Miss Jacobsen's Musical Bullpups


--Curious what your students are up to in music? Check out the tab labeled with their grade to find out!

--5th Grade Choir will restart on January 15th at 3:15pm. Registration will be open for any hoping to join at semester until January 11th at 3pm. Check out the "Choir" tab for more information!

-- The district calendar can be found at www.usd348.com/district-information/calendars/. Important dates are also listed by grade level.

-- Be sure to check out the contact info and links page on this site! There are some great resources to practice some of our music concepts.

What do Bullpup Musicians do?


This includes improvising, arranging and composing


This includes singing, playing instruments and moving


This includes reading, analyzing, describing, explaining, notating, identifying, evaluating, comparing, contrast and interpreting

-- The music curriculum for BESIC can be found at http://www.usd348.com/for-parents/academic-services/curriculum/music/.

Composer of the Month:

Pentatonix (2011-present)

Fun Facts:

  • PTX has been going on world tours for six years now and even appeared in Pitch Perfect 2, the movie!
  • PTX has won 3 grammy awards in 2015, 2016 and 2017!
  • PTX is an A Cappella group meaning there are NO instruments used; only their voices!
  • PTX became famous when they won the 3rd season of NBC's "Sing Off" in 2011! They started as a small singing group in Texas.
  • There are 5 members in PTX: Kirsten Maldonado, Mitch Grassi, Kevin Olusola, Scott Hoying and Matt Sallee who replaced Avi Kaplan as the bass in 2017.

Some Famous Works:

  • Daft Punk (cover)
  • Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy (cover)
  • Cheerleader (cover)
  • Mary Did you Know (cover-Christmas)
  • White Winter Hymnal (cover-Christmas)
  • Water (original)
  • Ref (original)
  • Misbehavin' (original)