Friday, February 5th 2016
TOBIN PLEDGE SONG: Words by Maureen Santoro, Melody by Jennifer Oberhauser, Arrangement by Whitney Simmonds, Commissioned by John Martha-Reynolds
After writing a melody for our school’s Tobin Pledge back in 2013, it’s been making its way into the school culture by way of being sung every day during morning announcements, available on the school website and the debut of its professional arrangement at last Spring’s Concert, complete with vocal descants and piano accompaniment. This morning the K-4th grade students performed it again to kick off our annual Winter Concert, to the pitter patter of my swooning heart:
In addition -in reverse chronological order- here is:
7) My write up of today’s Winter Concert (Feb 2016) [pending].
5) The re-imagined Tobin Pledge Song’s original debut:
4) Sound file of the technical arrangement by Whitney Simmonds, commissioned by our music teacher, Mr. John Martha-Reynolds:
3) Sheet music to the professional arrangement!
2) The original track of me singing The Tobin Pledge Song with ukulele for the school website: