MONDAY, APRIL 6, 2020 UPDATE
Hello students! Check out the fun music activities below!
Activity 1: MUSIC INTERVIEW
You get to be a Music News Reporter! Interview family members about their musical backgrounds and interests. Ask parents, siblings, grandparents, aunts and uncles and cousins! Use the following questions:
1. What is your favorite song right now and why?
2. What instruments do you play?
3. What does music mean to you?
4. Who are your favorite artists?
Share your results with me by Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Enjoy the activity and I look forward to hearing from you!
Activity 2: HAND-WASHING DANCE
Create a short dance routine incorporating the different ways we’re recommended to wash our hands (scrubbing nails, between fingers, etc). Check out this one for inspiration. Have mom or dad record your performance and share it with me by Email: email@example.com I can’t wait to see your videos!
MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2020 UPDATE
MUSIC RESOURCES FOR YOUR CHILD
Here are some links to several music Youtube and Website pages for your child during this extended time at home. Stay safe, stay healthy and I hope to see your child again soon!
AN EXCELLENT WEBSITE FOR ALL AGES
During this outbreak, Musicplayonline.com is free for all students to use.
The student login is and the password is
Get up and move!
Keep the Beat!
Warm up your voice by naming these tunes!
Review your quarter note and eighth note rhythms by playing POISON RHYTHM!!
Meet the Orchestra!
Get up and move!
Listen to a song story
Orff Expectations - A Favoite Video!
4TH/5TH GRADE RECORDERS
CLASSICAL PIANO LISTENING
WELCOME TO THE UNIOTO ELEMENTARY MUSIC WEBSITE!
Hello! My name is Shirley Houser and I am the general music teacher for grades K-5.
This website will be updated throughout the school year in order to inform you of upcoming events in the elementary music department. Check back often for updates!
BA in Music Education with Piano Concentration from Anderson University, IN, 1986
MME in Music Education with Kodaly Emphasis, Certification Level I, II and III from Capital University, OH, 2008
+15 from Ashland University, OH, 2009
Orff Level I, Summer 2016
Orff Level II, Summer 2017
Orff Level III, Summer 2019
Philosophy of Music Education
Music education, an essential form of communication, fosters personal expression, critical thinking, listening skills and a life-long appreciation for music.
Purpose of Elementary Music Education
The purpose of elementary music education is to give students the gift of music literacy. Students will receive comprehensive training in:
- Aural & visual memory perceptions
Check the Standards page for more info on the Kodaly Method of Music Education.
Unioto Elementary School 138 Sandusky Blvd Chillicothe, OH 45601