Students are supposed to be watching the music West Side Story, due on March 1st. We've just finished studying the music of Stephen Foster and the concept of how copyright laws protect musicians. We'll continue on to learn about John Philip Sousa, and then on to some blues and jazz musicians of the 20th century. Also, a new cup rhythm!
Students are studying the music of the Baroque Era, JS Bach in particular and learning to play "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring" on the piano or guitar, quiz next week. We are also learning a cup rhythm and playing the drums as always.
Students are continuing their study of the piano keyboard and reading music. We are singing and playing the songs of Africa and playing the drums and using body percussion to accompany our singing. Students will be assessed on their passport entries in two weeks.