Music Registration

Ready to learn more about music registration at John Adams? Learn about the staff, classes, instruments, and more. We are excited to welcome you to John Adams and can't wait to make music with you!

Join one of our google meet sessions:

  • February 1: RPS Online and Bishop

  • February 2: Elton Hills (a.m.) / Folwell (p.m.)

  • February 8: Sunset Terrace

Follow along with our online presentation or review the presentation slides on Google Drive.

Meet the Music Staff at John Adams Middle School

Image of Joshua Jacobo

Joshua Jacobo
Band Director | Email

Image of Sarah Rusin

Sarah Rusin
Orchestra | Email

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Michael Deiss
Choir | Email

Learn about Music at John Adams

Watch our video to meet the John Adams music staff, learn about what music class is like, class expectations,  and more.

Ready to Register? 

Families should wait to complete the registration form until after their scheduled live meet between the middle school music teachers and their child’s fifth grade classroom.

Register for Middle School Music

*Please note that music choices are a one year commitment. The deadline for this form is March 3, 2022.

Learn about Band

Learn about band instruments, meet some of our current band students and learn why they love band, and check out a performance by Century and Mayo Symphonic Winds.

Learn about Orchestra

Meet some of our current students, learn what instruments they play, and why they love their instruments.

Learn about Choir

Learn about what choir is like, which music skills are developed in choir, and how to decide if choir is the right fit for you.


Choosing an instrument can seem like a difficult task. Learn more about the instruments available to you and what the instrument sounds like by watching the videos to the right.

Where can I find an instrument?

There are two local stores in Rochester to purchase instruments. 

Schmitt Music
1765 Highway 52 N
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 288-1960

The Music Mart
3552 West River Parkway NW
Rochester, MN 55901
(507) 282-4286