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By Jay Beck
Original words & music celebrating the 150th year of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad. For unison voices & piano, about Union Pacific's extravagant party after crossing the 100th Meridian.
Subjects:
U.S. History, Vocal Music
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
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By Jay Beck
Original words & music celebrating the 150th year of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad. For unison voices and piano, telling about the work it took to build the railroad.
Subjects:
U.S. History, Vocal Music
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Songs
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By Jay Beck
Here is an arrangement of the traditional train song but with melodic variations. This arrangement teaches three melodic patterns including so-mi, so-la-mi, and so-mi-la-so. This is for unison voices with piano accompaniment.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Vocal Music
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Songs, Cultural Activities
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By Jay Beck
Use this song in celebration of the 150th year of the completion of the First Transcontinental Railroad (May 10th 1869). This traditional favorite has been arranged for unison voices with piano accompaniment--fun for music or fourth-grade history
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Social Studies - History, Vocal Music
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Songs, Cultural Activities
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By Jay Beck
Original words & music celebrating the 150th year of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad. For unison voices & piano, about how the nation could be crossed in a week rather than 6 months.
Subjects:
U.S. History, Vocal Music
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Songs
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By Jay Beck
Original words & music celebrating the 150th year of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad. For unison voices, about the incredible feat of building the Summit Tunnel.
Subjects:
U.S. History, Vocal Music
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Songs
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By Jay Beck
Original words & music celebrating the 150th year of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad. For unison voices & piano, about the finished accomplishment of the railroad on May 10th 1869.
Subjects:
U.S. History, Vocal Music
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Songs
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By Jay Beck
Original words & music celebrating the 150th year of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad. For unison voices, about 1,000 men laying 10 miles of track in a day.
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U.S. History, Vocal Music
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Songs
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By Jay Beck
Original words & music celebrating the 150th year of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad. For unison voices & piano, about the Heroine of the Central Pacific, her 6 children & James Strobridge, Central Pacific's construction
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U.S. History, Vocal Music
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Songs
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Jay L. Beck is a music teacher, pianist, and composer. He worked with music and young children at the Waterford School, Sandy, Utah, for 29 years, teaching PreK, K, Class I, and Class II students. He taught private piano students for over 30 years. He worked with the Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation for 15 years, first as a volunteer and then as associate director. He was president of the Utah Music Teachers association for four years, directed the recital/lecture series of the Alpine Community Arts Council for 20 years, and served as president of the Utah Chapter of the American Orff-Schulwerk Association.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Mr. Beck has participated in Kodaly, Kindermusik, and Education Through Music courses.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Waterford awarded him the Educator Prize in 2003 and in 2018 he was named the distinguished Nancy and Dustin Heuston Endowed Chair.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Mr. Beck studied piano performance with Paul Pollei, music composition with Robert Manookian and Merrill Bradshaw, and graduated with a master of Music Degree in Piano Pedagogy from Brigham Young University in 1983. His research book "The Compositional Process of Charles Ives's First Piano Sonata, First Movement" is a monumental study of the compositional process.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Mr. Beck's compositional works include many pieces for solo piano, a piece for two pianos/eight hands, pieces for string and wind ensembles, a piece for symphonic band, songs for solo voice, arranged and original songs for children's voices, two original concert dramas, songs for educational software produced y the Waterford Institute, and music for eight theatrical productions--one that toured throughout Utah at over 130 schools and at Sundance Institute's Summer Theatre, and another produced in New York City with a grant from the Drama League.

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