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     Brielle Elementary School MUSIC Department  

     Mrs. Janet Musso, ext. 126

     

    For all students during virtual learning time for music starting

    Friday, May 22

    HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND 

    Let's remember what it's all about:

    With parent supervision, please pull up on youtube this weekend's popular song "Lee Greenwood - God Bless the USA" (3:26) and sing along.

    For all students starting Tuesday, May 26:

    With parent supervision, pull up on YouTube "Music Magic - How We Make Music" (14:54) 

    After watching the video, experiment with sounds and create some new music of your very own!

    For 4th and 5th grade students only:

    Extra credit assignment- on my Useful Links page

    "Classics4kids" This week's listening lesson is about musical compositions that imitate sounds found in nature. Listen to Rimsky-Korsakov and other composers sound like insects and birds :) and then do the quiz underneath. When you share your quiz with me, please click I Am Not a Robot before sending.

     

    If you have any questions or problems, please e-mail me at jmusso@brielleschool.org

    Check out my USEFUL LINKS  page for more fun with music, especially Classics4Kids - go to the section marked Play and find the game of note names. Practice reading notes in both treble and bass clefs. There are many different musical games to try at this link.

     

     

     

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  • MUSIC NEWS

    Welcome to the Brielle Elementary School Music Department. This year, students in grades pre-K through 2 and grades 4 through 7 will enjoy Music with Mrs. Musso. The third grade will enjoy Music with Mr. Prol. Students in grades 4,6 and 7 with have both Mr. Prol and Mrs. Musso for Music.

     

  • Happy spring!

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    CHORUS is at lunchtime for fourth and fifth graders on Tuesdays in the band room.  Junior High Chorus is at lunchtime on Mondays in Mrs. Musso's room.  Singers rehearse 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 2019 Holiday Show was on December 12 at 7:00 p.m. for parents and guests.  Students in grades K-5 attended the Friday, December 13 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 "Old Man Winter's Icicle Follies". The junior high chorus sang popular holiday songs. 

    The BES Spring concert will be in May and the theme is Disney!

     

     

     


  • SIXTH GRADE HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT
    MAKE UP A SONG ABOUT YOUR HOMELAND TO THE TUNE OF A POPULAR SONG
    TELL ABOUT PEOPLE, PLACES AND ACTIVITIES
    SONGS DUE FEB. 20 FOR PRESENTATION
    YOU MAY HAVE UP TO THREE FRIENDS PERFORM YOUR SONG WITH YOU
  • COMPOSER SLIDE SHOW AND PRESENTATION - 8 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?

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    Our music curriculum meets the NJ Core Curriculum Content Standards!

     

  • 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

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  • SEVENTH GRADE HOMEWORK
    SUMMER SONG
    COMPOSE SONG LYRICS ABOUT YOUR SUMMER VACATION
    TO THE TUNE OF A POPULAR SONG
    BE PREPARED TO SHARE YOUR SONG WITH THE CLASS
    YOU MAY PERFORM ALONE OR WITH A PARTNER OR TWO
    DUE NEXT MUSIC CLASS
    325/p1231627699_1342.gifSEVENTH 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?