“If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere music.”
- Thomas Carlyle
“Music exists to elevate us as far as possible above everyday life.”
- Gabriel Faure
“Where words fail music speaks.”
- Hans Christian Anderson
“Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.”
- Plato
“Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”
- Bertold Auerbach
“Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.”
- Victor Hugo
“Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."
- Plato
“Music exists to elevate us as far as possible above everyday life.”
- Gabriel Faure
“After silence that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.”
- Aldous Husley
“Music is the mediation between the spiritual and the sensual life.”
- Ludwig van Beethoven
“Without music, life would be a mistake.”
- Fredrich Nietzsche
Goal: To acquaint students with the European musical legacy, helping them to discern and appreciate the art of music while developing presentation and performance skills and enhancing personal qualities such as determination and self-esteem.

Concert of the Advanced Students October 25, 2015