BRF Music Department
Stay tuned for 2012-2013 details!
Welcome to the Black River Falls Music Department page! We will keep you updated with different music events that students will be participating in throughout the district, as well as provide links to your child's specific music teacher. At the bottom of the page are links to different music websites.
Elementary Music Notes
There are many fun websites for students to learn about music, compose their own mini-exercises, and listen to short clips of famous compositions. Click on the links at the bottom of the page and begin exploring!
Middle School Events
High School Music Department
The band has been working on a variety of music over the past several weeks. The band performed at Christkindl and the Holiday Concert, and the Tiger Pep Band has performed at several basketball games. This winter the pep band will be playing at additional sports events. Band students are also working on solos, small ensembles, and large ensembles for Solo-Ensemble Contest. For more band information, please check out the BRFHS Band Page.
Mrs. Stephanie Cowles: Third Street and Gebhardt Music
Mrs. Jody Gawron: Forrest Street and Third Street Music
Ms. Paula Hardie: HS Band, 6th grade lessons, Music in Film, and Music Appreciation
Ms. Gillian Pacetti: HS and MS Choir
Mr. Troy Tande: MS Band
The links below provide fun activities for learning about music, composers, and instruments.
San Francisco Symphony: www.sfskids.org
Dallas Symphony Orchestra: www.dsokids.com
New York Philharmonic: www.nyphilkids.org
Information and multicultural music activities: www.sphinxkids.org
There are many organizations in Wisconsin and throughout the United States that promote music in our schools.
Wisconsin School Music Association (WSMA) www.wsmamusic.org
Wisconsin Music Educators Association (WMEA) www.wmea.com
National Association for Music Education (NAfME) www.nafme.org
Jazz At Lincoln Center (education in jazz music) www.jazzatlincolncenter.org