General music instruction begins in kindergarten as all elementary children work with certified music specialists. Participation in an honor choir is offered on all campuses to fourth through sixth graders as vocal training. Forney ISD is proud to offer a rigorous music program to every elementary student in the district. Students receive musical instruction each week in grades k-6 in the areas of music reading, audiating, rhythm, tone, singing and musical instruments. Elementary music students routinely perform in school musicals, choir concerts, community events and PTA meetings. FISD offers a blended curriculum that embraces the philosophy of both Kodaly and Orff. Students learn to read and perform music from a variety of genres. For many elementary students, music class is the highlight of their day because it is a fun environment that fosters individual creativity as well as team work.