Gemini Concert 2009!
Lincoln students were invited to perform with nationally known duo, Gemini, at Young Auditorium. One hundred fifteen 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students had the time of their life!

Musical Fine Arts Night 2009
Over 300 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students performed at Lincoln's Musical Fine Arts Night. Students sang songs from around the world in 11 different languages from 14 different cultures, and accompanied themselves on Orff and world instruments. It was an amazing night!

Russian Opera Star Performs at Lincoln
Soprano opera star, Olga Ionova performed for 4th and 5th grade students in their music classes Feb. 26. She sings lead opera roles at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moskow. She sang arias by Puccini, Mozart, Verdi and Gershwin. Ms. Ionova presented a once in a lifetime experience for the Lincoln students! She was sponsored by UW-Whitewater and accompanied by UW-W music professor Alena Holmes.

Lincoln Pilot Site for Wii Music
Lincoln music department has been selected by the National Music Educators Association for a national pilot program to incorporate Wii music in general music classes. Students in 5th grade are strengthening their music skills with Wii, then applying those skills to playing keyboards.

Capitol Tree Lighting & 5th Grade Choir
Gov. & Mrs. Doyle greet Lincoln Choir after tree lighting.
The Lincoln 5th Grade Choir was invited by the Governor's office to perform at the Capitol Tree Lighting Ceremony in the Rotunda on Dec. 5. The students sang "Let it Snow", "Moonlight Sleigh Ride", "Winter fantasy" and "Amani Utupe". Gov. and Mrs. Doyle shook hands and spoke with students following the ceremony!

5th Grade Creates Original Compositions
Students notate an original melody.
Students composed multi-movement works expressing their emotions about issues, times and events in their lives. They implemented concepts learned and developed over the past 6 years.

Star Spangled Day
Lincoln students presented a program for the school and community about the writing of the "Star Spangled Banner". Guest speaker was WWII veteran, Clayton Droullard. Over 500 people joined together for the anniversary of our "National Anthem".

Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration
Student body on playground form "200".
Lincoln Elementary celebrated the 200th birthday of their namkesake, President Abraham Lincoln on April 9, 2009.

Synergy Brass Quintet Inspires Lincoln Students
The Synergy Brass Quintet from Boston is one of the premiere professional brass quintets in the nation. Lincoln students were delighted with their bold sound, high energy and amazing ability to move around freely as they performed their entire concert by memory in March.

Opera for the Young - The Elixir of Love
Students from the 4th grade joined the Opera for the Young cast in the production of Donizetti's "The Elixir of Love", performed Feb. 13, 2009. Students in grades 1-5 immensely enjoyed the performance!

WCDA 2009 All-State Choir
Lincoln choir Students who performed in WCDA All-State Choir
Six Lincoln choir students were selected to perform in the 2009 Wisconsin Choral Directors Association All-State Choir. They were part of 100 5th and 6th grade choir students selected from across Wisconsin. They performed at the WCDA State Conference in Eau Claire on Jan. 17, 2009

Russian Musicians Perform at Lincoln
Third and fourth grade students were enthralled by UW-W music professor Alena Holmes and her mother from Belarus. They taught Russian songs and dances to the students during their music classes.

5th Grade Choir Carols The Glen
Joy is spread throughout the retirement centers The Glen and Mulberry Glen, as the 5th Grade Choir sings carols in the halls!

WMEA Conference 5th Grade Performance
Lincoln 5th grades performed by invitation at the 2007 Wisconsin Music Educators Association State Conference in Madison for their Legislative Breakfast. In attendance were Lt. Gov. Barbara Lawton, National Music Educators President Lynn Brinkmeyer, Whitewater representatives Nass and Hixon, and other state representatives and music educators. A packed audience gave the group two standing ovations. Following the performance, students attended an honors band concert and music exhibits.