Palos Verdes High School 

           Music Department


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Welcome to the Palos Verdes High School Music Department! 

Here you can explore the many different ensembles offered at the school, such as OrchestraRed Tide Regiment Marching Band, and Jazz I and II. You will also find information regarding the Palos Verdes High School Tri-M Music Honor Society and AP Music Theory class. 

Classes offered:
0 Period Orchestra and Advanced Orchestra
2nd Period PE Band and Concert Band(includes Marching Band, Drumline and Colorguard)
3rd Period Music Theory AP and Music Appreciation
4th Period Jazz Band II
5th Period Jazz Band I
To audition and register for any classes, please contact Ms Parkinson at [email protected]

All PVHS Music students should be on Google.

When logging on and completing class activities, you need to use your PVPUSD email address.
Please familiarize yourselves with both Google Classroom and Google Meets. You'll be spending a lot of time on those websites.
Music Theory AP students will be given access to the UC Scout site for homework and instruction. You will also be given a textbook and workbook from the PVHS library when you check out your books for the school year. Lastly, you will need to purchase the Barron's Music Theory AP 4th edition. It's the latest edition. 
Please contact Ms P if you are having technology problems and/or need help with any of these sites.

For questions please contact the department head, Ms. Shellie Parkinson.