Thursday, December 18, 2014

Congratulations on a great concert!

Congratulations to the Sixth Grade Band / Orchestra and Troy Choir for a fabulous concert, and thanks to Mr. Eddleman and the World Drumming Group from the High School for performing at our reception!

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

This Is Your Brain. This Is Your Brain On Music

Musical training doesn't just improve your ear for music — it also helps your ear for speech. That's the takeaway from an unusual new study published in The Journal of Neuroscience. Researchers found that kids who took music lessons for two years didn't just get better at playing the trombone or violin; they found that playing music also helped kids' brains process language.

Friday, September 19, 2014

5th Grade Band and Orchestra Setting New Records

5th Grade Band and Orchestra Setting New Records
For a second year in a row, we are setting new school records with the number of 5th grade students entering the instrumental music program. This year 231 of the 317 students, nearly three out of every four, are playing instruments (145 band and 86 orchestra). 

Thursday, February 27, 2014