Homework/Practice Assignments 

Good playing consists of AT LEAST 50% listening.

The students should listen to the recordings below MANY times, with and without their music in front of them

 

Concert Band winds: All 6th grade woodwind and brass students; some 7th grade ww and brass students

6th grade: - be working on "Let Heaven and Nature Sing"  and "The Tempest"

7th Grade - be working on "Let Heaven and Nature Sing"  and "The Tempest"

LISTEN (click on link) 

"The Tempest"

"Let Heaven and Nature Sing"

 

Symphonic Band winds: All 8th grade woodwind and brass students; some 7th grade ww and brass students

7th grade - be working on "Spirit of an Eagle"  and "Parade of the Bumbling Wooden Soldiers"

8th grade - be working on "Spirit of an Eagle," "Parade of the Bumbling Wooden Soldiers," and  "Marches of the Armed Forces"

LISTEN (click on link) 

"Spirit of an Eagle"

"Parade of the Bumbling Wooden Soldiers"   (practice this one slower than the recording)

"Marches of the Armed Forces"  (8th grade)

 

Percussion: (links to recordings are above)

6th grade - be working on parts for "The Tempest"

7th grade - be working on parts for "Parade of the Bumbling Wooden Soldiers"

8th grade - be working on parts for "Spirit of an Eagle" and "Marches of the Armed Forces"

 

6th grade Strings:

Be working on "First Carols for Christmas," and "Hanukkah is Here"

Focus on feeling the pulse, correct rhythms, and correct bowing 

LISTEN (click on link)

"First Carols for Christmas"

"Hanukkah Holiday"

 

7th & 8th Orchestra: All 7th and 8th grade string players

Be working on "Christmas March," and "Light the Candles"

Focus on feeling the pulse, correct rhythms, and correct bowing  

LISTEN (click on link) 

"Light the Candles"

"Christmas March"

 

 

Support Documents:

2019 - 2020 contract

Solo & Ensemble

Supply List