Welcome to the AJH Band and
Nord Orchestra Lessons page!

AJH Band News:

2019 Lorain County Solo & Ensemble Contest results:


Woodwind Trio "Musette" - Excellent Rating

Flute Duet "La Bamba" - Superior Rating

Flute solo "Sleigh Ride" - Superior Rating

Alto Sax solo "Spinning Wheel" - Superior Rating

Alto Sax solo "Rondeau" - Superior Rating


Game Schedule:

Tuesday, January 29 Report 5:15

Thursday, January 31 Report 5:15

Thursday, February 7 Report 5:15

Tuesday, February 12 Report 5:15

Wednesday, February 13 Report 5:15

There is a game on Friday, Feb. 22 but pep band will not attend.

Tuesday, February 26 Report 5:15

Tuesday, March 5 Final game - Report 5:15

Upcoming Performance Events:

Thursday, December 6 - AJH 6th grade and 7th grade bands  7:00 AJH gym

Thursday, December 13 - AJH 8th grade band concert - 7:00 AJH gym

Monday, March 11th:  HS/AJH Festival of Bands - 7:00pm at Steele Gymnasium  

Wednesday, May 1st:  Nord 5th/6th Grade Band Spring Concert - 7:00pm at AJH  

Wednesday May 8 - AJH 7th grade band and 8th grade band 7:00 p.m. at AJH

Friday May 10 or Saturday May 11 - 8th grade to OMEA Large Group Adjudicated Event

*We are requesting Friday evening

Nord Orchestra News:

Tuesday, December 18 - Demonstration concert.

Students are asked to create an EEi account (Essential Elements Interactive).

I made a video tutorial to help you with this.

Orchestra EEi account

I also sent the instruction paper home on the first lesson of the 2nd Quarter.

Click below for a copy of the instructions.

Instructions for EEi - Orchestra

Older News:

For Music specials class - all orchestra students go to Orchestra with me, Mrs. Perry. Band students go to band with Mr. Barbaro. Students who are not in a performing ensemble go to General Music with Mrs. Von Kaenel.

All music specials classes receive grades.

Students will also have full orchestra (graded) with Mrs. Davis on Thursdays.

The sectional rehearsals are bonus days and are not graded.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:00 - 8:30 - homeroom String Bass sectional Violin sectional Viola sectional Full Orchestra Cello sectional
 8:30 - 9:15 - specials class Lima's homeroom Watkins homeroom Boggs' homeroom Homolya/Krase's homeroom Kinser's homeroom
 9:15 - 10:00 - specials class Beetler's homeroom Hermensky's homeroom Liming's homeroom Mullen's homeroom Henry's homeroom

Students need to have an instrument, book, rosin, and any necessary supplies for their instrument. (Violin, viola - shoulder rest. Cello - rock stop)

Please contact our local vendors if you need supplies, instrument, or repairs.

Rettig Music - 440-808-0900


Baroque Violin Shop - 866-846-5469


5th grade Orchestra book: Essential Elements for Strings book

6th graders need the Essential Elements for Band book 
If you lost yours, click the title of the book above to reorder it.

7th and 8th graders need the Warm-ups and Beyond book
Please click the link to order your book. The cost is $6.50

All AJH students will do 2 individual performance assessments 
1st Semester performance assessment - Technique and Scales - all students will be given a technique/scale exercise
 in the first 2 weeks of school. They have the remainder of the 1st quarter to record and submit it.

2nd Semester performance assessment - Musicality and Expression

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