Week of October 28

Beginning Orchestra--This week we continue to work with sheet music and independent parts. New skills–string crossings, double stops. Work on Elevator and Escalator patterns as we continue to learn the notes on the fingerboard. Practice your note reading in the Essential Elements book. We are working on sheet music–Good King Wenceslas, Holiday Bells, & Fiddles on Fire.

Philharmonia Orchestra– We will work on tone exercises, scales, and music in class. We are beginning new music–Winter Milky Way, Charlie Brown Christmas, & Concerto Grosso. Be sure to practice a minimum of 120 minute each week and submit on Charms.

Philharmonia (First block)–Continue to review concert music as well as scales and arpeggios each day.

We are starting new music–Good King Wenceslas, Holiday Bells, Winter Milky Way, & Charlie Brown Christmas.

Sinfonia Orchestra- We will work on tone exercises, scales, and music in class. We are working on Bacchanale, Rudolph, &  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. We are starting holiday showcase music–Sleigh Ride, Mother Ginger, & Babes in Toyland. Continue working through all orchestra pieces for GMEA–Fanfare, First Essay, Smooth, & Rhapsody in Blue. Be sure to practice a minimum of 120 minute each week and submit on Charms.