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Happy Summer to All!

The end of the year is upon us. I hope all students have a happy and safe summer. Students will be singing in the upcoming awards programs. Graduation for 5th grade is Monday 5/21 at 9 am with their picnic following. The 3rd and 4th grade awards program will take place Monday at 1:00. On Tuesday 5/22, grades 1 and 2 will have an awards program at 9 am. The Kindergarten graduation is scheduled for Tuesday 5/22 at 1:30 pm. See you there!


The date for the 2nd grade musical has been set for THURSDAY, MARCH 29th! Performance times will be 9 am and 1:30 pm in the Bowers Elementary School Gymnasium.

In the Music Room.....

...5th graders are continuing with the Recorder Karate program to learn to read music better by playing the recorder.
...3rd and 4th grade students have been learning more about African American spirituals.
...2nd grade students are preparing for their spring musical, "A-Camping We Will Go!"
...Kindergarten and 1st grade students have been performing game songs.

"I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music." ~Albert Einstein

4th grade Christmas Musical

The 4th grade musical The Night Before Christmas  will be held Tuesday, December 19th with performances at 9:00 am for grades K, 3, and 5 and at 1:30 pm for grades 1 and 2 plus parents. Come enjoy the sights and sounds of the season with acting, dancing, and lots of singing!


4th/5th grade chorus to Harriman Music Club Thursday 11/16. Load parent cars by the BASP door at 3:45 immediately following rehearsal from 3-3:45.
ALL chorus members to Roane State Community College tree lighting. Arrive by 6:30 pm dressed warmly in Bowers colors.
ALL chorus members to the Temperance Building in Harriman for the lighting of Mary's tree. Arrive by 5:40 pm wearing Christmas colors. You may bring an ornament to hang on the tree. 

In Music Class....

5th grade has just begun playing recorders.
4th grade is working diligently on their Christmas musical, The Night Before       Christmas, to be performed on 12/19 at 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
1st, 2nd and 3rd grade classes have been learning a lot about pitch.
Kindergarten classes are learning to play instruments correctly, sing with a nice sound, and move to the steady beat. 

Busy Busy Busy!

Chorus members have several upcoming performances including: The Veteran's Day Program on 11/10, performing for the Harriman Music Club on 11/16, The Roane County Lighting of the Tree on 11/20, and a field trip to sing at the Retired Teacher's Luncheon on 12/1. 

 Chorus begins Monday, September 11. Any 2nd-5th grader interested needs to sign up as soon as possible. 
In our music lessons, K students are moving and singing while 1st through 5th  graders are reviewing music concepts using Orff instruments. 

It's been great seeing students again! If your student is in 2nd-5th grade, be on the lookout for After-School Program forms to sign up for chorus!

Back to School 2017

Welcome back!
In the music room we will be reviewing/learning rules and procedures, singing, dancing, and focusing on tempo and rhythm.