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K-12 Music

"Music expresses that which cannot be said, and on which it is impossible to be silent"  —Victor Hugo


Musical Director

Ms. Chrysanne Bailey




BM, Hastings College, Hastings, NE 1976

UNK, Kearney, NE 36 hrs. graduate work

Hastings High School, Hastings, NE. 1972


Teaching Experience:

Hershey Public Schools K-12 Vocal Music
 Hastings Junior High School 7-9 General Music
 Wheatland Public Schools K-12 Vocal and Instrumental Music
 Arnold Public Schools K-12 Vocal and Instrumental Music

 I also worked for the Omaha World Herald Newspaper for 10 years and the North Platte Telegraph for 2 years before coming to Arnold.

Instrumental &
Vocal Music

Arnold Public Schools students have a variety of opportunities to develop their musical gifts and talents through instruction, and participation in numerous events across the region and state.  


1st hour: 8:00-8:52 

7-8 Music

2nd hour: 8:54-9:46

9-12 Band/Choir

3rd hour: 9:52-10:44

5th Grade Music

4th hour: 10:46-11:38


5th hour: 11:40-12:32

6th Grade Music

12:32 - 1:02  4th Music on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

6th hour: 1:04-1:56

3rd grade and Kindergarten Music

7th hour: 1:58-2:50

1st/2nd Music 

8th hour: 2:52-3:44

9-12 Band/Choir

Music classes are as follows:  (please see schedule for class times)

  • K-4 general music, classes meet 3 days per week, 25 minutes per class;                        grades 3 and 4 learn to play recorders in their music class.
  • 5th band and general music,  class meets every day for 25 minutes
  • 6th music:  guitar and band,  class meets every day for 25 minutes
  • 7-8 choir, 7-8 band,  These classes meet M-F and split the period,                   with band meeting 1st, then choir 
  • 9-12 band/choir:  there are two sections of this class which meet daily,        splitting each period between band and choir each day.

Band/Chorus News

  • MNAC 2017 Band and Choir Results

    Congratulations to our music students for their fine performances at District Music Contest on Friday, April 21st.   The results are:


    Jennifer Barraza, alto sax solo:  rating 1

    Grant Jones, trumpet solo:  rating 2

    Trumpet duet:  Grant Jones and Jace Connell:  rating 2

    Band: rating 1

     Jennifer Barraza, soprano solo:  rating 1

    Kenna Rogers, soprano solo:  rating 2

    Lorraine Wonch, soprano solo:  rating 2

    Girls’ Duet:  Jennifer Barraza and Jasmine Nelson: rating 3

    Girls’ Quartet:  Jennifer Barraza, Jasmine Nelson, Lorraine Wonch, Kenna Rogers:  rating 2

    Chorus (Mixed Sextet):  rating 1

    Ratings are:  1- Superior, 2- Excellent, 3- Good,  4- Fair,  5- Poor 

    Ten entries:  4-1’s, 5-2’s, 1-3

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