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Happy Friday!

Whats Streaming? Canadian Brass – This world renowned Canadian group are presenting weekly live videos, Interviews, special guests , Trombone, Tuba Chat, Music Mindset talks, lessons and more. NPR Tiny Desk Concerts: This awesome series is continuing with artists in their own home. Two picks – Jazz Saxophonist Braxton Cook and Rodrigo y Gabriela:  Test… Read more »

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Staff Picks of the Week

This weeks topic: 5 favourite composers (click on the titles to listen) This week we asked the teachers to name some of their favourite composers. Top 5 was just too hard to narrow down! Comment below or by email with yours. Mrs Ayres Brian Balmages – Blue Ridge Reel (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6YhtvI9DX4o) Eric Whitacre – October (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6EoUAbODO34) Percy… Read more »

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Music Monday – Week Ahead

Happy Music Monday and May the Fourth be with you! Imagine a world and movies without music… (Star Wars Throne room scene minus the triumphant music soundtrack changes the entire scene!) More Star wars music here: MUSIC MONDAY TODAY – Get out and play and send us your videos! On Monday, May 4, 2020 hundreds of… Read more »

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Happy Friday! Its nearly Music Monday!

MUSIC MONDAY – MAY 4th  On Monday, May 4, 2020 hundreds of thousands of students, teachers, parents, musicians, and music lovers from coast to coast to coast will celebrate the importance of music in our lives. We are asking Prairie Spirit School Division band students and alumni to participate in our event! At 11am (Saskatchewan… Read more »

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Instructions for “Drop in” today

Just a reminder we have drop in times for students this week on microsoft teams please see instructions below to how you can log in. All “Drop-In’s” are 11am-12pm Tuesday – Team name –> East/West Grade 5-6 Music Wednesday – Team name –> East/West Grade 7-9 Music Thursday – Team name –> East/West Grade 10-12… Read more »

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Staff Picks of the week

This weeks topic: 5 Movie Themes (click on the titles to listen) This has certainly been a time to catch up on movies! Can you name five of your favourite Movie Themes? Comment below or send us your picks. Mrs Ayres That was really hard! Hedwigs Theme (Harry Potter) – John Williams When you wish… Read more »

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April 27-May 1st: Activities

Happy Monday. Please find this weeks lesson activities below and read about the new online drop in hour to help keep ourselves connected. Drop in hour (Microsoft Teams) This week we will be starting an open drop in/contact time using Microsoft Teams on Tuesday/Wednesday and Thursday. From 11am-12pm students are invited to log on and… Read more »

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Friday

Hello, welcome to Fridays challenges and interactive content. Please send your teachers videos/recordings of you performing/playing/singing doing anything musical for us to share if you want to! See below for some fun activities for now and over the weekend, including some amazing music events over the weekend. Get Active Beat Goes on Body Percussion (Join… Read more »

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Staff Picks of the Week

On Monday afternoons we will be posting a weekly staff pick of the week. Please feel free to share your own with us via email or adding comments below! This weeks topic: “3 Things“ Something to watch Something to listen to Something you did over Easter Mrs Ayers Something to watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqOMyz1iQkQ Something to listen to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rqldh4uYHzo… Read more »

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Weekly Schedule – April 20-24th

Hoping you had a restful Easter break. Please see the below weekly schedule of operation for music as we move forward. New Activities for April 20-24th (click on the appropriate age level and follow the links) Grade 5/6 Grade 7-9 Grade 10-12 Jazz Upcoming Events: Friday Performance Series (open to students/siblings/parents etc.) Open to anyone… Read more »