Welcome back to school! All Fourth and Fifth graders will participate in Recorder Instruction during the 2019-2020 school year. Please read below regarding expectations for what kind of recorder to purchase. If you are unable to purchase a recorder, please reach out to the music teachers, Miss Heck at Ariauna.Heck@lcps.org, Mrs Zumbach-Woullard at Helen.ZumbachWoullard@lcps.org, or Mrs. Qureshi, Discovery's Parent Liason, at Neremaan.Qureshi@lcps.org.The recorder is a small wind instrument that is quite simple to play and developmentally appropriate for young children. The recorder is also inexpensive and the perfect starter instrument to prepare students for beginning band. As part of a complete music curriculum in Loudoun County, Discovery ES requires all elementary students to learn to play the recorder by the end of the 5th grade.All 4th and 5th-grade students will need to own one soprano baroque recorder. Students will be expected to purchase one soprano recorder and bring it to and from school each day they have music class. Students should be practicing recorder at home every day.
Your child only needs one recorder which may be purchased through OSP until Wednesday, September 18th. Please follow the link belong that will take you directly to the OSP site.https://osp.osmsinc.com/LoudounVA/BVModules/ProductTemplates/Bvc2013/Product.aspx?productid=DB100-397Please contact Miss Heck (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Mrs Zumbach-Woullard (email@example.com) if you have any questions. We look forward to making music with your child!