Sunday, April 26, 2009

Some Pictures from our NYC Trip

Here are some pictures from our April 24 performance at Lincoln Center in New York City. We had a nice crowd stop to watch in the plaza below, and I was certainly proud of how the kids did.

Friday, April 17, 2009

Marching Band Schedule Posted for Summer/Fall 2009

Here is a link to the marching band information packet for Summer/Fall 2009. Hard copies will also be passed out in class next week and the enrollment form (page 4) must be returned to Mr. Shaw no later than June 1.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

A Very Interesting Article

This is a very interesting article from the New York Times. Please give it a read...

Friday, April 10, 2009

Middle School Solo and Ensemble Schedule Posted

Here is the schedule for the 7th and 8th grade students who will be performing at Spring Solo and Ensemble Festival at Scripps MS (directions will be coming in the next few weeks).

P002 8:00am Olivia Wood - Ensemble-Trio - Flute (#25580)
P004 8:32am Madison Cross - District Solo - Flute (#25595)
P007 11:51am Molly Wolynski - District Solo - Cor/Trp/Flg (#25596)
P005 11:51am Sebastian Betzer - District Solo - Bb Clarinet (#25582)
P003 1:00pm Max Barna - District Solo - Bb Clarinet (#25581)
P001 1:08pm Lim-Lim Kobe - District Solo - Oboe (#25603)
P004 1:48pm Lim-Lim Kobe - Piano Solo - Piano (#25604)
P002 2:28pm Lee Stinson - District Solo - Baritone Sax (#25602)
P006 2:28pm Max Barna - Ensemble-Trio - Bb Clarinet (#25585)
P008 2:28pm David Pellerito - District Solo - Trombone (#25579)
P009 2:44pm Zachary Schildcrout - Ensemble-Duet - Brass Ens (#25592)
P003 2:52pm Max Barna - Ensemble-Duet - Bb Clarinet (#25583)
P004 3:39pm Max Smith - Piano Solo - Piano (#25609)
P010 4:11pm Patrick Schahfer - District Solo - Snare (#26258)
P005 4:19pm Sydney Oliva - District Solo - Tenor Sax (#25606)
P010 4:19pm Alex Bergsman - Ensemble-Quartet - Brass Ens (#25589)
P005 4:43pm Phillip Ring - Ensemble-Trio - Woodwind Ens (#25588)
P003 4:43pm Taylor Hall - Ensemble-Duet - Woodwind Ens (#25594)

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

March Miracle Drumline at Norup

We threw together an impromptu drumline for the recent March Miracle assembly at Norup. I firmly believe this event is probably the single best things we do at Norup, so I was happy to get to be a small part of it. The drummers who participated include 8th graders Mitchell Hart, Zach Lask, Aaron Mitton and Gabe Hessenthaler, and 6th grader Delano Hitson. All are members of the lunchtime "Rock Club."

Here are some pictures (thanks Ms. Smith!):