There aren't enough words to describe this awesome experience! Our very own Davis Academy Magical Melodies sang the National Anthem on December 23rd at an Atlanta Hawks game! Check out their video performance below, as well as a slideshow of professional photographs taken before, during, and after the performance!
One of my favorite Jewish holidays is here! No, not because of the presents... ok, maybe a little :) But mostly because of all the amazing music written for this holiday! In Tefillah, Jewish music, and General music we've been singing Hanukah songs all week! Some of my classes saw Rugrats Hanukah episode this week, which tells the story of Hanukah and reflects on a long friendship between two characters. We also watched a G-dcast video on Hanukah, which explains the rules of
While we don't know the exact date of Beethoven's birth (only his Baptism was documented), scholars accept December 16th, 1770 as his birthday. After learning lots of facts about Beethoven, we talked about the role of classical music in TV and movies. The creator of "Charlie Brown" truly loved Beethoven - and created a character (Schroder) that constantly plays Beethoven's music on his piano. Below is a clip from "Charlie Brown" where Schroder plays various music by Beethove