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Welcome to the Vocal Music Classes 2016! Ms. Lee had created this page for you, all the vocal students in 4th, 5th and 6th grades at Brywood, Canyon View, College Park, Culverdale, and Meadow Park Elementary Schools. You will find all important information regarding Ms. Lee's vocal music classes on this page and through out the entire kafm.net website. All the future concert announcements, test announcements, study guides, audition application deadlines, and other important information can be found here. Please feel free to browse through all the other pages.

 

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6/9/17

Happy Summer! See you in August.

8/24/17

6/5/17

Meadow Park singers did a fantastic job in the school concert! Four students from other schools came to join us. Before the finale, Ms. Lee let everyone know that she will not return to Meadow Park next year, due to a transfer to the brand new Eastwood Elementary School. After singing "For We Wish You Music", many students were crying and hugging and had their photos taken with Ms. Lee.

We shall meet again in Honor Chorus in the future!

Have you turned in everything for your music grades? The report card window is closing soon!

 

 

 

 

6/7/17

6/2/17

Brywood singers delivered another stunning performance, at the same time, lots of Brywood families were camping out on the lawn and enjoying a taco dinner at the same time! That was true focus on a performance for sure! No wonder we had the highest numbers of singers in the IUSD Honor Chorus from Brywood! Sing on!

 
6/1/17

Both Culverdale concerts went smoothly. One of Canyon View students came to sing at Culverdale this evening. Our sixth grade class did an excellent job, while the other grades sang lovely in their concert.

Click here to see you school's Musical Theatre Vocal Music Concert date.

 
5/31/17

College Park Concert started with a super fourth grade, followed by a strong 4/5/6 combo class, but a quiet 6th grade. The Finale was beautifully done. Good job!

 
5/30/17

Canyon View singers sang a fantastic concert to a wonderful audience this evening. Well done!

Have you sent your Solo Singing Test to Ms. Lee? Click here for the step-by-step procedure. Good luck!

 
5/29/17

Happy Memorial Day! Are you ready for your school concert? Click here to see your school concert date and time. Canyon View, you are up first!

5/30/17-6/5/17
5/21/17

There are 13 more school days left in the school year. Have you turned in Practice Records, Music Theory Writing Test retake, or Solo Singing Test? Sooner is better than later!

Click here to see you school's Musical Theatre Vocal Music Concert date.

 

 

6/2/17

 

5/30/17-6/5/17

 

 

5/15/17

All our singing tests and writing tests are done. For any retakes, see Ms. Lee ASAP. Don't forget the parent signature for your Music Theory Writing Test. A "Seven-day-take-home-open-book" retake is available for those students who wish to have another opportunity to study music on their own.

Click here to see you school's Musical Theatre Vocal Music Concert date.

 

 

 

5/30/17-6/5/17

5/14/17

Happy Mother's Day!

 
5/7/17

The Pacific Chorale, joined by the Pacific Symphony Orchestra, will present its 2016-2017 season finale, directed by mastro John Alexander (Ms. Lee's Choral Conducting professor at CSUN), at Segerstrom Concert Hall on Saturday, 5/13/17, at 7:30 pm. The "Sea Symphony" on the program is the most fitting way to say "Bon Voyage" to John, as he retires after this concert. Please come and enjoy this historical event.

Ms. Lee has been a singer in the Chorale for the last 15 years. By simply mentioning Ms. Lee's name when you call the Chorale office directly, 714.662.2345, to purchase tickets for this concert, you could receive a 20% discount.

Are you ready for the Solo Singing Test? Click here for the step-by-step procedure. Good luck!

 

5/13/17

 

 

 

 

5/12/17

5/5/17

Our Music Theory Writing Test week is coming soon. Are you prepared?

Need a Study Guide for the Music Theory Writing Test? Click here: 4th Grade, 5th Grade, and 6th Grade. Good luck!

5/8/17-5/10/17
5/3/17

The Group Singing Tests are completed. If you need a retake, please see Ms. Lee ASAP.

 
5/1/17

This is the Groups SInging Test week. Are you ready?

Need a Study Guide for the Music Theory Writing Test? Click here: 4th Grade, 5th Grade, and 6th Grade. Good luck!

