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HOMEWORK WEEK OF MARCH 9-13

posted 12 Mar 2020, 12:38 by Mrs Gilliard

BAND 6- 
  • CHARIOT RACE, DRAGON SLAYER, HUNTERS MOUNTAIN
  • SCALES 1, 2, 5 (Bb, Eb, F concert)
  • Rhythms 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
  • USE THE ONLINE METRONOME (SEE THE MENU TO THE LEFT)
  • COMPLETE VIDEO ASSIGNMENT ON GOOGLE CLASSROOM
  • COMPLETE PRACTICE REFLECTION ON GOOGLE CLASSROOM
BAND 7
  • continue to practice Assessment music - THEN COME THE HEROES, CANTICUM AND FORTIS
  • THE EAGLES AMONG US, FIRST SUN
  • SCALES 1, 2, 3, 5 (START TO LOOK AT SCALE 4)
  • RHYTHMS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
  • USE THE ONLINE METRONOME (SEE THE MENU TO THE LEFT)
  • COMPLETE VIDEO ASSIGNMENT ON GOOGLE CLASSROOM
  • COMPLETE PRACTICE REFLECTION ON GOOGLE CLASSROOM
BAND 8
  • continue to practice Assessment music - THEN COME THE HEROES, CANTICUM, AND FORTIS
  • THE EAGLES AMONG US, FIRST SUN, PRIMORDIUM 
  • SCALES 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, (START TO LOOK AT 7 AND 8)
  • RHYTHMS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
  • RHYTHMS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
  • USE THE ONLINE METRONOME (SEE THE MENU TO THE LEFT)
  • COMPLETE VIDEO ASSIGNMENT ON GOOGLE CLASSROOM
  • COMPLETE PRACTICE REFLECTION ON GOOGLE CLASSROOM
JAZZ BAND
ORCHESTRA 6
  • PRACTICE IMPULSE, DRAGON HUNTER
  • SCALES 1, 2, 3, 4
  • RHYTHMS 1, 2, 3, 4,5
  • USE THE ONLINE METRONOME (SEE THE MENU TO THE LEFT)
  • COMPLETE VIDEO ASSIGNMENT ON GOOGLE CLASSROOM
  • COMPLETE PRACTICE REFLECTION ON GOOGLE CLASSROOM
ORCHESTRA 7
  • continue to practice Assessment music: COURTLY DANCE, PASSEGGIATA, AND DAYSPRING
  • EAGLES AMONG US, WOODSPLITTER FANFARE
  • SCALES C, G, D, A, Eb (begin to look at F)
  • RHYTHMS 1, 2, 3,4, 5,6, 7, 8
  • USE THE ONLINE METRONOME (SEE THE MENU TO THE LEFT)
  • COMPLETE VIDEO ASSIGNMENT ON GOOGLE CLASSROOM
  • COMPLETE PRACTICE REFLECTION ON GOOGLE CLASSROOM
ORCHESTRA 8
  • continue to practice Assessment music: COURTLY DANCE, PASSEGGIATA, AND DAYSPRING
  • EAGLES AMONG US, WOODSPLITTER FANFARE, SPY VS SPY AND THE SHEPHERD KING
  • SCALES C, G, D, A, F, Eb 
  • RHYTHMS 1, 2, 3,4, 5,6, 7, 8
  • USE THE ONLINE METRONOME (SEE THE MENU TO THE LEFT)
  • COMPLETE VIDEO ASSIGNMENT ON GOOGLE CLASSROOM
  • COMPLETE PRACTICE REFLECTION ON GOOGLE CLASSROOM

Homework Week of March 3, 2020

posted 3 Mar 2020, 09:17 by Mrs Gilliard   [ updated 3 Mar 2020, 09:18 ]

Band 6 - 
    - Practice Barcarolle From Tales of Hoffman (Red Book p. 4 #9)
    - Practice Bb, and Eb scale
    - Practice Chariot Race, make sure to tongue cleanly and use correct dynamics

Band 8 - 
     - Practice First Sun (measures 1-14)
     - Practice Festival Music and clean up all mistakes
     - Practice scales Bb, Eb, Ab, C, F, G minor (1st period will have a test on Thursday)

Band 7 - 
     - Practice First Sun (measures 1-14)
     - Practice Festival Music and clean up all mistakes
     - Practice scales Bb, Eb, Ab, F, 

TODAY AFTER SCHOOL (March 3)
Mock Assessment (Practice Festival Assessment) Tues, March 3 during after school.
Required for all who are on the list for participation (see google classroom)
This grade counts double.  We will have guest judge(s).  BE ON TIME.  THIS IS IMPORTANT FOR THE SUCCESS OF THE GROUP.

UPCOMING
SYMPHONIC BAND - PGCPS BAND ASSESSMENT ON MARCH 19 AT NORTHWESTERN HIGH SCHOOL.  WE PERFORM AT 2:10.  IF YOUR PARENTS WISH TO COME, HAVE THEM COME EARLY IN CASE THEY HAVE US START EARLIER.

Band Homework - Week of Feb 24, 2020

posted 28 Feb 2020, 11:14 by Mrs Gilliard

Band 6 - Chariot Race (at 138) 
Rhythm 1, 2, 5,
Scales Bb and Eb

Band 7 - Canticum, Fortis, Then Come the Heroes
              p. 9 #26 Advance, Austrailian Fair (in Red Book)
              Scales Bb, Eb, Ab, F concert
              Rhythm 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Band 8 - Canticum, Fortis, Then Come the Heroes
              p. 9 #26 Advance, Austrailian Fair (in Red Book)
              p. 9 Down Home Blues
              Scales Bb, Eb, Ab, C, F, G minor concert
              Rhythm 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 (in Rhythm Book)

UPCOMING
Mock Assessment (Practice Festival Assessment) Tues, March 3 during after school.
Required for all who are on the list for participation (see google classroom)
This grade counts double.  We will have guest judge(s).  BE ON TIME.  THIS IS IMPORTANT FOR THE SUCCESS OF THE GROUP.

