Week 13 – Riders Win!!

This week my office work will be focusing on learning a few aspects of the recording software I have yet to learn namely, how to export Reason files to mp3’s, how use a DJ controller, and how to create Dubstep. I have several students who will be in the studio at noon hours this week to work on their projects, and I am looking forward to training a curious grade 12 student in the studio after school one day this week. I was hoping to upload some audio recordings today that the students have made, however, while I have been…

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Week 11/12

Hard to believe that we are into the last part of November already. Apologies for missing a blog entry for last week. It was a busy week in Hepburn, which I greatly enjoyed! Here’s what’s happening in Hepburn… 1. Primary grades continue to use exploration and discovery learning approaches to create music. Last week Kindergarten had time to explore play stations of hand percussion instruments. The children certainly sounded engaged, as musical learning and creating is not quiet. 2. Grade 1 & 2 used the recording studio last week to record their creation of a rainstorm. They also learned how…

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Week 10 – SNOW!

What a way to start the week with this greeting from winter!  I hope you all arrived safely to your work destination this morning. Last week was an exciting week as we see the studio in Hepburn getting used more and more all the time.  In addition I got to spend some time with Kindergarten exploring instruments and sounds, and also with Grade 3’s who were using their voices to make music. In addition I had a wonderful afternoon out in Leask to meet with staff to begin the process of establishing a drumming group there.  It happened to be…

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