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The mission of Oxbridge's Music curriculum is to provide students with a personalized learning environment that fosters meaningful experiences in both the performance and nonperformance areas of music.  Oxbridge students will develop a deeper understanding of the value and inspiration that music provides globally in supporting cultural and societal unity. Our faculty seeks to 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.

Music Courses Offered

  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Rock & Contemporary Music Ensemble
  • Wind & Percussion Chamber Ensemble
  • Strings and Chamber Ensemble
  • Oxbridge Chorale
  • Beginning Piano
  • Guitar
  • Digital Music
  • Studio Recording and Production



Ernie Mills, Performing Arts Dept. 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.

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