•  Music Room Update!  January 2017
     
    Click on this link to view the BES Band and Chorus Calendar 
     
     
    Band classes are once a week for 30 mins. If students forget their instrument on their band day, please encourage them to join another class later in the week!
    Chorus classes are held during recess one day a week. 
     
     
    Mark your calendars:
     
    8th Annual BES Talent Show
    Friday, April 21, 2017
    at 6:30pm
    Click here to share your talent!  TALENT SHOW PERMISSION FORM  
       
    Click here for more information
     
     
     
    BES Spring Concert
    Thursday, June 1st, 2017
    at 10am and 6:30pm.
     
    5th grade Band students will be performing and the Chorus  will be performing the musical "Alice in Wonderland".
    The Chorus is made up of 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students who have been practicing during recess one day a week.
     
    All Band and Chorus students need to wear a concert uniform* for the
    Evening Performance.
    White shirt
    Dark pants, skirt, or capris
    Shoes that are comfortable and safe for walking on and off the risers and stage.
    *Unless asked to wear a specific costume
     
     
     
     
    In music class, all students have been learning to read standard music notation (notes on the treble clef staff) to create their own music and to play instruments. In our adventure to find new ways to learn the names of the notes on the staff and how clap and count rhythms, we have stumbled upon some great music games that are available outside the music classroom!

    To practice reading, hearing, and writing down music notation

    We play games found at http://www.themusicinteractive.com/

     
     For 4th graders learning to play the recorder
     

    Joy Tunes Recorder Master- This Free App and web based program teaches students to play the recorder and is available in itunes or online at http://www.joytunes.com/master/

     
    Recorder Karate Dojo-  In the Dojo, students can practice their recorder songs with accompaniment.   
     
     http://www.musick8.com/rkdojo/rkdojo.php             
           Username- karate         Password- rubric 


                                                                        

    For 5th graders learning to play the guitar- 

    BES now has 21 guitars!!! Almost enough for every student in every 5th grade class to play a guitar the entire class period!!
    Students are encouraged to bring in their own guitar. Please use masking tape on the neck of the guitar to label with student's first and last name. 
     
     
    Yousician- This free itunes app and web based program uses guitar hero like visuals to teach students to play guitar