Cody Gifford

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Name: Cody Gifford
Date registered: May 25, 2014

Latest posts

  1. @ AISG Band Festival — March 3, 2014
  2. SIS musicians participate in Shenzhen Arirang — March 2, 2014
  3. AMIS Asian MS Honor Orchestra in Manila — January 26, 2014
  4. Music composition – Twelve Bar Blues — December 12, 2013
  5. Bayside students featured in regional magazine — December 2, 2013

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Mar 03

@ AISG Band Festival

Seven SIS instrumentalists from grades 8 and 9 travelled to Guangzhou for the AISG Band Festival on March 2 & 3, 2014. Along with students from other nearby international schools,¬†these student musicians rehearsed for a performance and participated in masterclasses and sectionals with¬†area professional musicians including Joke Tummers (woodwind specialist), Michael Garza (woodwind specialist), Wilson …

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Mar 02

SIS musicians participate in Shenzhen Arirang

SIS musicians understand that music plays a powerful role in bringing communities together. At school, these students from all over the world learn to communicate and connect with each other as they create beautiful, meaningful sounds. As these students grow up far away from their parents’ home cultures, they also benefit from opportunities to connect …

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Jan 26

AMIS Asian MS Honor Orchestra in Manila

SIS student Chanhong Jeon earned a first violin position in the AMIS Asian Middle School Honor Orchestra this year. Hosted by International School Manila, the festival included students from AMIS member schools in Asia and Europe.

Dec 12

Music composition – Twelve Bar Blues

Dec 02

Bayside students featured in regional magazine

Nov 18

Music Professor in Residence at Bayside

American music professor in week-long residency at SIS shares insights with Bayside students. During the week of November 11-14, Dr. Karen Fannin, Associate Professor of Music and Director of Bands at Hendrix College in the United States, was in residence at Bayside working with students on a variety of skills and topics. Dr. Fannin led …

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Nov 08

Grade 6 Instrument selection

Grade 6 students have completed introductory units in music class and art class. They have also chosen to go to music or art for the remainder of the school year. The next step for the student who has chosen to go to music class is to select an instrument to play. Click the link to …

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Oct 13

Burying Your Head in the Sand is Not an Option!

I want my students to be intentional and assertive with tasks, to do their best work everyday, and to boldly take on challenges. Sometimes this means they need to step out of their comfort zones and try new things. Other times this may simply mean practicing tricky musical passages or doing homework assignments with attention …

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Jan 28

AMIS Asian MS Honor Orchestra Festival in Beijing

Students from 23 international schools joined together last week to form the AMIS Asian MS Honor Orchestra and Honor Mixed Choir under the direction of Jonathan Mann (orchestra) and Darlene Elkins (choir). The festival was hosted by the International School of Beijing. SIS students Sandy Park and Matthew Leslie earned positions in the orchestra as …

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Oct 10

AMIS Jazz Festival in Kuala Lumpur

Two senior IB music students, Dong Min Park and Brunno Soares, just returned from the Association for Music in International Schools (AMIS) Honor Jazz Festival hosted by the International School of Kuala Lumpur. They earned positions in the honor jazz band through auditions submitted last spring. The festival offered opportunities for the boys to perform …

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