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Peanut Butter & Jam, and an update on Resonate 2016

Peanut Butter & Jam Have you ever thought of math as peanut butter, and music as the jam?  Perhaps there is no greater analogy between the two subjects because really they could not be more aptly paired.  In fact, one might even suggest that the two are actually one in the same.  So why don’t …

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Resonate Music Gala – December 4th, 2015

Resonate Music Gala – December 4th, 7:00 pm Where: Cosmopolitan Seniors Centre, Saskatoon This musical performance event will serve three main purposes: Provide an opportunity for Prairie Spirit students to perform and share their music representing a variety of genres. Bring Prairie Spirit students and local community musicians together for joint performances. Raise funds to …

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CBC Greatest Music Classroom Contest

Interested in a unique and fun project through CBC? Check out the Greatest Music Classroom contest being held this fall.  CBC has an exciting prize in place for the winner, but win or lose pursuing this project would be an excellent learning opportunity in classrooms that could be both meaning and fun.  For more information …

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Week 33 -Pythagorean Insight, Bernie Williams, Economic Sustainability, Victor Wooten, and Ozzy Osbourne!

Pythagorean Insight… “The Pythagorean discovery that ‘all things known have number – for without this, nothing could be thought of or known’-was made in music” (Ferguson, 2008, p. 62). Further, the first natural law ever formulated mathematically was the relationship between musical pitch and the length of a vibrating harp string.  When Pythagoras and his …