upon supervisor approval, students will be notified if they are permitted to enter into the requested course.

    Mara Rubin, PreK-12 Supervisor of Visual & Performing Arts