Performing Arts

🎶With robust course offerings in choral, instrumental, and general music, students are able to explore and cultivate their individual interests in music. 

Best Communities for Music Education

2022 Best Communities Music Education

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Student smiling with a violin

Powhatan  has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education.  Now in its 23rd year, the Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access and education to all students. 

The NAMM Foundation

The NAMM Foundation is a nonprofit supported in part by the National Association of Music Merchants and its approximately 10,300 members around the world. The foundation advances active participation in music making across the lifespan by supporting scientific research, philanthropic giving and public service programs. For more information about The NAMM Foundation, please visit