Rivian Creative

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By Rivian Creative
These rhythm readers contain six pages of 12 different levels of rhythms. Lower levels doable by some Kindergarten music classes! Upper levels good to review in middle school and high school band, choir, or general music class. Use for
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, InstrumentalĀ Music
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Workbooks, Worksheets, Activities
$5.00
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By Rivian Creative
A simple but fun percussion ensemble for 5 young percussionists. There's some technique to work on and develop inside a piece that sounds more difficult than it actually is! This is one of my students' favorites!Composed by A. WashburnCheck out
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, InstrumentalĀ Music
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Songs
$6.00
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By Rivian Creative
A percussion ensemble for four players featuring expressive texturing accomplished through intense dynamic changes. A great selection for young to intermediate percussionists to work on finesse and dynamic expression.Composed by R. J. WashburnView
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, InstrumentalĀ Music
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Songs
$6.00
1
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By Rivian Creative
This percussion ensemble for five players stresses the difference between 6/8 and 3/4. While the entire composition is IN 6/8, the feel switches between the two time signatures throughout the piece. This is a great piece for younger percussionists
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, InstrumentalĀ Music
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Songs
$6.00
1
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By Rivian Creative
A simple but fresh take on the Star Spangled Banner arranged for two part choir. A flowing descant echo blends into an easy harmony. A great version to have for students to be able to sing as a duet.Arranged By Donna WashburnWhatā€™s Included With
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Vocal Music
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Songs
$8.00
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By Rivian Creative
Use this FREE product to introduce students to chance music in a simple and fun way!Students need: Six Boomwhackers (if you don't have Boomwhackers - any instrument/sound/pitch will do), a crayon to match the color of the Boomwhackers, and 1-2 dice.
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Vocal Music
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Lesson
FREE
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By Rivian Creative
A music classroom display for solfege syllables and treble clef pitch identification. Print out and assemble to create a display that helps with sight singing, pitch identification, and Solfege syllables! Total dimensions after assembly should be
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Vocal Music
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$2.00
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By Rivian Creative
A simple and fresh 2 part vocal song with a sweet and catchy melody. Easy harmonies make this an excellent choice for young singers and choirs. Works well for women's choir, middle school, duets - etc.!Composed By Donna WashburnCheck out our other
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Vocal Music
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Songs
$8.00
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By Rivian Creative
A percussion ensemble for six players consisting of a stately melody, heavily syncopated ostinatos, and intertwining textures. This is a great piece for developing percussionists to work on syncopation and finesse.Composed by R. J. WashburnView
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, InstrumentalĀ Music
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Songs
$6.00
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By Rivian Creative
A flexible and fun twist on the popular folk song, Wayfaring Stranger.Ā  Arranged for jazz choir / vocal jazz groups. Smooth and simple harmonies, easy syncopated rhythms, and a driving groove. Includes an easy optional open improvisation
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Vocal Music
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Songs
$15.00
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By Rivian Creative
Create simple melodic patterns with Boomwhackers. Write in different rhythms within the boxes, and have the students play back what they create! Repeat lines, play lines together, go through lines in different orders, mix it up! The different
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, InstrumentalĀ Music
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Games
FREE
8
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By Rivian Creative
A percussion ensemble for four players featuring a driving pulse to an energetic peak. A great selection for young percussionists to work on finesse and articulation. Composed by R. J. WashburnParts:āž¤ Xylophoneāž¤ Timpaniāž¤ Tambourine/Snare/Cymbalāž¤
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, InstrumentalĀ Music
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Songs
$6.00
Digital Download PDF (4.22 MB)
By Rivian Creative
Rhythmic and percussive ostinatos kick into a syncopated melody in this arrangement for choir. An approachable choral a Capella piece for SSA, SAB, or TTB choirs (all three arrangements included). Written & Arranged by Donna WashburnCheck out
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Vocal Music
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Songs
$15.00
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By Rivian Creative
An easy jazz choir / vocal jazz arrangement of a blues song featuring a fun melody, positive message, and an optional section open for improvisation in a simple chord progression. An approachable chart for vocal jazz groups at any level. Words
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Vocal Music
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Songs
$15.00
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By Rivian Creative
A straightforward arrangement for jazz choir / vocal jazz groups! This light rock tune has a fun melody, positive message, and an optional section open for improvisation in a simple chord progression. An approachable chart for vocal jazz groups at
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Vocal Music
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Songs
$15.00
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By Rivian Creative
A jazz choir swing tune featuring a stylish melody, "shout" section, and an optional section open for improvisation in a simple blues progression. An approachable chart for vocal jazz groups at any level. By Donna WashburnView FULL Preview Video on
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Vocal Music
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Songs
$15.00
Digital Download ZIP (40.32 MB)
By Rivian Creative
A bossa nova style tune arranged for jazz choir / vocal jazz featuring a lyrical melody, striking harmonies, and an optional section open for improvisation in an easy minor mode. An approachable chart for vocal jazz groups at any level. Words &
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Vocal Music
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Songs
$15.00
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By Rivian Creative
A flexible and fun twist on the popular folk song, Wayfaring Stranger, arranged for choir.Ā  Smooth and simple harmonies, easy syncopated rhythms, and a driving groove.Ā  Perform a capella or with piano accompaniment. Includes SAB, SSA, & TTB
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Vocal Music
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Songs
$8.00
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By Rivian Creative
This is an editable song writing worksheet and/or road map for music students to work through while trying to write a song. This approach focuses on learning and understanding how chord progressions are unpacked within the music we listen to on a
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Other (Music)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Outlines
FREE
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By Rivian Creative
A collection of note heads to use as manipulatives for simple composition activities.View my blog post on how I use this for teaching composition to young music students.Page 2 White Note HeadsPage 3 Color Note Heads Page 3 All White Note Heads with
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Other (Music)
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, Printables
FREE
2
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

K-12 Music Educator since 2012.

MY TEACHING STYLE

High expectations in a fun and positive atmosphere.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Mary Chilton DAR Classroom Grant

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Bachelor of Music - Education, Master of Music - Education

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

We are music educators from South Dakota. Iā€™m Lexi, and my husband is Russ. Weā€™ve taught in small town South Dakota since 2012. We both have a Bachelor of Music in Education, and a Master of Music in Education. Weā€™ve created many resources in our years of teaching ā€“ and we like to make them available to other educators. It is our goal to create practical and flexible materials that can work in a vast range of classroom situations.

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