Doc’s World of Music

Composer Keith Hampton loves sharing his passion for music with his  4th through 7th grade students at the Chicago International Charter School-Bucktown Campus.  These talented students learn to play a variety of instruments during their lunch/recess period only once a week.  The students then participate in the after school band on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Dr. Hampton loves sharing one of his favorite quotes with his students “Music is life, the rest is just details!”beginning flutes and the Eagle band flutes Another side of Dominic Calina Soto learning to play the clarinet Carmello proudly shows Doc his progress on the trumpet Elias Gabriel and Yamilet Joselyn is the #1 trumpeter at CICS! Karyme and Maria Yelena, Kailani, Elianna and Jaidan  learn how to play the saxophone during lunch

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Doc’s World of Music

Dr. Keith Hampton, composer and music teacher is hard at work conducting the Chicago Community Chorus (CCC).  This year marks the 11th season for the CCC which is a non auditioned chorus.  Every year, the CCC hosts a sing along inviting people who love to sing to join the chorus.   New members participate in new member sessions for three weeks in September.  During these sessions, the new members are taught vocal technique, music reading skills and repertoire by Artistic Director and Founder, Keith Hampton.

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DSC03075 new members 9-16-13 learning to read music

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Doc explaining-how-to-create-more-space-in-the-mouth-for-singing

Doc listening to new members sing

Doc listening to new members sing

Doc teaching music reading

Doc teaching music reading

Doc’s World of Music

Great Day! I just passed my IL K-12 teacher certification and Music endorsement where I received perfect scores in Theory and Creating/Composition and a 294/300. I am really enjoying using Whole Brain techniques in my classroom. Additionally, I feel like a Music technology guro because I use a smart board and a music curriculum developed by QuaverMusic.com. Check out my class website: http://lnkd.in/bByr9-2 For other activities of Dr. Keith Hampton, composer check out: http://lnkd.in/bxXtv7C and http://www.drkeithhampton.com and http://www.chicagocommunitychorus.org

3rd grade class playing Old King Glory

3rd grade class playing Old King Glory

Doc playing London Bridge with his elementary students

Doc playing London Bridge with his elementary students

doc teaching music to 2nd grade (4)

Doc’s World of Music

The Keith Hampton Singers will be appearing on the west side of Chicago on Sunday, September 15 at 3 pm.  We will be singing Seek The Lord which is a spiritual. KHS will then sing For your praise with lyrics by Jodette Adams and music by Dr. Keith Hampton. The singers will close their appearance singing Wait, Pray which was written for KHS by Dr. Thomas W. Jefferson.

Looking forward to a wonderful musical offering.

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