Grandparents/Special Friends Grade Level Music

Hello!  Below you will find the music for PreK/K, 1st/2nd, and 3rd grade to practice for their Grandparents/Special friends day.

PREK/K

This Little Light of Mine

This little light of mine, I’m gonna let it shine. 

This little light of mine, I’m gonna let it shine. 

This little light of mine, I’m gonna let it shine. 

Let it shine, all the time, let it shine. 

 

Everywhere I go, I’m gonna let it shine.

Everywhere I go, I’m gonna let it shine.

Everywhere I go, I’m gonna let it shine.

Let it shine, all the time, let it shine.

 

All around the world, I’m gonna let it shine.

All around the world, I’m gonna let it shine.

All around the world, I’m gonna let it shine.

Let it shine, all the time, let it shine.

 

This little light of mine, I’m gonna let it shine. 

This little light of mine, I’m gonna let it shine. 

This little light of mine, I’m gonna let it shine. 

Let it shine, all the time, let it shine. 

 

Let it shine, all the time, let it shine.

(Music WITH words)

(Music WITHOUT Words)

1st/2nd Grade

I Will Sing My Song

I will sing my song, I will make my own music. 

I will fill each day with the hope of Spring.  

I will lift my voice in a song of praise 

And my heart will soar on an eagle’s wing. 

 

And I will sing of truth and beauty, to everyone that I see.

And I will sing a world united, where all may live in peace and harmony. 

I will sing my song. 

 

I will sing my song of a brand new tomorrow

When the world will join in the song I sing. 

I will lift my voice in a song of praise 

And my heart will soar on an eagle’s wing. 

 

And I will sing of truth and beauty, to everyone that I see.

And I will sing a world united, where all may live in peace and harmony. 

I will sing my song. 

 

I will sing my song. 

I will sing my song!

(Music WITH words)

(Music WITHOUT Words)

3rd Grade

Life Is Better When You Sing!

 

What would a celebration be,  

what could set imagination free

If there was no music?

No love songs or lullabies, 

or stirring anthems filling hearts with pride

If there was no music?

 

People all around the world share a common bond, 

For we know that life is better when you live it with a song.

When you get the chance, sing loud and strong.

And if you hear somebody else, then sing, sing along. 

 

Life is sweeter, life is beautiful, life is better when we sing. 

Sing! Sing! Sing!

 

Try and imagine a holiday, 

Or marching in a grand parade

If there was no music.  

No such thing as a melody

Or voices singing harmony

If there was no music. 

 

People all around the world share a common bond, 

For we know that life is better when you live it with a song.

When you get the chance, sing loud and strong.

And if you hear somebody else, then sing, sing along. 

 

Life is sweeter, life is beautiful, life is better when we sing, a little bit sweeter, 

Life is beautiful, 

Life is better when you sing. 

Sing! Sing! Sing, when you sing!

(Music WITH words)

(Music WITHOUT Words)

 

Recorder Music 2019

Hello!  Below you will find the recorder music for students to practice with throughout the semester in preparation for the recorder concert at the end of the year.  PLEASE have your child practice with this music at home.  HAPPY PRACTICING!  (The recordings that are in “bold” and “underlined” will be used for the concert.


(WHITE BELT)

Hot Cross Buns (Fast with recorder)

Hot Cross Buns (Slow Accompaniment)

Hot Cross Buns (Fast Accompaniment)


(YELLOW BELT)

Au Clair De La Lune (With Recorder)

Au Clair De La Lune (Accompaniment)


(ORANGE BELT)

Down By The Station (With Recorder)

Down By The Station (Accompaniment)


(GREEN BELT)

Lucy Lockets Pet Snail “Sparky” (Slow With Recorder)

Lucy Lockets Pet Snail “Sparky” (Slow Accompaniment)

Lucy Lockets Pet Snail “Sparky” (Fast With Recorder)

Lucy Lockets Pet Snail “Sparky” (Fast Accompaniment)


(PURPLE BELT)

Old MacDonald Had A Farm (Fast With Recorder)

Old MacDonald Had A Farm (Slow Accompaniment)

Old MacDonald Had A Farm (Fast Accompaniment)


(BLUE BELT)

When The Saints Go Marching In (Fast With Recorder)

When The Saints Go Marching In (Fast Accompaniment)


(RED BELT)

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star (Fast Recorder)

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star (Fast Accompaniment)


(BROWN BELT)

Four In A Boat (Fast Recorder

Four In A Boat (Fast Accompaniment)


(BLACK BELT)

Ode To Joy (Fast Recorder)

Ode To Joy (Fast Accompaniment)


(GOLD BELT)

Happy Birthday (Fast Recorder)

Happy Birthday (Fast Accompaniment)


(RAINBOW BELT)

Old Joe Clark (Fast Recorder)

Old Joe Clark (Fast Accompaniment)


 

Holiday Sharing 2018

Hello!  The holidays are quickly approaching!  Below is the music for the LS Holiday Sharing!  Enjoy and HAPPY PRACTICING!

