Music

Mr. Thompson

Email: wjthompson1@cps.edu

  • K-5: Music Literacy, Ear Training, Music Theory, Playing Instruments, Singing together and alone, Folk Dance/Movement, Creating, Performing and Social Emotional
  • Middle School Choice Arts: Guitar, Orff Ensemble, Voice Study, Chorus, and Musical Theatre
  • 4th/5th Grade Choir: Thursdays in room 207 2:45-3:45 
  • 7th/8th Grade Choir: Thursdays in room 207 3:45-4:30 
  • Rock Band 4-8: Mondays in room 207 2:45-4:00
 
Music and Dance Show
Grades 5th-8th
 
Thursday, January 30th
9:30 am and 1:00 pm
 
Music and Dance Show Costumes
All Costumes Due to Homeroom Teacher
by Thursday Jan. 23rd

 

5th Grade Rm 302 & 303:

-Newsie Outfit - 

-Bottoms: Black Socks, Chino like Pants can be black, grey, navy, khaki color 

-Top: Neutral Button Down ( checkered button down or solid button down: white, grey, navy - Long sleeve or short sleeve)

-Accessories Optional: Vest or Suspenders

-Hat: Organized by Mrs. Merritt

-Newspapers will be provided 


Musical Theatre: 

Boys: Jeans (no holes), Solid Color Button Down (White,Blue, or Red), Black Belt, Shoes: Converse/Vans style sneaker or black dress shoes

Girls: Dress will be provided, Blazer, Womens Jacket, or Long winter wool Jacket to look like Suffragette,

Girls Shoes provided

Girls Hair: back and up. 


Guitar 1& 2: 

All: Black Dress Bottom, White Dress Top (Button down, blouse), Black dress shoes, Black socks or leggins,Black Belt (If wearing pants)

All Black or White Dress or Outfit is fine.

No Sweat Pants or Athletic Wear


4th/5th Choir: 

All: Black Dress Bottoms, White Dress Top, Black Dress Shoes, Black socks or leggins, Black Belt (if wearing pants)

No Sweat Pants or Athletic Wear


7th/8th Choir: 

Tie Dye T-Shirt with Jeans or T-shirt supporting a cause you care about with jeans. 


Rock Band:

All Black, One Piece of Color Example: Hat, Scarf, Boots, Shirt, Tie etc.. 

No Sweat Pants or Athletic Wear

 

 

 

Hamilton Choir Spring Rehearsal Schedule



January (Normal Times: 4th/5th 2:45-3:45 , 7th/8th 3:45 - 4:30)

1/9 - First Rehearsal after Break

1/16

1/23

1/30 (No After School Rehearsal) Music and Dance Show Performances at 9:30 am and 1:00 pm


*Rehearsal Change*

Each group will rehearse every other week 2:45 - 3:45

February

2/6 4/5

2/13 7/8

2/20 4/5

2/27 7/8

March

3/5 4/5

3/12 7/8

3/19 4/5

3/26 7/8

April

4/2 4/5

4/9 - NO Rehearsal Spring Break 

4/16 7/8

4/23 4/5

4/30 7/8

May

5/7 4/5 Final Rehearsal

5/14 7/8 Final Rehearsal 



 

 

Rock Band 4th-8th First Semester Rehearsal


September:

9/9 - Auditions

9/16 - First Rehearsal

9/23 

9/30 

October:

10/7

10/14 - No School 

10/21

10/28

November:

11/4

11/11 - No School 

11/18

11/25 - No Rehearsal 

December:

12/2

12/9

12/16 - No Rehearsal 

January:

1/6

1/13

1/20 - No School - Martin Luther King Day

1/21 -  Makeup Rehearsal to prepare for Show

1/27 

1/30 - Music and Dance Show