National Standards for Music Education
    1. Singing, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music.
    2. Performing on instruments, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music.
    3. Improvising melodies, variations, and accompaniments.
    4. Composing and arranging music within specified guidelines.
    5. Reading and notating music.
    6. Listening to, analyzing, and describing music.
    7. Evaluating music and music performances.
    8. Understanding relationships between music, the other arts, and disciplines
       outside the arts.
    9. Understanding music in relation to history and culture.
CinCyr School of Voice & Music
Cindy St. Cyr
713-464-SING (7464)
Houston, Texas
Click here for a detailed description of the
National Standards for Music Education
in a PDF document format.

Descriptions include detailed standards for grades:
K-4
5-8
9-12
Reprinted from National Standards for Arts Education. Copyright © 1994 by Music Educators National Conference
(MENC). Used by permission. The complete National Arts Standards and additional materials relating to the Standards
are available from MENC -- The National Association for Music Education, 1806 Robert Fulton Drive, Reston, VA 20191.
At the CinCyr School of Voice & Music,
Cindy strives to meet these education guidelines
by giving students have the opportunity to fulfill the
National Standards for Music Education
through a variety of classes & private lessons offered.