K-8 Music Instruments

Schools: Mildred Day School, Kennebunkport Consolidated School, Kennebunk Elementary School, Middle School of the Kennebunks   Amount: $8,000   Applicants: Dr. Phil Potenziano/Laurie Ellis, Tony Michaud, & Sandra Sharood:  Assistant Superintendent/K-8 Music Teachers

The innovative aspect of this grant is to approach band instruction from a point of view which eliminates the financial barrier for some children. Music and the arts support 21 st century skills through activities that are project-based, communication-intensive; provide immediate feedback; involve creative problem solving, critical thinking, teamwork, self-directed work and self-assessment.

 Laurie Ellis, (MSK) – Musser 1.5 Classic Chimes & Tenor Steel Pan,  Sandra Sharood,  – (MLD) Yamaha YTR-2330 Standard Bb Trumpet and (KCS) Yas 26 Alto Sax  Tony Michaud, (KES) – Chromatic Xylophone Bars and Contra Bass Bar F#