Welcome to Music at Wildwood Elementary 2018-19
Kathy Schwister and Marilyn Walsh, Elementary Music Specialists
Who is my child’s music teacher?
Kindergarten (Tansom, Warren, Hommes, Mathies, Kuchar): Mrs. Schwister
Kindergarten (Goff, Robinson, Newman, Haveman): Ms. Walsh
First Grade: Ms. Walsh
Second Grade: Mrs. Schwister
How often does my child have music?
Students participate in two twenty-five minute classes per week.
When will performances be?
Each grade level will be involved in a program performance in the spring:
Kindergarten: Friday, June 1 at Wildwood, times TBA
First Grade: Tuesday, March 5, 5:30 and 6:45 pm at the Chautauqua (classes TBD)
Second Grade: Thursday, March 7, 5:30 and 6:45 pm at the Chautauqua. 5:30 pm performers are Anderson, Brandt, Fesser, Miller classes. 6:45 pm performers are Johnson, Showers, Peterson, Haugh classes.
Are there additional performance opportunities?
What about field trips? Sponsored by Elementary PTO!
First Grade students will be attending a children’s concert at Orchestra Hall on Thursday, March 7
Second Grade students will attend an in-house concert by the Copper Street Brass on Thursday, May 9
What additional kinds of music enrichment will occur in school at Wildwood?
All Wildwood students will attend school-wide lyceums involving music and dance from a variety of cultures and musical styles. Some highlights will be Middle School Band and a School-wide concert by guest artist Glen Everhart in June.
For detailed information about the music program and curriculum at Wildwood, please visit the school website: www.mahtomedi.k12.mn.us/wildwood. If you have any particular music abilities that you would be willing to share with the students, please contact us, and we will find a way to include you in our classes.
Thank you for your support,