Grade 9 Strings

ALL pieces for Solo Evaluation due this Friday.  You will be responsible for your own accompanist if I don't have music by Friday April 13th!

What's happening this week

  • Week of April 16-20th
    Tuesday
    Rep check on Thursday in quartets
    Review- Moods, Prometheus, Grieg, Mozart, Orion, Rewrite the Stars

    Thursday
    Rep check
    *special performance by the Schu-birds! :)
    Posted Apr 15, 2018, 2:03 PM by Janice Mah
  • Week of April 9-13th
    Monday
    *reminder that students need to be using the time appropriately.  

    Wednesday
    Chamber performances- make sure you have a group name, you're dressed appropriately and you're prepared!

    Thursday
    Chamber performances

    Friday
    Theory day
    Posted Apr 8, 2018, 6:39 AM by Janice Mah
  • Week of April 3-6th
    *Money for Kingston (30$) and forms are due this Friday!
    *Lunch money for those who asked for lunch due this Friday! (11.30$ money or cheque made out to Canterbury High School)

    Tuesday
    Time to work on Chamber

    Thursday
    Posted Apr 2, 2018, 10:14 AM by Janice Mah
  • Week of March 26-30th
    *I do recommend you get together with your chamber group outside of class time (aka- lunch or mornings) to solidify and work on things you learned in your coaching!
    **Please remember to bring in your Kingston trip forms and 30$

    Tuesday
    Quick discussion about chamber doc.
    a) what is a melody?
    b) what is a counter melody?
    c) what should i be listening for?
    d) how do i work on chamber pieces with other people?

    Run through of- Bach chorales, Bartok, Beethoven arrangement(to be handed out Tuesday morning), and Grieg.
    Rest of the time will be used to practice in your chamber groups.  Use the following places: room 116, 160, hot room, 131, practice hallway in 131, stairwell. 

    Thursday
    Perform your chamber pieces in front of the class to check progress
    Posted Mar 25, 2018, 6:15 AM by Janice Mah
  • Week of March 19-23
    Monday
    Chamber Coaching with Sara Mastrangelo
    *during your chamber coaching I will be there to record your performance.  At which time, Sara will be giving you pointers.  Someone should be designated the note taker, all notes should then be transcribed onto your chamber document. The recording will be shared with your chamber group.
    *if you do not have a coaching with Sara today the expectation is that you will be working in your chamber groups- solidifying your parts.  I will request that NO phones will be in use during this time.  The time is to be used practicing.  If at any point you are off task, I will be notifying your parents.
    *I will request that you warm up perhaps with some of the new ensemble pieces that I sent you over the March Break as we will be working extensively on these on Tuesday morning.

    Wednesday
    Warm up: in class with Grieg, Mozart (metronome first movement)
    *quick review: What is a counter melody?, accompaniment?..etc...review of chamber doc
    Rest of the class- to update your chamber document (part 3)/practice with group

    Friday
    Chamber Coaching with Sara Mastrangelo
    *during your chamber coaching I will be there to record your performance.  At which time, Sara will be giving you pointers.  Someone should be designated the note taker, all notes should then be transcribed onto your chamber document. The recording will be shared with your chamber group.
    *if you do not have a coaching with Sara today the expectation is that you will be working in your chamber groups- solidifying your parts.  I will request that NO phones will be in use during this time.  The time is to be used practicing.  If at any point you are off task, I will be notifying your parents.
    *I will request that you warm up perhaps with some of the new ensemble pieces that I sent you over the March Break as we will be working extensively on these on Tuesday morning.
    Posted Mar 20, 2018, 6:34 PM by Janice Mah
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Recent list items

Due DateLink
March 2, 2018 chamber assignment 
December 22, 2017 Semester 1 questions due 
December 22, 2017 Do this! 
December 8, 2017 Fill this out! 
October 27, 2017 Survey 
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Important Dates

April 13- Stranger Strings- Grade 12 farewell concert

April 23- Kingston Trip - to leave at 7am sharp

Week of May 22- final scale and study evalution + piano rehearsals

May 29- Mandatory attendance for music night dress rehearsal

May 31- June 1- Music night

June 11- Solo evaluations



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