SHS Band students playing on the street during the HONK Festival

Music & Theatre Arts

Remote Learning 2020-2021

Log into your k12 google account to access a document with Google Codes for all district music classes. Please note that you may need to navigate through tabs at the bottom of the document to find your school.



As Music Educators, it is our mission to inspire and guide every student in active music making through the use of a sequential and creative curriculum that nurtures the human spirit and promotes cultural understanding. 

Read our Music Learning Objectives for grades Pre-Kindergarten through 6th grade.Somerville students engage with the larger music community through events like Grooversity and HONKFest! Visit the Theatre webpage to learn more about Theatre Arts in Somerville Public Schools.

Staff Websites

Ms. Beverly Mosby

Mr. Adam McLean

Free Instrument Instruction

Somerville Public Schools offers FREE instrument instruction in applicable grades.  Visit the Instrument Instruction page to learn about the programs and find information about instrument rental.

All City Music Groups

Students in grades 6-8 may join several city-wide music groups by invitation. These include the All City Middle School Chorus led by Ms. Beverly Mosby, All City Middle School Band led by Ms. Rosemary Sears,  All City Middle School Orchestra led by Mr. Andy Blickenderfer, and All City Marimba Band led my Mr. Adam McLean.

El Sistema Afterschool Music Program

For students from Elementary School through Middle grades throughout the district. The East Somerville Community School hosts the innovative El Sistema Afterschool Strings Program. Please visit the webpage to learn more.

Music at Somerville High School

Classes include Band, Jazz Band, Chorus, String Orchestra, Drum Line, World Percussion Ensemble, Special Music, Musical Theater, Show Choir, Piano Lab, Music Technology Lab, Music Theory, Introduction to Guitar, Guitar Lab, and Advanced Guitar Ensemble.

Theatre Arts 

SPS Theatre Arts programming provides Somerville students with the tools to grow as communicators, collaborators, and creative thinkers through active engagement in the study, development, and production of live theatre. Theatre provides a place where every student can succeed.

Summer Music Programming

The Somerville Public Schools Music Department team provide music programming for students and community-members of all ages for two weeks every summer. Visit the Summer Music page to learn more.