Our Lady of Mercy School

Music class

"I play the notes as they are written, but it is God who makes the music.”

Johann Sebastian Bach

Composer of the Month

Leonard Bernstein

"Music can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable."

Lawrence ,Massachusetts

August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990) was an American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist. He was among the first conductors born and educated in the US to receive worldwide acclaim.

From 1958-1969 Bernstein served as the principal conductor of the New York Philharmonic

Bernstein conducted the orchestra for the CBS television series, Young People's Concerts


"Call and Response" songs -Grades 3 and 4

Rhythm Projects- Grade 5

Recorder songs-Grade 3

Middle school- Keyboard Instruments of the Baroque period ( present one and create your own)