Fine Arts


“Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth; break forth into joyous song and sing praises!”

– Psalm 98:4

Salem Lutheran School Band as an elective for 5th-8th graders.  In band, we get the opportunity to develop students’ God-given abilities and help them nurture and grow as young musicians.

  • Students will learn to play a woodwind, brass, or percussion instrument.
  • No prior experience is necessary.  We teach all skill levels.
  • If you are curious about what instrument you may like to play in Salem Band, go to introduction videos about each instrument
  • Recommended Instrument Rental Companies:
  • Music and Arts
  • H&H Music

Band costs a fee of $250 at the start of each semester. This cost covers private lessons, a yearly subscription of smartmusic (practice software for school laptops), and a method book.

o   The Band private lesson instructor is Mrs. Melony Quinn. Mrs. Quinn is a trumpet player who has experience teaching middle school bands in Milwaukee, WI.

o   Band private lessons take place on Thursdays throughout the school day.

o   Due to band class only being during elective period in school twice a week, band lessons are required.

Please contact our band director, Mr. Jonathan Held, at with any questions.

We’d love to have your child become part of the band!

Violin Program

1_Violin_smallStudents can start at any age (even as young as 4). Students in the program learn:

  • Classical Hymnody
  • American Folk
  • Fiddle

Click here for more information.

You may enroll online or on Registration Day. Sample instruments and curriculum will also be showcased on Registration Day.

Salem Arts Academy Music Lessons

The Salem Arts Academy is located on the campus of Salem Lutheran Church and School, and is dedicated to teaching students of all ages. We also take great pride in our teachers, who are not only amazing educators, but are also working/playing professional musicians. We will have the following lessons available for the 2018-2019 school year:

  • Acoustic guitar
  • Electric guitar
  • Bass guitar
  • Mandolin
  • Banjo
  • Drumset
  • Vocal performance

The Salem Arts Academy will be teaching lessons during school hours and offer some after school hours on selected days of the week depending on the teacher’s availability. These slots will fill up quickly!

*Private lessons will be 30 minute sessions once a week, every week and only offered on select days. The cost will vary depending on the teacher for your child’s specific instrument. Any extra necessary materials will be an additional cost. Lessons will be offered to grades 1-8. If you would like to sign up for private lessons, please send an email to