Music and Animation in Rural Colorado

November 16, 2019

We recently had the honor of working with students form several schools served by ECBOCES.

 

 

Our goal was to connect our team to the students' passion in learning.  The diversity of interests, teamwork, collaborative spirit, and support from ECBOCES was AMAZING! 

 

 Our subject matter guest was the founder of Entrepreneurial Earth, Martin Ogle.  Martin set the tone telling a story about stories.  

 

 Another guest was professional musician and music educator Richard Clarke. He helped a group of students animate, compose, and perform a rap titled "The Falling of Leaves." 

 


The Falling of Leaves
 

Chorus

 

The falling of leaves

Is a stage that some plants go through.

The falling of leaves

Is an instinct - that means they know to!

 

Verse

 

When the chorophyll stops, the leaves drop

After going from green to brown;

They decompose in front of your nose

Or litter the streets of the town.

 

Chorus

 

The falling of leaves

Is a stage that some plants go through.

The falling of leaves

Is an instinct - that means they know to!


 

Verse 2

 

Decomposition, it adds nutrition

To the soil for other plants to grow;

Without that feed, they’re left in need

And that is all we know.

 

Chorus

 

The falling of leaves

Is a stage that some plants go through.

The falling of leaves

Is an instinct - that means they know to!

 

 As you can see, the parents and teachers loved it!

 

 

 

 

 

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