 
4/29/17

The Young Masters Art Show was super well received. Congratulations to all our young artists! All the art work will stay in Irvine Civic Center for two weeks. If you did not have a chance to see them, please make time to go there and enjoy the beautiful works of art.

The IUSD Honor Chorus performed in the middle of the afternoon performances, between the Woodbridge High School Jazz Bands and Percussion Ensembles. We had a fun time to sing for the audience as always! Thnak you for performing! We look forward to next year's Honor Chorus.

The Group Singing Test will start on this coming Monday, 5/1/17. Are you ready?

 

 

 

 

 

5/1/17

4/25/17

IUSD Honor Chorus, you sounded wonderful in the rehearsal! For the Young Masters Art Show this Saturday, here are the details:

Place- One Civic Center Plaza, Irvine, CA 92606
Call Time- 1:45 pm
Performance- 2:15 pm

Please wear the red Honor Chorus shirt and a dark-colored bottom and any color shoes. See you on Saturday, 4/29/17.

4/29/17

 

 

 

 

4/24/17

We continue to practice our Group Singing Test Song, Solo Singing Test Song, and the Music Theory Test. If you have any questions, be sure to ask Ms. Lee early! Click here for the events related to our class.

5/1/17-5/12/17
4/17/17

We are two weeks away from the Group Singing Test. Are you ready for it? Click here for the dates of all tests. If you need a Study Guide for the Music Theory Test, here it is.

Ms. Lee is available to help you before school, during lunch time, and after school. If you would like any help in music, let Ms. Lee know ASAP.

Any day is a good day to turn in the March Practice Record. Late is better than never!

5/1/17-5/3/17

 

 

 

 

4/14/17

Our Honor Chorus has been invited to perform at the Young Masters Art Show on Saturday, 4/29/17. This performance is part of the Imagination Celebration, co-hosted by the Orange County Department of Education and the Assistance League of Irvine.

Mark your calendar and come join the fun on Saturday, 4/29/17, 1-4 pm, at the Irvine City Hall Plaza.

4/29/17
4/10/17

Welcome back to school and hope you had a wonderful Spring Break!

Our music classes are writing songs for the last school concert. Be sure to contribute to the class song. The April Ear Training will be done during this week. Check parent portal to see if you have done all the work.

Group Singing Tests are scheduled for the first week of May. Click here to see you school's schedule for all the music tests. Good luck!

 

 

5/1/17-5/12/17

3/31/17

If you have not done "Rhythm Composition #3" in class, please Ms. Lee ASAP. It is 10% of your overall music grade.

Happy Spring Break! See you in April.

4/1/17-4/9/17
3/25/17

College Park concert was fabulous! Our singers performed beautifully while the fourth grade class sung everything from memory. Great job!

Mikaela came from Meadow Park and join our fourth grade class in the performance.

We are an ELD community and learning from one another on a daily basis. During our performance, audience could hear different languages being spoken in the audience area as the singers were singing. Ms. Lee waited for the audience to be silent before playing the introduction of songs twice!

It is very important to have the proper concert behavior during school performances. Our students work hard for these concerts. Thank you for participating in the school concert!

 
3/24/17

Brywood performance was nearly PERFECT! The singing portion was beautifully done. We need to learn more about respect, that during any performance we sit tight and pay attention to the performers and keep comments to ourselves.

Daniella from College Park came to sing with Brywood. She looked and sang lovely.

If you have missed your school performance, the last March school concert is scheduled for this evening at College Park. The call time is 5:45 pm for everyone and concert will begin at 6:00 pm. Be early or be on time. Don't forget to sign in.

3/20/17-3/24/17

3/23/17

Culverdale singers put on two fabulous performances, due to the separation of 6th grade class and the other classes. Our 6th grade singers delivered a lovely version of "Cantate Hodie" and "Thankful." Our principal, Mr. Jetzer, video taped everything and published them on Youtube. Just go to the Culverdale Home Page to click on the YouTube link. Enjoy!

Is your school next on the schedule? Click here for your school concert schedule. Don't forget to sign in at the concert. If you can not make to your own school's concert, try another school.

3/20/17-3/24/17
3/22/17

Canyon View, wow! That was a fantastic school concert! Excellent audience support from our three classes! Thank you!

