Beethoven meets Sayers: The Classical Value of High School Chorus and Band

John Heaton and Walker Pennock discusses the value of a high school music program.
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What are the real reasons music is so vitally important in education; especially classical learning? How can it be used to further the search for truth and beauty and to transmit our cultural legacy to future generations.

John Heaton

John Heaton is a native of Orlando, Florida. He has concluded his 20th year as the second Headmaster of New Covenant Schools in Lynchburg, Virginia. New Covenant is a classical Christian School serving around 450 students in Pre-K through 12th Grade.

Walker Pennock

Mr. Pennock has teaching experience in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. He has also performed professionally in local symphonies and stage productions.