Third graders were rockin’ the last week of school at their “Rockin’ Recorder” concert! This concert culminated their year of recorder lessons in music class. In class, students learned how to read music, play a wind instrument, work together as a group, and persevere as they play the recorder. They also take part in the “Recorder Karate” program, as they earn different colored “belts” that wrap around their recorder. They enjoyed showing off the belts they have earned based on the different songs they have learned and mastered. Parents, families, 2nd graders, and 1st graders were in the audience to listen to their progress. The younger students are now looking forward to third grade so they can play the recorder, too! Third graders now have a great foundation to build upon as they are given the opportunity to join band in fourth grade and also play the ukulele in fourth grade music class. We love our “Rockin’ Recorders” and the third graders who play them!