Monthly Archives: December 2012

Winter Sing-A-Long

The Laurel Oak and Post Oak classes performed in the “Winter Sing-A-Long” for all their parents and special friends today.  The program included musical duets from the teachers and student, a play performed by the Mustangs, each Laurel class leading … Continue reading

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Class Holiday Sing-A-Long

This is the last week of school before the winter break!  With the flip-flop of warm weather and cold weather with beautiful blue skies, it does not feel too much like winter with the holidays approaching quickly.  To celebrate and … Continue reading

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Chestnut Oak Viewing Party

The Chestnut Oak classes of All-Stars, Giraffes, Monkeys, and Zebras had a viewing party of their fantastic performance in “Giving Thanks All Year Long.”  Each class watch the entire show so they were able to see their friends perform.  They … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season for Thanks

It has been a busy fall semester for The Parish School Choir, performing at City Hall, Book Fair, the Annual Luncheon, and with Music Doing Good for our 30th Anniversary Concert.  We are also preparing for the Winter Sing-A-Long this … Continue reading

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The Tissue Dance and Variations

Inspired by my own nose blowing and all the students’ runny noses, I decided to take the tissue dance from my Creative Movement classes and introduce it to my music classes this week.  (Click here to read earlier post).  I … Continue reading

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The Parish School Choir at City Hall

Today, the Parish School Choir made its debut at City Hall!  We were a special performance for the 26th Houston Food Bank event, “Gift of Produce.”  Through our collaboration with Music Doing Good, our name was passed to the city … Continue reading

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Dancing the Hora!

In the book, “Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah,” the children celebrate Hanukkah by dancing the Hora.  So in music, I taught the students how to do the Hora Dance.  First, we practiced holding hands and walking in a circle.  With some of … Continue reading

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