Mr. Everybody's Musical Apartment

  • All elementary students in Hobart schools are learning to read music using a very silly story called Mr. Everybody's Musical Apartment.  These stories help us learn the note names to music notes on the staff and in turn- we get to make beautiful music!

    Notes on scale

    Click here to view an introduction to Mr. Everybody's Musical Apartment and hear the story!

    For a printable copy of book 1 (notes C, D, E, F) click here.



    In 4th and 5th grade, we continue our study of learning to read music with "MAD MINUTE" tests. Students have 1 minute to name 30 note names that they need to have memorized. Memorizing note names improves students’ overall music reading performance; it decreases the amount of time to translate written music to instruments and allows students to move onto more challenging concepts.

    You can practice for Mad Minutes here

    Here are some helpful sayings to help us remember the names of the notes on the lines and spaces:

    You may view them safely from this website by pressing the play button.   
    WARNING: Clicking on the video links will take you to other websites and away from the Hobart website. Please monitor your child's web activities.  



    Click the Links Below for Online Note Reading Games!

    Note Challenge Game

    Classics for Kids- Note Naming Game

    Eek the Shark Note Naming Game

    Note Trainer Game

    Name That Note Game

    Treble Notes Quiz

    Travel Through Treble Space Quiz

    Treble Clef Words

    Word Warrior

    Thump in the Night- Note Matching Game


    Piggy's Music Lessons