• Music Department

     

    Staff

    Mrs. Amy Bourey (Grades K-3 Music)
    Mr. Tate Dewalt (Grades K, 4-6 Music)
    Mr. Mark Figueroa (Instrumental)

    Kindergarten

    (Two 30-minute periods per cycle)

    1. Begin an appreciation of many kinds of music through listening
    2. Enhance learning and creativity through a variety of musical experiences
    3. Develop a sense of rhythm through steady beats and accompaniment rhythm patterns
    4. Perceive melody moving upward and downward
    5. Discover the tone color of various instruments
    6. Discover the joys of making music

    1st Grade

    (Two 30-minute periods per cycle)

    1. Develop music appreciation through listening and discussing various types of music
    2. Enhance learning and creativity through various experiences, including performing alone and with a group
    3. Learning note values, and create and perform rhythm patterns
    4. Discover pitch moving in steps, skips, and repeating patterns
    5. Recognize various tone colors within a piece of music
    6. Discover form as a building block of making music
    7. Enhance self-worth through the joys of making music, both alone and with a group

    2nd Grade

    (Two 30-minute periods per cycle)

    1. Develop music appreciation through listening and discussing the various elements they hear in the music
    2. Enhance learning and creativity through various experiences, including performing alone and with a group, both vocally and instrumentally
    3. Learn note values, and create and perform rhythm patterns to accompany songs
    4. Read notes and discover melody lines
    5. Distinguish various forms of music
    6. Enhance self-worth through the joys of making music, both alone and with a group

    3rd - 4th Grade

    (Two 30-minute periods per cycle)

     

    Intermediate music offers a sequential and varied approach to teaching musical elements and skills, creative ways to link music instruction to other curriculum areas, and many opportunities for independent performance. Students will acquire a solid foundation of music knowledge and skills through singing, listening and playing on various classroom instruments.

    4th Grade Band

    Band begins the first quarter of 4th grade with their first concert happening some time in January. They learn the basics about their instruments and on note reading so they have a strong foundation to build their skills upon. This is a great opportunity for students who love music to expand their talents. Beginning instruments include the: flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, baritone, tuba, snare drum, and bells.