East Oakview Music Notes, Dates & Forms

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East Music Dates 2015 - 2016

Dec 3, 2015 – 3rd & 4th Grade Concert 7 pm @ NVHS Auditorium

Dec 5, 2015 – Choristers perform @ Santa Breakfast 9 am @ NVHS Cafeteria 

Dec 18, 2015 – Teacher Show AM / Sing Along PM

Feb 18, 2016 – 1st & 2nd Grade Concert 7 pm @ NVHS Auditorium

Mar 30, 2016 – Talent Show – East Gym 1 pm

Apr 22, 2016 – Choristers perform in Lansing – DEQ Earth Day (tentative)

May 21, 2016 – Choristers - Music in the Parks @ Six Flags Great America

June 3, 2016 – Choristers (or more!) – Festival of the Arts Opening Ceremonies

June 8, 2016 – 4th Grade Graduation Sing & Chimes @ NVHS Auditorium


East Music Programming

Strong Vocal, Aural & Motor Skill Development: combination of styles with an emphasis on Music Learning Theory.

ASD/CI Music: meets twice weekly

Music Ace Maestro in Computer Lab (music literacy/technology component)

1st – 4th gr. 30 min. weekly for approx. 18 weeks a year

IMMA & PMMA in Computer Lab (music aptitude/technology component)

Intermediate Measures of Music Audiation (IMMA) & 

Primary Measures of Music Audiation (PMMA)

Recorder instruction: 3rd & 4th grade, Jan – Mar

World Drumming: K-4 (adapted World Drumming)

Handchimes: Kindergarten - 4th gr. entire class chiming (e.g. I, IV, V7, I, & linear ringing). 

Musician / Composer of the Month: Music history component

“Start the Laser”: Similar to music school’s “drop the needle”. Beethoven is the 2015 - 2016 focus (friendly competition between 3rd & 4th grades).

Song Project: Students will learn and sing the fight song in concerts, assemblies, lunch on Fridays, etc.

Mr. Sinigos’ Blog & East Music Facebook Page: https://sites.google.com/a/nvps.net/sinigos_music/       https://www.facebook.com/EastOakviewMusic 

East Oakview Choristers: approx. 24-36 - 4th graders (w/family members traveling to Illinois 5/21/16)

Drumming Group: 3rd & 4th grades

Handchime Group: 4th grade (ringers range in reading abilities) 


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East Music Memories of  2014 - 2015

Music in the Parks Six Flags Great America - May 16, 2015

The East Oakview Choristers received a Superior rating and a best soloist award for one of our 4th graders! This is only the third superior we have received in 13 years of competition in Illinois. Our soloist was one of five soloists awarded out of 1200 musicians. We were the only elementary school in the competition.

Go East, Go!


East Music Dates 2014 - 2015

Oct 17, 2014 - Choristers sing @ NVHS Football Game

Dec 4, 2014 – 3rd & 4th Grade Concert

Dec 17, 2014 - Varsity Voices @ East Gym 10:15 - 10:45 am

Dec 19, 2014 – Teacher Show AM / Sing Along PM

Feb 19, 2015 – 1st & 2nd Grade Concert

Mar 5, 2015 – Choristers sing National Anthem @ NVHS Boys Basketball Game (updated)

Apr 1, 2015 – Talent Show (during school day)

Apr 22, 2015 – Choristers perform in Lansing (during school day)

Apr 27, 2015 – Choristers perform for French Back to Back Welcome Ceremony (during school day)

Apr 29, 2015 – Choristers sing National Anthem @ Whitecaps Game (during school day)

May 16, 2015 – Choristers @ Music in the Parks Six Flags Great America

June 4, 2015 – 4th Grade Graduation Sing & Chimes @ NVHS Auditorium