October Newsletter/ Virtual Concert

Check out our October newsletter under our “newsletters” page ore read the hard copy in your student’s take home folder. You don’t want to miss our First Graders virtual concerts! Click on the “virtual concerts” tab and then on the class name for a wonderful fall performance of the piece “Bats”. Also, make sure your student takes the time to complete his or her blog challenge for a reward. Click on their grade’s link to the right of the screen, perform the activity, and then leave me a comment. Happy Fall!

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Piano Assignment #1 – 5th Grade

Students, click on the following link to play a piano game. Make sure you take turns with your partner after a minute or so of playing.

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September Newsletter/ Challenge

Click on the blue link that says “September” to read the monthly newsletter. You also received a hard copy of this in your child’s folder. Students, make sure you visit the blog challenge that corresponds with your grade on the Right hand column of this page. Leave a comment for me below when you’ve completed the challenge so that you can get recognized at school!

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Neon Belt Winners

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Congratulations to all of our Neon Belt Winners! These Fifth Graders learned Mozart’s “Eine Klein Nacht Musik” on their recorders and performed it as a solo for their class within the FIRST WEEK of open auditions! Fifth Graders who do not have your Neon Belt, keep practicing! You have until the last day of school to earn your Neon Belt!

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Black Belt Winners!

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Congratulations to all of our Black Belt Challenge Winners! These students learned “Amazing Grace” on their recorders and performed it for their class as a solo within the FIRST WEEK of open auditions! If you are in Fourth Grade and do not have your black belt, keep practicing! You have until the last day of school to earn it!

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Art in the Park!

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Please contact: bdunham@shelbyed.k12.al.us if you have a student who takes private music lessons and is interested in performing in the Lobby that night!

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Happy CHINESE New Year!

Check out our January newsletter under the newsletter tab at the top for our January “happenings”. We are celebrating the Chinese New Year in the music room! You can also click on the “virtual concerts” tab to find our Second graders featured this month as they learn the folk song and dance “Tideo” that reinforces their new rhythm, the 16th note.

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Meet us at McDonalds!

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“Season’s Greetings” CPES Christmas Concert 2015

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Our Christmas concert was a wonderful time of celebrating the season! Our Harmony Hornets performed many holiday favorites with Reindeer noses, snowflakes, and fun movements! They also performed a beautiful rendition of the “Hallelujah Chorus” from Handle’s Messiah as our Grand Finale. Our Second Grade students sang 3 handpicked favorites of their own including Santa Claus is Coming To Town, Jingle Bells, and We Wish You A Merry Christmas. It was a wonderful night had by all.

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Christmas Belt Winners!

The pictured students accomplished their Christmas Belt the FIRST WEEK it was open for auditions! CONGRATULATIONS!!! If you still want to get your Christmas belt, you have until Christmas break to audition for me! Great job students!!!IMG_3463

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