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Mr. O'Connor's Music Class

Subject: 
Music

Parents and Students,

Welcome to Stem Lab Music.  Here you’ll find everything you need to stay informed for the 2019/2020 school year.  I am thrilled to be teaching music at Stem Lab and I know we have an exciting year of learning ahead of us!  Check the links on this page to find information for this upcoming school year.

Sincerely,

Victor O’Connor 

Music Teacher

Office # 720-972-3378 

victor.p.oconnor@adams12.org

Spring Music Ensembles

Choir

Tuesdays from 3:20-4:15 (3rd-8th grade) Starting January 28th

In choir students will continue to further develop their voice, learn to sing in harmony and what it means to be part of an ensemble. This group will work to perform at Arts and Culture Night on May 7th.  If you are interested in joining this ensemble fill out the google form located on the music classroom website and check the box for choir. Click Here to Sign Up.

World Music Ensemble

Mondays from 3:20-4:15 (4th-8th grade) Starting January 27th

In World Music Ensemble students will learn drumming, xylophones, dancing and singing from different cultures all around the world. Come join this special ensemble and experience music from around the world in depth. This group will work to perform at Arts and Culture Night on May 7th. If you are interested in joining this ensemble fill out the google form located on the music classroom website and check the box for world music ensemble. Click Here to Sign Up.

Taiko will meet Tuesday mornings from 7:00am-8:00am with Mr. O’Connor and Ms. Smith in the music room.  

5th-8th Grade (Beginning Sept. 24th)

Taiko is a drumming ensemble that teaches musical traditions from Japanese American heritage.  We play drums of many sizes in different standing and sitting positions. Taiko combines powerful rhythms and choreography to create a performance that is just as fun to watch as it is to hear. We will perform our music alongside other ensembles in a final performance. If you are interested in joining Taiko please fill out the google form and check the box for Taiko. Taiko is a year long ensemble.  Taiko is continuing in the spring but is already enrolled.  

Guitar will meet Monday mornings from 7:00am-8:00am with Mr. O’Connor in the music room.  

5th-8th Grade (Beginning Sept. 23rd)

Guitar is an ensemble that teaches the fundamentals of playing guitar.  Students will learn to properly care for the instruments, tune, play melody and chords, perform songs in duets and full ensemble. We will perform our music alongside other ensembles in a final performance. If you are interested in joining Guitar please fill out the google form and check the box for Guitar. Guitar is a year long ensemble.  Guitar is continuing in the spring but is already enrolled.

All Music Ensembles are looking for new and returning members. Please fill out the google form on the Music classroom website. If you are unable to reach a computer Ms. Smith or Mr. O’Connor can provide you with a hard copy.  Students will be notified of audition results by the end of the week.