The students used their final sessions with Art and I to: choose instruments for their team “career theme” compositions; choose musicians for their “orchestras”; explain in writing why they had chosen their instruments and what aspects of their career essay those instruments would represent; rehearse a composition with their teams; create a non-traditional score for it similar to the scores they created earlier in the year for “Hall of the Mountain King”.
The girls above created a composition about being a baker! The boys below composed a song about basketball. Other career topics included chef, singer, and architect. Here are videos in which they describe their composition processes: