Wednesday, October 29, 2014

It's almost Halloween!!

I love Halloween!  Last year we learned about Danny Elfman.  He is a movie composer who writes some pretty creapy music!  We watched this video last year in class.  And, I have had several requests for it this year.  So, check it out!!

Monday, October 27, 2014

Music Makes You Smarter!

Ever wonder why we play recorders?

How playing an instrument benefits your brain:

Alan Menken

The Musician of the Month for October has been 

Alan Menken.

Alan Menken is a movie composer who has written the music for lots of movies.  Here are a few videos that we have watched in class about Alan Menken.

Alan Menken intro video:

The Best of Alan Menken:

The King of New York from Newsies!