Welcome to my personal page! I am in my third year at Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School and my sixth year teaching. I am excited to be here and feel so fortunate to be in such a great and supportive school!
I teach beginning band, jazz band, percussion sectionals, and general music here at Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School. I am also the coordinator of Project ISAAC, an after-school program designed to help students increase their academic achievement and grow a positive relationship with the community. For more information on Project ISAAC, click here.
The main objective in general music is to expose the students to as many different musical instruments and cultures as possible using a Project-Based Learning structure. We will also explore technology and how it can assist and enhance learning various musical concepts and the connection between music and other disciplines, such as geography, science, math, and more.
We will be using the online curriculum Quaver. Each student in general music will have a unique Quavername and password. There's even an app called "QStudent" which allows students to explore all that Quaver has to offer on their personal device at any time! If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Mr. D.J. Stout