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Welcome to Music Class with Mr. Swigert!

We are off to great start in music class, and looking forward to a great year in music!  We are learning the elements of music through singing, playing instruments, and movement!  We have several performances planned throughout the year!  Check the performance dates below, and mark them on your calendar.

 
Look below to find what each grade is learning in music class this month!
K-3rd Grade Music
  • Kindergarten is now working on Unit 3!  We are using familiar nursery rhymes and folk songs to learn about steady beat, staying on pitch, playing rhythm instruments, and counting! 
  • 1st Grade is now working on Unit 3!  We will learn about the differnce between steady beat and rhythm, unpitched percussion instruments, tone color, and found sounds!
  • 2nd Grade is now working on Unit 3!  We will learn music from all 7 continents as we learn music notation (half notes and half rests), musical form, and the new pitch do! 
  • 3rd Grade is now working on Unit 3!  We  will learn about respecting our planet, family traditions, musical phrases, verse/refrain, rhythm patterns, and the new pitches low so/la!
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4th-6th Grade Music
  •  4th Grade is now working on Unit 3!   We will use songs from many countries to learn about 6/8 meter, the new pitch fa, and how melodies move!
  • 5th Grade is now working onUnit 3!  We will learn about how music changes with style, tempo, dynamics, and tone color!
  • 6th Grade is now working on Unit 3!  We will learn about dance and its relation to music with new and old styles of dance! 
  • Choir is open to all 4th, 5th, and 6th graders and will begin on January 31!  Permission slips are now available from Mr. Swigert!  
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SWE Choir
  • SWE Choir is open to all 4th, 5th, and 6th graders and will begin in January!  Rehearsals are every Wednesday after school until 4:30.  We will learn basic warm-ups, good vocal technique, and learn several songs for the spring concert!  Permission slips are now available from Mr. Swigert!
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Performance Dates 2017-2018

Beginning Band Concert     Wednesday 11/1       7:00 p.m.
      *6th Grade Band only

Veterans Day Program        Friday 11/10              8:30 a.m.
     *Grades 4-6

Beginning Band Concert     Wednesday 11/39     7:00 p.m.
     *6th Grade Band only

Winter Concert                   Thursday 11/30          7:00 p.m.
     *Grades K-3

Spring Concert                   Tuesday 5/1                7:00 p.m.
     *Grades 4-6


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