Mary Lou Schweickert

Grades Taught:

6, 7, 8

Subjects Taught:

Visual & Performing Arts


Columbia, SC

Mary Lou Schweickert has been the band teacher at Hand Middle School for 38 years. She is an active participant in Arts In Basic Curriculum activities as well as the Distinguished Arts Program grant . Mrs. Schweickert was one of the first music teachers in the country to earn National Board Certification in 2002.

Contributed Lessons

Adding Lyrics
Adding Lyrics


This lesson builds upon students' music composition skills by having them follow steps they have previously used, and then go one step further by adding lyrics. The objective is to have students...