2019-20 Music Department Staff Grouped together on a stage

Salem-Keizer Music Faculty, 2019-20

Music

Salem-Keizer Public Schools

Phone:

503-399-3075

Lancaster Professional Center

2450 Lancaster Dr. NE
Salem, Oregon 97305

Marylou Boderman portrait

Mary Lou Boderman,

Coordinator of Music & Drama

Andie Andeen,

Program Assistant for Music & Drama

Sheila Gebhardt,

Senior Secretary for Music & Drama

Contact the Music Department
Visit the Music Gallery for more!
  • 2019 Best Communities for Music Education
  • Formally attired high school orchestra musicians
  • McKay Symphony students at State
  • student orchestra
  • band students
  • Teacher Damian Berdakin conducting the South Salem Symphony at State competition
  • Teacher and boy play on the piano

Upcoming Performances

Scroll down to view full month calendars for all district music and for school feeder areas

  Information & Resources

We are currently seeking applications for our next Coordinator of Music and Drama. The job posting can be found here. We are happy to entertain questions about the position.

Instruments for Kids

Donate your gently used musical instruments today!

Help us provide instruments for students who would love to participate in school music programs. We gladly accept monetary donations to help with the cost of instrument repair and maintenance.

Drop off locations:

233 Commercial Street: Monday-Saturday 8:30am-5:30pm
484 State Street: Monday-Friday 10am-6pm, Saturday 10am-5pm

Questions? Or to arrange for a pick up, call 503-364-2933

Friends of Music is a division of SKEF


The Music Lessons Project

The new Music Lessons Project, a community-supported non-profit organization dedicated to providing individualized and small-group lessons.

Music Lessons Project brings private lessons to Salem’s lower-income schools

Middle School Application

MS Band Application MS Orchestra Application

Middle School CD/DVD Order Form

Click here to download MS All City DVD-CD Order Form

BAND: auditions, rehearsals and performance schedule

DATE TIME EVENT LOCATION
Thurs. Jan. 30 3:15 – 9:00 PM Auditions Claggett Creek  MS
Thur. Feb. 6 6:00 – 8:15 PM Sectionals Claggett Creek  MS
Thur. Feb. 11 6:00 – 8:15 PM Sectionals Claggett Creek  MS
Thur. Feb 13 (if needed) 6:00 – 8:15 PM Sectionals (if needed) Claggett Creek  MS
Thurs. Feb. 20 6:00 – 8:30 PM Full Rehearsal Claggett Creek  MS
Fri. Feb. 21 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM Full Rehearsal Claggett Creek  MS
Sat. Feb. 22 8:00 AM – 11:50 PM

6:20 – 8:30 PM

7:30 – 8:30 PM

Full Rehearsal

Concert Warm &

Performance

Straub MS – P/Up at West

West Salem HS

CHOIR: auditions, rehearsals and performance schedule

Wed. Jan. 8 4:30 – 7:30 PM Live Auditions Stephens MS
Wed. Feb. 5 6:00 – 8:15 PM Prep Rehearsal Stephens MS
Wed. Feb. 12 6:00 – 8:15 PM Prep Rehearsal Stephens MS
Wed. Feb. 19 6:00 – 8:15 PM Prep Rehearsal Stephens MS
Fri. Feb. 21 5:00 – 8:00 PM Rehearsal w/Clinician North Salem HS
Sat. Feb. 22  9:00 – 12:00 PM Dress Rehearsal North Salem HS
Sat. Feb. 22 2:00 – 3:00 PM Performance West Salem HS

ORCHESTRA: auditions, rehearsals and performance schedule

Thurs. Jan. 9 4:00 – 8:00 PM Live Auditions Waldo MS
Wed.  Feb. 4 6:00 – 8:00 PM Prep Rehearsal Waldo MS
Wed. Feb 12 6:00 – 8:00 PM Prep Rehearsal Waldo MS
Thurs. Feb. 20 6:00 – 8:30 PM Rehearsal w/ Clinician Waldo MS
Fri. Feb. 21 3:30 – 7:00 PM Rehearsal w/ Clinician Waldo MS
Sat. Feb. 22 9:30 – 12:00 PM Dress Rehearsal Waldo MS
Sat. Feb. 22 4:20 -4:50 PM Call Time West Salem HS
Sat. Feb. 22 5:15 PM Performance West Salem HS

Information is available on the OMEA website

Straub Middle School

This event is hosted by Straub Middle School and caters to middle school students. It will be held on March 14, 2020. Registration information will be available through your band director.

OMEA District 4

This event is hosted by the Oregon Music Education Association (OMEA), District 4. It serves as the state-qualifying event for students in OMEA’s District 4 region. Though ineligible for advancement to state competition, middle school students are welcome to participate. Registration information will be available through your band director.

Performance Samplings