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    About Mr. Key

    Edd Key photo

    Edd Key is the Stevens Elementary Resident Artist in K-5 Music and Performance.  His musical background includes American Roots and World Music, classical, folk,experimental, rock, and jazz. He completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education, K-12 Vocal and Instrumental, from Western Kentucky University; and graduate work in Renaissance and Medieval musicology at Ohio State University.  Mr. Key holds a Washington State Teacher’s Certification for music.

    A fundamental focus of all these programs is to foster interest in musical learning through performance activities.  Performance is the crucible where musical skill and design come together to create a practical, confidence-fostering experience for our students.These activities are designed to help students develop knowledge and skills that can be applied to a variety of musical endeavors – both active and passive - throughout their lives.

    Pancake Breakfast 2017

    This wonderful performance opportunity for all Stevens Students comes on Saturday, December 3rd, at 10 a.m.  Please plan on attending this annual Stevens tradition! Plan to have your children there by 9:30.

    Lyrics to all the songs students will perform at the event. Below you will find accompaniment tracks, with voices and without, for students to use to practice at home.

    If you have trouble accessing any of this material, please let Ms. Carroll know at

    Hip Hop Holiday

    Hip Hop Holiday no voice

    Jingle Mash

    Jingle Mash no voice

    Last Night I had the Strangest Dream

    Last Night I Had the Strangest Dream no voice

    Light in Me

    Light In You

    Marshmallow World

    Marshmallow World no voice

    One Love

    One Love no voice

    Shake a Hand

    Shake a Hand no voice

    Teach the World

    Teach the World no voice

    Thanks for the Memories

    Thanks for the Memories no voice

    Welcome Here

    Welcome Here no voice

    What the Ks Say Xmas


    • At Stevens, Mr.Key provides weekly sessions of music and performance instruction with a variety of unit/modules throughout the school year.

    • CHOIR5 – a Vocal Ensemble for motivated 5th Graders who practice twice weekly during lunch recess. CHOIR5 performs for all school events and enjoys performance field trips into the community throughout the year.

    • STEVENS STAGE HOSTS - a volunteer program for student in grades 3-5 who want to explore their public speaking skills. These students work with Mr. Key and Ms. Canning to act as Emcees and Hosts for most school events.

    • STEVENS TECH CREW - for students in grades 4 and 5 who are interested in exploring the technical aspects of performance events. They help manage our performance events by assisting with the staging and audio/video systems.

    Past News

    Listen to the students sing the songs from this years 2015 Holiday performance!

    All mp3 files on this website are for the Exclusive Use of Students and Families of STEVENS Elementary School. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Not For Distribution.


    • Holiday Pancake Breakfast Dec 3, 2017
    • 5th Grade Graduation Celebration.
    • Choir 5 performances TBA