Thanks to Ms. Jessica's instruction, the children have mastered the meaning of a quarter note and an eighth note. She used the term "ta" to represent quarter notes and the term "te-te" to represent eighth notes. Hover over the images for a short description of what you're viewing.
Playing exotic instruments is an integral part of music class. Ms. Jessica taught the children about ensembles, but in particular they learned about gamelan, which is traditional ensemble music of Java and Bali in Indonesia. They even had the chance to play their own! For a chance to learn more about gamelan, click HERE.