Week of October 15

Beginning Orchestra–Continue working on rote songs. Focus on intonation. Finger must find the location for proper intonation. Be sure to keep instrument posture consistent! Test on Friday on Long, Long Ago.  We will be working on note reading from the text book.

Chamber Orchestra–Concert week. Continue practicing your music. Concert is on Wednesday, October 17. You have received a detailed email and handout in class about expectations.

Sinfonia OrchestraConcert week. Continue practicing your music. Concert is on Wednesday, October 17. You have received a detailed email and handout in class about expectations. 

Philharmonia OrchestraConcert week. Continue practicing your music. Concert is on Wednesday, October 17. You have received a detailed email and handout in class about expectations. 

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Week of October 8

Beginning Orchestra–Continue working on rote songs. Focus on intonation. Finger must find the location for proper intonation. Be sure to keep instrument posture consistent! Test on Friday on Song of the Wind.

Chamber Orchestra–Practice Danzon & Aria. These pieces will be played on the concert on October 17. Start working on the music for the ECMS concert–Dargason & Ghosts of Brandenburg.

Sinfonia Orchestra–Work on Bailes for accurate intonation and rhythms.  Technique–Long tones on open strings, shifting to the harmonic, Velocity exercises.

Philharmonia Orchestra–Focus your attention to the placement of your fingers. The rhythms of the pieces are getting better, but we must find the location for your fingers. Make sure you understand all of the accidentals in Mambo Incognito. Practice Aurora Borealis & Danza Latina.

Week of October 1

Beginning Orchestra–Continue working on rote songs. Focus on intonation. Finger must find the location for proper intonation. Be sure to keep instrument posture consistent! Test on Friday on Song of the Wind.

Chamber Orchestra–Practice Danzon & Aria. These pieces will be played on the concert on October 17. Start working on the music for the ECMS concert–Dargason & Ghosts of Brandenburg.

Sinfonia Orchestra–Work on Bailes for accurate intonation and rhythms.  Technique–Long tones on open strings, shifting to the harmonic, Velocity exercises. Playing test on Bailes

Philharmonia Orchestra–Focus your attention to the placement of your fingers. The rhythms of the pieces are getting better, but we must find the location for your fingers. Make sure you understand all of the accidentals in Mambo Incognito. Practice Aurora Borealis & Danza Latina.  Playing test on Aurora Borealis & Mambo.

Week of September 17

Beginning Orchestra–Continue working on rote songs. Focus on intonation. Finger must find the location for proper intonation. Be sure to keep instrument posture consistent! Test on Friday on Go Tell Aunt Rhody.

Chamber Orchestra–Practice Danzon & Aria. These pieces will be played on the concert on October 17. Start working on the music for the ECMS concert–Dargason & Ghosts of Brandenburg.

Sinfonia Orchestra–Work on Bailes for accurate intonation and rhythms.  Technique–Long tones on open strings, shifting to the harmonic, Velocity exercises. Playing test on Bailes

Philharmonia Orchestra–Focus your attention to the placement of your fingers. The rhythms of the pieces are getting better, but we must find the location for your fingers. Make sure you understand all of the accidentals in Mambo Incognito. Practice Aurora Borealis & Danza Latina.  Playing test on Aurora Borealis & Mambo.

Week of September 10

Beginning Orchestra–Continue working on rote songs. Focus on intonation. Finger must find the location for proper intonation. Be sure to keep instrument posture consistent! Test on Friday on O Come, Little Children.

Chamber Orchestra–Practice Danzon & Aria. Playing test on Aria & Danzon (280-end)

Sinfonia Orchestra–Work on Bailes for accurate intonation and rhythms.  Technique–Long tones on open strings, shifting to the harmonic, Velocity exercises.

Philharmonia Orchestra–Focus your attention to the placement of your fingers. The rhythms of the pieces are getting better, but we must find the location for your fingers. Make sure you understand all of the accidentals in Mambo Incognito. Practice Aurora Borealis & Danza Latina.

Week of September 3

Monday–September 3–Labor Day Holiday

Beginning Orchestra–Continue working on rote songs. Focus on intonation. Finger must find the location for proper intonation. Be sure to keep instrument posture consistent!

Chamber Orchestra–Practice Danzon & Aria. Playing test on Aria.

Sinfonia Orchestra–Work on Bailes for accurate intonation and rhythms. Playing test on Libertango. Technique–Long tones on open strings, shifting to the harmonic, Velocity exercises.

Philharmonia Orchestra–Playing test on scale in thirds. Focus your attention to the placement of your fingers. The rhythms of the pieces are getting better, but we must find the location for your fingers. Make sure you understand all of the accidentals in Mambo Incognito.

 

Week of August 27

Beginning Orchestra–Continue working with rote song to build consistent posture. Friday–Lightly Row quiz

Chamber Orchestra–Practice your music–Danzon #2 & Aria.  Don’t forget the deadline to register for Solo/Ensemble and All State is August 31.

Sinfonia Orchestra– Continue practicing Bailes and Libertango.   Don’t forget the deadline to register for Solo/Ensemble and All State is August 31.

Philharmonia Orchestra– Continue practicing Aurora Borealis & Mambo Incognito.  Don’t forget the deadline to register for Solo/Ensemble and All State is August 31.