Christmas DVD’s and upcoming 4th+ 5th grade opportunities


I hope that this message finds you and your family doing well.  I wanted to share with you that DVD’s have arrived!  See below this message for additional 4th and 5th grade students musical opportunities. Resources for all of these events can be found here my district blog under 4th + 5th at the top .

All-Christmas Program DVD’s have arrived!  Your child should bring it home this week if you sent the form and payment to school.  Online orders should arrive soon.  Please let me know if you have issues with your order.  I appreciate your patience!

On Thursday, February 24th, 4th and 5th grade students will be performing at the 47th Annual Music In Our Schools Concert on Thursday, February 28th at 7 p.m. at the High School.  Please plan to arrive by 6:45 p.m. Here are links to practice tracks and music notation

Also, on February 24th, all 4th Graders in Geneseo schools will be traveling to the Symphony Day at the Adler Theater in Davenport.  Please see the previous message for more details.  Here is the resource guide.  The symphony has informed us that masks will be required not only on the bus to and from, but also inside the event venue. 

4th Graders- Our 4th Grade Musical this year will be Star Search-A “Light” Musical.  We will perform it on Tuesday, March 15th at 7:00 p.m. in the Southwest Gymnasium.  Please see details in previous messages.

Please let me know if you have any questions.  Thank you again for the continued support of your child’s education!


Mike Eckwall

Southwest Music Teacher


2021-22 Remaining Southwest Fine Arts Dates

Quad City Symphony Day-(4th grade) –Thursday, February 24, 2022, 11:00 a.m. concert

Music in Our Schools Concert (4th and 5th grades)– Thursday, February 24, 2022, 7:00 p.m., HS Concert Hall

4th Grade Musical – Tuesday, March 15, 2022, 7:00 p.m. at Southwest

5th grade Recorder Concert Monday, April 25, 2022

Practice– TBA

Concert–  7:00 p.m., HS Concert Hall

All-Unit Choir Concert (4th and 5th grades)- Monday, May 2, 2022, 7:00 p.m., HS Concert Hall

Southwest Spring Programs– Thursday, May 12, 2022, Southwest Gymnasium

  • Grades K-2 8:45 a.m.
  • Grades 3-5 10:00 a.m.

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