PS 130 5th Graders & the Blues with LaFrae Sci

As part of their Great Migration Study, all fifth grade classes participated in a Blues Workshop with teaching artist LaFrae Sci.  Students learned about the past, present and future of the blues and the influence that the blues have had on other musical genres.  Fifth graders then contributed ideas and their voices to create their own blues song.  An added bonus of the workshop was an introduction to electronic music composition!  Sci’s visit was presented by the PTA Music Committee and supported by the PTA and the Malka Grant for Social Studies Enrichment.

The fifth graders worked with Sci to write and record a blues song … click here  to hear it!