Class News

  • MEET THE TEACHERS 2019 Meet the Teachers night is on Thursday, September 26! I look forward to meeting all the 7th grade parents, and seeing 8th grade parents again for the second year! Click on the link for Meet the Teachers Night 2019 on the left to get more information about this school year!
    Posted Sep 25, 2019, 4:20 PM by Eric Shieh
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Musician of the Every-Few-Weeks

  • Vijay Gupta, Musical Activist & Violin Genius Vijay Gupta auditioned and received a spot in the Los Angeles Philharmonic when he was only 19 years old, which is pretty INSANE. But what's more incredible is ten years ago he started "Street Symphony," which performs and teaches music to homeless and incarcerated groups in Los Angeles. In 8th grade this year, we'll be looking at how music affects society. If you want to learn more about Vijay's work, or just see him perform, check out his inspirational talk on music as medicine, and this funky performance with him on violin. [Click on header to get links]
    Posted Sep 15, 2019, 3:52 PM by Eric Shieh
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7th Grade - Homework

  • Instrument Safety Test on 9/26 & 9/27 Students should study for the instrument safety test on Thursday and Friday this week! For students wishing to take their instrument home at the end of the week, they must ...
    Posted Sep 23, 2019, 5:12 AM by Eric Shieh
  • Homework for 9/18 Any students who have not turned in their instrument selection notecatchers must do so by Wednesday, 9/18, if they wish to select their instruments!
    Posted Sep 15, 2019, 3:55 PM by Eric Shieh
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MELS Music Collective (After School)

  • No Jazz Ensemble this year :( There will be no Jazz Ensemble for the 2019-2020 school year. Students interested in extracurricular opportunities in music should see Mr. Shieh or Mr. Wettstein about groups performing outside of MELS.
    Posted Sep 15, 2019, 3:59 PM by Eric Shieh
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8th Grade - Homework

  • Third Test on 10/8 (Tues) The third note-reading test will take place on Tuesday, October 8. It will cover 12 notes, including all notes on the A, D, and G strings.
    Posted Sep 25, 2019, 9:27 AM by Eric Shieh
  • Homework for 9/24 The second note-reading test will take place on Tuesday, 9/24. It will include 8 notes: D, E, F, G, A, B, C, and high D.
    Posted Sep 15, 2019, 3:57 PM by Eric Shieh
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