Is your school next on the schedule? Click here for your school concert schedule. Don't forget to sign in at the concert. If you can not make to your own school's concert, try another school.

3/20/17-3/24/17
3/21/17

Meadow Park singers did a fantastic job at the school concert! Excellent singing! A respectful audience is what all performers would love to have. Our audience was top notch! Thank you!

Is your school next on the schedule? Click here for your school concert schedule. Don't forget to sign in at the concert.

3/20/17-3/24/17
3/20/17

This is our "Music In Our Schools" Concert week. Click here for your school concert schedule. Don't forget to sign in at the concert. Meadow Park, you are first!

3/20/17-3/24/17
3/16/17

Wow! The Honor Chorus performance was Fantastic! Parents came to congratulate the conductors after the concert. And Ms. Lee congratulates the singers and our piano accompanist, Helaine. What a terrific concert!

Thank you for joining this year's Honor Chorus. We look forward to singing with you again in the future.

Lastly, tomorrow's field trip will start and end at Brywood. See you soon!

 
3/12/17

Looking for great performances by children in Orange County? Look no more, the IUSD Honors Concert is this Thursday, 3/16/17, 7:00 pm, at Segerstrom Concert Hall. For tickets, click here. As of today, there are less than 200 tickets left. Come and witness the great musicians of IUSD performing in a world class concert hall!

3/16/17
3/7/17

Honor Chorus singers, you did it! Our four songs are done beautifully. Please continue to memorize the music, including dynamics and tempo changes. Here are some link to our songs:

"Can You Hear Me?"

"Nuit d'é Toiles"

"Toccata for Voices"

"On Music's Wings"

Keep up with the good work and keep on singing!

 
3/3/17

Today is the first day of the third trimester. Welcome to another fun-filled ride with music learning. Our "Music In Our Schools March Concerts" are coming soon. Click here to see the date for your school's concert.

3/20/17-3/24/17
3/1/17

Did you turn in your Practice Records? "Seven-Day-Take-Home-Open-Book" retake? Or Solo Singing Test? Parent signature on the original test? Late is always better than never!

3/3/17
2/24/17

With one more week of second trimester left on the calendar, are you ready to move on?

3/3/17
2/21/17

Starting today, students may request a"Seven-Day-Take-Home-Open-Book" retake. Please have your parent signature ready to show Ms. Lee.

Our second trimester work is nearly finished. The only task needs to be done is the Ear Training in class during next week's lessons.

2/21/17-2/27/17

 

3/1/17-3/3/17

2/15/17

The second trimester Music Theory Writing Tests are done. When you receive your score back, be sure to get a parent signature. If you like to have a "Seven-Day-Take-Home-Open-Book" retake, please talk to Ms. Lee, with your parent signature in hand.

 

2/15/17-2/22/17

 

2/14/17

Happy Valentine's Day to everyone! Here is an eCard for you.

Honor Chorus, you are fantastic! Our songs are really coming together. Remember to practice the sign language, with and without singing!

 
2/13/17

This is the Music Theory Writing Test week. If you would like a Study Guide for this test, click here. Good luck!

2/13/17-2/15/17
2/8/17 Our Group Singing Tests came to a conclusion as of today. If you were absent during the test, please see Ms. Lee ASAP.  
2/6/17

This is the Group Singing Test week. If your class sounds great and everyone knows what to sing, Ms. Lee may cancel your class' Group Singing Test! Keep on singing!

2/6/17-2/8/17
2/5/17

The Group Singing Test will be done by either numbers or solfege. Be sure to practice both ways. Good luck!

2/6/17-2/8/17
2/3/17

The Group Singing Tests are scheduled for next week. Are you ready? Click here to see the requirement. Culverdale and Meadow Park are up first!

Would you like a Study Guide for the Music Theory Writing Test?

Do you know how to record and send your Solo Singing Test?


2/6/17-2/8/17

 

1/31/17

Our Honor Chorus had a great rehearsal and everyone received a treat for being wonderful singers! Keep up the good work!

Calling all pianists! Would you like to be our accompanist for one song at Segerstrom during the Honors Concert? If yes, see Ms. Lee ASAP.

1/28/17

 

 

1/30/17

The Group Singing Tests are scheduled for next week. Are you ready? Click here to see the requirement.

