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  • Intermediate Band

    Week 8, Quarter 4

    • Review and master fundamentals of performance
      • Breathing
      • Tone
      • Articulations
      • Starts and Stops of Notes
      • "Breath Together, Play Together" Technique
    • Practice reading in Cut Time
    • Practice reading in 6/8 Time
    • Work on Football Game Music for next school year.
    • Method book exercises to reinforce new time signatures.

    Reminders

    1) School owned instruments need to be maintenanced and returned to Ms. Lizana by May 21, 2019.

    2) End of school year is quickly approaching, don't forget to turn in make up assignments.

    3) Congratulations on a fantastic Spring Concert.  I am so proud of the musicians you have become this year.

    4) End of year test will be on one of the following exercises from the method book:

              Page 3, #6

              Page 5, #16

              Page 10, # 47

    Week 7, Quarter 4

    • Review and restablish fundamentals of performance
      • Breathing
      • Tone
      • Articulations
      • Starts and Stops of Notes
      • "Breath Together, Play Together" Technique
    • Learn, Practice, and Demonstrate Proper Sightreading Procedures
    • Practice new Spring Concert Music

    Reminders

    1) Jazz Band Rehearsal on Monday from 4 to 5:30 pm with Mr. Hicks.

    2) Spring Concert Tuesday at 7:30 pm in our gym.  Call time for all studnets 7:15pm in Full Band uniform. 

    3) I need a few parent helpers to monitor the band room while we are setting up for the concert.  Please email me back if you are able to help.

    Week 6, Quarter 4

    • Review and restablish fundamentals of performance
      • Breathing
      • Tone
      • Articulations
      • Starts and Stops of Notes
      • "Breath Together, Play Together" Technique
    • Practice new Spring Concert Music
    • Apply fundamentals of performance to Spring Concert Music.

    Reminders

    1)Make Up Playing test due by Friday.

    2) Spring Concert on May 7, 2019 at 7:30pm in the FJHS Gym. Call time is 7:15 in concert black uniform.

    3) Don't forget to keep practicing! 

    Week 5, Quarter 4

    • Review and restablish fundamentals of performance
      • Breathing
      • Tone
      • Articulations
      • Starts and Stops of Notes
      • "Breath Together, Play Together" Technique
    • Practice new Spring Concert Music
    • Apply fundamentals of performance to Spring Concert Music.

    Reminders

    1) Band practice April 17, 2019. 7:30 am -8:30 am

    2) Make-up playing tests are due before Spring Break.

    3) Spring Band Concert is May 7 at 7:30pm in the FJHS Gym.

     

    Week 4, Quarter 4

    • Review and restablish fundamentals of performance
      • Breathing
      • Tone
      • Articulations
      • Starts and Stops of Notes
      • "Breath Together, Play Together" Technique
    • Learn, Practice, and Demonstrate Proper Sightreading Procedures
    • Practice new Spring Concert Music

     

    Reminders

    1) Playing test Tuesday - Method Book Page 8, #35 "The Minstrel Boy"

    2) Jazz Band Rehearsal Thursday morning from 7:30-8:30 AM

    3) Jazz Band concert at FHS Auditorium.  6:30 call time; concert starts at 7:00 pm.

    4) Jazz Band Field Trip forms due on the 10th; Field Trip on Saturday, April 13.  Be at FJHS for 8:00 AM in Band Uniform.

    Week 3, Quarter 4

    • Review and restablish fundamentals of performance
      • Breathing
      • Tone
      • Articulations
      • Starts and Stops of Notes
      • "Breath Together, Play Together" Technique
    • Learn, Practice, and Demonstrate Proper Sightreading Procedures
    • Rehearsal of Festival Music
    • Sight-reading Activities
    • Hurricane Highlights Activities

    Week 2, Quarter 4

    • Review and restablish fundamentals of performance
      • Breathing
      • Tone
      • Articulations
      • Starts and Stops of Notes
      • "Breath Together, Play Together" Technique
    • Learn, Practice, and Demonstrate Proper Sightreading Procedures
    • Rehearsal of Festival Music
    • Sight-reading Activities

     

    Week 1, Quarter 4

    • Review and restablish fundamentals of performance
      • Breathing
      • Tone
      • Articulations
      • Starts and Stops of Notes
      • "Breath Together, Play Together" Technique
    • Learn, Practice, and Demonstrate Proper Sightreading Procedures
    • Rehearsal of Festival Music
    • Sight-reading Activities

    Reminders:

    Rehearsal Tuesday Morning from 7:30 to 8:30 AM- This is for a grade.

