Gregg LeRock

Gregg LeRock

REVIEWS


VOICI CE QUE LES GENS ONT DIRE DE GREGG LEROCK:

"Une expérience authentique entièrement en français! Gregg rocked our socks off … un spectacle superbe!!!" - J. Foote, PDSB

"Bravo! My teachers all came back from this year's "Gregg LeRock" concert ranting and raving about how this was le MEILLEUR spectacle en français qu'ils aient jamais vu!''" - Karen Rancier, Director of Curriculum, Lethbridge, AB

"Engaging, interactive, fast-paced and educational! Qu'importe leur âge, tous les élèves ont chanté les chansons!'' - Tiziana Agriesti, BHNCDSB

"The highlight of our year … brings together all the reasons why we study French in class: s'amuser et utiliser le français dans un environnement authentique à l'extérieur de la salle de classe. For my students, they are seeing Mick Jagger on stage!! - Darlene Williams, EPSB

"'Le concert était à la hauteur de nos attentes et les a même dépassées!
We had been practicing the concert set list for several months and students were so pumped to sing along!" - Nancy Bazilli, GEDSB

"I thoroughly enjoy using Gregg's songs in my French program for vocabulary acquisition and sentence structure … les chansons motivent les élèves à apprendre le français! And teachers and students alike loved the show!" - Fiona Philip, PDSB

''Gregg et DJ Daveed ont su retenir l'attention des jeunes pendant tout le spectacle ... will definitely attend again!" - Louise Kaniecki, SCCDSB

"J'ai aimé que les élèves et les professeurs pouvaient participer, et qu'un étudiant pouvait jouer de la guitare sur la scène avec Gregg!" - Stéphanie, étudiante, OCDSB

"A fabulous, extremely engaging French cultural experience for both Immersion and Core students .. … with lots of vocabulary-building and comprehension development that happened while we learned the songs beforehand! - Marge Siertsema, WRDSB

"Gregg and DJ Daveed kept the kids involved the whole show! Teachers loved it too … would definitely attend again!" - Louise Kaniecki, SCCDSB

"… an authentic French experience for students! I appreciated the way Gregg communicated in French, speaking clearly and using gestures to make the meaning clear for the audience. My students loved the concert and sang along!" - Dahn Domaine, EPSB

CE QU'EN DISENT LES ÉLÈVES

"J'ai aimé que tout soit en français!"

"The concert was incredible! Amazingly, I understood every word he sang. Every kid in French should go!"

"J'ai aimé que les élèves et les professeurs pouvaient participer, et qu'un étudiant pouvait jouer de la guitare avec Gregg!"

"The Gregg LeRock concert was a great opportunity to sing what we are learning in French at school. Awesome music and awesome concert!"

"I thought it was fun when people in the audience got to go up on stage. It was very inspiring and I had a lot of fun!"

"I liked that we learned from the songs, and that Gregg LeRock interacted with the kids and he sings the way kids think. It was a great concert!"

"C'était totalement incroyable. J'ai aimé la participation avec l'audience. C'était mon concert préféré!"

"I loved how he invited kids up on to the stage to dance and when they were the translators. It was a once in a lifetime experience for French students."

"I never thought I'd like French music, but Gregg knows how to rock!"

MORE TEACHER REVIEWS!

"My students all made posters and t-shirts which they proudly wore! The concert is the highlight of our year and brings together all the reasons why we study French in class---to have fun and use French in an authentic setting outside the classroom! We love all the energy and passion that Gregg LeRock and DJ David put into the show. My kids are thrilled. For them, they are seeing Mick Jagger on stage!!" Darlene Williams, EPSB

"Wonderful! My students loved it. This was my second time attending and we will come again!" Lisa Ansems, LDCSB

"The practice CD that you sent to me after I booked the seats was very helpful. The kids were really engaged because they were knew the songs and could sing them! " Jennifer Missiaen, LKDSB

"Gregg LeRock is a gem! … such a rich contribution to our young French students and most entertaining for me and my colleagues as well! "Darlene Trottier, GEDSB

"Gregg was WONDERFUL and our board's kids are still raving about the concert days later!" Laura Stockland, System Curriculum Lead, Bluewater DSB

