Grade 11 Strings

What's happening this week

  • Week of February 26-March 2nd
    Alta Vista school visit
    * please leave your first period classes at 10:15am.  The bus will be waiting to and ready to leave for 10:25am the latest.
    *ensure you have your snack/lunch, instruments, jackets, music
    *music you will be bringing - Twilight Express, Canon in D and La La Land (we will perform this for the kids, and they will know it's a work in progress)

    School visit follow up- insights? how will this help you plan for the feeder school assignment?
    La La Land
    Hoe Down
    Irish party in third class

    Grade 11s- show each other your assignments from Mr. Lacroix from last class- analyze and help each other.
    Grade 12s- discuss with ms. mah logistics for gr 12 recital - practice new pieces (Try Everything..and Theory of Everything)

    Posted by Janice Mah
  • Week of February 19-23
    *run through of Daniel's piece (45 mins)
    Grade 12s- work on new ensemble pieeces for concert
    Grade 11s- time to work on recital piece analysis
    While this is going on- one at a time I will complete the rest of the scale/etude evals in the hot room.

    Grade 11s- to work on grade 11 recital piece analysis of the piano score. *due at the end of this period.  this is the extension so please don't ask for an extension.
    Grade 12s- to work in the main room- solidify teaching plan for Alta Vista, play through the two pieces, Try Everything...
    seating plans for Stranger Things? Promotions?  When/How? Posters? Social Media? Annoucements?

    *For the concert- please ensure that your concert blacks are clean and ready to go!
    Arrive at 5:50pm.  We need to set up the stage and rehearse right away before the other performers arrive.

    Posted Feb 19, 2018, 2:38 PM by Janice Mah
  • Week of February 12-16th
    Scale and etude evaluation- all Grade 11s and some grade 12s
    Grade 12s- you willl need to show me by the end if the period: finalized set list for gr 12 concert, who’s doing what, name of the concert, due dates for getting things done, beginnings of a poster for advertising, when and how you will be advertising, who will be selling tickets and when (announcements, social media, etc). 

    *After this class (at the start of lunch)I would like to briefly run through Daniel’s piece because we are missing a rehearsal on Friday. IF intonation and rhythms are more accurate than the last time we will only need 10 mins of your time.
    Posted Feb 11, 2018, 4:28 AM by Janice Mah
  • Week of February 5-9th
    Run through of Fear, Struggle and Triumph with Daniel Claxton
    *please work on this with a metronome and be accurate with intonation
    Whatever time left- we will work on America and/or La La Land

    Run through of Daniel Claxton's piece
    Grade 11s- will work on Theory evaluation after
    Grade 12s- will work on solidifying seating and repertoire for April 13th concert
    Grade 12s- will take a look at the coaching project in their groups afterwards
    Posted Feb 4, 2018, 6:26 AM by Janice Mah
  • February 2
    yes- there is ensemble- please have prepared Daniel Claxton's piece, America , Hoe Down, Irish Party

    In class- Daniel will be present to work on his piece!
    Posted Jan 31, 2018, 10:39 AM by Janice Mah
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Upcoming assignments

Due DateAssignmentGoogle doc
February 21, 2018 RECITAL piece analysis Place this in your folder! 
February 15, 2018 Scale #2 Scale #2 Requirements  
February 12, 2018 Presentation List view for order 
January 31, 2018 Performance Strategies information 
December 20, 2017 Music night Survey #1 
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Upcoming dates

February 13th
Chamber ensemble rehearsal with NAC in Library

February 14th
7pm- Chamber ensemble to perform with NAC @ de la salle. Please come support your peers!

February 14/16th
Etude and scale presentation

March 1
Play through of Solo piece for recital

March 7 and 8th
20 mins piano rehearsals with Liko

March 23rd
In-class play through with Liko (5 mins)

March 28th