    Festival Performance Wednesday, March 20.  Wear your band uniform to school. (only for those students allowed to participate)

    Jazz Band Rehearsal Friday morning from 7:30 to 8:30 AM

    Week 9, Quarter 3

    • Review and restablish fundamentals of performance
      • Breathing
      • Tone
      • Articulations
      • Starts and Stops of Notes
      • "Breath Together, Play Together" Technique
    • Learn, Practice, and Demonstrate Proper Sightreading Procedures
    • Method Book Selections to reinforce Fundamentals of Performance
    • Rehearsal of Festival Music
    • Scales Challenge Pass Off (Optional)

    Week 8, Quarter 3

    • Review and restablish fundamentals of performance
      • Breathing
      • Tone
      • Articulations
      • Starts and Stops of Notes
      • "Breath Together, Play Together" Technique
    • Learn, Practice, and Demonstrate Proper Sightreading Procedures
    • Method Book Selections to reinforce Fundamentals of Performance
    • Rehearsal of Festival Music
    • Scales Challenge Pass Off (Optional)

    Week 7, Quarter 3

    • Review and restablish fundamentals of performance
      • Breathing
      • Tone
      • Articulations
      • Starts and Stops of Notes
      • "Breath Together, Play Together" Technique
    • Learn, Practice, and Demonstrate Proper Sightreading Procedures
    • Method Book Selections to reinforce Fundamentals of Performance
    • Rehearsal of Festival Music
    • Scales Challenge Pass Off (Optional)

    Week 6, Quarter 3

    • Review and restablish fundamentals of performance
      • Breathing
      • Tone
      • Articulations
      • Starts and Stops of Notes
      • "Breath Together, Play Together" Technique
    • Learn, Practice, and Demonstrate Proper Sightreading Procedures
    • Method Book Selections to reinforce Fundamentals of Performance
    • Rehearsal of Festival Music
    • Scales Challenge Pass Off (Optional)

    Week 5, Quarter 3

    • Review and restablish fundamentals of performance
      • Breathing
      • Tone
      • Articulations
      • Starts and Stops of Notes
      • "Breath Together, Play Together" Technique
    • Learn, Practice, and Demonstrate Proper Sightreading Procedures
    • Method Book Selections to reinforce Fundamentals of Performance
    • Rehearsal of Festival Music
    • Scales Challenge Pass Off (Optional)

    Week 4, Quarter 3

    • Review and restablish fundamentals of performance
      • Breathing
      • Tone
      • Articulations
      • Starts and Stops of Notes
      • "Breath Together, Play Together" Technique
    • Learn, Practice, and Demonstrate Proper Sightreading Procedures
    • Method Book Selections to reinforce Fundamentals of Performance
    • Rehearsal of Festival Music
    • Scales Challenge Pass Off (Optional)

    Playing/Chair Test: February 8, 2019

       Percussion: Method Book Page 7, # 31

       Flutes, Clarients: Dark Adventure measures 28-35  Tempo= 100

       All other instruments: Dark Adventures measures 29-36  Tempo = 100

     

    Week 3, Quarter 3

    • Review and restablish fundamentals of performance
      • Breathing
      • Tone
      • Articulations
      • Starts and Stops of Notes
      • "Breath Together, Play Together" Technique
    • Learn, Practice, and Demonstrate Proper Sightreading Procedures
    • Method Book Selections to reinforce Fundamentals of Performance

     

    Week 2, Quarter 3

    • Review of Classroom Procedures and Expectations
    • Review and restablish fundamentals of performance
      • Breathing
      • Tone
      • Articulations
      • Starts and Stops of Notes
      • "Breath Together, Play Together" Technique
    • Learn, Practice, and Demonstrate Proper Sightreading Procedures
    • Method Book Selections to reinforce Fundamentals of Performance

