Week of February 10

AP Music Theory--We will continue to work note naming, key signatures–major and minor. Adding intervals–ascending. Chapter 5–Part Writing. Ear training–7th chords, melodic & harmonic dictation.

Philharmonia Orchestra–  Keep practicing LGPE music–Dance of Iscariot, Night Shift, & Far Away Place. Be sure to practice a minimum of 120 minute each week and submit on Charms. LGPE on Monday. Meet in the Orchestra after 2nd block. 

Philharmonia (First block)–We will work on tone exercises, scales, and music in class. Keep practicing LGPE music–Dance of Iscariot, Night Shift, & Far Away Place. Be sure to practice a minimum of 120 minute each week and submit on Charms. LGPE on Monday. Meet in the Orchestra after 2nd block. 

Sinfonia Orchestra- We will work on tone exercises, scales, and music in class. We are working on LGPE Music–Waltz #2, Contrasts in E Minor, & Ice Sculptures. Be sure to practice a minimum of 120 minute each week and submit on Charms. LGPE on Tuesday. Meet in the Orchestra after 3rd block. 

Chamber Orchestra– We will work on tone exercises, scales, and music in class. Begin working on new music–Mendelssohn, Haydn, Rimsky-Korsakov. Be sure to practice a minimum of 120 minute each week and submit on Charms.

Week of February 3

AP Music Theory--We will continue to work note naming, key signatures–major and minor. Adding intervals–ascending. Chapter 5–Part Writing. Ear training–7th chords, melodic & harmonic dictation. Chapter 1-4 test on Wednesday.

Philharmonia Orchestra–  Keep practicing LGPE music–Dance of Iscariot, Night Shift, & Far Away Place. Be sure to practice a minimum of 120 minute each week and submit on Charms. Concert on Thursday, February 6 at 7:00 pm. Call time 6:00 pm.

Philharmonia (First block)–We will work on tone exercises, scales, and music in class. Keep practicing LGPE music–Dance of Iscariot, Night Shift, & Far Away Place. Be sure to practice a minimum of 120 minute each week and submit on Charms. Concert on Thursday, February 6 at 7:00 pm. Call time 6:00 pm.

Sinfonia Orchestra- We will work on tone exercises, scales, and music in class. We are working on LGPE Music–Waltz #2, Contrasts in E Minor, & Ice Sculptures. Be sure to practice a minimum of 120 minute each week and submit on Charms. Concert on Thursday, February 6 at 7:00 pm. Call time 6:00 pm.

Chamber Orchestra– We will work on tone exercises, scales, and music in class. Begin working on new music–Mendelssohn, Haydn, Rimsky-Korsakov. Be sure to practice a minimum of 120 minute each week and submit on Charms.

Week of January 27

AP Music Theory--We will continue to work note naming, key signatures–major and minor. Adding intervals–ascending. Chapter 4–Chords in a diatonic key. We will begin chapter 5 by the end of the week. Ear training–7th chords, melodic & harmonic dictation.

Philharmonia Orchestra–  Keep practicing LGPE music–Dance of Iscariot, Night Shift, & Far Away Place. Be sure to practice a minimum of 120 minute each week and submit on Charms. Playing test–Violins/Violas–Dance of Iscariot. Cello/bass–Faraway Place

Philharmonia (First block)–We will work on tone exercises, scales, and music in class. Keep practicing LGPE music–Dance of Iscariot, Night Shift, & Far Away Place. Be sure to practice a minimum of 120 minute each week and submit on Charms.Playing test–Violins/Violas–Dance of Iscariot. Cello/bass–Faraway Place

Sinfonia Orchestra- We will work on tone exercises, scales, and music in class. We are working on LGPE Music–Waltz #2, Contrasts in E Minor, & Ice Sculptures. Be sure to practice a minimum of 120 minute each week and submit on Charms. Playing test on concert music.

Chamber Orchestra– We will work on tone exercises, scales, and music in class. Begin working on new music–Mendelssohn, Haydn, Rimsky-Korsakov. Be sure to practice a minimum of 120 minute each week and submit on Charms. We will play on the MLK assembly on Friday, January 31.

Week of January 20

AP Music Theory--We will continue to work note naming, key signatures–major and minor. Adding intervals–ascending. Work in Chapter 3 on triads and 7th chords. By the end of week, we will be in chapter 4–chords in a diatonic key. Additionally, we will build major and minor scales. Basic ear training will be practiced. We will have an ear training quiz on Thursday.

