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The mission of the Lafayette Parish Music Department is to provide each student with the skills needed to experience a lifetime love of music while stimulating creativity and critical thinking skills.


The Lafayette Parish Music Department will encourage all students to achieve their greatest potential by:

  • valuing a life enriched by the arts
  • embracing Louisiana's strong tradition of music
  • providing an opportunity to select music as a profession
  • inspiring students to realize their full artistic potential while equipping them with the skills needed to succeed in today's world



Music Curriculum Resources

Instrumental Music Scope and Sequence

Piano Scope and Sequence

Vocal Music Scope and Sequence



Teacher Resources

LMEA New Band Director Guide

LMEA New Vocal Teacher Guide

Southwest La Band Directors Association-SLBDA-
Louisiana Music Educators Association-LMEA-
National Association for Music Educators-NAFME-
Prescribed Music List for District and State Assessment