Wednesday, March 28, 2012
"Note to husbands who need excuses to play the guitar with their buddies and to parents justifying the cost of their children's piano lessons: A new study from Northwestern University in Evanston says lifelong playing of musical instruments has a positive impact on the brain." See the rest of the article here: Playing and Instrument Helps Tune the Brain
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Congratulations to the Saint Patrick Percussion Ensemble II and Honors Percussion Ensemble on their fantastic performance at the 2012 Elk Grove Percussion Festival. At this noncompetitive festival, the groups were treated to wonderful high school performances, helpful comments from clinicians, and an outstanding performance by the professional quartet Third Coast Percussion. Thanks to all who were in attendance.
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Nia Quintet. Also featured will be a Split the Pot Raffle and Door Prizes. This is a 21 and over event. Proceeds of the event will go to the Saint Patrick Music Department. Invite your friends! Come on out for what will be a fun time of fantastic food and wonderful music! Thanks for your support of Saint Patrick High School Music!
Friday, March 2, 2012
Please consider joining us for the 2012 Elk Grove Percussion Festival at Elk Grove High School on Saturday, March 10. Percussion II and Honors Percussion will perform from 2-3 p.m. They have been working very hard and would love to play in front of a large audience. Please come out and show your support! More details can be found here: Percussion Festival Itinerary.