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Sachem North High School

Music Department

The Sachem North Music Department is home to many performing ensembles, including Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Concert Band, Chamber Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra, Concert Orchestra, Symphonic Choir, Treble Choir, and Concert Choir. We also have a host of co-curricular ensembles including IMAGE, Jazz Ensemble, String Ensemble, Pit Orchestra, Pep Band and The Sachem Arrows Marching Band.
In addition to these ensembles, Sachem North offers courses in Music Theory, Songwriting, Digital Music Production, Arranging & Conducting and Piano & Keyboarding Skills. The Tri-M Music Honor Society (Chapter #5311) recognizes the most outstanding members of our musical family and highlights the many skilled performers which Sachem North has to offer, and our Music Council is a club open to all music students which helps to highlight an promote our music department.
Sachem North is very proud of the level of fine musicianship present in our program!!!

Sachem North Music Faculty

David Jaklitsch
Chairperson for Secondary Music, Symphonic Band, Songwriting, Arranging & Conducting, and Pep Band Director
Dorie Downs
Concert Orchestra, Symphonic Orchestra, String Ensemble, Chamber Orchestra Director, and Tri-M Advisor 
Ms. Cara Caliendo
Concert Choir, Treble Choir, Symphonic Choir, and IMAGE Director 
Mr. Michael Carroll
Wind Ensemble, Marching Band Coordinator, Jazz Band Director, Concert Band, Music Theory, and Musical Pit Director
Mr. Michael Turi
Music Theory, Digital Music Production and Piano & Keyboarding Skills Instructor