Vocal and instrumental music infuses Burke’s lively community. Our music program has a place for all students, no matter their skill level or previous training.

In and beyond the classroom, students explore music history, theory, and performance – cultivating a love of music in its myriad forms.

2019-20 Classes

Chorus 7 & 8
Chorus - HS
Advanced Chorus
Instrumental Music
Advanced Instrumental Music
Music Explorations
Singing in the Spotlight: Vocal Performance
Independent Study in Music Theory

2019-20 Activities

Jam Band
Music Video Club

2019-20 Events

November - Broadway Field Trip
January - National Cathedral Choral Festival
April - National Anthem at Wizards Game
April - Music in the Parks

Arts at Burke

Music Department

List of 2 members.

  • Photo of Elizabeth Ringenberg

    Elizabeth "Liz" Ringenberg 

    MS & HS Performing Arts
    202-362-8882 x203
    Shepherd University - Bachelors Music Education
  • Photo of John Howard

    John Howard 

    Performing Arts Department Chair / MS & HS Performing Arts / MS Soccer Coach
    202-362-8882 x647
    UNC Chapel Hill - B.M.

Chorus at Burke

Band at Burke

Co-ed, progressive, college prep school in Washington, DC featuring a challenging curriculum in an inclusive environment for grades 6-12.