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    Sectional rehearsal will help focus on each sections skills and will be held directly after band rehearsal for 20 minutes. 

     

    Thursday 11/4 Percussion

    Tuesday 11/9 Low Brass

    Tuesday 11/16 Reeds

    Thursday 11/18 Trumpets

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  • Play the Note Naming Game to sharpen your note reading.  Tuba and Trombones use BASS CLEF, all other instruments use TREBLE CLEF

    Name that Note Game

     BRASS Practice lip slurs on 1 and 2 on handout. repeat until comfortable and accurate.

    ALL BAND

     

    Practice long tones.  Keep them steady and with a good sound.  Stop and restart the sound if it gets uneven or ragged.

    Practice long tones on high notes and low notes.

     

     

     

    RACTICE for week of 11/9-11/16

    • BRASS lip slur 

    • Warm up with lip slurs. #1 Hi-Lo   #2  Lo-Hi  #3 Hi-Lo-Hi-Lo-Hi
    • Trombone use first position
    • trumpet, Tuba Open
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      ALL BAND-Note reading skill practice:

    • Read your notes forward and backward before you practice the song
    • Play the game on the following link for more note reading practice/fun (flutes, clarinets, saxes, bells use TREBLE CLEF, baritone/trombone use BASS CLEF)

      Name that Note Game

       

      Practice rhythm lines on page 44 completed in class.  Be sure to keep your sound going from one note to the next

      Practice long tones.  Keep them steady and with a good sound.  Stop and restart the sound if it gets uneven or ragged.

      Practice long tones on high notes and low notes.

      Practice Page 8  Hot Cross Buns

      1.Read the note names out loud while fingering the note. 

      2.Play the lines.  Chunk it - one measure at a time then add them together example- measure one. measure two then measure one and two etc.

    • Accompaniment for Hot Cross Buns:

      Music for Hot Cross Buns

      Practice Page 9

      Challenge/Skill Builder Practice P.9 line 23. MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG

       

      Performance Song line 27,  GOOD KING WENCESLAS

      1.Read the note names out loud while fingering the note. 

      2.Play the lines.  Chunk it - one measure at a time then add them together example- measure one. measure two then measure one and two etc

      Accompaniment for Good King Wenceslas:

      Music for Good King Wenceslas

       

      Scales-Fingerings can be found in you book pages 4-10

    • Practice playing your 6 note scale 
    • (Flutes, Bells, Basses): Bb-C-D-Eb-F-G-A,
    • (Clarinets, trumpets, Tenor Sax): C-D-E-F-G-A
    • (Alto/Baritone Saxes): G-A-B-C-D-E                                                   

       PERCUSSION

      Practice bells using good mallet technique. Songs to practice and memorize-Hot Cross Buns, Good King Wenceslas

      Drum Pad- Practice rhythm lines 1 and 2 on your handout  and songs for performance.  count outloud while you play.  Keep the sticks low and arms relaxed.

      Use a metronome or a recording of a song to practice your rhythm lines. Start slowly and aim for accuracy before speeding up the tempo

     

     

     

    1.Read the note names out loud while fingering the note. 

    2.Play the lines.  Chunk it - one measure at a time then add them together example- measure one. measure two then measure one and two etc.

    3. Concentrate on breathing at the end of the phrases and quality of tone.

    PERCUSSION

    Practice bells using good mallet technique. Songs to practice and memorize- Half note rock, El Camino Mariach A and B.  Songs on Page 8

    Drum Pad- Practice rhythm lines on page 44 and songs on Page 7.  count outloud while you play.  Keep the sticks low and arms relaxed.

    Practice line one and two on the handout sent in TEAMS:

    Use a metronome or a recording of a song to practice your rhythm lines.

     

    Trumpet Instruction video

    Trumpet instruction

    Trombone Instruction video-

    Trombone instruction

    Tuba Instruction video-

    Tuba Instruction

    Flute Instruction video-

    Flute instruction

    Clarinet Instruction videos-

    Clarinet Instruction

    Bass Clarinet

     Saxophone Instruction videos-

    Alto Saxophone Instruction

    Tenor Saxophone Instruction

    Baritone Saxophone Instruction

    Percussion Instruction videos-

    Snare drum instruction

    Mallet Instruction

     

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    Pathways to communication

    Band Shirt Order Form

    Friday Night Football

     

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