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As a music teacher, it is my belief that all students, regardless of physical or intellectual ability, should be offered the opportunity to discover and explore their potential as musicians, and to increase these natural capacities through formal music instruction. 
Ernie mills, performing arts department chair

The mission of the music department is to provide students with a personalized learning environment that fosters meaningful experiences in performance and nonperformance areas of music. We will develop students into life-long music participants who can intelligently discuss and engage in a wide variety of music. Oxbridge students will develop a deeper understanding of the value and inspiration that music provides globally in supporting cultural and societal unity. We will enhance the ability of students to develop critical cognitive skills by emphasizing and establishing an environment of collaborative learning, critical thinking, and real-world professional partnerships.
 

Ernie Mills, Performing Arts Department Chair
Education: B.S. in Music Education from University of New Hampshire; M.ED Integrated Arts from Plymouth State University
Distinguishing Honors: Ernie Mills is a dedicated music teacher from rural New Hampshire. His Oxbridge students have gone on to study at the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music, play alongside Peter Erskine, and perform at Sunfest and Rib Round Up. Ernie has led Oxbridge’s Jazz Ensemble to perform at the Berklee Jazz Festival, and he has presented at the Florida Music Educators Association’s Teacher Conference.
Classes Taught: Jazz Ensemble, String Ensemble, Wind Ensemble, Rock Band, and Intro to Performing Arts.