• Hello and welcome!


    I am so excited to be your music and choir teacher! This is going to be a great year! On this page you will find my contact information, how to join choir, my daily class schedule, curriculum video about music and choir, benchmarks/standards & syllabus, All Things EQ link, and Canvas link. 


    Mrs. Hoffman (Dardis)

    Music Teacher / Choir Director

    Email: brittany.dardis@dvusd.org

    I typically do not answer emails or phone calls past 4:00pm, but I will respond within 24 hours.


    Spring Concert Info:

    When: Monday, May 9th @5:30pm

    Where: West Wing MPR

    Student arrival time: 4:30-4:45pm (please do not be late; eat & hydrate before coming back to school)

    Doors open for audience: 5:00pm

    Concert attire:

      1. Choir shirt 
      2. Bottoms:
        1. 3rd-6th: Any wash of blue jeans (no black, white, gray, colored, etc jeans; no shorts/skirts/dresses; very minimal distressing- no big holes/rips)
        2. 7th & 8th: Black bottoms (jeans or slacks with no/very minimal distressing)
          1. No leggings or shorts
          2. If wearing a skirt/dress, it must be of appropriate length and worn with black opaque tights/leggings
      3. Clean tennis shoes/sneakers or other close-toed shoes in any color (No high heels, they need to be shoes students can comfortably move around in)
      4. Hair
        1. Neat hair, out of face (try not to wear a high pony/bun as it may block a singer behind you)
        2. Minimal jewelry.  Keep it simple!
        3. No watches that have potential to make noise, even if on silent; no phones
        4. No loud accessories
        5. No sunglasses or hats


    Join Choir!:

    Any students who will be in 5th-8th grade during the 2022-2023 school year can sign up for the 2022-2023 choir! Students should have received a form to fill out and return. Please sign and return this form by Friday, April 1st if your student(s) would like to sign up. 


    Class Schedule:

    3rd Grade Music 8:45-9:30am

    1st Grade Music: 9:30-10:15am

    Prep: 10:15-11:00am

    Lunch: 11:45-12:30pm

    6th Grade Choir (M,W,F): 12:30-1:15pm

    6th Grade Music (T, TH): 12:30-1:15pm

    5th Grade Choir (M,W,F): 1:15-2:00pm

    5th Grade Music (T, TH): 1:15-2:00pm

    7th Grade Choir (M-F): 2:00-2:45pm

    8th Grade Choir (M-F): 2:45-3:30pm


    Curriculum Video:

    Music & Choir


    Benchmarks/Standards & Syllabus:

    K-8 General Music Benchmarks

    6th Grade Choir Benchmarks

    7th Grade Choir Benchmarks

    8th Grade Choir Benchmarks

    Choir Handbook


    All Things EQ Information:

    Our social emotional learning program


    Canvas Link:

    Canvas Link