Mrs. Brenda Slick

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Mrs. Slick's Music Page
News for General Music

If there is a need to contact me, please email me:
Brenda_Slick@wasdpa.org
or call 717 762-1191 ext. 8100
I am available by phone 12:30-1:30 PM, and 3:15-3:40.

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Coming Events:

*1st grade program March 22nd.
6:30 p.m. WAMS (6:15 report time)

*Chorus Concert March 27th
6:30 p.m. at WAMS
(6:15 report time, dress is white and black)

*2nd grade program April 19th.
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Veterans Program!
November 9th, 9:30 AM at WASHS Oyer Auditorium
was our annual Veterans Day program.   Special thank you to our outstanding guest speaker Laura Wilkinson! 

Skits and solos were performed by select students in 5th, 4th & 3rd grade.
Each year we present a special movie featuring student art work to honor our veterans.

2017 Veterans Day Movie Tribute:



Check out the links below to see the movies from 2016, 2015 and 2014
America, the Beautiful, Veterans Day Tribute 2016
Salute to WWII: Veterans Day 2015 movie
A Star Spangled Celebration: Veterans Day 2014 


Songs for Veterans Day




Chorus
  
*SMV Spring Concert March 27th, 6:30 PM WAMS Auditorium
(student report time is 6:15 - dress is white shirt, black pants or skirt)

VALLEY MALL SING!
*December 8th, 6:30 p.m. 50 chorus students sang at the Valley Mall in Hagerstown!
Go Boro Pride!  Well done!

Chorus Practice
Spring Concert
TUESDAY March 27th 6:30 p.m. WAMS
(with 6:15 report time)

4th Grade - Part I


5th Grade - Part 2 dominant (listen for the harmony on the refrain!)


 Dance for the Nations









iPad Apps!

There are so many musical iPad apps that are both educational, fun and best of all - FREE!!! Below are a few that the students have been using to make or learn about music in class.

*NotateMe Now
*Loopy HD
*Melody Street
*Magic Piano
*Monster Chorus
*NoteWorks
*Smart Recorder Lite
*Garage Band 


(More iPad recommendations from an article for MSO Magazine)

5 Apps for Learning About the Orchestra

by Brenda Slick

Top 10 Symphony free collection

            *for all ages

            *developer Yanfeng Wang

            *iPad FREE (full version

$0.99)

Symphonic excerpts of 10 major

works are available for listening in “Top 10 Symphony.”  Short biographies of the featured composers are included.  The app also includes:  -play shuffle or order – repeat mode – background play – works without internet.

Peekaboo Orchestra HD

            *for Toddlers to 7+

            *developer Touch & Learn

            *iPad or Android FREE (full

version $1.99)

Peekaboo Orchestra is an introduction to the instruments and sounds of the orchestra in a “peekaboo” format.  Instruments are hidden behind a curtain allowing the child an opportunity to identify the mystery instrument by it’s sound.

  

Music Match – A Match Game of Musical Instruments

            *for ages 4+

            *developer Orenji Apps

            *iPad $0.99

This memory game used orchestral sound clips for

matching.  There are 10 progressive levels.

  

Jazzy ABC – Music Education for Kids

            *for ages 5 and under

            *developer The Melody Book

            *iPad $2.99

Children learn about music instruments

and letters in this interactive game.

 

Bremen Town Musicians Adventures

            *for ages 4+

            *developer Saturn Animation Studios Inc.

            *iPad or Android (free with in App purchases)

Based on the classic fairy tail, this app includes

several interactive games that provide

opportunities to play different instruments, sing, and create melodies.

 



Links for Elementary Students & Parents
http://www.nancymusic.com
Music for children
http://www.nyphilkids.org
New York Philharmonic page. Many games and information for students K-adult.
http://www.dsokids.com
The Dallas Symphony Orchestra site. Game mostly suitable for students grades 4 and up.
http://www.classicsforkids.com
A general knowledge website for classical music. Containsinformation about composers as well as numerous musical excerpts. Thereare also games on this site suitable for students grades 4 and up.
http://www.sfskids.org
The San Fransisco Symphony Orchestra with information and games suitable for students in grades 1 - adult
http://www.musick8/kids.com
This site contains games, music clips and videos of original MusicK8 material. Suitable mostly for K-5 students.
http://www.musictechteacher.com
MANY, many games for the older student (grade 4 and up).
http://www.nick.com/games/music-games/
Fun music games to play on your computer for grades 3-6