McAlister General Music

Welcome to McAlister's General Music Page!

Student's in grades 3, 4 and 5 attend music once a week for 40 minutes.

The Core Standards for Music Education can be found at:


Questions or Concerns? Email Ms. Engler at

3rd Grade General Music


This month we will begin our Composer Unit. We will learn about many famous composers and their music. These composers include Beethoven, Mozart and John Williams. At the end of this unit, all third graders will compose, practice and perform their own songs on xylophones.

4th Grade General Music


Our recorder unit is about to start! We will begin recorder lessons later this month. The recorder is a great instrument which will prepare students for Fifth Grade Band. Please hand in your slips by Wednesday, January 16th. I have extra slips in the music room. If you would like to print one out at home, look on our Music Google Classroom page or see below.


5th Grade General Music


This month we will focus on our Winter Concert Pieces. They are: Come January, Glow and A Jolly, Jingling, Carol Medley.