Would you like a Study Guide for the Music Theory Writing Test?

Do you know how to record and send your Solo Singing Test?

2/6/17-2/8/17

 

2/13/17-2/15/17

2/17/17

1/28/17

Happy Chinese New Year, the Year of Rooster! It is the Year of the Awakening!

 
1/19/17

Ms. Lee will join the Pacific Chorale and Pacific Symphony Orchestra in the Chinese New Year Celebration Concert, with the newly formed American Feel Young Choir for Chinese music performance and dancers from UCI Dance Department, on Saturday, 1/28/17, 8:00 pm, at Segerstrom Concert Hall.

The program includes:
LI HUANZHI: Spring Festival Overture
BACH: Air from Orchestral Suite No. 3
VARIOUS: New Year's Medley
HUA WU: Deep Into the Night
HE ZHANHAO & CHEN GANG: Butterfly Lovers Concerto
HANS ZIMMER & JOHN POWELL: Music from Kung Fu Panda 2
CLAUDE DEBUSSY: Clair de Lune
TRADITIONAL: Mo Li Hua (Jasmine Flower)
BEETHOVEN: Finale from Symphony No. 9, "Choral"

 

1/28/17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/17/17

The second Honor Chorus rehearsa went smoothlyl. We started to learn all our songs in each part. Singers also learn extra music elements and special musical ideas through the songs. Watch for the weekly announcement in your email box.

If you have any questions and/or comments, contact Ms. Lee at anytime.

 
1/12/17

Calling all 6th graders, Pacific Symphony Orchestra is looking for current 6th and 7th graders to join their "arts-X-press" program for summer 2017. The five-day-residency will take place at Concordia University this year.

"arts-X-press" is an arts immersion program, created by Pacific Symphony in 2001 in celebration of Cole Carsan St.Clair. It is designed to produce a comprehensive, yet nurturing environment in which participants may foster their creativity, grow as individuals and discover ways in which the arts can enrich their lives.

Click here to get more information from the PSO website. Ms. Lee had students participated in this program in the past 11 summers. If you are interested, be sure to speak to Ms. Lee about it. Good luck!

3/1/17
1/10/17

The second trimester Composition Projects are done at all schools. If you were absent on your last music day, please see Ms. Lee for a make-up of the Composition Project. It is 10% of your overall grade.

Today is the first scheduled Honor Chorus rehearsal. Be sure to arrive early to find your part and music envelope. Sing on!

 
1/8/17

A special Honor Chorus page has been built for the Honor Chorus 2017 family. It will always appear above the "Special Announcement" table.

 
1/6/17

Speak to Ms. Lee about the Rhythm Composition Project, if you were absent during music days this week.

 
1/3/17

Welcome back to school. This is our January Ear Training and Second Trimester Composition Project week. Be sure to bring a working pencil to class. See you very soon.

1/3/17-1/9/17
1/1/17

Happy New Year! Ms. Lee has an eCard for you.

 
12/25/16

Merry Christmas to all Christian families and friends! Ms. Lee has an eCard for you.

 
12/24/16

Happy Hanukkah to all Jewish families and friends! Ms. Lee has an eCard for you.

 
12/16/16

Winter Break is here! Enjoy!

Ms. Lee will perform with the Pacific Chorale in the "Tis the Season" concerts at Segerstrom Concert Hall with Pacific Chorale and Pacific Symphony Orchestra on Sunday, 12/18/16, at 5:30 pm, and Monday, 12/19/16, at 8:00 pm. For a 20% discount of your tickets, contact the Pacific Chorale Office at 714.662.2345 and mention Ms. Lee's name. Come and join the fun!

12/18/16-12/19/16
12/10/16

Do you have an Honor Chorus audition appointment today? Be sure to show up 5 to 10 minutes ahead for check-in adn warm-up. Good luck!

12/10/16
12/9/16

The final Winter Concert in Ms. Lee's concert series happened in Canyon View tonight. Thank you for coming to sing and/or to support the singers. We are all one family! Five singers came from different schools to sing at the Canyon View Concert. Yes, you can do that too!

Canyon View, you are superb!

 
12/8/16

Wow! Brywood singers, you are the cat's meow! With excellent singing and super parental support, the concert was done fabulously well tonight. Congratulations!

