Brielle Elementary School MUSIC Department  

MARCH IS MUSIC IN OUR SCHOOLS MONTH


Brielle Elementary School students in pre-K through second grade and fourth through seventh grade have music class with Mrs. Musso. This year third and eighth graders will enjoy music with our band director, Mr. Prol. Seventh graders will have both Mrs. Musso and Mr. Prol for Music Enrichment class and will learn the Soundation program on their chrome books. Students learn to create instrument tracks with 3D effects, sound effects and more. We are currently working in the Soundtrap program.


 

CHORUS is at lunchtime for fourth and fifth graders on Mondays in the band room.  Junior High Chorus is at lunchtime on Mondays in Mrs. Musso's room.  Singers rehearse once a week and perform in the holiday show and spring recital under the direction of Mrs. Musso.  The Brielle Elementary School Band is under the direction of Mr. Prol.

 

The BES 2016 Holiday Show was on December 15 at 7:00 p.m. for parents and guests.  Students in grades K-5  attended the Friday, December 16 show at 9:30 a.m. The 4th and 5th grade Chorus, the Junior High Chorus and the Brielle School Band  performed. The 4th and 5th grade chorus presented "The Reindeer Whisperer".

The BES Spring Concert will be on Thurday, May 25 at 9:30 a.m. for students and at 7:00 p.m. for parents and guests. The fourth and fifth grade chorus will present a musical revue "I Need a Vacation", the junior high chorus will present a selection of pop songs and the Brielle School Band will perform.

 

The Missoula Children's Theater is coming to Brielle School the week of May 8.  Our musical this year is Gulliver's Travels.

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Our music curriculum meets the NJ Core Curriculum Content Standards!

 


325/p1231627699_1342.gifSEVENTH GRADE HOMEWORK due May 22
Critique a live performance.  Using the outline as a guide, write a one page (or longer) essay. Some suggestions to critique: a music awards show, any concert, or any musical.
I. Describe the show
A. Music
1. Vocal
2. Instrumental
B. Costumes
C. Scenery and Lighting
D. Plot (if any)
E. Dance (if any)
II. Your opinion
A.  Did you like the show?  Why or why not?
B.  What improvements could be made  (if any)?
C.  Was the performance successful for its intended audience?

 




 

COMPOSER SLIDE SHOW AND PRESENTATION FOR SEVENTH GRADE - 10 slides with pictures

INCLUDE THE COLPOSER'S FULL NAME

THE YEAR THEY WERE BORN (and died if not still alive)

INTERESTING FACT ABOUR THE COMPOSER'S CHILDHOOD AND FAMILY

ARE THEY KNOWN FOR PLAYING ONE MUSICAL INSTRUMENT? DO THEY PLAY ANY OTHERS?

ARE THERE ANY FUNNY OR UNUSUAL STORIES ABOUT THE COMPOSER?

IS THERE ANYTHING INTERESTING ABOUT THE COMPOSER BESIDES THEIR MUSIC?

WHAT STYLE OF MUSIC ARE THEY WELL-KNOWN FOR?

WHAT IS THEIR MOST FAMOUS MUSICAL COMPOSITION?

WHICH SONG WOULD YOU LIKE TO SHARE WITH THE CLASS? WHY DO YOU LIKE IT?







SIXTH GRADE MUSICAL INSTRUMENT SLIDESHOW PROJECT DUE WEEK OF 3/13

1. Name of instrument

2. Country of origin

3. Brief history

4. What is it made of?

5. How do you play it?

6. Famous musicians who have played it

7. Why do you like it?

8. Attach video of instrument