Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Janet Rosen

Mrs.Rosen received her B.S. in Music Education from West Chester University and a Master of Music in Oboe performance from The Hartt School, University of Hartford.  Prior to coming to New Canaan, she taught in the New Haven, Hamden and Meriden public schools, and at the University of Hartford. Active as a performing musician, Mrs. Rosen is a member of the Norwalk, Greater Bridgeport and Waterbury Symphonies, and plays for touring Broadway shows at the Bushnell Theatre in Hartford and Toyota Oakdale Theater in Wallingford. She is a founding member of Harmonia V Woodwind Quintet, an ensemble dedicated to playing the music of contemporary and living composers, and recently joined RADIOKlez, a Klezmer band based in Bridgeport, CT. She is oboe instructor at The Neighborhood Music School in New Haven.

  • 2020-2021 Band Concert Information
    Due to Covid-19, there are no concerts presently scheduled. 
    We hope to be back when it is safe to present our live concerts again! 

Useful Links

  • For CT Western Regional and All-State Audition pieces and information: 

    Music Games and Exercises 
    Click on the links below for music games and fun music review.

    Treble clef notes II
    Bass clef notes I

    Online Ear training

    Children's Music games by Morton Subotnick-Creating Music

    This music site has LOTS of information about music-for parents and students, with MANY great links.

    Percussion Information (Thanks to Emily!):

    This guitar site has a fun area where you can enter chord progressions and listen to them. 
    Online guitar

    This site is a music theory tutorial and exercises and is also in SPANISH. 
    Music theory tutorial and related exercises

    Free Sheet Music Sites 
    It is very difficult to get free versions of current and popular songs, but there are quite a lot of classical and traditional tunes. Try the following sites- Good luck!

    The following site has free music for all instruments and also music to purchase.  To print out free music, find the piece you want, click on the gif or Scorch icon, then print.  You do not need to be a subscriber to print or listen to their free music.

    This site has free music for piano and guitar.