Recently we’ve been working on ear training and trying to recognize pitches and scales. In this activity, students with bells are the “instruments” and the other students must help to organize them according to pitch. Here are our second graders organizing themselves into an ascending major scale! (Plus a small celebration afterwards).
As another school year comes to an end, our first graders spent their last music class practicing and performing on some of the instruments they’ve learned this year. They chose to perform “Another One Bites the Dust” as they head into summer with style.
Here is a playlist of the songs for Zimriyah this year in case students and families want to practice at home! All School: Shiru Shir, Shir Hachodashim, Rabbi Akiva, Nerot Shel Ahava, Mishe, Echad Mi Yode’a, Yom Huledet Grades Pre-K, K, 1, 2: Basukkah shelanu, Shana Tova, Hashkediya Porachat, Letsan Katan Grades 3,4,5: Bashana haba-a, […]
Our 4th and 5th graders are working on something special for Zimriyah this year! We hope to see you there on May 26th!
Part of my job as Lashon teacher is to teach my kids the holiday songs; it’s a good way to do something fresh and unusual, and also music is the easiest way to connect everybody. Come on, who doesn’t love music, right?? So this week we are practicing on Tu b’eshvat – but this time […]
After watching an inspiring clip of Blue Man Group performing using PVC pipe, first grade students were given the chance to create their own performances using a cardboard tube. The rules were: We will work in pairs. We can’t practice beforehand, only discuss with our partner what we’d like to do. Once we are in front of […]
This week our kindergartners continued their unit on the xylophone. We’ve been focusing on finding different notes and beginning and ending as a group. They’re so focused!