Mrs. Jackson’s fourth graders enjoyed their first lesson on the djembes and tubanos.
Students at the McDuffie County Fine Arts Camp rehearse for their final drumming performance under the direction of Tiffany Tanner.
Students from a McDuffie County Fine Arts Camp perform “I Like Eggs,” a song based on a literary connection to Roy Higgins book MOTHER BRUCE. This is day 3 of our 4 day camp, and most of these students had never played xylophones prior to Monday!
Students at the McDuffie County Fine Arts Camp perform an improvisatory piece based on the children’s rhyme “Acka Backa.” Students are demonstrating performing in two parts: an improvisation based on the words versus a leveled bourdon accompaniment.
Students at the McDuffie County Fine Arts Camp improvise, solo and in groups, to “Wee willie Winkie.”
Students perform “Wee Willie Winkie” on xylophones, featuring both solo and ensemble playing.
Mrs. Ogletree’s Pre-K class joined Mrs. McCord’s fifth grade class for a sing-along in music. Our fifth grade students were able to demonstrate a real-world application for ukulele playing and our Pre-K students were able to learn from the musicianship of our upper level students.
First graders from Ms. Wright’s homeroom participate in their first folk dance, a modified reel we’re calling “The First Grade Reel.”
Mrs. Gilliam’s class performs xylophone exploration to the book “Mortimer.” Kindergarten is all about EXPERIENCES, and here, students are exploring the sounds xylophone makes, how to operate mallets, finding high and low on an instrument and with their voices, finding a particular letter name (G) and playing that letter with a steady beat, exploring timbre […]