Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Why do we sing?

I wonder how much better we would feel, how much more kind the world would be, if we got together often and sang?

Our National Anthem Inside Fort McHenry!

This university is from Nebraska!  They are on their way to the inauguration and stopped at Fort Mchenry where The Star-Spangled Banner was written!  What an honor and a treat!  Wow!

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Welcome, 6th Graders!  Let's write a song!

Go here to Noteflight!
Sign up.
Use your AC email.
Use your AC password.
Go to Gmail.
Open the email from Noteflight.
Confirm you Noteflight account.
Bookmark it on your computer!

Click on this Noteflight link.
Copy my 16 measures.
Click on your bookmarked Noteflight.
Login to YOUR Noteflight account.
Create a new score.
Add measures until you get 16.
Highlight all the measures.
Paste my measures into your score.

Boom. Create your piece.
Help each other through this process.
You will be graded on your final piece.
You will also sing your piece for me.  Yay!

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

The Untold Story of 'The Sound of Music'

Music is Weird!

Funny. Funny. Funny. And...it kind of helps me realize I can lighten up a bit. Sometimes music is just weird and we don't need to know everything NOR teach everything! Ah..........................