Group Announcements

Home Learning

If you have questions or want to email Mr. Wilson, please reach out to him 
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Also, please check out Mr.WilsonsMusicRoom (Mr. Wilson's YouTube Channel) Click Here
Mr. Wilson's Marimba Build VideoUpdate 3/25/2020:
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Mr. Wilson's Marimba Build Update: Mr. Wilson's has built a 3 1/2 Octave Marimba from 2/17/2020 to 3/27/2020. Mr. Wilson is nearly finished building this new Marimba (a melodic percussion instrument). Here is a link to see a brief video performance of: a duet marimba debut of "Heart and Soul" by Mr. Wilson and his son, Isaac Wilson. 24 of 26 Marimba Bars were finished being tuned by Mr. Wilson as of 3-27-2020. Here is the duet performance: Click Here

Hey JAMMERS! Check out this Flipgrid and two links by Mr. Wilson add to this flipgrid activity: Click Here

Virtual Keyboard to play Online Keyboard

Virtual Keyboard #2

Multicultural Video Performance of JAMMIN' in the Jungle

Check out the 2015-2016 JAMMIN' in the Jungle folder below these announcements to download and view the video performance of JAMMIN' in the Jungle's Nov. 19th-1st performance of the school year at the Multicultural Night playing Jon Madin's "Banuwa".

JAMMIN' in the Jungle Performs at Woodbridge Middle School opening for the Old Bridge Chamber Orchestra on 5-17-2015

Check out the latest Youtube link of JAMMIN' in the Jungle's performance on May 17, 2015 at Woodbridge Middle School. You can click on this announcement link or go to the JAMMIN' in the Jungle 2014-2015 file.
Youtube Link

JAMMIN' in the Jungle performs for School April 7, 2015

Check out the School video recording of JAMMIN' in the Jungle performing Mallet Warmup, Boris the BASSMAN (along with Isaac Wilson on Alto Saxophone), and South African song Click Song on April 7, 2015. You can find this video in the 2014-2015 JAMMIN' in the Jungle File Folder at the lower portion of this webpage.

Multicultural Night Performance Videos added to the 2014-2015 JAMMIN' in the Jungle Files

Check out the 2014-2015 JAMMIN' in the Jungle files to view the two videos of "Click Song" from South Africa for the MWES November 20, 2014 Multicultural Night.

JAMMIN' in the Jungle

Check out the School Day performance of Click Song from South Africa as exhibited by JAMMIN' in the Jungle on Dec. 19, 2014. I was able to reduce this video file to add it to the website so enjoy viewing.

JAMMIN' in the Jungle Performs at Garfield High School for the Old Bridge chamber Orchestra Concert 2-23-14

Check out the video performance of JAMMIN' in the Jungle performing at Garfield High School on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014 for the preconcert for the Old Bridge Chamber Orchestra.
The 2014 5th graders performed 
Dance the Cha, Cha, Cha by Oscar Munoz
Do-Mi-Sol by Tim Wilson
Hurstbridge Kids by Jon Madin
Look for the video clip by going to Student Activities, click on Jammin'in the Jungle and scroll down to files "JAMMIN' in the Jungle  2-23-14"file to open and copy the URL to see the video link via Youtube.

2013-2014 JAMMIN' in the Jungle will begin practice on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013 at 7:45 a.m.

Our 2013-2014 MWES 5th grade Melodic Percussion Ensemble JAMMIN' in the Jungle will hold our 1st rehearsal on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013 at 7:45 a.m. until 8:30 a.m. in the Music Room. Please note this is a date change from the original date that was sent home in your application. Mr. Wilson will post members and a congratualtions letter will go home this Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013.

JAMMIN' in the Jungle performs at The Hylton Performance Arts Center 5-1-11

5th grade members of JAMMIN' in the Jungle were invited to perform Sunday, May 1, 2011 at the Hylton Performance Arts Center. Check out the below video taken by Mr. C, Chris Carroll. Thanks Mr. C for taking this video of this AWESOME performance. Thanks to Ms. Petko, Mr. and Mrs. Dixon for their assistance in transporting, set up and tear down of the xylophones and Bass Marimba. Also, a thank you to Lisa Zargarpur, Mrs. Z, who played soprano recorder and kept the Bass Marimba together during this performance.


Thank you Mrs. Opela for videoing and sending these videos our JAMMIN' IN THE JUNGLE performance on
3-11-10 during the Night of the Arts Festival at Mary F. Williams Elementary. Parents and students can view each of these 4 songs through my JAMMIN' IN THE JUNGLE page files. Enjoy viewing and remembering.

1. Video: Ezekiel Saw the Wheel (American Spiritual) arr. by DeLelles/Kriske
2. Video: Les Bouffons (French 15th Century piece)
3. Video: Scooby Doo by Jon Madin
4. Video: Township Taxi by Jon Madin

Thank you again Mrs. Opela!


