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  • Welcome to the Tilden Elementary General Music website for the 2019-2020 school year.  My responsibilities include general music instruction for grades K-5. There will be a chorus performing at convocation on Tuesday, August 20 in the High School Auditorium. Participation is open to ALL third, fourth and fifth grade students at Tilden.   There will be two rehearsals on August 12 and 19 respectively at the high school, which will start at 6 pm and last approximately one hour. Letters have been distributed to the students in class.  If interested in participating, please complete the bottom portion and have your child(ren) return it to Mr. Pietsch or their classroom teacher NO LATER than Wednesday, June 5, 2019.  I appreciate your cooperation pertaining to this matter.

     The song that will be sung is entitled "Just One Person" from Snoopy the Musical.  A link to the song is


    General/Vocal Music is an important aspect in a child's overall education.  I welcome your thoughts and ideas so together we can encourage your child to experience this worthwhile endeavor.  If you have any questions, please call Tilden Elementary school at (610)562-2241 ext. 4144 and leave a voice message.  You may also contact me via email at:

    The Hamburg Area Music Association (HAMA) has additional information regarding the districts' music programs and fundraising opportunities.  It can be accessed from the "Community Link" on the school district homepage.  It contains various information including monthly meeting dates which this year will be held in the middle school library.

    Musically yours,

    Douglas Pietsch