Thornton's award winning music program includes many different styles of music and a variety of ensembles that everyone can participate in and enjoy! If you play an instrument, or sing, or were even hoping to learn to play piano, this is the place for you. At Thornton you will find an ensemble that plays what you want to learn- classical, pop, jazz, or contemporary, our music department offers something for everyone!

Become A Friend of the Arts!

Thornton Academy’s Arts Department engages over 1,000 high school students every year. Funds from the Friends of the Arts help support the costs of running such an extraordinarily successful program.

• To donate to the Friends of the Arts, please use our online Make a Gift form.

 • To inquire about sponsorship opportunities, please e-mail the Development Office at 


Jazz à la mode
On Broadway Pops Concert Preview
On Broadway Pops Concert Preview

VIDEO SNEAK PEEK: Thornton Academy Visual & Performing Arts will present the On Broadway Pops Concert tonight at 7 PM in Garland! Also live at

Posted by Thornton Academy on Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Chamber Singers Sing National Anthem at Sea Dogs Baseball Game
Music Class in the Atrium

Music breaks out all over the place at Thornton Academy. Enjoy and Happy Friday.

Posted by Thornton Academy on Friday, April 1, 2016
2015 Holiday Concert
Music at TA
Jazz Band