Why didn’t Handel go shopping? Because he was Baroque.
Jokes aside, this year with Mr. Bloom our budding musicians have covered serious musical techniques like tempo and pitch and major vs minor. Over the past two weeks students have showcased some of their hard work. From patriotic classics to folk songs and a couple new international pieces from India and West Africa in the program – the PS8 kids sang loud and proud.
The musical celebrations didn’t just showcase students’ vocal abilities, the 3rd and 4th graders got to rock out on recorders – pretty much an American kids’ right of passage.
Some of the grades performed a songs from a popular musicals:
3rd – “It’s the Hard-Knock Life,” from Annie
4th – “I Won’t Grow-Up,” from Peter Pan
5th – “Ease on Down the Road,” from the Wiz