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"Riptide" by 8th Grade Music Students
"Riptide" by 8th Grade Music Students
Brunswick Brittonkill Central School District
Monday, January 31, 2022

On Friday, January 21st, 8th Grade music students recorded performances of the song “Riptide” by Vance Joy as part of their final project for 8th Grade music class. Throughout the entire marking period, students learned how to play the guitar, ukulele, piano, bass and the drum set and then formed bands to perform two different songs. Enjoy their performances of Riptide!  

Please click the group links to be directed to a google drive mp4 file. 

8-4 Riptide Group 1

Vocalist: Maurice James

Ukulele: Charles LaBatt

Piano: Devin Fong and Gavin Mossey 

Bass: Nicole Molinares and Kayleen White 

Drums: Caitlyn Maxfield

8-4 Riptide Group 2

Vocalist: Nicole Molinares 

Ukulele: Marlene Cerrone

Piano: Ayden Burns and Maurice James 

Piano Solo: Charles LaBatt

Bass: Gina DeRocco and Graham Painter

Drums: Aiden Moore 

8-8 Riptide Group 1

Vocalist/Ukulele: Bailey Fatato

Piano: Ella Dickinson and Nate Smith

Bass: Kai Cleary

Drums: Brody Miller

8-8 Riptide Group 2

Vocalist: Kai Cleary 

Ukulele: Addison Ferris

Piano: Bailey Fatato and Kylee Mercer 

Bass: Trevor Finkle

Drums: Ella Dickinson 

Special thanks to Mrs. Koonz for recording and uploading the videos.