Monthly Archives: May 2013

Thank You Songs for Teacher

For the end of the year, I helped some of the classes write and record a video for teachers who are not returning next year.  The students had some of the sweetest and thoughtful things to say to their teachers: … Continue reading

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iPad App: “Soundrop”

“It looks like snow!” “That is so cool!” I shared an iPad music app with my classes called “Soundrop.”  (It’s free!) A ball continuously drops from a point.  After watching the ball drop and hearing no sounds, I drew a … Continue reading

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Music Party With A New Piano!

This past Saturday, I had a Music Party with some of my private music students and their families.  Each of the students performed a song or two for their friends and family.  There was variety in instruments: piano, voice, and … Continue reading

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Choir Dance Party and Recap

It’s the last day of choir and we celebrated with a dance party!  Dancing to “Celebration” and “Party Rock Anthem,” students made their own conga lines, dance moves, and had a blast dancing with each other.  Students from different classes … Continue reading

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Learning Some Hukilau Hula Dance

Keeping with a beach theme, we are doing a little hula dance in music.  The Seals, Elephants, All-Stars, Monkeys, Zebras, and Giraffes are learning how to do some hip shaking hula to “Hukilau” by Jack Owens. Students choose a color … Continue reading

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