We're studying the music of Africa. Songs, Polyrhythms, and piano keyboards.
We're using an ipad app called RhythmCat to practice reading rhythms.
We're listening to five important pieces of music from the Baroque Age and describing them using a word bank we created last week.
We're playing "Jesu, Joy of Mans Desiring" by JS Bach on our ukeleles and on the handbells.
We're learning the music of Scott Joplin and John Philip Sousa as well as music vocabulary words and new drum rhythms. Students have started their Contemporary Music Project on a 20th century American musician. All students should have viewed the musical West Side Story by Valentines Day.