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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 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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