Philharmonia Orchestra–  Keep practicing LGPE music–Dance of Iscariot, Night Shift, & Far Away Place. Be sure to practice a minimum of 120 minute each week and submit on Charms.

Philharmonia (First block)–We will work on tone exercises, scales, and music in class. Keep practicing LGPE music–Dance of Iscariot, Night Shift, & Far Away Place. Be sure to practice a minimum of 120 minute each week and submit on Charms.

Sinfonia Orchestra- We will work on tone exercises, scales, and music in class. We are working on LGPE Music–Waltz #2, Contrasts in E Minor, & Ice Sculptures. Be sure to practice a minimum of 120 minute each week and submit on Charms.

Chamber Orchestra–Concert week. GMEA Concert on Friday, January 24. Details are being sent via email. We will work on tone exercises, scales, and music in class. Continue working through all orchestra pieces for GMEA–Fanfare, First Essay, Oblivion,  Smooth, & Rhapsody in Blue. Be sure to practice a minimum of 120 minute each week and submit on Charms.

Week of January 13

AP Music Theory--We will continue to work note naming, key signatures–major and minor. Adding intervals–ascending. Work in Chapter 2 on meter. By the end of week, we will be in chapter 3–building triads. Additionally, we will build major and minor scales. Basic ear training will be introduced.

Philharmonia Orchestra–  Keep practicing LGPE music–Dance of Iscariot, Night Shift, & Far Away Place. Be sure to practice a minimum of 120 minute each week and submit on Charms.

Philharmonia (First block)–We will work on tone exercises, scales, and music in class. Keep practicing LGPE music–Dance of Iscariot, Night Shift, & Far Away Place. Be sure to practice a minimum of 120 minute each week and submit on Charms.

Sinfonia Orchestra- We will work on tone exercises, scales, and music in class. We are working on LGPE Music–Waltz #2, Contrasts in E Minor, & Ice Sculptures. Be sure to practice a minimum of 120 minute each week and submit on Charms.

Chamber Orchestra–We will work on tone exercises, scales, and music in class. Continue working through all orchestra pieces for GMEA–Fanfare, First Essay, Oblivion,  Smooth, & Rhapsody in Blue. Be sure to practice a minimum of 120 minute each week and submit on Charms.

Week of January 6

AP Music Theory--We will begin the semester with fundamentals–note naming in four clefs–treble, alto, tenor, and bass. Additionally, we will build major and minor scales. Basic ear training will be introduced.

Philharmonia Orchestra–  Keep practicing LGPE music–Dance of Iscariot, Night Shift, & Far Away Place. Be sure to practice a minimum of 120 minute each week and submit on Charms.

Philharmonia (First block)–We will work on tone exercises, scales, and music in class. Keep practicing LGPE music–Dance of Iscariot, Night Shift, & Far Away Place. Be sure to practice a minimum of 120 minute each week and submit on Charms.

Sinfonia Orchestra- We will work on tone exercises, scales, and music in class. We are working on LGPE Music–Waltz #2, Contrasts in E Minor, & Ice Sculptures. Be sure to practice a minimum of 120 minute each week and submit on Charms.

Chamber Orchestra–We will work on tone exercises, scales, and music in class. Continue working through all orchestra pieces for GMEA–Fanfare, First Essay, Oblivion,  Smooth, & Rhapsody in Blue. Be sure to practice a minimum of 120 minute each week and submit on Charms.

Week of December 16

Exams are this week.

December 18–2B, 3B
December 19–1, 2A
December 20–3A, 4

Beginning Orchestra--Final playing test on Wednesday–Solo from Book one.

Philharmonia Orchestra– We will work on tone exercises, scales, and music in class. Keep practicing LGPE music–Dance of Iscariot, Night Shift, & Far Away Place. Be sure to practice a minimum of 120 minute each week and submit on Charms.

Philharmonia (First block)–We will work on tone exercises, scales, and music in class. Keep practicing LGPE music–Dance of Iscariot, Night Shift, & Far Away Place. Be sure to practice a minimum of 120 minute each week and submit on Charms.

Sinfonia Orchestra- We will work on tone exercises, scales, and music in class. We are working on LGPE Music–Waltz #2, Contrasts in E Minor, & Ice Sculptures. Be sure to practice a minimum of 120 minute each week and submit on Charms.

Chamber Orchestra–We will work on tone exercises, scales, and music in class. Continue working through all orchestra pieces for GMEA–Fanfare, First Essay, Oblivion,  Smooth, & Rhapsody in Blue. Be sure to practice a minimum of 120 minute each week and submit on Charms.