5th Grade

Welcome to 5th Grade Music Page 2018-2019

Overall, the 5th grade curriculum includes a variety of projects revolving around the state standards. This includes projects like

  • Band Concert
  • Singing Medieval songs (integrated with Humanities)
  • Composing¬†Medieval inspired songs (integrated with Humanities)
  • Singing Renaissance Songs (integrated with Humanities)
  • Playing and performing various genres on the piano/keyboard
  • Composing songs (based off integration with Humanities)
  • Electronic arranging
  • and much more

Questions? E-mail asmith@marbleheadcharter.com 

More general information about the 5th grade music program follows:

There are many opportunities for extra music classes in addition to the general 45 minute blocks twice a week. This is in addition to guitar, percussion, musicals and more. Below are a few options for you:

The MCCPS Chorus will meet Mondays and Fridays from 7:30-8:15am in the music room under the direction of Adria Smith. Chorus members are expected to practice, attend rehearsals, and perform at the concerts, including the Six Flags Trip in June. Classes will start Sep. 15th and will remain open for enrollment for during first term. This is optional and no extra charge, except the field trip.

The MCCPS Strings will meet Wednesdays from 7:30-8:15am in the music room under the direction of Alan HawAdvanced Strings will meet during Monday enrichment. Strings instruments include viola, violin, cello, and bass. For rentals contact steve@johnsonstring.com

The MCCPS Honors Band will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:30-8:15am in the music room under the direction of Adria Smith. Honors Band members are expected to practice, attend rehearsals, and perform at the concerts, including the Six Flags Trip. Classes will start Sep. 5th and will remain open for enrollment for during first term. This is optional and no extra charge except the field trip. Step-up instruments (better quality) are encouraged. Concert band instruments include: oboe, flute, alto saxophone, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, French horn, and drums. Drummers need drumsticks at every rehearsal and concert (no need to bring the drums to school). Clarinet and saxophone players will need #2 or #2 1/2 reeds.

Advanced Jazz Band meets Friday enrichment and requires improvisation

 

Feel free to contact me with any questions. asmith@marbleheadcharter.com