MAYWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL
Maywood 2020 Awards Presentation
CONGRATULATIONS for A JOB WELL DONE, MAYWOOD CHOIRS!
LIBERTY HIGH SCHOOLLiberty High School End of Year VideoVirtual Choir Projects:Patriot Choir, "Come and Find the Quiet Center"Liberty Singers, "May the Music Never End"
CONGRATULATIONS for ALL OF YOUR ACHIEVEMENTS, LIBERTY CHOIRS!
GOOD LUCK IN THE FUTURE, SENIORS!
Comforting Songs in Trying Times a compilation of recommended listening from several renowned conductors and composers, taken from recordings of some of the nation's best choirsHandwashing Song Challenge!! See the new handwashing songs created by two of the geniuses behind some of our favorite Broadway shows. Here is the original article in the New YorkTimes: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/20/well/we-wrote-you-a-hand-washing-song-listen-up.html
Here are some of the current actors starring in Broadway shows singing "20 Seconds" and "Half a Minute" https://twitter.com/artslandia/status/1241431926298140672 Samantha Williams "20 Seconds" https://twitter.com/i/status/1241431843490025473 Jake Ryan Flynn "20 Seconds" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SaQa_ktB5V8 Liz Calloway "Half a Minute"
And here are the piano tracks, lyrics, and lead sheets. Get Creative! Create a video of yourself singing and washing, and with parental permission, post it on instagram to the site: #20secondhandwash! 1. 20 Seconds (Lyrics), 20 Seconds Demo Track with Marc Shaiman, Piano/Vocal Sheet Music, Lead Sheet, piano track Alto, piano track Soprano, piano track for Soprano 2, piano track Tenor/Bari 2. Half a Minute Waltz (Lyrics), Half a Minute Demo Track with Marc Shaiman, Piano/Vocal Sheet Music, Lead Sheet, piano track Alto, piano track Soprano/High Tenor, piano track Tenor/Bari King County Library System is a wonderful source for enrichment activities of all kinds. Click here for directions.Some good links to Youtube videos, for viewing and study:) Rick Beato "Everything Music" - great site! "You Will be Found" featuring the 2019 Jimmy Awards Nominees (great version!) Only Boys Aloud - Choir Program in Wales - "You Will Be Found" sung by choirs all over Wales Fascinating voice lesson session with Katherine McPhee and Natalie Weiss (pop/show)
Live Streaming Performances Online: There are so many great concerts, plays, and arts events to access! In this time of uncertainty and distance, the arts community is coming together to offer performances that can help to bring us together. Music helps us remember that we are all connected! Want to talk about a song, an opera story, a favorite performance? Mrs. Wood is ready to chat! Email her at firstname.lastname@example.org . San Francisco Conservatory of Music "Tiny Dorm" concerts -- each evening from 5 - 6:30 pm The New York Philharmonic Plays On! The Metropolitan Opera sends a Nightly Stream of Great Performances The Seattle Symphony Live Stream Lincoln Center at Home Pop up Classrooms and Concerts The Globe Theatre - Shakespeare Streams online Jazz at Lincoln Center!
Take a break, grab your siblings and parents, and have some musical fun! Fun with Body Percussion: Can you follow these? Get inspired! Make your own patterns, then film your creation!Body Percussion tutorial (using Coldplay) - rhythms written and highlighted for reference!Avila Percussion Group, In the Hall of the Mountain KingTutorial - Body Percussion Patterns for Form for Waltz No.2 (Shostakovich)Glacier HS students: Original Body PercussionBody Percussion is 6/8 time signature - African body percussion and vocalization - a tutorial!El Saltiro -- SSM BigHand - body percussion (group, solos, call and response)Build Your Own Beats Using this Site:IncrediBox ...create your own mix, then record and share! (use demo, or download your own app)Helpful links for Music Theory: Links, videos, online tutorials. Don't take this journey too seriously. There is a musical artist inside everyone! It is important to understand and be literate in the musical language, of course, but don't forget what the great Charlie Parker had to say: “First you learn the instrument, then you learn the music, then you forget all that stuff, and just play.” The Circle of 5ths Made ClearHow to Build a Scale - Music Theory Crash Course! (Major Scale, Minor Scale, Chromatic Scale)Shortcut to Deciphering the Key Signature Reading Vocal Lines: free Sight Reading Factory.comTailor your own sight reading experience HERE
Liberty HS Choirs Perform at Carnegie Hall in NYC!Guest conducted by Dr. Geoffrey Boers, Univ. of Washington, our choirs performed the majestic "Lux Aeterna," by Morten Lauridsen, accompanied by the New England Conservatory Symphony. Here, along with still pictures, is an excerpt from the final movements of that stellar performance: Excerpt from final movements of "Lux Aeterna," Morten Lauridsen, composerLiberty Choirs, March 31, 2019.
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Basic Music Theory for Singers and Instrumentalists! *Need to brush up on your basic symbols, notes, and musicianship? *Click on the links below.
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For Maywood and Liberty Choirs Important Information Audition Links for ACDA and WMEA; Eastshore Solo and Ensemble NW (American Choral Directors Association, Northwest Chapter)WMEA (Washington Music Educators Association),WMEA Honor Ensemble Audition GuidelinesACDA Honor Ensemble Audition Guidelines*Check Back in August for 20-21 Audition InfoSolo and Ensemble Info*Check Back in August for dates and venuesState Rules, 2020 HS and MS Solo registration Ensemble registration
Area Music Stores (with private lessons onsite): Contact Mrs. Wood directly for private voice teachers recommendations.Private Lessons: ♫ I recommend requesting a trial lesson before committing to a tuition schedule with any private teacher. Here are a few options for music lessons in our area: Music & Arts, Kennelly Keys, www.musicworksnw.org ; www.kaleidoscopeschoolofmusic.com ; www.themusiknest.com ; www.pugetsoundspianostudio.com ; www.moorebrothersmusic.com ; www.bennettdrums.com ; www.chopinacademy.com ; www.seattleguitarteacher.com ; http://westmusicstudios.com/ The aforementioned list of individual(s)/agencies is being provided as an informational item for your convenience. The Issaquah School District does not recommend or endorse any of these individual(s)/agencies provided on the attached and will not be held liable or responsible for any services provided by them. As such, the Issaquah School District highly recommends that you conduct your own research and investigation and exercise due diligence before selecting any of these individual(s)/agencies for services.