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Janitell is one of the premiere middle schools in the region for music instruction. While most middle schools offer only a single music program, Janitell offers three full music programs: Orchestra, Band, and Choir, with multiple classes and skill levels taught in each area.

Janitell students are regularly represented in the Pikes Peak Middle School Jazz Band and Concert Band, the Pinnacle Jazz Ensemble, and the District 3 Honor Band. Students received Superior Ratings at the CHSAA Contest 2022.


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Music instruction has many benefits for teens, including:

Improved cognitive skills: Learning to play an instrument can improve a teenager's memory, concentration, problem-solving skills, and spatial-temporal skills. 

Increased discipline and responsibility: Learning to play an instrument requires discipline and dedication, which can help teenagers develop a sense of responsibility and self-discipline.

Improved social skills: Participating in a music ensemble or band can help teenagers develop teamwork and communication skills, as well as a sense of belonging.


Stress relief: Playing music can be a relaxing and therapeutic activity that can help teenagers cope with stress and negative emotions.

Enhanced self-esteem: Successfully learning to play an instrument can boost a teenager's self-esteem and confidence.

Music instruction can provide many physical, cognitive, and emotional benefits for teenagers. It can be a fun and enriching activity that can help them develop important skills and cope with the challenges of adolescence.


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Janitell offers music classes for students of all skill levels. If you would like to get involved in music, use one of the links below:

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