Band: Intermediate Assignments for 9.21.2018

Intermediate Band from 9/14 for 9/21:

  1. Please check out the Welcome letter and online access info packet if you have not already. Physical ones were given to students on Friday 9/14. Click link for packet:

  1. Priority – Book 1 Page 22, 23, 24, 25 – further if possible.
  2. Rhythm a week – Review, Units 1-6, ad 7 & 8
  3. Film Favorites – Rainbow Connection
  4. See any other specific assignments from your instrument teacher
  5. Playing test on 9/21 will be: (Teacher select) —#129 for saxes

We’ll have 3 more weeks of Separate Classes, then alternate

We want to be in Book 2 by Christmas

I hope to have Christmas music in your hands 9/21

In 2018-2019 We’re recognizing MVP’s by section and individuals each week:

Intermediate Band

Band Average – 59.18%

Band MVS (Most Valuable Section) – Alto 114.29%

Band Individual MVP – Chris (Alto) 171.43%

Individual Section MVPs:

Flute – Lexie 57.14%

Clarinet – No one over 50%

Alto – Chris 171.43%

Trumpet – Kai 85.71%

Percussion – Cody 114.29%

I hope to have Christmas music in your hands 9/21

Intermediate Band – Clarinet

Handout – #2-Chester
     Every day warm up with #2-Chester.
Breathing Exercises – Practice taking deep breaths (breath in down to your belly button) and blowing out slowly. You should be able to play a minimum of 16 counts (four measures in 4/4 time) before needing a breath.
Essential Elements – Review p. 24-25. When you feel these pages are mastered, begin looking at p. 26-27. Playing test on 9/28 on #129.
     Pay special attention to your new notes. Expect random note/fingering/playing (from assigned pages) tests in class.
Practice at least 5 times this week for 30 minutes each. Bring your completed and signed practice card to class every week. 
Come to class on time. Class starts promptly at 10. Please be in your seat and ready to play by10.
Bring all your materials to class. You MUST have your music books, your filled out (and signed!) practice card. a pencil, a stand (in excellent condition), your instrument, and a good attitude!
Concert dates. Be sure to check and double-check the concert dates (handout from registration day) and get those on the calendar. Our first concert is December 7 at Asbury from 10-12:45. It is vital to the band as a team that every member is prepared and present. New calendars may be picked up at the Information Table in the foyer.
If you have any questions or concerns please don’t hesitate to contact Mr. Dan or me.