8th graders are finishing their Contemporary Music Projects, due May 20th.
We are studying the music of George Gershwin, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong and Aaron Copland. Final Exam is the last week in May and presentations of the music projects are in June.
We're going to see the Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra perform music from Star Wars and Peter and the Wolf. Permission slip
We are writing our own music. We're studying the music of Beethoven and using his 7th symphony for ideas to write our own music. We are using our eyes and ears, pencils, computers, and every instrument we have.