Fall Creek School of Rock

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The final edited video for the first performance of our elementary school’s School of Rock - an 80-member rock band including ages from pre-K to fifth grade and skill levels from complete novice to experienced performers. That’s me oompahing on the tuba at 1:33. I suggested the song, arranged it and did lead vocals and tuba for a performance by our adult band as a demo for the kids, and coached the wind section. My daughter is visible singing at 2:02 (on left, in profile) and at various other places. The whole project was a blast, and we’re now working on our next song in the second 10-week session.

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School of Rock

What a great vid. How does anyone manage 80 kids playing rock!!!

Loved it.

Thanks! It’s basically an

Thanks! It’s basically an exercise in cat herding. And fortunately I don’t think any cats were harmed in the making of that video. It’s sort of like managing a nuclear reactor, I think - you want to keep the kids excited, but not too excited…