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Celebrating Winter and the Holidays at the Preschool and Kindergarten Sing

Students from University School of Milwaukee’s prekindergarten, junior kindergarten, and kindergarten classes joined together to sing the praises of winter, snow, and several holidays at the annual Preschool and Kindergarten Sing on Tuesday, Dec. 18 in the Virginia Henes Young Theatre. The event was directed by Ellen Shuler, with piano accompaniment by Leslie Krueger and guitar accompaniment by Todd Schlenker, and included audience participation. Thank you to all who helped make the event possible!

Songs performed:

Hello Song: An original Music Together song
This Little Light of Mine: A gospel-style song made popular in the 1960s, we created our own verses!
Crawdad: A traditional American folk song
Here is the Beehive: A traditional song that incorpates spoken rhythm
Hine Ma Tov: A traditional Israeli folk song that introduces ABA (or Rondo) form
Mississippi Cats: An original Music Together song
A Ram Sam Sam: From Morocco, this children's song teaches tempo and focus
Over the River and Through the Woods: A family favorite written in 1844
Jingle Bells: A favorite for the winter season
Shenandoah: An American folk song made popular in 1820
Goodbye, So Long, Farewell: An original Music Together song

Due to copyright restrictions, the video recording of the event can only be viewed behind a password-protected wall, and only until Dec. 24, 2018. Preschool and Lower School parents who want to watch the video can log in to myUSM, click on "Resources" in the top tan navigation bar, and then select the "Preschool and Lower School Parent Page." The link to the video appears at the top of that page.


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