November 5

October Story for Music class

This has been an exciting month in the music classroom!


Some of the grade 1, 2, & 3 students had the opportunity to play the Tubano drums. We read a West African tale called “The Leopard’s Drum.” The students learned drumming patterns for each of the characters in the book, then used the drums to help tell the story. It was a blast!


The grade 4, 5, & 6 students have been working hard to prepare to sing “Al Shlosha D’Varim” for our upcoming Remembrance Day service. They learned about the meaning of the Hebrew lyrics, and also started learning about the Holocaust. The grade 4, 5, & 6 students also learned to sing Al Shlosha D’Varim at the same time as they play a beautiful part on the barred instruments (xylophones, glockenspiels, and metallophones). Your child can listen to this recording of Al Shlosha D’Varim:

  Georgia Children’s Chorus 2011 Spring Concert: “Al Shlosha D’ Varim” by Allan E. Naplan – YouTube

The Georgia Children’s Chorus, under the direction of Carol Reeves, performs “Al Shlosha D’ Varim” by Allan E. Naplan, at their Spring 2011 concert at the Ho…



The Grade 7 & 8 students have started to learn guitar! They are beginning by learning to play simple melodies using and chords. Grade 7 & 8 students are invited to use some of their free time at lunch and after school to practice guitar in the music room. If your grade 7 or 8 child has a guitar at home, please encourage them to practice!


Some dates to look forward to:


Remembrance Day Service, Friday, November 9th, 10:30 am

Earl Grey Winter Concert, Thursday, December 20th, 6:30 pm




Posted November 5, 2018 by tpenner in category Uncategorized

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