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Courtney D'Aversa

Mrs. Courtney D'Aversa    
Skippack Elementary
K-5 General Music
5th Grade Chorus

About Me:

Welcome to music!  I am proud to have started my career at Perkiomen Valley and Skippack Elementary back in 2008, after graduating from Westminster College in New Wilmington, PA. earning my degree in Music Education focusing in Vocal Performance.  In 2013 I earned my Master's Degree in Music Education/Vocal Performance from West Chester University.  I was lucky enough to marry Mr. D'Aversa in 2015, and we have a beautiful one year old daughter, Ryleigh.  We currently live with her and our 2 cats, Squeaky and Guinness.  I look forward to a great year in music class!

What to Expect:
In all music classes, we sing, dance, and learn about musical concepts and skills.  Each year, we focus on a different type of musical skill; steady beat, rhythm, matching pitch, patriotic and folk music, and in fifth grade, chorus.  Please see the links on the righthand side for a more detailed look at our scope and sequence and curriculum.

What's Going on in Music this Month?


Welcome to Skippack!  In September we will focus on the different between our singing, speaking, whispering, and yelling voices.  

September Songs:

1st Grade:

Welcome back!  Singing independently and developing a steady inner beat is what September is all about!

September Songs:

2nd Grade:

Welcome back!  Singing and working together is September's focus, while learning about the Orff instruments.

September Songs:

3rd Grade:

Welcome Back! September is dancing month for 3rd grade.  We are learning singing games and dances that we can take anywhere!

September Songs:

4th Grade:

Welcome back!  Our focus this month is the National Anthem and other Patriotic songs.  How many do you already know?

September Songs:

5th Grade:

Welcome 5th graders!  In September we are talking about chorus, and how much fun it is to sing together.  We are also learning all about Solfege and tongue-twisters.

Chorus Songs:

Hi! Ho! The Rattlin' Bog