Music--Mr. Bill McClintock

Mr. Bill McClintock

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Hello! My name is Mr. McClintock, and this is my second year teaching music at Sto-Rox Upper Elementary School. Although I am relatively new to the Sto-Rox School District, I have been teaching music in other schools since 2011. I received my bachelor’s degree in Music Technology from Duquesne University in 2003. Shortly after that I began teaching guitar lessons at a local music shop. I quickly realized that teaching music was my passion, and I decided to return to Duquesne to acquire my teaching certification. 


When I am not teaching, I generally spend my time exercising, riding my bike on the Montour Trail, and creating music mashups for my YouTube channel. I also enjoy spending time with my wife and two kids. 


Music at SRUE Grades 4-6

In 4-6 music class, we will spend time in the following areas:


  1. Singing

  2. Moving to music

  3. Learning about the fundamentals of music (musical staff, beats, rhythms, dynamics, and musical expression)

  4. Responding to various musical recordings by writing in a journal

  5. Playing instruments

  6. Percussion instruments such as the djembe drum, conga drum, hand drum, cowbell, shaker, xylophone, and lummi sticks

  7. Boomwhackers (color-coded plastic tubes tuned to various musical pitches)

  8. Recorders

  9. Ukuleles (using the new Yousician ukulele curriculum!)

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