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  • Music is the Key to Creativity because Music opens up the pathways to creative thinking.  A creative mind has the ability to make discoveries and create innovations.  Listening to instrumental Music and playing a musical instrument require maximum right brain usage, which exercises one's creativity and oneʻs intellect.  Music makes us smarter and provides balance.  Music influences the rhythm of our bodies thereby affecting our emotions.  That is why music can heal.  Music is life.
  • CHOOSE LOVE!  Love is the foundation of everything positive in the world!  CONFIDENCE!  We all need it!  This yearʻs music program will incorporate new routines encouraging our students to choose love as a way to build stronger and happier students who have the CONFIDENCE it takes to reach for the stars in all that they do!  Curriculum, music, and video clips will be part of the activities that will take place in music every single day!  We are off to a great year!  
  • Check out CYMATICS - by Nigel Standford.  In a series of video clips, he has proven that music has the ability to affect humans in wondrous ways!  Ask your child to share what they have learned!
  • Recorder orders will be out shortly for all of grade 3 and those in grades 4 & 5 who need to order.  Check back for more information.!