Ballet Folklórico, “folkloric dance” in Spanish, is a collective term for traditional Mexican dances that emphasize local folk culture with some ballet characteristics – pointed toes, exaggerated movements, and highly choreographed. Individuals may be participating in this art form for fun or to express the culture in their own way.
The Guy Emanuele Elementary after school music program consists of a 2nd/3rd grade choir, a 4th/5th grade choir, and a 4th/5th grade recorder ensemble. All three of these programs utilize the skills students learn during their general music courses once a week to come together in a fun cooperative effort to prepare several concerts a year. These concerts provide musically rewarding experiences for both the students and the community members in attendance. These ensembles help students develop life long choral and instrumental skills as well as social and cooperative skills. Students will practice singing and instrumental posture, breathing, tone, and improvisation. All three ensembles will perform a varied repertoire consisting of folk, classical, multicultural, musical theater, and contemporary music.
Rehearsals will be held once a week after school for one hour. All students participating in these after school groups must understand that this is a year long commitment and that rehearsal and concert attendance by every member is essential to the group’s success. Absence from a rehearsal must be excused by parent email. Every student and parent choosing to participate in these groups must sign the EML Ensemble Contract linked here. I look forward to a fun and amazing year of beautiful music with all of your students!
EML Music Director
Filled with flags, color, and visual awesomeness, the Color Guard is one of our performing arts groups here at Emanuele. Your child will experience all aspects of visual performing….coordination, memorization, and working as a team. This group is made up of students in 2nd through 5th grade. While students of all skill levels and abilities are encouraged to join, a positive attitude and willingness to try, are a must.
The group practices, after school, once a week, and performs at the Winter and Spring concerts and assemblies. Color Guard is free to join.
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Coach Green’s sports club is back! Sign ups will start in the winter. Keep a look out for Coach’s sign up sheet in November. For more information, please reach out to coach at email@example.com.