ILLINOIS STATE GOALS FOR FINE ARTS
25.B.2 Understand how elements and principles combine within an art form to express ideas.
26.B Apply skills and knowledge necessary to create and perform in one or more of the arts.
27.A Analyze how the arts function in history, society and everyday life.
27.B Understand how the arts shape and reflect history, society and everyday life.
In addition, musical performances build self esteem, and express pride in working toward and completing a group goal. I hope you will encourage your children to participate in their musical programs and support them with your attendance.