 
12/7/16

Culverdale singers had two separate concerts in the CUlverdale MPR due to the massive number of 6th graders. Each class sang beautifully, while one 5th grader from Brywood and two 6th graders from Meadow Park joined us for the performance.

If you missed your own school's concert, there are two more Winter Concerts on Ms. Lee's schedule. Click here to see the place, date, and time. Good luck!

 
12/4/16

Students from Brywood and Canyon View 5th and 6th grades performed a lovely concert at the Irvine City Hall. We sang 20 minutes of holiday songs on the Plaza. Everyone had a terrific time! Happy Holodays!

 
12/3/16

College Park students delivered a wonderful concert last night. Sharmini, of Brywood, came to join the performance! Everyone was in great spirits and the music was just stunning, especially "The Candlelight Canon." Well done!

Still planning for the weekend activities? Come join the family fun event, "Winter Wonderland", at the Irvine City Hall Plaza on Sunday, 12/4/16. There will be pet adoption in the morning and music/dance performances in the afternoon. Both Brywood and Canyon View students are invited to perform at the event. Come check us out and bring your family and friends!

Culverdale, Brywood, and Canyon View, your concerts are coming up. Get ready!

 

 

12/4/16

 

 

12/7/16-12/9/16

12/2/16

Wow! Meadow Park, you sang wonderfully in last night's concert. Mrs. Taketani and parents could not stop talking about how beautiful you sounded. Excellent singing!

College Park concert starts at 6:00 pm and your call time is 5:45 pm.

Planning for the weekend activities? Come join the family fun event, "Winter Wonderland", at the Irvine City Hall Plaza on Sunday, 12/4/16. There will be pet adoption in the morning and music/dance performances in the afternoon. Both Brywood and Canyon View students are invited to perform at the event. Come check us out and bring your family and friends!

 

 

12/4/16

 

12/1/16

This evening is the Meadow Park concert. It is the first of five concerts that Ms. Lee directs. Be ready and dress beautifully!

 
11/28/16

Our school concerts are just about here. Practice your songs at home daily and memorize your part. Click here to see your school's concert date.

12/1/16-12/9/16
11/24/16

Happy Thanksgiving! Ms. Lee send you and your family an eCard.

 
11/22/16

Brywood and Canyon View singers, please review the holiday songs that we will perform at the Irvine City Winter Wonderland event on Sunday, 12/4/16. Here is the list of songs.

 

 

12/4/16

 

11/21/16

Welcome to the second trimester. Everything from Practice Records to Solo Singing Test will be continued, except the "Website Visit" assignment is replaced by your school concert. Do you know your first school concert's date? Click here for more information.

 
11/18/16

Today is the last day of the first trimester. Have you turned in everything?

Calling all future Honor Chorus 2017 members, have you turned in your audition request form? The online form is due before midnight. Good luck!

 
11/11/16

Happy Vaterans' Day!

If you are interested in the IUSD Honor Chorus, click here fore more information. The audition request form must be received by next Friday, 11/18/16. A sample of the audition material can be seen here.

Beyond our regular music practices in class, Ms. Lee offers extra Honors practices during the following time:
• Brywood--Tuesdays before school and Thursdays during lunch
• Canyon View--Tuesdays during lunch and Fridays before school
• College Park--Wednesdays before school
• Culverdale--Mondays before school and Wednesdays after school
• Meadow Park--Mondays during lunch and Thursdays before school

11/18/16

 

 

 

 

11/10/16

As of today, there are no more tests for the first trimester in our classes. Check the Parent Portal for the on-going music progress grades. You should have the following items done to earn an "A+" in you music class:

Website Visit (10%)
• Ear Training for September, October, and November (10%)
Practice Records for September and October (10%)
Composition project (10%)
• Group Singing Test (20%)
Solo Singing Test (20%)
• Music Theory Writing Test, passing score is 60 (20%)

Enjoy a happy long weekend!

 
11/9/16

The retakes of the "Seven-Day-Take-Home-Open-Book" test is due today. Are you ready to move on?

11/7/16-11/9/16
11/1/16

Do you remember to send your Solo Singing Test? It was due last Friday, 10/28/16.

Are you looking for the October Practice Record? It is due this week.

