Thornton Creek Elementary

Thornton Creek


General Music

All students participate in music with Michaela Koerner Storkman, our Music Teacher.

“In my current role as a music specialist, my favorite part of my job is joyful music making with students where music, movement, and storytelling are intertwined.”

Please feel free to reach out to Michaela |

Instrumental music

Fifth graders can take a weekly instrumental music class during school hours. Instruction is provided for cello, clarinet, flute, trombone, trumpet, and violin. Also taught when space is available are alto saxophone, baritone horn, bass clarinet, drum, oboe, and viola.

Class meets every Monday morning when school is in session. Please have your instrument and book with you at each class.


  • 11:45 – 12:15 | Strings
  • 12:15 – 12:45 | Clarinet and Flute
  • 1:00 – 1:35 | Trumpet
  • 1:35 – 2:05 | Trombone

Regular home practice is required.

For more information, email Julia Gendrich at