A Festive Noel

Celebrate with joyful voice and gladly sing Noel!

Let all people now rejoice and gladly sing Noel!

 

Noel, Noel, let your voice resound with gladness!

Noel, Noel, let the earth be void of sadness!

 

Celebrate with joyful voice and gladly sing Noel!

Let all people now rejoice and gladly sing Noel!

 

Noel, Noel, let your voice resound with gladness!

Noel, Noel, let the earth be void of sadness!

 

Good people now rejoice with heart, and soul, and voice;

Be ye glad this festive day, sing this joyous round-delay.

Let the music swell and sing we all Noel!

 

Noel, Noel, let your voice resound with gladness!

Noel, Noel, let the earth be void of sadness!

 

Celebrate with joyful voice and sing Noel! Noel, Noel, Noel!

(Music with Voices)

(Music WITHOUT Voices)

Grandparents/ Special Friends Day! – New Music – 3rd Grade

 

Hello!  Below you will find the music for Grandparents/Special Friends Day! Please have your child rehearse the music for the upcoming performance on November 20th at 1pm.

 

Music Changes the World

Ooh________________________________

Ooh________________________________

 

There must be a way to change the world

To join our hearts and find the hope;

There must be a way that we can see

The simple truth:

Music changes the world.

 

There must be a way that we can sing

And show the world what we can be;

There must be a way that we can see

The simple truth

Music changes the world

 

If we want to change, we will have to learn

We can overcome one by one;

Lift each other up and we can believe

In a world that can be.

 

There must be a way to change the world

To join our hearts and find the hope;

There must be a way that we can see

The simple truth:

Music changes the world.

 

There must be a way to change the world

To join our hearts and find the hope;

There must be a way that we can see

The simple truth:

Music changes the world.

 

There must be a way that we can learn

to join our hands and stand as one;

There must be a way that we can see

The simple truth

We know is there and as we sing music changes the world

 

There must be a way to change the world.

(Music With Words – Part 1 ONLY)

(Music ALL Parts)

(Music Without Words)

3rd Grade – New Year!

Hello!  Welcome back to school and the general music classroom!  We have jumped right in with music and have started learning many songs in the music classroom.  We have been actively working on keeping the steady beat of the music and how the steady beat is the heart of the music.  We also have been working on reading rhythms with our rhythm syllables that go along with our note reading and playing instruments to our rhythms.  We have been working on identifying the form of music, specifically ABA form, also known as ternary form.

An example of our first run through with instruments can be found below if you click the link.

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(Mr. Hoover’s class kept a steady beat with the egg shakers and they could play any two notes on the xylophones/metallophones.)

In preparations for our first singing opportunity in front of an audience, we have started working on the Army Song for our Veteran’s Day Program.

We are excited to invite you to our Veteran’s Day Program on the 9th of November at 8:15am in the Lower School Gym.

I have provided the words below for the Army and the music with singing and the accompaniment for practicing at home. Please let me know if you have any questions!  Thanks!

Army Song

Over hill
Over dale
We will hit the dusty trail
And those caissons go rolling along
In and out
Hear them shout
Countermarch
And right about
And those caissons go rolling along
Then it’s Hi! Hi! Hee!
In the field artillery
Sound off your numbers
Loud and strong
For where’er you go
You will always know
That the caissons are rolling along

(Music With Vocals)

(Music Accompaniment)

For The Good Of The Many 

For our homeland, for our country,
for all you had to do.
For the freedom you defended,
we will remember you.

For the good of the many,
so give the few.
For the good of the many,
so give the few.

For your courage, for your honor,
for all we asked of you.
For the people, for the nation,
your sacrifice was true.

For the good of the many,
so give the few.
For the good of the many,
so give the few.
The few.

(With Vocals)

(Accompaniment Only)

Recorder Karate Music

These are some of the songs the students are learning in preparation for the end of the year concert.  PLEASE have your child practice for the May 23rd, 2018 – Recorder, Boomwhacker and Rounds Concert.  More information about that concert will be going out after the Winter break!