    Playing Quiz: Friday, January 18, 2019

    •  Bb Concert Scale; Exercise # 123 from Method Book

    1, Quarter 3

    • Review of Classroom Procedures and Expectations
    • Review and restablish fundamentals of performance
      • Breathing
      • Tone
      • Articulations
      • Starts and Stops of Notes
      • "Breath Together, Play Together" Technique
    • Learn, Practice, and Demonstrate Proper Sightreading Procedures
    • Method Book Selections to reinforce Fundamentals of Performance

    Second Nine Weeks Assignments

    First Nine Weeks Assignments

     

  • Advanced Band

    Week 8, Quarter 4

    • Review and master fundamentals of performance
      • Breathing
      • Tone
      • Articulations
      • Starts and Stops of Notes
      • "Breath Together, Play Together" Technique
    • Practice reading in Cut Time
    • Practice reading in 6/8 Time
    • Method book exercises to reinforce new time signatures.

    Reminders

    1) School owned instruments need to be maintenanced and returned to Ms. Lizana by May 21, 2019.

    2) End of school year is quickly approaching, don't forget to turn in make up assignments.

    3) Congratulations on a fantastic Spring Concert.  I am so proud of the musicians you have become this year.

    4) EOY EXAM will be on one of the following method book exercises:

         Brass and Woodwinds (Standards of Excellence Book)                                           Percussion (Alfred Drum Book)

       Page 3, # 6                                                                                                                  Page 35, Combo Study

       Page 5, # 18                                                                                                                Page 46, Combo Study 

       Page 11, #42                                                                                                               Page 73, Combo Study

     

    Week 7, Quarter 4

    • Review and restablish fundamentals of performance
      • Breathing
      • Tone
      • Articulations
      • Starts and Stops of Notes
      • "Breath Together, Play Together" Technique
    • Learn, Practice, and Demonstrate Proper Sightreading Procedures
    • Practice new Spring Concert Music

    Reminders

    1) Jazz Band Rehearsal on Monday from 4 to 5:30 pm with Mr. Hicks.

    2) Spring Concert Tuesday at 7:30 pm in our gym.  Call time for all studnets 7:15pm in Full Band uniform. 

    3) I need a few parent helpers to monitor the band room while we are setting up for the concert.  Please email me back if you are able to help.

    Week 6, Quarter 4

    • Review and restablish fundamentals of performance
      • Breathing
      • Tone
      • Articulations
      • Starts and Stops of Notes
      • "Breath Together, Play Together" Technique
    • Practice new Spring Concert Music
    • Apply fundamentals of performance to Spring Concert Music.

    Reminders

    1)Make Up Playing test due by Friday.

    2) Spring Concert on May 7, 2019 at 7:30pm in the FJHS Gym. Call time is 7:15 in concert black uniform.

    3) Don't forget to keep practicing! 

    Week 5, Quarter 4

    • Review and restablish fundamentals of performance
      • Breathing
      • Tone
      • Articulations
      • Starts and Stops of Notes
      • "Breath Together, Play Together" Technique
    • Practice new Spring Concert Music
    • Apply fundamentals of performance to Spring Concert Music.

    Reminders

    1) Band practice April 18, 2019. 7:30 am -8:30 am  RESCHEDULE DUE TO SCHOOL CLOSURE

    2) Make-up playing tests are due before Spring Break.

    3) Spring Band Concert is May 7 at 7:30pm in the FJHS Gym.

    Week 4, Quarter 4

    • Review and restablish fundamentals of performance
      • Breathing
      • Tone
      • Articulations
      • Starts and Stops of Notes
      • "Breath Together, Play Together" Technique
    • Learn, Practice, and Demonstrate Proper Sightreading Procedures
    • Practice new Spring Concert Music

    Reminders

    1) Playing test Tuesday - Method Book Page 10, #39 - Concert D Minor Scale Skill 

                                            - Percussion Class- Alfred Book Page 46; Combo Study

    2) Jazz Band Rehearsal Thursday Morning from 7:30-8:30 AM

    3) Jazz Band concert at FHS Auditorium.  6:30 call time; concert starts at 7:00 pm.

    4) Jazz Band Field Trip forms due on the 10th; Field Trip on Saturday, April 13.  Be at FJHS for 8:00 AM in Band Uniform.