Group Links
A Musical Playground for Kids: Music Theory Lessons-AAA State of Play This site aid the user in learning about Music education. Music education enhances language development and stimulates the brain to work harder, which often raises a student's IQ. 
Arts Alive Website Calgary, Canada
The National Arts Centre (NAC) presents Music, a great place to discover the excitement of the performing arts! Learn all about orchestral music, the NAC Orchestra, its musicians and friends, great composers, conductors and much more!
Bass Staff Identifier
Name the Bass Staff lines and spaces against the clock that counts down from 2 minutes.
Carnegie Hall Games and Listening Guides
Go on an instrument safari to discover the sounds and ways each instrument of the orchestra plays in "The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra by Benjamin Britten". Or check out the three more games and listening activities available on this site.
Carnegie Hall Games and Listening Guides
Travel back in time with Gino, the Carnegie Hall Cat and learn about musicians who have performed at Carnegie Hall.
Carnegie Hall Games and Listening Guides
Dvorak Symphony No. 9 "From A New World" Listening Adventure
Catch the Coconut
Hearing Intervals of 2nd and 5th and choose the correct interval before the coconut hits the ground
Classics For Kids
Listen, play games, and learn about composers, and music skills.
Create Music Comparing Listening Game
Listen to two melodies played and see if they are the same or different melodies.
Creative Kids Education Foundation support innovative programs in classical music education and the arts and humanities for young people. 
Dallas Symphony Orchestra Kids
Music Games, Take a Virtual Tour of the Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas, TX, Learn about the Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Downhill Rhythms 2 
Hear two-rhythms played and choose the correct 16th note rhythm example.
Eek! Shark!
Treble and Bass clef staff recognition. Player uses the spacebar to click on the correct letter name of the pitch seen on the staff while using the mouse to hover over the letter named coins falling to the depths of the ocean
Flying Orchestral Instruments
This Tetris style game challenges the player to match up instruments in the orchestra families, by instrument, and by sound of the instrument.
Interval Knowledge
Challenge your skills to name an interval by sight on the Treble staff.
Kennedy Center Perfect Pitch
Play baseball using your music knowledge.
Key Signature Identification
Challenge your knowledge of varying key signatures.
Listen to Intervals and Identify
Challenge your ear to listen to the two pitches played by piano. Name the interval you hear. Use the piano icon in top right corner to help you play each interval you hear.
Melody Mayhem 1 Practice
Hear two-melodies and choose the correct melody in 3/4 time and 4/4/ time example with intervals of 2nd, 3rd and 5th.
Meteor Match Practice 
Stop the meteor shower from making more craters on Mercury! Name the kind of note (quarter note or half note) on the meteor before it crashes into the planet.
Music Darts to Name the Music Symbols
Name the Music Symbols on a Dart Board
Music Note Trainer
Practice identifying the letter names of the notes on the Treble Staff.
Music Press Distress Music Theory Arcade Game 
Help Olive-the Octopus-catch rhythms each round and learn the names and values of many rhythms.
Music Teacher Games
Music Learning Games to explore rhythm naming, piano/keyboard skills, guitar skills, and more.
Music Tech. Teacher
Music Learning Games, explore music theory, note reading, and much more!
New York Philharmonic Kidzone
Explore music, games that explore orchestra from the New York Philharmonic!
Page Turner Practice Treble Staff Space letter names
Practice with the Treble Staff Space Tutor with letter names shown and with a timer.
Page Turner Treble Staff Spaces level 2 (Without Letter Names) Page Turner Treble Staff Spaces-Practice without letters to practice increasing your pitch naming speed. 
Page Turner Treble Staff Spaces Quiz
Page Turner Treble Staff Spaces Quiz with a timer
Page Turner Treble Staff Spaces-Challenge (highest level) Letters are listed A, B, C, D, E, F, G and player must name 30 treble space notes under 60 seconds. Wrong answers lose points. Correct answers gains points.
Parrot Phrases
Challenge your ear by playing back the interval that is played on the piano.
San Franscico Symphony Kids Site
Music Games, Learn about the San Franscico Symphony, Explore the Music Lab
Squeaky' Recorder Playhouse
Explore playing the soprano recorder and practice pitch and rhythm reading on the treble staff.
Storm Chasers Practice
Hear the music pattern, help the planes stay out of the storm by telling whether the music is going up or down
The Orchestra Game
Great fun for listening and identifying instruments in the orchestra
Treble Clef Defender
Practice identifying treble staff pitches as the travel across the staff.
Treble Staff Identifier
Name the Treble Staff lines and spaces against the clock within 2 minutes.
Treble Staff Spaces Challenge Level
Name the 4 spaces on the Treble staff with a time limit!
Undersea Intervals
Name each interval as either a skip or step before the fish swims away
Virtual Drumming
Play on a virtual drums to create your own music and explore percussive sounds.
Virtual Keyboard
Play on a virtual keyboard to create your own music.
Identify and click on the note like whack-a-mole game!