Promoting Music in the San Jacinto Community
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San Jacinto Valley Academy

After School Music


Fall 2018


Registration is closed for most classes. Please contact for more information.


Please see the list below for open Summer Music classes.
If you enroll in a class that is not on this list, and you are a new student, you will be dropped from the class.

Current Open Class List

***Click a link (name of the class) to enroll***

If you are a new student interested in a music class that we currently do not offer, please contact Mr. Forgerson at

- Choir -

Choir - 3rd/4th Grade 

Ms. Petersen

Choir - 2nd Grade

Ms. Petersen

- Guitar -

6th - 12th Grade Guitar

Please inquire with Mr. Forgerson at to see if we can accommodate your child in our after-school music program. 

4th & 5th Grade Guitar

4th & 5th Grade guitar will be offered during the school day in our elementary elective rotations. To register for 4th or 5th grade guitar please inquire with Mr. McLain at or your child's 4th or 5th grade teacher. Spots are limited to 4 students per class, and is on a merit based system. If your child does not get into the 4th or 5th grade elementary guitar rotations please contact Mr. Forgerson at and we will try to accommodate your child in an after-school class. 

3rd Grade Students

*Please register for both classes listed below.

Guitar Prep - 3rd Grade - Martinez - Fall 2018

- Monday / Wednesday : 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm

Guitar Repertoire - Cotich / Bliss / Martinez / Ortega - Fall 2018

- Thursday : 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Mr. Martinez

3rd Grade Students

*Please register for both classes listed below.

Guitar Prep - 3rd Grade - Ortega - Fall 2018

- Tuesday : 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm / Thursday : 2:15 pm - 3:45 pm

Guitar Repertoire - Cotich / Bliss / Martinez / Ortega - Fall 2018

- Thursday : 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Mr. Ortega

- Music Electives -


Dr. Myers
Wednesday / Thursday - 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
(Open to 5th-12th Grade students who have proficiency in music and are interested in songwriting and music composition.)
If you have ever harbored an interest in writing your own songs, this is the course for you. Songwriting gives you a chance to express yourself in a healthy and musical way, and provides you tools you can use to better understand and create music that you love. By the end of this course of study, you should have a working proficiency with some elementary components of
musical history, theory & practice. This course will broaden and deepen your understanding of how music is created, and the narratives that shape our understand of its significance. Ideas from the course also may be readily applied to works outside of the classical canon, and give you insights into governing principles that underlie musical experiences globally. Join us!
Course Objectives:
1. To broaden your knowledge of songwriting and compositional technique
2. To expand your understanding of musical instruments and repertoire utilized in common practice.
3. To strive towards the creation of your best musical work.

Sound Recording / Audio Technology

Mr. Forgerson 
Monday / Wednesday- 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
(Open to 5th-12th Grade students who have basic music knowledge and are interested in learning sound recording and audio technology.)
Students will learn the fundamental properties of sound and sound design within both live and studio recording settings. Students will learn about signal-flow, analog and digital sound boards, DAW’s, MIDI, digital interfaces, basic recording techniques, and basic mixing techniques. Students will work on recording projects of their own in the classroom and recording other music classes. Each student will work toward recording and mixing one project during the three-week course.


- Musical Theater -

Alice in wonderland (4th grade and up)

Monday/Thursday 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Ms. Petersen / Ms. Farnsworth

- Percussion -

Percussion Ensemble

Ms. Alana J.
Wednesday - 3:15 pm- 4:45 pm

- Strings -

Coming soon...


Please see the list below for all classes.
If you are a returning student, please find your class, and click register to enroll.

*If the class list is not showing below, please refresh the webpage.



Music Electives

Musical Theater