"Que mes élèves ont aimé le concert de Gregg LeRock!!! I have been taking them for years and they are not shy to get up, dance and sing their favourite songs!" Tracy Peters, ALCDSB

"Yet another wonderful performance! Gregg's songs have been very valuable teaching tools and have motivated even the most stubborn French students. Great messages, catchy tunes and awesome for teaching vocabulary and grammar!" Margaret Greenwood, KPRDSB

"I thoroughly enjoy using Gregg's songs in my French program for vocabulary acquisition and sentence structure. They help excite the kids about learning French! Teachers and students alike loved the show". Fiona Philip, PDSB

"Gregg and DJ David really made an effort to connect with the students and make them feel part of the show. Even our older Immersion students really got into the moment and just had fun. We will recommend this concert to other educators. Vive Gregg LeRock!!" Susan Walker, HDSB

"Our Core and Immersion students all LOVED the show. Bravo, Gregg LeRock!!" Kathryn Steeves, SCDSB

"My students were very excited about learning the choruses to the songs … they loved the concert (parents too!), were very engaged and talked about it for days afterwards! I appreciated how clear and relevant Gregg's lyrics are!" Darlene Sergo, Holy Spirit RCSRD, AB

"Le concert a dépassé toutes mes attentes!" - Francesca Martinez, ALCDSB Kingston, ON

"Every moment was engaging! Thanks for the CDs/videos/instructions and for the wonderful organization of the concert!" - Karen Bourassa, Lethbridge, lethsd.ab.ca

"L'apprentissage du français et le vocabulaire, la responsabilité environnementale, un bon caractère – tous ces éléments se recèlent dans les chansons entraînantes que les jeunes adorent!" - Mihaela Avram, YRSB

"A seamless concert! … having the students well prepared in advance is key to allowing them to be more engaged during the concert!" - Darlene Allen, TCDSB

"J'ai aimé que les élèves et les professeurs pouvaient participer, et qu'une étudiante pouvait jouer de la guitare avec Gregg!" - Caitlyn, étudiante - Burlington, ON

"Gregg ROCKS the curriculum ... an incredible experience for our students, staff and parents ... the materials you sent can be used all year long in the classroom!" - Darlene Trottier, GEDSB

"Incroyable! J'ai beaucoup aimé sa participation avec la foule. C'était mon concert préféré!" - Alyssa, étudiante, Calgary, AB

"A great way to get the kids singing in French and exposing them to culture which is a huge part of the new curriculum. His songs are clear and easy to understand, making it fun and easier for kids to learn the lyrics and join in ... teaches them vocabulary too! We will be back next year with the whole school!" - Krista Arnold, HDSB

''À titre d'enseignante, j'ai vraiment apprécié les échanges entre Gregg et nos étudiants. Nous reviendrons sans aucun doute voir d'autre concerts à l'avenir!'' - Mme Sciarra, HCDSB

"A great opportunity for my students from Grades 2-8 to experience French music! They all loved it - it far surpassed their expectations!" - Suzete Jones, London

"Un gros merci! You make my job even more enjoyable!" - Mme. Stanley-Paul, TDSB

"We had been practicing Gregg LeRock's music for weeks so the kids were familiar with the music. I saw a lot of my more reserved students singing along with eyes glued to Gregg!" - Cristina Petrella, École St. Joseph's A. McKay, Halifax

''Le vocabulaire est extrêmement bien pensé et facile à comprendre -- nous apprenons une foule de choses à faire en classe. Gregg LeRock, il ''ROCK'' en s'il-vous-plaît!'' - Nancy Gibson, PDSB

"Gregg takes the time to really connect with the kids … they truly feel like they are a part of the concert ... we never miss a show!" - Meera Mukerjee, OCSB

"The ties to the FSL curriculum are spot-on!" - Lori Nelson, Lethbridge lethsd.ab.ca

"Fantastique! Students from Grade 1 to 8 ALL enjoyed it!" - Jodi Proulx, Kawartha Montessori School

"Ma classe adore chanter les chansons de Gregg LeRock!" - Sarah, étudiante, Mississauga, ON

"It helped spark a new sense of curiosity and excitement in our students!" - Amanda Dewell, Humber Park School, Halifax

