On Friday May 5th, Fourth and Fifth classes went to the music generation concert in Danlann an Chlair. There were two other school with us – Quin NS and Educate together NS. Some of the songs we sang were “Rhythm of Life”, “Feet of a Dancer”, “ Somewhere only we know”,” Bonsai Abba”. We rehearsed from 4.00 pm until 6.30 pm. Then we had a break and our parents came in to see the show at 7.00 pm. We sang as a class and then we came together with the other schools for some songs. It was a really good evening.
By Fiadh O’Shea and Oisín O’ Donoghue
Music Generation Songsters: On Nov 30th Fourth and Fifth went to Glór for Music Generation Songsters. We met Garry McCarthy and Rhowen , our singing teacher. There were lots of other schools there too. Knockanean sang with Labasheeda School and Newmarket on Fergus school. We sang our class rap and the Naughty Little Flea.It was good fun.Garry Mc Carthy sang a rap he made up himself. He also taught us a new song. Garry brought up five or six people to record it,including one teacher .
Aaisha O’Doherty- Bhatti,Lauren McMahon and Gearoid Barry
On Wednesday the 28th of September, rapper Gary McCarthy owner of GMC beats visited the school. Children from loads of different schools attended.We came up with our own rap and recorded it. We picked our own backing track from a famous rapper. We all had a part to rap. The rap was based on music and beats. It was a brilliant day and we really enjoyed it.
By Ian Williams, Paddy Mc Guinness and Garbhan Monahan.