Brielle Elementary School MUSIC Department
Brielle Elementary School students in pre-K through second grade and fifth and sixth grade 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 is at lunchtime for fourth and fifth graders on Mondays in the band room. Junior High Chorus is at lunchtime on Tuesdays 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 2017 Holiday Show was on December 14 at 7:00 p.m. for parents and guests. Students in grades K-5 attended the Friday, December 15 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 "Dear Santa". The junior high chorus presented popular holiday songs. Congratulations on a job well done to all of our musicians!
Both Choruses are now busy learning songs for the spring recital on May 24.
The 4th and 5th grade chorus will present a musical review "Spring, Spring Spring" and the Junior High Chorus will sing popular songs. The Brielle School Band will also perform. Students in grades 4-8 will attend the 9:30 a.m. show and parents and guests will attend the 7:00 p.m. show.
Our music curriculum meets the NJ Core Curriculum Content Standards!
SIXTH 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 COMPOSER'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