Music at MPSA

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General Music

flowers bio Ms. Amie Shakespeare
brewer bio pic Ms. Beth Brewer
Class Schedule

Ms. Shakespeare and Ms. Beth are both American Center for Elemental Music and Movement Beacon Scholars. Ms. Shakespeare and Ms. Beth share training and practice in Orff-Schulwerk, an international approach to music education.

Stawasz Christiana Stawasz, Museum Education Intern, will work with Ms. Shakespeare and Montessori Public School of Arlington students until December this year.


Weekly 30 minute SYNCHRONOUS lessons:

  • Primary: Ms. Shakespeare & Ms. Beth
  • Lower Elementary: Ms. Shakespeare
  • Upper Elementary: Ms. Beth

Music materials will be available in October.
Additional musical opportunities (synchronous and asynchronous)will be scheduled throughout the year. Notifications will be in SchoolTalk.

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Instrumental Music – Band

Glasner, R. Mr. Randy Glasner


Monday Wednesday Thursday Friday
4th Grade Flute 5th Grade Flute 5th Grade Trumpet 5th Grade Beginner Woodwind
4th Grade Clarinet 5th Grade Clarinet 5th Grade Trombone/Baritone 5th Grade Beginner Brass
4th Grade Saxophone 5th Grade Saxophone 5th Grade Percussion 5th Grade Beginner Percussion
4th Grade Trumpet
4th Grade Trombone/Baritone
4th Grade Percussion

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Instrumental Music – Orchestra

Kamenski Mr. Erik Kamenski


Monday Tuesday Wednesday
4th Grade Cello 5th Grade Viola 5th Grade Violin
4th Grade Violin

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Critical and Creative Thinking Team

Music, Art, PE, Library, Counseling are your Critical & Creative Thinking Team

During this distanced time of learning, we are brainstorming ways in which our community may experience shared, joyful experiences of music-making throughout the year.

Follow the links for additional critical & creative thinking opportunities at home:

Disclaimer: This page contains links to websites that are outside of the Arlington Public School network. APS does not control the content or relevancy of these links.

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