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


Musical Director

Ms. Chrysanne Bailey

[email protected]


Class Captain:

Melody Coleman


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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