The O'Farrell Charter School

Winner of the National Excellence in Urban Education Award

Elementary Music

Orff Xylophone
We're almost done with the 2018-19 School Year!
 Our school continues to grow--four Fifth Grade classes, and a new two-year Kindergarten program!  

Concert Dates: 
Fall Harvest Concert: Thursday, November 15th, 2018 @ 4:00pm
Spring Concert: Thursday, March 7th, 2019 @ 4:00pm
Both concerts will be at the Hollis Gentry III Auditorium, located at the front of the O'Farrell Charter School campus, near the corner of 61st and Skyline.

Basic Note Identification Exercise:

Online Sequencing Tool (fun!):
Soprano Recorders.
In Grades 3-5, we use Soprano Recorders as part of class.  This year we're excited to try out Lyons brand Soprano Recorders, which come in several fun colors:
  • Translucent Red
  • Translucent Orange
  • Translucent Yellow
  • Translucent Light Green
  • Translucent Blue
  • Translucent Purple
  • Translucent Pink
  • Translucent White/Clear
  • Opaque Ivory/White
  • Opaque Dark Brown
After School Music Club:
Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 3:20pm to 4:00pm in 406 (Mr. Rauh's room)
A small Xylophone Ensemble focused on developing musicianship; performs extra songs at concerts and provides music for Fifth Grade Promotion ceremonies.  Open to 3rd-5th graders (and their younger siblings)!  Students who apply must not be in Tutoring or Homework Club!
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Mr. Xkylyr Rauh
Elementary Music Teacher
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Orff Xylophones, Recorders, Classroom Percussion, Voice, and Dance!