Improvising on the black keys!

All students have been making a plan and performing improvised songs on the black keys of the keyboard. Check out these videos of students in action: 2nd-grade students rehearsing an improvised duet 5th-grade student and teacher demonstrating an improvised duet        

Specials Nights Coming Soon!

We are so excited to celebrate, share and make music with you!  ALL students will have a special leader role for the music portion of specials night.  Ask your student for more information! AK-2nd Grade = May 2, 2017; 6:00pm 3rd-5th Grade = May 9, 2017; 6:00pm

Music Connects

Check out this 4th-grade student synthesizing the connections he has made between music and other school subjects! Video; 4th-grade student  

Making Connections: Music & Culture

Students in all grades discussed and experienced music from African American History.  We began in Ghana then traveled to the United States, experiencing music from slavery through segregation and the Civil Rights movement through popular music today. Every grade had a version of the worksheet below that we used to summarize our learning.  At the end, students had an opportunity to…