SELECTED STUDENT WORK FROM PHS ELECTIVE MUSIC COURSES

Here's some of the best from past sections of PHS Elective Music classes.

EXAMPLES OF HOLIDAY CD TRACKS

CLICK HERE FOR INFO ABOUT the 2013 "SEASON FOR GIVING HOLIDAY" CD, to benefit Autism Speaks!

2014 Class Final Project (COLORS)

AP FINAL CLASS PROJECT: At the Meadow

The 2011 AP Music Theory class created, for their final project, a programmatic suite describing the creatures and events at a meadow. The suite is written for a small orchestra (Clar., Bssn., Vln, Vla, Vc., Bs and Piano) and - in the last movement, electronic sounds. We hope you enjoy!
Nymphalidae Lepidoptera, or "Butterflies" (Nell):
Score for Butterflies
To Dwell a Mouse (Hannah):
Score for Mouse
The Snake (Zach):
Score for Snake
Il Gufo Affamati, or "The Hungy Owl" (Nich):
Score for Owl
Nox Lampyridae, or "Firefly Night" (Tristan):
Score for Solo Cello part of Fireflies

AP Music Theory FINAL PROJECT: "Cloudy With a Chance of Music" (an instrumental suite, performed live by members of the AP Music and Music Theory 2 classes).


CLICK HERE TO SEE/HEAR THE 2012 AP MUSIC THEORY FINAL CLASS PROJECT


AP Theory Folk Song Settings

Black Is the Color (Nich): Score,
Loch Lomond (Nell): Score,
I Love My Love (Hannah): Score,
Greensleeves (Tristan): Score,
Beer Barrel Polka (Zach): Score,

AP Theory "Pedal Point Duets"

Nich, Perception: Noteflight score,
Nell, Lament the Air: Noteflight score,
Hannah, Meddling Pedaling: Noteflight score,
Tristan, Star Gazing: Noteflight score,
Zach, November: Noteflight score,


"My Favorite Things" Podcasts

Zach G., "The Sex Pistols" (seriously, this is "clean"):
Sam D., "Justin King":
Rachael H., "Celtic Thunder":
Nich R., "Regina Spektor":

AP Theory Modal Compositions

Zach G's A Phrygian Waltz:
Nell's Dorian Dream:
Nich's Mixolydian Monotony:
Tristan's Mixolydian Travels:
Hannah's Phrygian Phorage :

Loops & Layering Projects

Zach G.
Sam D.
Nich R.
Rachael H.
Paige S.
Andrew T.
Felicia W.
Mike G.
The Digestive System (an operetta in four acts), composed and performed by members of the 2009 AP Music Theory and the Music Theory 2 classes.
ACT 1: The Mouth
ACT 2: Eh Soffa Guess
ACT 3: The Stomach
ACT 4: The Intestines (Small and Large)
"Christmas Is So Much More," composed and produced by Katie Stahl for the Parkland: A Season for Giving (2008) CD.
Solfeggietto, by C.P.E. Bach, arranged and produced by Alison Hofmann.
Snake, Diamond, Moose, by the 2007 Music Theory 2 Class. Recorded live as performed by members of the class.
This CD Needs a Hanukkah Song, written, performed and produced by Sam Palumbo for the Parkland: A Season for Giving (2007) CD. Sam's excellent lyrics!
asdfjkl;, by Noam Frischman. This was a "pedal point duet" project, for flute and clarinet.
Dorian Mode, by Julia Wade. This was a modal etude composition project.
Space Jam, by Albert Lazaro. This was a Loops & Layering project.
"It Wouldn't Be Christmas Without...," by Megan Anthony (a "Favorite Things" podcast)

MUSIC THEORY 2 (Spring 2010) Class Song Composition:

Abby and Emsy Fool Around with DSP (i.e. "Auto-tune):

Info and Sound Clips for the CD, Parkland: A Season for Giving (our blog).

"My Favorite Things" Podcasts (Music Production)

Subtract the Ceiling (Connor T.) .

Disney's Music Magic (Mike T.) .

Amazing World of Acoustic Music (Ed B.) .


HAND WASHING SONG (Music Production)

Nurse Wrobel's Hand Washing PSA Video (contains "the steps" you need to incorporate)



WASH DEM HANDS video on YouTube



Aaron and Josh: "Wash Your Hands"


Chad, Connor, Nick, and Jon: "Wash Dem Hands"


Oksana, Xavier, Will, and Najee: "Wash Yo Handz"



Modal Compositions (AP Music Theory)

Dorian in F, by Alice B.: Notation, .
Phrygian Phantasy, by Taryn G.: Notation, .
Dorium, by Ryan M.: Notation, .
The Boriam Dorian, by Andrew K.: Notation, .
Dorian Anguish, by Alex C.: Notation, .

Loops & Layering Project (Music Production)

The Journey (Ed B.):
The Onion (Mike T.):
Closed Circuit (Connor T.):

New Clothes for an Old Tune (Music Production)

Invention No. 1, J.S. Bach (produced by Connor T.):
Moonlight Sonata, L. Beethoven (produced by Mike T.):
Fur Elise, L. Beethoven (produced by Ed B.):

Pedal Point Duets (AP Music Theory)

A Peddler's Song (Alice B.): Noteflight,
White (Alex C.): Noteflight,
Pedal Point Duet (Taryn G.): Noteflight,
Pointy Pedalism (Andrew K.): Noteflight,
Flower Pedals (Ryan M.): Noteflight,

Period Form Compositions (AP Music Theory)

Alice B., Andrew K., Ryan M., Taryn G., Alex C.