General Music - Tamerra Teti




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Upcoming Events
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WHY MUSIC EDUCATION IS IMPORTANT*

Music leads to developing higher order thinking skills including analysis, synthesis, evaluation, and problem solving.

Music improves academic achievement-- enhancing test scores, attitudes, social skills, critical and creative thinking.

Music provides opportunities for self-expression, bringing the inner world into the outer world of concrete reality.

Music is a universal language, cutting across racial, cultural, social, educational, and economic barriers and enhances cultural appreciation and awareness.

Music makes it possible to use personal strengths in meaningful ways and to bridge into understanding difficult abstractions through these strengths.

Music integrates mind, body, and spirit.

Music leads to both independence and collaboration.

Music provides immediate feedback and opportunities for reflection.

Music merges the learning of process and content.

Musical symbols are as integral to our understanding of our culture and our world as letters and numbers.

* Adapted from Dee Dickinson’s article “Music and the Mind” (1993)




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2015 Events Calendar

Spooky Parts of Speech Show (Grades 3-5)

Desert Willow: Thursday, October 29 - 1:45 pm
Mesquite: Friday, October 30 - 1:45 pm

Veteran's Day Celebration (Grades K-2)

Desert Willow: Tuesday, November 10 - 1:45 pm
Mesquite: Monday, November 9 - 1:45 pm

Music at the Mall

Desert Willow & Mesquite: Saturday, November 14 (8-12)
(more specific times to come)

December Song Celebration (Grades 1-3-5)

Mesquite: Monday, December 14 - 1:45 pm
Desert Willow: Tuesday, December  - 1:45 pm

Family Gingerbread Night (Focus Grades K-2-4)

Mesquite: Friday, December 4 - 5:30 pm
Desert Willow: Wednesday, December  16 - 5:30 pm