Buffett Music Department Staff

Ms. Taylor Arvie - 5th & 6th Grade Chorus; 7th & 8th Grade General Music. taylor.arvie@ops.org  

Ms. Holly Baddley - 5th-8th Grade General Music. elizabeth.baddley@ops.org 

Mr. Tom Cosby - 5th & 6th Grade Band. thomas.cosby@ops.org                 Phone: 402-659-2618

Mrs. Jennifer Craven - 5th & 6th General Music; 7th & 8th Grade Chorus. jennifer.craven@ops.org   Phone: 531-299-7585

Mr. Tom Miller - 5th-8th Grade Orchestra. thomas.miller@ops.org   Phone: 531-299-7538  

Mr. John Myre - 5th-8th Grade Band; Jazz Band. john.myre@ops.org   Phone: 531-299-7535

Music Student Expectations

​Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the variety of different learning enviornments we will encounter this year, all music classes at Buffett will have common classroom expectations and procedures for the 2020-2021 school year. Please CLICK HERE to view the expectations for all music students at Buffett. 

Buffett Music Department Information

Buffett Music Online Resources

Here are some different websites students can use to practice their music skills or just have fun exploring:

CLICK HERE to access Ms. Arvie's classroom information.  

Smartmusic is an interactive music practice software that tells students if they are playing correctly or not as they practice at home. The download is free, but it does cost to have a subscription- exact costs can be found at the website below.

The Rhythm Trainer is a free, Flash-based program for learning and practicing rhythm. 

SFS Kids is a very animated and fun website introducing kids to the orchestra but also has sections on theory basics and composers.

New York Philharmonic Kidzone is has great graphics and fun games, especially for instrumental students.

Teoria is a website that offers a wide variety of activities and information about music theory. Appropriate for beginning through advanced musicians.

Music Theory.Net includes quality theory tutorials as well as interactive identification and ear training drills that focus on note reading, key signatures, intervals and triads.

FREE Online Metronome! Use this metronome to keep yourself steady when practicing your breathing, sizzles, mouthpieces/headjoints and anything else on your instrument!