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All Jazzed Up at Maroun Elementary

What’s got fourth grade students at Phoenix’s Michael A. Maroun Elementary School all jazzed up?

Unable to contain their excitement during their performance of the song “Jazz” are some of the fourth grade students at Phoenix’s Michael A. Maroun Elementary School. The students, under the direction of music teachers Carol Van Gorder, foreground, and Jody Lentz, background, presented a choral concert that featured music that was made popular in the 1930s and 1940s.
Unable to contain their excitement during their performance of the song “Jazz” are some of the fourth grade students at Phoenix’s Michael A. Maroun Elementary School. The students, under the direction of music teachers Carol Van Gorder, foreground, and Jody Lentz, background, presented a choral concert that featured music that was made popular in the 1930s and 1940s.

Music.

The students, under the direction of music teachers Carol Van Gorder and Jody Lentz performed a concert in mid-May where they highlighted some of the most popular music of the 1930s and 1940s.

Songs, including “Jazz,” “The Blues,” “Jazz Is On Its Way,” “To Swing Or Not To Swing,” and “Wadda, Wadda, Wadda” took the audience on a musical journey through the genres of jazz, swing, and the blues.

 

Fourth grade students at Maroun Elementary School are all jazzed up to start their spring chorus concert.
Fourth grade students at Maroun Elementary School are all jazzed up to start their spring chorus concert.