8th grade. We've been learning about the controversial Minstrel Shows of the 18th century. The music, dance, and instruments as well as the racial politics and theparallels in today's music industry. Next week, HANDBELLS!
7th. Lots of drumming and learning to play handbells for the first time.6th. More piano skills this week and body percussion. We are also starting our unit on African music and learning a body percussion for the traditional African Gahu rhythm.