Happy New Year!

Welcome back to the 2022/23 School year. We are excited to redevelop this site as a hub for all students, parents and teachers to get involved in music. Whether you are interested in picking up an instrument for the first time, revisiting one you used to play, coming here to learn more about music or… Read more »

Reconciliation Talk and Walk this Saturday from 9:30am

Walk for Wenjack                                                                                                                      Saturday October 16th As a Legacy School for the Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund, the PSSD East/West Music Program invites you, your family members and friends to join us in a community Reconciliation Event in Saskatoon this coming Saturday October 16th. Please feel free to spread the word and… Read more »

Happy Summer – Year End Virtual Concert

Helllo, Thank you for making the most of the year. Please check out some of the things the students have been working on for performance in the last part of the year. We look forward to seeing you in the fall!

Register for Resonate April 22nd/23rd

We are excited for the most prestigious line up of award winning artists to come to Resonate Student Music conference next week. Get registered if you haven’t already. You can attend as much or as little as your schedule allows. Hosted this year on Zoom, Resonate is FREE and open to any students in grade… Read more »

Music Class updates

Hello, Hope everyone had a great Spring Break and are staying well. Thank you to all the students currently taking classes and we look forward to sharing more of our class work soon. A few updates below: In Person classes for Instrumental Music are taking place at the following schools: Clavet/Delisle (comp only) – Tuesdays… Read more »

Great Big Sing: Christmas Edition 11am this morning

Hello, please feel free to join us this morning at 11am for the Great Big Christmas Sing: Christmas edition. We will be streaming live from 11am on youtube with some festive songs. Download the songbooks below to join in. Click on me to take you to the Youtube Channel, then click on the live stream… Read more »

Christmas Countdown – Great Big Sing: Christmas Edition

Happy last week of School before the holidays. Hope you have been keeping safe, well and warm now Winter is staring to truly hit us with those cold temperatures! Join us this Wednesday December 16th from 11am-12pm as we invite anyone to tune into the Great Big Sing: Christmas edition. A live streamed Sing-Along of… Read more »

Music Classes this week

Music Teachers will be heading to four communities this week to touch base with any students in grade 6-12 interested in studying music this year. Two more communities will be added the following week. The Teachers will call interested students in cohort groups to discuss music options in the afternoon. We are committed to finding… Read more »

In Person Music Classes Resuming next week

I hope you are doing well on this day of Remembrance and we wish you and your loved ones well in this crazy week of snow. The Music Ed team will be returning, to begin with, to the communities where students expressed the most interest starting next Tuesday (Nov 17th) and Thursday (Nov (19th). Any… Read more »

Music Class Updates/Virtual Concert

Hello, Please find the latest IMPORTANT updates and information regarding music classes below. We are in the process of returning into schools for onsite instructions but need to survey student interest and availability. PLEASE click on the links below to read and respond. Music Credit Classes (Open to all students in grades 9-12) Classes start… Read more »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »