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Welcome Back!

Greetings! My name is Julie Misleh and I am the new music teacher here at Stella Maris!  My children Alissa and Paul attended Stella Maris for nine years, and I was the music director while they were here. I have been directing choirs and teaching music at Saint Brigid Catholic Church since I was sixteen…. Read more »

Senior Yard Gets a Crash Course in Music History

This month, our Senior Yard students started learning about music history, starting with the earliest evidence we have of humans making music! Many of us watched a short piece of Howard Goodall’s “The Story of Music” from the BBC. This miniseries is excellent, and I highly encourage you to CHECK IT OUT if you want a… Read more »

Feeling Blessed

The new year is here, and we are enjoying being back together after winter break.  I missed seeing a couple of music classes this week, but it was for a great reason.  Mr. K. took his science classroom outside this week.  We walked down to La Jolla Cove, and the kids got to learn through… Read more »

Christmas in Black and White

WOW WOW WOW!!!! You guys made me one proud teacher this Christmas.  You looked amazing, sounded great, and we had SUCH a good time together.  Thank you for being wonderful, and thank you for embracing the challenges I throw your way 🙂 Merry Christmas! To order a copy of the 2015 DVD, visit this site:… Read more »

Happy All Saints Day!

What a special day!  I love that we get to celebrate every year with a prayer service, then march into mass together singing “Oh When the Saints Go Marching In!”-  all dressed up like amazing men and women of faith.  I loved hearing about the saints who have inspired you, and what God is doing… Read more »

Junior Yard Gets to Play Boomwhackers!

Wait, what are Boomwhackers, you ask? Only the most awesome things ever. They are pitched tubes- each is tuned to a specific note that it sings when the tube is whacked on the ground, a hand, the back of a chair, etc. We are going to have SO MUCH FUN with these! We will be… Read more »

Singing Tests

The school year is in full swing and we are already gearing up for our FABULOUS Christmas pageant- Christmas in Black and White! Do you have the songs stuck in your head yet??? We will have small singing goals each week. You will need to learn a verse or chorus each week for your buddy… Read more »