November 30, 2010

7th and 8th grade general music

Tuesday - We will begin the the element of music called Timbre today.  Students will learn about the brass family.

Wednesday – Finish Brass reading materials and watch Brass Video

Thursday – Woodwind demonstration.  Begin Woodwind reading.

Friday – What woodwind video and finish woodwinds.

 DON'T FORGET TO DO YOUR BELLRINGERS EACH DAY!!!

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NO AFTER SCHOOL TUTORING UNTIL AFTER THE 1ST OF THE YEAR
WINTER CONCERT
 SUNDAY

 DECEMBER 12, 2010

 2:00 PM

 HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM

·        Beginning band students will need to be in their seats in thehigh school cafeteria by 1:00 PM for warm-up.

·        Bring your instrument without the case and music for theconcert.

·        You may need to eat a peanut butter sandwich if your church service runs long.  Eat before you come.

·        Plan to stay the entire concert time.

·        Gentlemen must wear dress pants, dress shirt, tie, dark belt, dark socks, dress shoes or boots.

·        Ladies must wear a skirt or dress that hangs below the knee or dress pants and a nice top.  They should also wear dress shoes.  Please make sure that the clothes cover your body when your arms are in playing position.

·        Please let me know early if there is a problem getting clothes.

·        NO T-SHIRTS, SWEATSHIRTS, JEANS OR TENNIS SHOES.

 

ALL FAMILY AND FRIENDS ARE INVITED

TO THIS FREE CONCERT

 

  I would like for my students to be able to see and listen to the advanced band.  Please schedule your day so that they can stay for the entire concert.  It could last about an hour and forty-five minutes.  Students would probably be done by 4:00 PM if not a little before.

Practice Journals are due December 3, 2010.  The last one for the nine week will be due December 10, 2010.  Please get missing journals in as soon as possible. 

 

    

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November 22, 2010

6TH GRADE BAND

NO AFTER SCHOOL PRACTICE THIS WEEK DUE TO THE HOLIDAY!!!!!
 
YOU WILL NEED TO PRACTICE ON YOUR OWN WHEN YOU HAVE TIME DURING THE HOLIDAY.
 
NO PRACTICE SHEET FOR NOVEMBER 26TH BUT THERE WILL BE ONE FOR DECEMBER 3, 2010. START IT ON FRIDAY NOVEMBER 26, 2010
 
 
 

WINTER  CONCERT

SUNDAY

DECEMBER 12, 2010

2:00 PM

HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM

 

  • Beginning band students will need to be in their seats in the high school cafeteria by 1:00 PM for warm-up.
  • Bring your instrument and music for the concert. 
  • Do not bring your case or your coat inside the school!!!!!`
  • You may need to eat a peanut butter sandwich if your church service runs long.  Eat before you come.
  • Plan to stay the entire concert time.
  • Gentlemen must wear dress pants, dress shirt, tie, dark belt, dark socks, dress shoes or boots.
  • Ladies must wear a skirt or dress that hangs below the knee or dress pants and a nice top.  They should also wear dress shoes.  Please make sure that the clothes cover your body when your arms are in playing position.
  • Please let me know early if there is a problem getting clothes.
  • NO T-SHIRTS, SWEATSHIRTS, JEANS OR TENNIS SHOES.

 

ALL FAMILY AND FRIENDS ARE INVITED

TO THIS FREE CONCERT

 

  I would like for my students to be able to see and listen to the advanced band.  Please schedule your day so that they can stay for the entire concert.  It could last about an hour and forty-five minutes.  Students would probably be done by 4:00 PM if not a little before.

HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY THANKSGIVING.  DON'T FORGET TO SAY THANKS FOR YOUR WONDERFUL LIFE AND FAMILY.  I AM THANKFUL FOR MY GREAT KIDS IN SCHOOL, MY FRIENDS, FAMILY AND MY WONDERFUL LIFE!!!!

 

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7th and 8th Grade General Music

Monday – Students will take notes on Dynamics.  They will learn why we have dynamics, when they were first written into music and how we use them today.  They will do work to reinforce what the dynamic markings stand for.

Tuesday – Finish work on dynamics.  Many students will be gone for the reward's trip.  Congratulations!!!!

HAVE A HAPPY TURKEY DAY AND MAKE SURE YOU GIVE THANKS FOR YOUR WONDERFUL LIVES.  I WILL BE GIVING THANKS FOR GREAT KIDS, FRIENDS, MY FAMILY AND MY WONDERFUL LIFE.

BE SAFE AND EAT A LOT OF TURKEY!!!!  GOBBLE GOBBLE

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November 15, 2010

band

Mid – terms go out Wednesday!!!! 
 
 
 
WINTER  CONCERT

 SUNDAY

 DECEMBER 12, 2010

 2:00 PM

 HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM

 

·        Beginning band students will need to be in their seats in thehigh school cafeteria by 1:00 PM for warm-up.

·        Bring your instrument without the case and music for theconcert.

·        You may need to eat a peanut butter sandwich if your church service runs long.  Eat before you come.

·        Plan to stay the entire concert time.

·        Gentlemen must wear dress pants, dress shirt, tie, dark belt, dark socks, dress shoes or boots.

·        Ladies must wear a skirt or dress that hangs below the knee or dress pants and a nice top.  They should also wear dress shoes.  Please make sure that the clothes cover your body when your arms are in playing position.