 

 

11/1/16-11/3/16

 

10/31/16

Happy Halloween! Do you remember to send your Solo Singing Test before going out to Trick-Or-Treat? Click here to get the step-by-step Solo Singing Test process. Good luck!

 
10/28/16

Today is the due date for your Solo Singing Test. Click here for a step-by-step guide. Just do it!

Are you looking for the October Practice Record? It is due next week.

 

10/28/16

 

 

10/26/16

All Music Theory Writing Tests are finished. A parent signature is required, regardless of the score. If you are interested in a "Seven-Day-Take-Home-Open-Book" retake test, be sure to speak to Ms. Lee

 
10/24/16

Are you ready for the Music Theory Writing Test? Click here for the Study Guides.

Calling all future Honor Chorus 2017 members! The IUSD Honor Chorus 2017 is on the move. The IPSF Parent Information Letter and the Honor Chorus Audition Request Form have been published. Please read the information carefully before applying. Click here to get to the forms. If you are interested in singing with Irvine's best and have good time management skills, we encourage you to try out for the IUSD Honor Chorus 2017. Good luck!

11/18/16
10/21/16

Ms. Lee will perform with Pacific Chorale and Pacific Symphony in the Chorale's season opening concert in Segerstrom Concert Hall on Sunday, 10/30/16, at 5:30 pm. The program is Beethoven's Missa Solemnis.

Please come and enjoy a first class performance. For 20% discounted tickets, call the Chorale office directly, 714.662.2345, and mention Ms. Lee's name.

 

10/30/16

 

 

10/19/16

We have completed our Group Singing Tests in all five schools. If you were absent during the last three school days, be sure to contact Ms. Lee for a Group Singing Test make-up. This test is 20% of your overall music grade.

Click here to see the Study Guide for the upcoming Music Theory Writing Test.

10/17/16-10/19/16

 

10/24/16-10/26/16

10/17/16

Are you ready for the Group Singing Test? Be prepared to sing your test song by either numbers, or solfege, with a small group of students in class. Click here to see the required song. See you in class.

10/17/16-10/19/16
10/12/16

Calling all future Honor Chorus 2017 members-- The IUSD Honor Chorus 2017 is in full swing! The IPSF Honors Concert Parent Information Letter and the Honor Chorus Audition Request Form have been published. Please read the information carefully before applying. Click here to get to the forms.

Regarding a field trip for the Honor Chorus, we are waiting for Disneyland to finalize their schedule for a possible IUSD Honor Chorus performance in Disneyland during the month of March, 2017.

If you are interested in singing with Irvine's best and have good time management skills, we encourage you to try out for the IUSD Honor Chorus 2017. Good luck!

11/18/16

 

 

 

10/10/16

Happy Monday! Check your music progress to see if you have finished all the required work. Your current music grades should reflect the following:
Website Visit
• September & October Ear Training Excercises
Rhythm Composition
September Practice Record

Click here to see the Study Guide for the upcoming Music Theory Writing Test.

 

 

 

10/24/17-10/26/17

10/5/16

Don't forget to get a parent signature on your September Practice Record. Have you turned it in to Ms. Lee yet?

If you missed this month's Ear Training, be sure to attend school at the beginning of November for the next Ear Training.

Check the schedule for your school's test dates here.

 
10/2/16

It is time for another Ear Training exercise in our classes this week. Be sure to bring a working pencil to class and turn in your September Practice Record.

 

10/3/16-10/5/16

 

9/27/16

Brywood and Canyon View singers, your performance at Portola Springs was fabulous! You sounded great and you were confident! The learning progress was definitely what we showcased in the Education Enrichment Partnership Celebration. You rock!

On top of a wonderful performance, we learned that The Irvine Company is donating $20 million dollars to our 4th-6th grade arts and science programs. Click here to read about it from the OC Register.

 
9/26/16

The IUSD Education Enrichment Partnership Celebration is scheduled for today. If you would like to join us, please be on time for the sound check at 3:30pm, at Portola Springs Elementary School, 12100 Portola Springs, Irvine, 92618.

The ACDA National Honor Chorus audition due date is this Friday, 9/30/16. If you are interested in that event, click here to get more information.

