A Private School Experience in a Public School Setting


Whether you are serious about studying vocal/instrumental music and learning about music in-depth or you are just curious, Lyme-Old Lyme High School’s music program will expand your experience and nurture your talent and potential as a musician.

Amped Up Concert 2018

The music program offers a variety of academic courses:

  • ECE and AP Music Theory
  • ECE Music Appreciation / Music History
  • Music Production
  • Basic Musicianship (African Drumming/Guitar/Keyboard)
  • Musical Theater Performance

In addition, ensembles include:

Instrumental   Choral
  • Symphonic Band
  • Women's Ensemble
  • Wind Ensemble
  • Men's Ensemble
  • Jazz Band
  • Concert Chorus
  • Show Band
  • Chamber Choir
  • Show Choir

The Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble perform band masterworks spanning eras from the 17th to the 21st century. The Jazz Ensemble performs jazz charts by Basie, Ellington, Monk, Rich, Goodwin and Choate graduate composers. 

Xmas Band and Chorus Concert 2018

The Women’s and Men’s Ensembles and Concert Chorus repertoire is drawn from masterworks of the great choral composers and includes music of many cultures. Our Chamber Choir performs throughout the Lyme and Old Lyme Communities, presenting a mix of genres ranging from classical chamber music through contemporary a cappella. The LOLHS competitive show choir, “Amped Up,” competes and performs throughout New England with accompaniment by the Show Band.

In addition to our school music offerings, our students participate in State and Regional Festivals; New England Music Festival;  and have been selected to participate in National ensembles. Students who represent LOLHS in extracurricular festival can earn honors level credit for their ensembles

Music Calendar