·        Please let me know early if there is a problem getting clothes.

·        NO T-SHIRTS, SWEATSHIRTS, JEANS OR TENNIS SHOES.

 

ALL FAMILY AND FRIENDS ARE INVITED

TO THIS FREE CONCERT

 

  I would like for my students to be able to see and listen to the advanced band.  Please schedule your day so that they can stay for the entire concert.  It could last about an hour and forty-five minutes.  Students would probably be done by 4:00 PM if not a little before.

 

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Practice Journals
 
We have turned in practice journals for October 26, November 5, and November 12, 2010.  We gave our next on due this Friday November 19th.  

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7th and 8th grade general music

 Remember:  Every day we are given the chance to be better students, brothers, sisters, children, friends, citizens, students and people.  Pick one and work on it each day.  It will make you feel awesome!!!!!!!

Mid Terms go out Wednesday!!!!!!!!!!! 

 Monday – Melody Test

Tuesday – Finish the treble and bass clef work and grading it.

Wednesday – Begin work on Harmony.  We will learn the piano keyboard, half and whole steps

Thursday – Learn to build major scales.

Friday – Continue building scales and spelling triads.

Sound like Greek?  You will understand these musical terms by the end of the week :)

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November 8, 2010

6th Grade Band

WINTER  CONCERT

 SUNDAY

 DECEMBER 12, 2010

 2:00 PM

 HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM

 

·        Beginning band students will need to be in their seats in the high school cafeteria by 1:00 PM for warm-up.

·        Bring your instrument without the case and music for the concert.

·        You may need to eat a peanut butter sandwich if your church service runs long.  Eat before you come.

·        Plan to stay the entire concert time.

·        Gentlemen must wear dress pants, dress shirt, tie, dark belt, dark socks, dress shoes or boots.

·        Ladies must wear a skirt or dress that hangs below the knee or dress pants and a nice top.  They should also wear dress shoes.  Please make sure that the clothes cover your body when your arms are in playing position.

·        Please let me know early if there is a problem getting clothes.

·        NO T-SHIRTS, SWEATSHIRTS, JEANS OR TENNIS SHOES.

 

ALL FAMILY AND FRIENDS ARE INVITED

TO THIS FREE CONCERT

 

  I would like for my students to be able to see and listen to the advanced band.  Please schedule your day so that they can stay for the entire concert.  It could last about an hour and forty-five minutes.  Students would probably be done by 4:00 PM if not a little before.

 

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Practice Journals
 
We have turned in journals for October 29th, November 5th and will be turning in November 12th this week.  Please turn them in on time.  November 5th will be taken until the end of the day Tuesday November 9th.  They will be considered late after November 9th.
 
After School Tutoring
 
I will be staying after school on Tuesday for brass and Thursday for Woodwind this week.  Please make sure if you stay that you can be picked up by 4:30 in the front of the building.  I have had to stay past five a couple of times this year because parents didn't pick their child up on time.  Please be considerate and help with this issue.  Anyone needing extra help can stay with me.  
 
 

 

                                                     

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7th & 8th Grade General Music

We have been working on Melody this past week.

Monday – Students will create a Rubric to grade their presentations.  Students will complete their four measure phrase presentations.

Tuesday – We will grade the treble clef work from last week and play Jeopardy if time allows.

Wednesday – Students will create an 8 measure musical phrase in groups and present their work to the class.

Thursday – Review Melody for the Unit Test

Friday – Unit Test over Melody.

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November 1, 2010

6th Grade Beginning Band

I will be staying after Wednesday (brass) and Thursday (Woodwind) to help students this week.  Please have a ride by 4:30PM.

Our Christmas Concert is just around the corner. 

December 12, 2010 2:00PM High School Auditorium. 

We will warm up at 1:00PM  I will announce the place as soon as I have one.


Combined Band Rehearsal during school.  

December 2 and December 10 from 1:24-2:45.  This rehearsal is during 6th and 7th hour.  Please see your teachers before that day and get your work.  You will be responsible for turning in any missed assignments for those practices.

Concert Dress:

Men will need to wear dress pants (Kahki's are fine), dress shirt with a collar, tie, dark socks, dark belt and dress shoes or boots.  Please let me know early if you can't get these items.

Ladies will need to wear a dress, skirt (length below the knees) or dress pants and a nice shirt and dress shoes.  Make sure that the shirt is long enough to cover even when your arms are in playing position.  No see through items and your undergarments should not show.  Please let me know early if you need help with finding cloths.

NO T-SHIRTS, JEANS, SWEAT SHIRTS, SWEAT PANTS OR TENNIS SHOES

Practice Journals are due.  Our first for October 29th has been turned in.  Your next journal is due November 5.  Make sure you turn them in.  Jeans day will be taken away for those who do not turn in their journals.

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7th & 8th Grade General Music

Monday – We start Melody today.  We will take notes and do a short activity.

Tuesday – Election Day!!!  No School!!!  No More TV Ads for Candidates!!!

Wednesday -  Students will be using the treble clef to create measures with words.  They will use the music alphabet.

Thursday – Students will apply their treble clef knowledge on in class work.

Friday – We will check our treble clef work and have a short quiz over lines and spaces for treble clef.  Jeopardy if time allows.

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