Hot Cross Buns (With recorder playing)

Hot Cross Buns (Slow With Recorder Playing)

Hot Cross Buns (Background music)

Gently Sleep (With recorder playing)

Gently Sleep(Slow With Recorder Playing)

Gently Sleep (Background music)

Merrily We Roll Along (With recorder playing)

Merrily We Roll Along (Slow With Recorder Playing)

Merrily We Roll Along (Background music)

It’s Raining (With recorder playing)

It’s Raining (Slow With Recorder Playing)

It’s Raining (Background music)

Old MacDonald Had A Farm (With recorder playing)

Old MacDonald Had A Farm (Slow With Recorder Playing)

Old MacDonald Had A Farm (Background music)

When The Saints Go Marching In (With recorder playing)

When The Saints Go Marching In (Background music)

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star (With recorder playing)

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star (Background music)

Amazing Grace (With recorder playing)

Amazing Grace (Background music)

Ode To Joy (With recorder playing)

Ode To Joy (Background music)

Four In A Boat (With Recorder Playing)

Four In A Boat (Background Music)

Red River Valley (With Recorder Playing)

Red River Valley (Background Music)

Holiday Sharing Music

PreK and Kindergarten

Peppermint, peppermint candy cane, red and white and sweet.

Tasty candy, you’re so dandy, the perfect holiday treat!

Don’t you think that you’d look perfect on a Christmas tree?
Don’t you think that you’re so minty? Perfect for me!

Peppermint, peppermint candy cane, red and white and sweet.

Tasty candy, you’re so dandy, the perfect holiday treat!

Don’t you think that you’d look perfect on a Christmas tree?
Don’t you think that you’re so minty? Perfect for me!

Peppermint, peppermint candy cane, red and white and sweet.

Tasty candy, you’re so dandy, the perfect holiday treat!
Tasty candy, you’re so dandy, the perfect holiday treat!

The perfect holiday treat! Yum yum!

(With Voice)

(Music with No Voice)

1st Grade

A little snowflake fell out of the sky.

At first, it floated, then started to fly.

It should have melted the warmer it got.

But I can tell you that snowflake would not!

It was flying! It was flying!

It was flying! Didn’t have a care!

It was flying! It was flying!

It was flying in the air!

 

The little snowflake decided to dance.

It didn’t know how, but it took a chance.

It skipped and jumped in a rhythmic display.

It danced a waltz and a snowflake ballet!

It was dancing! It was dancing!

It was dancing! Didn’t have a care!

It was dancing! It was dancing!

It was dancing in the air!

 

The little snowflake decided to sing.

It sang of summer and autumn and spring.

It sang of winter and sounded so proud.

The little snowflake was singing out loud!

It was singing! It was singing!

It was singing! Didn’t have a care!

It was singing! It was singing!

It was singing in the air!

 

It was flying! It was dancing!

It was singing! Didn’t have a care!

It was flying! It was dancing!

It was singing in the air!

(With voice)

(Music without voice)

2nd Grade

O, Hanukkah, O, Hanukkah, we’ll light the menorah;
we’ll celebrate the season by dancing the horah!
Happiness and joy on this holiday.
Ev’ry day for eight days children will play!
And while we are playing, the candles of Hanukkah glow!

Shining so brightly, reminding us nightly
of wonders of days long ago.
Shining so brightly, reminding us nightly
of wonders of days long ago

O, Hanukkah, O, Hanukkah, we’ll light the menorah;
we’ll celebrate the season by dancing the horah!
Happiness and joy on this holiday.
Ev’ry day for eight days children will play!
And while we are playing, the candles of Hanukkah glow!

Shining so brightly, reminding us nightly
of wonders of days long ago.
Shining so brightly, reminding us nightly
of wonders of days long ago.

O, Hanukkah, O, Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights.

(With Voice)

(Without Voice)

3rd Grade

Ring the bells and spread the cheer, oh, sing, noel, noel.

Christmas time returns, and all around us we can tell.

Colored lights up on the tree, gifts for you and me,

Carols sung in harmony, noel it’s Christmas.

 

Ring the bells and spread the cheer, oh, sing noel, noel.

Christmas time returns, and all around us we can tell.

Colored lights up on the tree, gifts for you and me,

Carols sung in harmony, noel, it’s Christmas.

 

Sing noel, noel. Sing noel, noel.

 

Ring the bells and spread the cheer, oh, sing, noel, noel.

Christmas time returns, and all around us we can tell.

Colored lights up on the tree, gifts for you and me,

Carols sung in harmony, noel it’s Christmas.

It’s Christmas.

 

Ring the bells and spread the cheer, oh, sing, noel, noel.

Christmas time returns, and all around us we can tell.

Colored lights up on the tree, gifts for you and me,

Carols sung in harmony,

Ring the bells. Spread the cheer. Sing noel, it’s Christmas time!

(With Voice)

(Without Voice)

Grandparent’s and Special Friends Day – Grade Level Music

Hello! Before we know it, it will be time for our Grandparent’s and Special Friends program.  We have already begun working on the music in the Lower School Music room.  I would love for the students to practice at home as well!  The music and lyrics can be found below!

PreK and Kindergarten

—Make New Friends—

Make new friends, but keep the old.
One is silver and the other gold.
Silver shines and gold does, too.
Keep them both, they will shine for you.

