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Religious Music Disclaimer

“All students participating in Choir [or Orchestra] at [Foothill Elementary School] should understand that we will be singing a wide variety of music throughout the year which will include some religious music from different faiths. Especially during the holiday season, much of our music will comprise of traditional Christian Christmas music…. Religious music will be instructed according to its music content. Religious doctrines, practices, and religious rites will not be instructed under any circumstance. In some cases the cultural practices of any religious group may be discussed developing the proper musical style of a given piece, i.e. certain Hebrew, and Latin pieces have styles tightly connected to the culture of religious groups” (Sterling Keyes, Orem High School Choir Disclosure Document Signature Form, 2012). By registering your child for choir or orchestra at Foothill, you agree to this religious literature disclaimer.
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