Benjamin Franklin High School

The Music Department includes beginner through advanced level Orchestra and Band, along with Music Theory I and AP Music Theory classes. Music counts for one of the necessary art credits at Franklin, but it is more than just an in school class. Franklin music classes also double as a club/organization that participates in two concerts every year, number fundraisers, music festivals, competitions, and out of school engagements, such as: weddings, anniversaries, retirement parties, and much more. Music is a great way to bring about school spirit and ensure balance of work and your artistic creative expression.

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  • Band (Beg., Int., Adv. I and II) H
  • Music and Media (Music Appreciation)
  • Music Theory I
  • Music Theory II AP
  • Orchestra (Beg. Int., Adv I and II) H
  • Social History of American Music
  • Vocal Music I, II


Our theater program is expanding each year. The program has been recognized by the renown New Orleans Theater Association – who have helped underwrite numerous shows as well as an incredible upgrades to our auditorium. Other organizations such as the Keller Foundation, RosaMary Foundation, Selly, Zemurray and other private donors around the cities have all shown their enthusiasm and support of our talented theater department. 

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