(With Voice)

(Without Voice)

1st and 2nd Grade

—Where Can We Find Peace?—

Where can we find peace? Where can we find love?
In the eyes of others, in the skies above.
Where can we find hope? Where can we find joy?
In the smiles of a stranger, in the face of a girl and boy.
Peace, love, hope and joy.
Reach out your heart and touch someone.
Peace, love, hope and joy.
These are the things that make us one.
Where can we find peace? Where can we find love?
In the world around us. One the wings of a dove.
Where can we find hope? Where can we find joy?
In the arms of a mother of a newborn girl or boy.
Peace, love, hope and joy.
Reach out your heart and touch someone.
Peace, love, hope and joy.
These are the things that make us one.

3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade

—With A Song—

We come from many places. We come with many dreams.
We come with many faces. We’re different, so it seems.
But when we sing together, we’re singing with one voice.
Yes, when we sing together, we will rejoice.
With a song, we are united.
With a song, we are one.
With a song, we’re joined together.
With a song, we’ve only just begun.
Our lives are filled with music. Our hearts are filled with song.
Ah_________ united, together we are strong.
The melody is moving.  The harmony is bright.
And, when we sing together, we sing with joy, we sing with might.
With a song, we are united.
With a song, we are one.
With a song, we’re joined together.
With a song, we’ve only just begun.  We’ve just begun. (repeat)
With a song, we’ve only just begun.
We’ve just begun. We’ve just begun. With a song.

(Both Parts)

Gearing Up For Veteran’s Day!

Hello Parents!  It’s that time to prepare our students for Veteran’s Day.  Each grade will be singing a different song for each branch to honor our Veterans.  In this blog post you will find the lyrics and song with just the piano accompaniment and the piano with vocals.  Please help your child learn this music as they proudly sing to honor our Veterans for Veteran’s day!

PreK/Kindergarten – 

You’re a grand old flag,
You’re a high flying flag
And forever in peace may you wave.
You’re the emblem of
The land I love.
The home of the free and the brave.
Ev’ry heart beats true
under the Red, White and Blue,
Where there’s never a boast or brag.
Should auld acquaintance be forgot,
Keep your eye on the grand old flag.

 (With Vocals)

First Grade –

Off we go into the wild blue yonder,
Climbing high into the sun;
Here they come zooming to meet our thunder,
At ’em boys, Give ‘er the gun! (Give ‘er the gun now!)
Down we dive, spouting our flame from under,
Off on one terrible course!
We live in fame or go down in flame. Hey!
Nothing’ll stop the U.S. Air Force!

(With Vocals)

(Without Vocals)

Second Grade –

Over hill
Over dale
We will hit the dusty trail
And those caissons go rolling along
In and out
Hear them shout
Countermarch
And right about
And those caissons go rolling along
Then it’s Hi! Hi! Hee!
In the field artillery
Sound off your numbers
Loud and strong
For where’er you go
You will always know
That the caissons are rolling along

(With Vocals)

(Without Vocals)

3rd Grade  – 

From the Halls of Montezuma
To the Shores of Tripoli;
We will fight our country’s battles
In the air, on land and sea;
First to fight for right and freedom
And to keep our honor clean;
We are proud to claim the title
of United States Marines.

(With Vocals)

(Without Vocals)

3rd Grade (Proud of our Veteran’s)

We are proud of our veterans. Proud of you all.
You are patriots and heroes who answered the call.
With courage, strength, and sacrifice, you saw our country through.

Thank you. Thank you. Thank you to you.

We are proud of our veterans. Proud of you all.
You are citizens with honor and faith, standing tall.
Our freedom is assured to us because you all came through.

Thank you. Thank you. Thank you to you.
Thank you. Thank you. Thank you to you.

(With Vocals)

(Without Vocals)

Welcome to Lower School Music 2017-2018

Welcome back to school and welcome to Lower School Music! I am thrilled for what’s to come this upcoming year!  I look forward to working with all your children in the Lower School Music Room!  Please see below for information about what each grade level performs this upcoming year!

PreK/Kindergarten –

  • Veteran’s Day
  • Special Friend’s Day
  • Holiday Sharing
  • Mother’s Day Breakfast

1st Grade –

  • Veteran’s Day
  • Special Friend’s Day
  • Holiday Sharing
  • Go Fish! First Grade Musical

2nd Grade –

  • Veteran’s Day
  • Special Friend’s Day
  • Holiday Sharing
  • Broadway – 2nd Grade Musical

3rd Grade –

  • Veteran’s Day
  • Special Friend’s Day
  • Holiday Sharing
  • Recorder- Boomwhacker – Rounds Concert

I look forward to a wonderful year ahead!!! Feel free to contact me with any questions!