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!
Monday, November 24, 2014
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
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.
Posted by Ms. Bain at 9:34 AM
Friday, September 19, 2014
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).
Posted by Ms. Bain at 9:05 AM