Hailstones and Halibut Bones in Vermont

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Artwork by Beth McGee, Photos by Robin Osborne

In May 2015, the entire student body of a Vermont K-6 elementary school performed Hailstones and Halibut Bones. Twelve musicians, including Laurie at the piano, accompanied the 200 students.

A 3rd grader rehearses the Prologue

A 3rd grader rehearses the Prologue

6th graders take a break from rehearsing What Is Pink?

6th graders take a break from rehearsing What Is Pink?

Drummer Eric von Ammon shows the students his orchestral castanets before rehearsing What Is Orange?

Drummer Eric von Ammon shows the students his orchestral castanets before rehearsing What Is Orange?

David Westphalen, Ed Eastridge, and Fred Haas rehearse What Is Black?

David Westphalen, Ed Eastridge, and Fred Haas rehearse What Is Black?

 


HAILSTONES AND HALIBUT BONES by Mary O’Neill, copyright © 1961 by Mary Le Duc O’Neill.
Used by permission of Random House Children’s Books, a division of Random House, Inc.
Music copyright © 1997 by Laurie MacGregor. All Rights Reserved.