Winter Celebration Preparation is Underway!

Well folks, here we are in mid-November and every friend in the school is deep in Winter Celebration music! Year after year, though the Winter Celebrations are only for the Children’s House classrooms, I feel so overjoyed with the song preparation and the spirit...

Private Music Lessons Begin

Hi Everyone! Week 3 of our new school year is here, and that means we resume private music lessons for the fall. Students of The Glen in the Children’s House or Elementary programs are eligible to sign up for private music lessons with me during the school day....

Children’s House Music Begins!

Welcome back from our first long weekend, everyone! Week 2 is an exciting time for me, as our Children’s House class rooms begin their specials schedule. For the rest of the school year, I will see all groups once a week in my music room for some serious fun and...

The Glen on Twitter!

Hello Everyone! I just wanted to pop by today to recommend that you all check out and follow The Glen on Twitter! In addition to teaching music here at the school, I’m also part of the team that manages our social media accounts. Twitter is just another way that...

Welcome Back to Music Class!

With a fun and beautiful summer full of picnics, vacations, and our school’s 30th anniversary party behind us, it’s time to head back to school. The best part about teaching at or attending The Glen is that  a return to school doesn’t mean a...
In-Class Performances

In-Class Performances

Many of our students here at The Glen sign up for private music lessons with me. We meet one on one, once a week for 30 minutes. Most of my students practice guitar or piano, though most instruments are available for study. Though many students study with me, many...
Kindergarten Music

Kindergarten Music

Welcome back to the Music Blog! Our Kindergarten groups are some of my absolute favorite groups to work with. Seeing the children transition and grow throughout their Children’s House experiences is incredibly rewarding. Our Kindergarteners display some of the...
The Musical Alphabet!

The Musical Alphabet!

Since September at The Glen was all about rhythm, October is all about melody! Students from Children’s House through Upper Elementary are learning their solfege syllables with the Kodaly hand signs, and the musical alphabet, as well as how to write and read...
Upper Elementary Has Rhythm!

Upper Elementary Has Rhythm!

For the entire month of September, our Upper and Lower Elementary students have been hard at work learning all about rhythms. Though rhythm permeates all music, and even our youngest students at The Glen use rhythm everyday in music class, our elementary students...
Fun in Birth – Three Music

Fun in Birth – Three Music

Welcome back to the music blog, everyone! I cannot believe it is already October, the start of this school  year has flown by! All classes have been off to a very fun and productive start. Music classes across the school are buy exploring new instruments, singing,...

Welcome!

Welcome to the International Summer Camp Blog! Please check back soon for photos and updates as we have fun with water play, field trips, cooking, crafts, music, games and...
Birth to Three Music Class!

Birth to Three Music Class!

Our birth to three music classes are always a highlight of my week. I love exploring new movements, sounds, instruments, songs, and games with our youngest friends. Each of our four classrooms always surprises me with their joy, curiosity, and ability. Getting the...
Science and Nature Camp Days

Science and Nature Camp Days

It’s so nice to finally start to see a break in the weather. Last week’s Science and Nature Camp Days were a blast. We spent a ton of time outside enjoying this wonderful weather! Ms. Jen’s binoculars were a huge hit with all our...
Back at it!

Back at it!

After our extra-long weekend celebrating Presidents Day and taking time off for our snow day, it’s so nice to be back into the swing of things, and be back on track with some private lessons! I love the Spring Session of lessons, as each student’s progress...

Music Update February 8th

Music isn’t just for music class! Ms. Kayla’s students working hard on some songs in Spanish class. I love to see my students flexing their music muscles all around the school! We’ll see you soon! Mr....
Generations Day Prep

Generations Day Prep

As the March 4th celebration of Generations Day approaches, all the classes here at The Glen are working hard to prepare for our performances! Lyric sheets will soon be available. In the meantime, be sure to ask your children to hear more about the following songs and...

Welcome!

Welcome to Mr. Nick’s Music Classroom Blog! Be sure to stop by frequently for classroom photos, performance updates, song lyrics, and more! Come back soon! -Mr....