Music

    ​​​​​Composer and CU Professor Dr. Andrea Ramsey comes to choir rehearsal to visit with students about her piece. The last choir concert on May 6, 2016, featured one of Dr. Ramsey's works.

     Curriculum

    ​​For more information on BVSD's Music Curriculum, please refer to the following BVSD web page.

    BVSD Music Curriculum​

     

     

    Elizabeth_McCordhttps://cre.bvsd.org/About/directory/Pages/Elizabeth_McCord.aspxhttps://cre.bvsd.org/About/directory/Pages/Elizabeth_McCord.aspx{bb9ea5bd-51eb-4046-b4c3-272094f6a2d3}Elizabeth_McCordMusic TeacherGP0|#4411ba2e-4eda-48af-b4ec-d84c111e4c6c;L0|#04411ba2e-4eda-48af-b4ec-d84c111e4c6c|Music;GTSet|#047c81e0-37dc-4eae-934f-e677abc2b456;GPP|#ac90095b-9ee0-42c4-9b52-26efaebea9b3;GPP|#6ad9fbb3-bf89-49b8-9e36-ddd3131d80d6;GPP|#4d055820-42d8-4f9b-843d-27bc329df1ff720-561-3848elizabeth.mccord@bvsd.org720-561-3800<p><strong>​</strong><span style="font-size:13pt;"><strong>E</strong></span><span style="font-size:13pt;"><strong>ducational Background:</strong> B.S. Music Education with Vocal Emphasis from Williams Baptist University in May of 2012; Masters of Music Education with Choral Conducting emphasis from University of Colorado Boulder in June of 2016 </span></p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><strong>Experience:</strong> I have been teaching in Boulder Valley since 2012. I taught General Elementary Music at Lafayette Elementary from 2012- 2016, Elementary General Music and Middle Level Choir at Aspen Creek PK8 from 2013- 2017, and General Music at Columbine Elementary from 2017-2018. I started at Creekside Elementary in 2017-18. </span><br class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><strong>Hobbies & personal interests</strong>: I love a good cup of coffee or tea. I enjoy running, yoga, hiking, and camping with my husband Ricky, Irish Setter Rory, and daughter Emery. I love to cook, paint, sing, play piano, and watch a musical. If I could have any other job, I would be the voice of a Disney Princess or sing on Broadway. </span><br class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">What do you enjoy most about your job?  I just LOVE music. It has always been my dream to teach music. I have been singing since I was big enough to stand on a stage. I get to do my favorite thing all day. Music is something that every corner of the earth has. I truly believe that studying music expands your horizons and makes you a more well rounded human. I love watching my students grow in their appreciation of and abilities in music. </span><br class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><strong>Favorite Quotes:</strong></span><br class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><ul><li><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">"Sometimes the world can knock it out of you, but I believe in music the way that some people believe in fairytales." - August Rush</span></li></ul><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><br class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><ul><li><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">"To play a wrong note is insignificant, to play without passion is inexcusable."          - Ludwig Van Beethoven </span></li></ul><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"> </span><br class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><ul><li><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">"Music to me is like breathing, I don't get tired of breathing, I don't get tired of music." -  Ray Charles </span><br></li></ul><p><br></p>

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