Music Class 2018-2019
F.R.O.G. Fully Rely On God
Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. -Proverbs 3:5
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Upcoming Important Dates
Wed. Sept. 26, 2018 School Liturgy at St. Francis at 8:35 am led by Third Grade.
Wed. Oct. 3, 2018 School Liturgy at St. Francis at 8:35 am led by First Grade.
Thursday, December 13, 2018: K-5 CHRISTMAS CONCERT, 1:00 and 6:30 in the MS gym.
THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2019: 6-8 SPRING CONCERT, 1:00 and 6:30 in the MS gym.
Thursday, May 23, 2019: 5-8 INSTRUMENT CONCERT, 2:00 pm in the MS gym.
Middle School: Grades 6-8 will begin the year with liturgical music preparation and an instrument unit. We will review rhythm notation and performance on hand drums, melody notation on bells, and harmony notation on tone chimes.
Elementary School: Grades K-5 will begin the year with liturgical music preparation. Students will soon begin work on the Christmas Concert musical.
Band and Guitar: Grades 6-8 band students will meet for full band rehearsals each B and D day during academic focus time (11:53-12:23). Grades 6-8 band students should also report for a smaller group lesson at 7:30 am on B day (woodwinds) and D day (brass and percussion). Grade 5 band will begin by choosing instruments in the first weeks of music class. Grade 5 band rehearsals will begin in October. We will meet at 7:30 am on A day (woodwinds) and E day (brass and percussion). Grade 6-8 guitar students will meet on Mass Days at 7:30 am. Grade 5 guitar students will meet on C days at 7:30 am.
Music and Band Performance Dates:
Friday, Nov. 9, 2018: Veteran’s Day Assembly
Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018: Christmas Concert, K-5, 1:00 & 6:30
Saturday, March 2, 2019: GRACE Solo and Ensemble, 8:00 am til approximately 1:00 pm. for all interested band members, solo singers, private piano, guitar and string students in grades 6-8. Notre Dame of De Pere will host this event.
Thursday, May 16, 2019: Spring Concert, 6-8, 1:00 & 6:30
Thursday, May 23, 2019: Spring Instrument Concert, 2:00 for band members and guitar players in grades 5-8.
Middle School: Be sure to check My Homework App for any assignments. Class time is given to work on assignments given.
Students are busy preparing songs for our school Liturgies. Middle school students are working in small and large groups to choreograph “Respect” by Aretha Franklin. This song serves as a great reminder for music class respect rules in a fun way.
Elementary School: Come to music class ready to sing and learn! We are continuing to prepare our music for school Masses. Students have started the read/sing through of our Christmas concert musical, Carol and the Belles.
For information about our 2018 Christmas concert, Carol and the Belles, click the link below.
For information about the Spring Concert Musical, a link will be posted as soon as students complete their voting process and a Spring Musical is officially decided.