Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Spring Semester Music Info

Hello, and thanks for visiting the blog! This is the place to find out information about what's going on in Music class at our awesome school. At the top of this page are links to Agenda Information, the Music class grading rubric, Spring Semester Project Options, and Volunteer Opportunities. I will also keep a list of upcoming events here (in addition to the calendar on our school website).

Upcoming dates:
January 28th--Deadline for ASO permission forms and admission $8.00. Please consider donating extra for students who may need financial assistance.

February 3rd--Third and Fourth Grade Students' field trip to hear the Atlanta Symphony
2009-2010 Repertoire (click for links and background information)

Grieg: "Morning Mood" from Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 video
Bizet: "Habanera" from Carmen (silly version) video with Denyce Graves, an amazing mezzosoprano.
Bernstein: "Cool" from West Side Story
Handel: "Hornpipe" from Water Music video
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5, 1st movement

February 26th--SPARK Students sing the National Anthem at a Georgia Tech women's basketball game vs. South Carolina

March 5th--deadline for First 9 weeks Project (if your child chose Composer Project or Song Project)

April 24th--(tentative)SPARK March in the Inman Park Parade

May 7th--deadline for Second 9 weeks Project (if your child chose Concert Project or Design Your Own)

May 2010--Band/Orchestra/Chorus concert Date & Location TBA