As part of Music in Our Schools Month, Lincoln Elementary School students in Brainerd will present the program "Singing Through the Century" at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Tornstrom Auditorium, Washington Middle School, Brainerd.
The program will showcase the music of each decade of the 20th century as sung by grades 1-5 and the Lincoln Elementary Choir.
As part of March's Music in Our Schools Month, Emily Charter School students Brigitte Jenson and Tawna O'Dell played the xylophones. Wednesday, community members joined Emily students for a performance.
Students will sing a medley of songs that originated from each decade. A slide show will accompany them, depicting images from Brainerd's past and global events of the time.
Emily Charter School music teacher Andrea Besnett introduced students to instruments for Music in Our Schools Month, including the flute, clarinet, alto sax, trumpet and trombone. Here, she demonstrated how the trumpet works.
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