Back in the day, I was an elementary general music teacher. It gives me great pleasure to see kids having fun making beautiful music.
I’ve been bummed out by our long pandemic season. It’s affected my blogging in that I just don’t feel excited about writing. But then I thought, What could be better or more life-affirming than kids making music? So I headed to YouTube. (Oh, yeah, like you haven’t been watching cat videos while stuck at home.)
A six year old at Carnegie Hall:
Three year old drummer:
Kids making music with found objects:
A six-year-old accompanies herself on ukulele:
Kids from all over the world cooperated to make this video. My students used to do this cup thing.
Seven year old guitarist:
You’ll recognize the three pieces in this medley played by nine- and ten-year-olds:
Hey, don’t you have an accordion stored under your bed? This would be a good time to pull it out and practice. . .