 

 

9/30/16

9/23/16

If you have not done a "Rhythm Composition" in class, please see Ms. Lee for a copy of the blank composition and work on your own to finish. Let her know if you needed any help. This project counts as 10% of your overall music grades.

9/30/16
9/15/16

Our first Ear Training was a huge success. Majority of the students received 5 out of 5. Ear Traning is given once a month at the beginning of each month. It is part of the students' music grade.

Looking for the IUSD Honor Chorus information? Click here.

 

 

11/18/16

9/14/16

Today is the 202th anniversary of "The Star-Spangled Banner." Francis Scott Key wrote the verses on a ship in 1814 at the end of the "War of 1812."

Ms. Lee did a project regarding the history of "The Star-Spangled Banner" with the Star Spangled Foundation and University of Michigan in the summer of 2014. Click here to see the project.

 
9/12/16

If this is the first time you are visiting this website, welcome! In our class, it is "better late than never" for any work or test. To finish the first music assignment, you need to:

1. Click Student Information
2. Answer the short survey
3. Click "Submit" and receive 10% of your overall music grade!

We will have our first "Monthly Ear Training" and "First Composition Project" in class this week. Be sure to bring your music folder/binder, including a working pencil. Have you practiced solfege singing? Did you write down your practice minutes on the September Practice Record?

 

 

9/10/16

 

 

9/12/16-9/16/16

9/4/16

While you are enjoying your long weekend, you may want to consider working on your first vocal music assignment:

1. Click Student Information
2. Answer the short survey
3. Click "Submit" and receive 10% of your overall music grade!

Considering trying out for the ACDA National Honor Chorus? Click here for more information.

9/10/16

 

 

9/30/16

9/2/16

Our class selection process has come to an end. If you are still undecided regarding which class to take for this whole school year, you have all the time to Monday, 9/12/16, to make that final decision. All music classes are still taking transferred students as of now.

When in doubt, talk to your music teacher.

9/12/16
8/30/16

Every school had at least one music lesson so far. Every student had taken home the music class selection form. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact your music team.

"Music Parent Info Night" is scheduled for this evening, 6:30-7:30pm, at College Park. If you have any questions, please come and listen to the music presentations.

 

 

 

8/30/16

8/23/16

Today is the last day of summer Vacation! Your music class is ready for you.

If you are interested in the opportunities at ACDA, download audition sheet music and accompaniment files at the bottom of ACDA National Conference. Good luck!

If you like to earn 10% of your overall music grade, go to "Student Information" and fill out the form and send it to Ms. Lee. See you all very soon.

9/1/16-9/30/16

 

 

9/10/16

8/17/16

Are you interested in auditioning for the 2017 ACDA (American Choral Directors Association) National Honor Choir? The rehearsals and performance will take place in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on March 8-11, 2017. See detail at ACDA.

Fifth graders may only try out for the Children's Honor Choir, while sixth graders may try out for either Children's Honor Choir or Middle School/Junior High Mixed Honor Choir (with changed voices).

Ms. Lee can be your audition sponsor. For more information, contact Ms. Lee asap.

9/1/16-9/30/16
8/14/16

School will start in 10 day! Are you ready? Be sure to have a music folder or binder for all the sheet music you will receive in the school year. Always bring a working pencil to class. Enjoy the last few summer days and see you soon!

8/24/16
7/19/16

Ms. Lee will join Pacific Chorale to perform Beethoven's No. 9 Choral Symphony with Pacific Symphony Orchestra at Verizon Amphitheater this Saturday, 7/23/16, at 8:00pm. Tickets are still available at PSO website.

The program also includes COPLAND: Fanfare for the Common Man, BARBER: Adagio for Strings, WILLIAMS: Liberty Fanfare, and WILLIAMS: Hymn to the Fallen from "Saving Private Ryan." It should be a memorable concert for all!


 
7/18/16

Happy Summer!

Ms. Lee is back from Europe after performing with Pacific Chorale in Budapest, Hungary, and Vienna, Austria. During her first Vienna concert, our string teacher Mr. Kroesen's wife, Nicole, was a member of the audience while she was in Vienna for Pacific Symphony Orchestra youth groups performance activities. They had a great dinner together after the Pacific Chorale concert.

Click here to see Ms. Lee's European trip photos.

 


Please email all your comments and questions to: kaii@kafm.net.

 

 

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