Down to the Baker’s Shop

Students in Grade 3 are exploring improvisation using four levels of body percussion; stomp, pat, clap, and snap. The goal is to “play what you say.” The rhythm of the words should match the rhythm of their body percussion, which is a...

All You Need is Love

Students in Grade 5 will continue to study musical form (AB). Next week, they will be introduced to a movement activity using Lummi Sticks. They will perform to the famous track found below: Please check back soon for a video of their...

Los Machetes

Students in Grade 6 continue to study musical form (ABC and Coda). Next week, they will be introduced to a movement activity using Lummi Sticks and the track found below. Follow up with us soon to see a video of their performance!

Apple Tree

“Apple Tree” is a traditional song used in early years to teach high and low pitch recognition as well as steady beat. We are using it in Grade 4 to learn how to play G and E on recorder. (Sol and Mi if “C” is Do) The...

Bring Your Recorder!

Do you still have your recorder from last year? We will use them again in music class this year. Please bring your recorder to your next lesson. If you are new to IICS but have a recorder from your old school, bring it. If you never played...