Mrs. Trujillo’s class learned about chord progressions, and created compositions on iPads using Garage Band. Check them out HERE!
Check out Mrs. Klemundt’s class playing the song “Dixie Cat” with some awesome improvised Jazz solos!
Mr. Cooper’s class has been learning about the history of rock and roll. We learned that rock and roll came from the blues and we wrote a blues song about Flex Day in P.E. class.
Mrs. Proffitt’s class has been learning about different genres of music. This week, we learned about the blues and we even wrote our own blues song! Check it out here:
5th graders have been learning about Aaron Copeland’s Appalachian Spring. In Appalachian Spring, Copeland used the folk song, Simple Gifts to write a theme and variation. Check out our theme and variation on a different familiar tune:
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5th Graders have been learning to play ukulele in music class!
They know all the main chords in the key of C: C, F, G, Am
Check out this website for help tuning: http://ukutuner.com/
Check out this website to learn some more songs: https://ukutabs.com/difficulty-level-1/
Check out this website to learn some more chords: https://ukuguides.com/guides/basic-ukulele-chords-for-beginning-players/
Check out this website for more information or help with ukulele: https://ukuguides.com/
Fourth Graders have been practicing Michael Jackson’s Thriller for the Halloween assembly! Here’s the video we used to learn the dance:
5th Graders Have the opportunity to sing a solo in the song American Tears by Teresa Jennings at the Veteran’s Day performance on November 13th. You can listen to the song and practice at this website! http://www.musick8kids.com/kidtunes/detail.php?sku=123707
Check out the Games page to practice your music skills!