GMS Concert Orchestra

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Concert Orchestra

Greenacres Middle School

Combined Orchestra (Course Title)

Quarters 1-4

This ensemble is for 7th and 8th graders only. Prior Orchestra experience is recommended. This is non-auditioned, open to all. Students will focus on intermediate to advanced skills, (shifting, vibrato, reading, techniques, pedagogy, and musical) skills that will prepare them for the next ensemble level. Enabling them to build the necessary skills to be prepared to perform in the Greenacres Middle School Chamber Orchestra or Central Valley High School Concert Orchestra. All Concert Orchestra students will be required as a final assignment to audition for GMS Chamber Orchestra. Private lessons are strongly encouraged.

Google Classroom Assignment Calendar

Student Essentials

GMS Concert Orchestra Google Classroom Link

Google Classroom Code (68ccr6 )

Remind How to Sign-up GMS Concert.pdf

How to sign-up on Remind

Remind Code (@gmsconcert)

GMS Concert Homework Practice Log

HW Log Download


Required Course Materials

String Basics, Book 2

(Steps to Success for String Orchestra)

Terry Shade & Jeremy Woolstenhulme - Neil A. Kjos Music Company

Required at the beginning of the year.

Available for local purchase at Custom Strings or online at JW Pepper.com

Essential Technique for Strings

(Essential Elements, Book 3)

Michael Allen, Robert Gillespie & Pamela Tellejohn Hayes - Hal Leonard Corporation

Required later on throughout the year, upon completion of String Basics, Book 2

Available for local purchase at Custom Strings or online at JW Pepper.com