Brielle Elementary School                    MUSIC Department  


Congratulations to last year's Compose First Contest Winners!

(click on their names to hear their winning songs)

1st place - James Finnegan

2nd place - Molly Honecker and Cassidy Petrone

3rd place - Joe Bellusci

Brielle Elementary School took 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in this nation-wide contest!


Brielle Elementary School students in pre-K through second grade and fifth and sixth grades have music class with Mrs. Musso. This year third, fourth and seventh graders will enjoy music with our band director, Mr. Prol. Eighth 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. 


 

CHORUS rehearsal is at lunchtime for fourth and fifth grade chorus and junior high chorus. Singers perform in the December 14 and 15 holiday show and spring recital under the direction of Mrs. Musso.  The Brielle Elementary School Band is under the direction of Mr. Prol.

The fourth and fifth grade chorus will present a holiday revue "Dear Santa" at the December 14 and 15 show.  The junior high chorus will sing several popular holiday hits featuring solos, duets, trios and more!

 

 


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Our music curriculum meets the NJ Core Curriculum Content Standards!

 


325/p1231627699_1342.gifSIXTH GRADE HOMEWORK 
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 SIXTH 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 

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