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Sheridan Park develops Young Composers

Music teacher Jim Carswell knew his Grades 4 and 5 classes at Sheridan Park Public School were a talented bunch, so he put them up to a challenge – to compose their own music using Breezin’ Thru.

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St. Andrew’s Boys Win Hands Down!

Don Finlay’s Grade 9 band class at St. Andrew’s College school won the first ever Breezin’ Thru Theory drill contest, by being the first school to complete 10 drills with all students scoring over 80%. Their prize was an amazing Hand Drumming clinic run by Jeff Salem. It was a big hit with all, including SACs special guests: incoming Headmaster Kevin McHenry and Director of Music, Sandi Chasson.

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Vermont MIDI Project: Music & Literacy in Action

This project is an example of successful educational innovation and technology integration for the arts. It is clear that the teaching and learning in this environment has not only fostered young composers but it has developed musicianship and literacy in all of it’s participants.

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