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Hello, I'm Ms. Gresham!

My name is Ms. Gresham and I have been teaching music at Scenic Heights for over 10 years now!  Time flies when you are having fun!     I like to play the oboe and sing.   I also enjoy gardening, reading, traveling, hiking and biking.   I have two grown daughters, Kelcey and Leighton, and a cat named Nora.  (I just call her Kitty, though.)

Little known fact about me:  I once played on the same stage as Ray Charles!  (If you don't know who he is, look him up!)


Tina Gresham

Upcoming Programs


4th Grade program  "From the Inside Out"   

 Congratulations to   Antonetti, Cooper, and Palmer's classes for a great performance!

    Program B- October 4, 2018  6:00 p.m. in the school cafeteria    Classes are:  Diamond, Guttery, James, Tanner

Please have your student report to their classroom between 5:30 - 5:45.   Dress is solid white T-shirt and bluejeans.


5th Grade program  "We Haz Jazz"

   Program A - October 18, 2018  6:00,  Lipham, Mayo, Pugh, Trawick and 1/2 of Mayo.

   Program B - October 25, 2018,  6:00 p.m.  Baker, Buck, Walden and 1/2 of Mayo.   Both programs are in the school cafeteria.

Dress is solid black t-shirt and blue jeans or dark pants.



3rd Grade program "This is America"  

  Program A - November 6, 6:00 p.m.  Ashton, Havlina, Holcomb, Hyder

  Program B - November 8 both at 6:00 p.m.  Crisco, Gagnet, Musgrove, Tanner, Warren

  Both programs are in the school cafeteria.  

Dress is a solid red, white or blue (flag colors) t-shirt and blue jeans


First Grade program "Holiday Music"

  Program 1 - Tuesday, December 11, 6:00 p.m.   Hartman, Phillips, Schreiber, Tew

  Program 2 - Thursday, December 13 6:00 p.m.  Both programs are in the school cafeteria.


Kindergarten - "The Little Red Hen"

  Program 1 - March 7, 2019,  Program 2- March 12, 2019 both at 6:00 p.m. in the school cafeteria.


2nd Grade program - "It's So Easy Being Green"

   Program 1 - April 11, 2019,  Program 2 - April 18 both at 6:00 p.m. in the school cafeteria.




What is a typical music class like at Scenic Heights?


On any given day during music class you may find us playing Orff instruments, drums, triangles, recorders and many more instruments.   We sing every time we meet!   Some days we may be doing a folk dance or learning about a famous composer like Beethoven or Mozart.    We may even listen to some jazz or pop!    There are so many fun things to do in music class that it is difficult to pack them all into two 35 minutes classes each week!


October Composer and Musician Birthdays

Camille Saint Saens born October 9, 1835 in Paris, France


Giuseppe Verdi  born October 10, 1813 in Le Roncole, Italy


Ralph Vaughn Williams born October 12, 1872 in Down Ampney, England (Great Britain)

link to hear a piece of his music


Franz Liszt born October 22, 1811 in Sopran, Hungary

link to hear a piece of his music



Click the links above to go to a kid friendly website with pictures, bios and musical examples.



September Composer and Musician Birthdays

Johann Pachelbel,  September 1, 1635  (You may have heard his "Canon" at a wedding.)


John Cage,  September 5, /1912



Antonin Dvorak,  September 8, 1841


Clara Schumann,  September 13, 1819


Gustav von Holst,   September 21, 1874   (Holst is well known for his work, "The Planets.")   (flash mob version)


John Rutter,   September 24, 1945   (This British composer is well known for his beautiful choral works.)

Check out these fun music websites!