Thursday, March 20, 2014

Vivaldi's Winter with Disney's Frozen - by The Piano Guys

Wow, I know that the Disney movie, "Frozen" is wildly popular because of it's story line and the excellent music.  Check out this video I found by one of my favorite groups, The Piano Guys: 

We frequently study the music of Baroque composer, Antonio Vivaldi, particularly his Four Seasons concerto.  The "Winter" section is used in Kindergarten and often in 6th grade.  What a creative way to mix up music that is from the early 1700's with the music of today!

For those interested, here is a full performance of the Winter section of Vivaldi's Four Seasons Violin Concerto:

Thursday, March 13, 2014

3rd Grade Music Program Coming Soon!

It’s Almost Showtime!

 “Stone Soup!” 
Who: 3rd grade students and families

 When: Tuesday, March 25th at 1:30 and 6:30 PM

·      Call time for the evening performance is 6:15 PM. Students should report to the music room and leave coats and personal items with parents.

 Where: Bluffsview Gymnasium

 Dress: Students should wear jeans and a solid colored top.  Any color will work.  Shoes should be comfortable for dancing in.