2019-2020 Calendar

All Programs and Concerts begin at 7:00pm and are held in the Creekside MPR unless otherwise noted.

Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Terra Musica & Marimba Concert

Tuesday, April 7, 2020
4th Grade Recorder Concert

May ??, 2020
1st Grade Programs

May ??, 2020
Kinder Programs

Thursday, June 11, 2020
5th Grade Rock Concert

Music at Creekside


You "otter" love it at Creekside Elementary!!!

Here at Creekside, we believe that music is an important part of every child's education, and so we provide a variety of opportunities for students to experience music and develop their own skills and talents.  Each student receives music instruction twice a week for half an hour with either Mr. Abernethy (Kinder thru 5th grade) or Mr. Johnson (Kinder thru 4th grade).  Students will experience music through singing, moving, listening and playing instruments, and will learn how music is organized by exploring elements of pitch, rhythm, harmony, form, and timbre. 

We focus mostly on singing, movement and playing of percussion instruments (pitched and unpitched) in grades K-3.  In fourth grade, students study and play the African marimba, then focus on learning to read music notation through studying the recorder. In fifth grade, students can participate in a variety of musical ensembles, including Terra Musica (new for 2019-20!) and Marimba Bands; 5th grade students also experience playing the ukulele and the guitar.

For a more detailed list of what students learn at each grade level click on the "ISD music curriculum" link to the right. 

James Abernethy
AbernethyJ@issaquah.wednet.edu

David Johnson
johnsond3@issaquah.wednet.edu

 

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