Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Kindergarten Concert Video!

Thank you to all who attended our kindergarten concert today. I am so proud of each and every child.
Here is the link to today's performance:
Enjoy, and thank you for making my 37 years of teaching one of the best parts of my life!

Saturday, January 28, 2017

K-5 Music Assessments

To assist with understanding your child's progress report, please visit my Elementary Music Learning Summary Page. You will find clarification regarding our Standard's Based Learning/Assessment, as well as the variety of learning taking place during music class.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Kindergarten Concert-February 14th at 9 am

Dear Parents:
Please join us on Tuesday, February 14th, at 9 am in the cafeteria, as our kindergarten students from Mrs. Hazen, Mrs. Kendrick, and Mrs. Vigneault's classes perform songs about winter and ocean creatures. (Unit of study)
Parents of Mrs. Hazen and Mrs.Kendrick's classes are invited back to their classrooms immediately following the program.

Songs we will be performing:
Little Snowflake with words and piano only
Ocean Creatures:
Echo Song:
No More Pie!
Being One Together!
One Small Voice

Any help practicing is very much appreciated

Thank you!

Diana Burritt, Amy Hazen, Rue Kendrick and Emily Vigneault

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Music Coding

4th and 5th graders have had an introduction to music coding:
Scratch Music Coding -With this Scratch tutorial, you make your own interactive band: choose sounds, create melodies and beats, and play by pressing keys. 

Monday, November 28, 2016

4th Grade Geography Songs

Fourth graders are studying US geography. I am excited to be collaborating with them! Here are the links to some of the songs we are learning:

  1. Fifty Nifty United States song. (Music and lyrics only) (Piano and lyrics, without vocals)
  2. States and Capitals (We will be singing it much slower!!) Here are the lyrics.
  3. Another favorite is the Tour the States video.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Rondo Form

Third graders in Joey and Ms. Stephanie's classes have been learning about Rondo form. This week we listened to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's"Turkish Rondo" from Piano Sonata in A, K. 331, identifying the different sections of the rondo.

Here is the link to the sound file. I have asked students to bring home and share their worksheets with you.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

4th and 5th grade Hope and Dreams in Music Class

Mrs. Burritt's fourth and fifth grade classes each made an iMovie trailer about their Hopes and Dreams for music class this year. Students produced, filmed and edited their movies. Enjoy!

Cara Crowther's 4th graders: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BzWfpvlNpbR7SzlYZmpmNGVmNW8
Bob Gurwitz' 4th graders: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BzWfpvlNpbR7UnlodE1hWVhhdEE
Vasanthi Myette's 4th graders: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BzWfpvlNpbR7Q3ZMd2ZFMGhNN00
Pam Cyr's 5th Graders: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BzWfpvlNpbR7YzUxckFGRXJtLWM
Adam Giles' 5th graders: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BzWfpvlNpbR7RkUwNTRxV2s5SE0

Next project? Learn WeVideo, and document student's individual learning throughout the year. Stay tuned!!