"One of this year's highlights!" - Brent Colbourne, SCDSB

''Il n'y a pas meilleure façon de rendre le français plus pertinent, plus amusant et plus palpitant que par un spectacle donné par Gregg LeRock … seeing how my students reacted during and after the concert has re-energized me as a teacher!" - Shaun MacDonald, TVDSB

"Students asked it they could go again next year, so of course I told them, 'Oui!'" - Barb McLaren, Kingston Christian School

"Vous savez que le spectacle a impressionné les étudiants quand, plus tard dans la journée, les élèves qui ne participent normalement pas en classe se promènent dans les corridors en chantant en français! - Shaun MacDonald, TVDSB

"Since we started learning the songs, students are using a lot of the new vocabulary!" - Ann Marie Kuehn, PDSB

"Cette expérience est beaucoup plus que de simplement regarder un concert! I use the lyrics/videos you provide to bring the kids' attention to different parts of speech on my Smart Board." - Wendy Day, LKDSB

"The kids had a rocking fun time! They danced, they sang, they LOVED French!!!" - Brenda Hale, Markham

"My class loved being able to participate on stage and I did too!" - Joanne Li, YCDSB

"La seule chose que les jeunes préfèrent à chanter les chansons de Gregg LeRock en classe est de le voir sur scène – chose que chaque élève mérite. À ne pas manquer!" - David Geene, YRDSB

"My students think Gregg LeRock is fabulous and they can't wait to attend his next concert!" - Joyce Pace, DPCDSB

"Mes étudiants ont appris à aimer le français grâce à ces chansons." - Corina Alcasid, DPCDSB

"Students wrote 'awesome!' and 'amazing!' on their feedback sheets ... and Gregg's guitar playing really rocked the house!" - Catherine Blakely, HPEDSB

"Great sound, great songs, great French learning! Our students are not going to forget this amazingly energetic performer." - Céline Gillis and Chris Fraser, ALCDSB

"Catchy, curriculum-based themes with refrains are easy to repeat. The parents and teachers loved it, too!" - Lisa Ansems, LDCSB

"My students said they liked that he spoke French all the time and that they could understand so much of what he said." - Pauleen Cusack, Meadowbrook P.S., Keswick

"One of my parent chaperones said, 'Finally, French music that the kids enjoy and that they understand!' Well done!" - Jill Urich, École Burton Ettinger, Halifax

"I never thought I'd like French music, but Gregg really knows how to rock! Awesome concert!!!" - Dylan, étudiant, Red Deer, AB

"Here's a quote from one of my students. 'Madame, I have a new Canadian hero - Gregg LeRock!'" - Maria Bonato, PDSB

"It's always the highlight of the class when we're learning another Gregg LeRock song!" - Brandi Devitt, EPSB

"I didn't used to like French very much but now I love it. Your songs rock!" - Vijay S., Brampton, ON

"It was definitely the best thing our class did this year!" - Chelsea B., student, SCDSB

"Even our most reluctant students were cheering and smiling from ear to ear and lip-synching to the lyrics!" - Céline Gillis and Chris Fraser, ALCDSB

"A super exhilarating experience … my students sang along to every song!" - Maria Bonato, Somerset Drive P.S., Brampton, ON

"I loved how he invited kids up on the stage to dance and to be translators. It was a once in a lifetime experience for our class." - Daniel, student, Ottawa, ON

"Prior to the concert I had students learn and present Gregg's songs in groups. It was a great learning and teaching experience!" - Kelly Vaine, SCDSB

"Gregg was extremely engaging and spoke slowly enough (et complètement en français!) that my students could easily understand. Fantastique!" - Brooke Wilson, DDSB, Oshawa

"My favourite part of French class is when my teacher plays your CDs!" - Kyle, student, TDSB

"A great experience for students to be involved in an authentic French concert!" - Sandra Morello, Maple Ridge P.S., Pickering

"Energy was high and he played all my students' favourites. One said, 'Mme, you didn't tell us he was a comedian!' - Holly Kienzle, Oshawa

"My parents let me turn up your music really loud because they think it's cool too!" - Hillary S., Cambridge, ON

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