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We are pleased to provide the Thorp Institute After School Program for our students. We are entering Session II for our classes. All after school classes run from 2:45 - 3:45 unless otherwise noted. Upon dismissal, students should report to…

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Thorp Band Will Rock You!

This is a video from our third band rehearsal ever, and students are already making progress. We have learned how to play several notes on our various instruments, and work as a team to perform well-known melodies. Special thanks to Mrs. Guzman for…

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Improvisation in the Classroom

Here at Thorp Academy, our robust music program is designed to teach to the National Standards for Music Education. The first standard is singing, which is done in almost every school music program. The second is playing instruments, which is done in most…

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Band Has Begun!

Students who are signed up for band received their instruments yesterday. They learned how to assemble them and how to produce the first sound. Here is a video of the soon-to-be Grammy Award winning ensemble performing a touching original composition: "Rhythm Exercise…

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