Thursday, May 31, 2012

Strawberry Stroll!

The Franklin Strawberry Stroll is a week from today! 
I will be performing there at 4:00 p.m.!
Hope to see you there!

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Music Teacher of the Day!

I have a very special 3rd Grade student assisting me all day today
as my Music Teacher of the Day at Jefferson Elementary School!

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Pizza Party!

Looking forward to having the "Pizza Party With Mr. Barrett"
with the winning student and his friends at Davis Thayer today!

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Albert Einstein

If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. 
I often think in music. 
I live my daydreams in music. 
I see my life in terms of music. 
I get most joy in life out of music.

~ Albert Einstein

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Happy Birthday, Robert Moog!

I am really looking forward to sharing Google's 
Moog Synthesizer with my students today!

Click on the link below to play (and record yourself playing) the Moog Synthesizer!

Happy 78th Birthday, Robert Moog!

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

I love my job!

Mr. Barrett & his guitar!

Drawn by a Jefferson Kindergarten Student!

Monday, May 21, 2012

Chorus Concerts!!!

The Jefferson and Davis Thayer 4th and 5th Grade Chorus Concerts
will be presented to the public just three weeks from today!!!

Jefferson Elementary Concert 9:00-9:30 a.m.

Davis Thayer Elementary Concert 1:45-2:15 p.m.

Black on the bottom; any solid color on top!

Hope to see you at the concerts!

Where does the time go???

The Maestro's Grand Finale!

Great article about the fabulous musician and incredible conductor, George Kent, 
who inspired me as a child in his choir and even still today as a music teacher!

This is George Kent's final year conducting as he will be retiring...

Friday, May 18, 2012

Fun Run

What a great day for Jefferson Elementary's Fun Run!

See you all there this afternoon from 4:00-6:00 p.m.!

Monday, May 14, 2012

Beat Boxing Peter & The Wolf!

This is a really neat take on the melodies of both the bird and Peter
from the children's classic musical tale, "Peter & The Wolf!"

DT Talent Show!

Congratulations to all of the staff and students who participated 
in the Davis Thayer Talent Show this past Friday evening!

Thursday, May 10, 2012


Attention: Recorder Students!

You can find this song, "Yankee Doodle," as well as others
(including all of the songs from our Recorder Karate unit!)
in the Recorders folder above (simply by clicking on it!)

This is in addition to the YouTube recordings posted there!

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Turn The World Around!

We enjoyed singing this song in Music Class this week!

Here's a drawing by one student who really liked the song:

It's based on the Bill Harley version of the Harry Belafonte classic!

Monday, May 7, 2012

Monday, Monday...

Find myself humming this tune every Monday!

Hope you all have a fabulous Monday today!

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Peter & The Wolf

I love sharing this unit with the 1st Graders! Today we will act out the story!

This is my favorite recorded version of this classic musical tale!

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Special Guest!

Last week, students were treated to a special performance by Joel McMorrow,
a Remington middle school musician and brother of a Jefferson student!

Thank you, Joel, for your great performance,
and the reading of your poem about bullying!


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