    Week 3, Quarter 4

    • Review and restablish fundamentals of performance
      • Breathing
      • Tone
      • Articulations
      • Starts and Stops of Notes
      • "Breath Together, Play Together" Technique
    • Learn, Practice, and Demonstrate Proper Sightreading Procedures
    • Rehearsal of Festival Music
    • Sight-reading Activities
    • Hurricane Highlights Activities

    Week 2, Quarter 4

    • Review and restablish fundamentals of performance
      • Breathing
      • Tone
      • Articulations
      • Starts and Stops of Notes
      • "Breath Together, Play Together" Technique
    • Learn, Practice, and Demonstrate Proper Sightreading Procedures
    • Rehearsal of Festival Music
    • Sight-reading Activities

    Week 1, Quarter 4

    • Review and restablish fundamentals of performance
      • Breathing
      • Tone
      • Articulations
      • Starts and Stops of Notes
      • "Breath Together, Play Together" Technique
    • Learn, Practice, and Demonstrate Proper Sightreading Procedures
    • Rehearsal of Festival Music
    • Sight-reading Activities

    Reminders:

    Rehearsal Thursday Morning from 7:30 to 8:30 AM- This is for a grade.

    Festival Performance Wednesday, March 20.  Wear your band uniform to school. (only for those students allowed to participate)

    Jazz Band rehearsal Friday Morning from 7:30-8:30 AM

    Week 9, Quarter 3

    • Review and restablish fundamentals of performance
      • Breathing
      • Tone
      • Articulations
      • Starts and Stops of Notes
      • "Breath Together, Play Together" Technique
    • Learn, Practice, and Demonstrate Proper Sightreading Procedures
    • Method Book Selections to reinforce Fundamentals of Performance
    • Rehearsal of Festival Music
    • Scales Challenge Pass Off (Optional)

    Week 8, Quarter 3

    • Review and restablish fundamentals of performance
      • Breathing
      • Tone
      • Articulations
      • Starts and Stops of Notes
      • "Breath Together, Play Together" Technique
    • Learn, Practice, and Demonstrate Proper Sightreading Procedures
    • Method Book Selections to reinforce Fundamentals of Performance
    • Rehearsal of Festival Music
    • Scales Challenge Pass Off (Optional)

    Week 7, Quarter 3

    • Review and restablish fundamentals of performance
      • Breathing
      • Tone
      • Articulations
      • Starts and Stops of Notes
      • "Breath Together, Play Together" Technique
    • Learn, Practice, and Demonstrate Proper Sightreading Procedures
    • Method Book Selections to reinforce Fundamentals of Performance
    • Rehearsal of Festival Music
    • Scales Challenge Pass Off (Optional)

    Week 6, Quarter 3

    • Review and restablish fundamentals of performance
      • Breathing
      • Tone
      • Articulations
      • Starts and Stops of Notes
      • "Breath Together, Play Together" Technique
    • Learn, Practice, and Demonstrate Proper Sightreading Procedures
    • Method Book Selections to reinforce Fundamentals of Performance
    • Rehearsal of Festival Music
    • Scales Challenge Pass Off (Optional)

    Week 5, Quarter 3

    • Review and restablish fundamentals of performance
      • Breathing
      • Tone
      • Articulations
      • Starts and Stops of Notes
      • "Breath Together, Play Together" Technique
    • Learn, Practice, and Demonstrate Proper Sightreading Procedures
    • Method Book Selections to reinforce Fundamentals of Performance
    • Rehearsal of Festival Music
    • Scales Challenge Pass Off (Optional)

     

    Week 2, Quarter 3

    • Review of Classroom Procedures and Expectations
    • Review and restablish fundamentals of performance
      • Breathing
      • Tone
      • Articulations
      • Starts and Stops of Notes
      • "Breath Together, Play Together" Technique
    • Learn, Practice, and Demonstrate Proper Sightreading Procedures
    • Method Book Selections to reinforce Fundamentals of Performance

    Playing Quiz on Friday, January 18, 2019

    • Korean Folk Song from Method Book

    Week 1, Quarter 3

    • Review of Classroom Procedures and Expectations
    • Review and restablish fundamentals of performance
      • Breathing
      • Tone
      • Articulations
      • Starts and Stops of Notes
      • "Breath Together, Play Together" Technique
    • Learn, Practice, and Demonstrate Proper Sightreading Procedures
    • Method Book Selections to reinforce Fundamentals of Performance

    Second Nine Weeks Assignments

    First Nine Weeks Assignments