Music in Our Schools Month

Music in Our Schools Month

March is Music in Our Schools month and students from East Rockaway will participate in a variety of activities.

Throughout the month, students will enjoy morning announcements about music. On Mondays a music word will be highlighted, on Tuesdays an instrument, fun facts on Wednesday, musicians on Thursdays and jokes on Fridays. Students are invited to bring instruments to play and music to listen to in their music classes. Music lessons will be based on student input.  

In addition, sixth-grade music students will visit the high school for Music Orientation with the band, chorus and orchestra. They will be treated to music icebreaker activities, full ensemble rehearsals and performances.

The year’s theme for Music in Our School’s month is “Music Inspires.” Students will talk about their feelings about music with their classmates. Several will perform for their class, take part in fun activities and share favorite songs.

New York State School Music Association students are beginning to prepare their solos and sight-reading for the June 2 and 3 NYSSMA Festival at Malverne High School.

A special thanks to Mr. Soto’s sixth-grade class at Centre Avenue for creating posters about various composers and musicians to display on the bulletin board outside the music room.