B-B-E elementary spring concert celebrates history of Rock N' Roll (VIDEO)

Grades K-5 music program held after a two-year hiatus

Students in grades kindergarten through fifth grade at Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa elementary school performed their spring music concert on Wednesday, May 4 in front of a packed house in the school gymnasium. The music and dialogue celebrated the history of Rock N' Roll with music from singers such as Little Richard, James Brown and Elvis Presley. Below is a video clip from the start of the show.

Prior to the musical, the fifth grade band performed a long list of songs including the traditional Old MacDonald song, When the Saints Go Marching In (traditional arr. by Sandy Feldstein and Larry Clark), Shoo Fly (American folk song), Mary Ann (Jamaican folk song), Baa Baa Black Sheep (American folk song), Frere Jaques (French folk song), Skip to My Lou (American folk song), Barcarolle (Jacques Offenbach), This Old Man (American folk song) and Mexican Hat Dance (Mexican folk song). The fifth grade band includes 19 musicians.

Numerous photos from the band concert and music program were published in the May 12 issue of the Bonanza Valley Voice newspaper.


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