SYMPHONIC BAND - PGCPS BAND ASSESSMENT ON MARCH 19 AT NORTHWESTERN HIGH SCHOOL.  WE PERFORM AT 2:10.  IF YOUR PARENTS WISH TO COME, HAVE THEM COME EARLY IN CASE THEY HAVE US START EARLIER.


Homework Orchestra Week of February 25,2020

posted 27 Feb 2020, 09:13 by Mrs Gilliard   [ updated 28 Feb 2020, 11:16 ]

Orchestra 6- 
Scales C, D, G, A major at tempo 90 on the metronome..
Dragon hunter measures 18-end

Orchestra 7 and 8
Scales C, D,G, A, F, Eb at tempo 100
Passeggiata working on the accents, dynamics, balance, rallentando
Dayspring work on everything

Symphonic Orchestra:
Mock Assessment for Festival on Wednesday, March 4 during after school rehearsal.  Only for those on the list posted in google classroom who passed their tests for festival.  THIS IS MANDATORY AND WILL COUNT DOUBLE.  THIS IS IMPORTANT FOR THE SUCCESS OF THE GROUP.

PGCPS Orchestra Assessment - Tuesday, March 24 at Wise High School.  PERFORMANCE TIME 12:50 P.M.  IF YOUR PARENTS WISH TO COME, HAVE THEM COME EARLY IN CASE THEY HAVE US BEGIN EARLIER.

ORCHESTRA HOMEWORK WEEK OF FEBRUARY 3, 2020

posted 3 Feb 2020, 09:23 by Mrs Gilliard

Orchestra 6 - 
  • Dragonhunter (MEASURES 1-1), Impulse (ALL), 
  • RHYTHM 1, 2, 3 WITH METRONOME SET AT 100
  • play C major and D, G major scale USING THE METRONOME https://www.google.com/search?q=metronome set at 90
  • Practice music for cluster concert "Impulse"
Orchestra 7 and 8 - 
  • TEST ON DAYSPRING AND MIDNIGHT ADVENTURE (90% OR HIGHER)
  • Continue to work on dynamics (method 1-3) 
  • RHYTHMS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 WITH METRONOME SET AT 84, 100, 120, 144
  • practice spiccato  
  • practice C, D, G, A, Eb scales; 
  • Dayspring, Midnight Adventure, Integrity, Passaggiata (all at tempo, correct dynamics, articulations, bowings, intonation and good tone)
  • Practice music for cluster concert "Impulse"
SYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA
  • See google form sent today in google classroom about Festival Assessment Music
  • Practice Dayspring, Midnight Adventure, Passagigiata, and Courtly Dance.
EVERYONE: MATERIAL CHECK SOON - it will be unannounced

Upcoming Tests: 
  • Orchestra 7 and 8: DAYSPRING AND MIDNIGHT ADVENTURE TEST (Beginning FEB 4) 
  • Grade 7 and 8 : IMPULSE TEST must make 90% or higher to perform
  • Orchestra 6: Impulse (Beginning Feb 4) practice as if you will only have time to take the test 1 time.
                       

BAND HOMEWORK WEEK OF FEB 3, 2020

posted 3 Feb 2020, 09:18 by Mrs Gilliard

BAND HOMEWORK
Band 6 - 
  • practice Chariot Race with a metronome and a tuner - We are Now at Tempo 120!!!
  • Practice #1, #2, and #3 in your RED BOOK (bring RED BOOK and RHYTHM book to class)
  • Practice Hunter's Mountain for Cluster Concert at tempo 110 (test will be at 110)
  • Practice Bb, Eb and F concert scales on the Exit Proficiencies
  • review the musical terms and apply to your music:
    • pp - pianissimo - very soft
    • p - piano - soft
    • mp - mezzo piano - medium soft
    • mf - mezzo forte - medium loud
    • f - forte - loud
    • ff - fortissimo - very loud

Band 7 - 
  • practice Canticum at 120, Then Come the Heroes at 92, Fortis (at 144) (ALL) We are continuing the tests the rest of the week.  You will be graded on correct dynamics, articulation, tone quality, rhythm, notes, etc.
  • Practice Hunter's Mountain for Cluster Concert
  • practice Bb, Eb, Ab, F concert scale
  • practice rhythm 1, 2, 3, 6, 7 (be prepared for a sightreading test very soon)
  • complete practice reflection to be sent Friday or Saturday.
  • MANDATORY AFTERSCHOOL REHEARSAL (TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4) - 4:15-6 P.M.
Band 8 - 
  • practice Canticum at 120, Then Come the Heroes at 92, Fortis (at 144) (ALL) We will continue the tests this week.  You will be graded on correct dynamics, articulation, tone quality, rhythm, notes, etc.
  • Practice Hunter's Mountain for Cluster Concert
  • practice Bb, Eb, Ab, C, F, G minor concert scale (1st period be ready for  quiz at anytime on scale 3, 4, 5 you do not know which one you will get)
  • practice rhythm 1, 2, 3, 6, 7 (sightreading test coming very soon)
  • complete practice reflection to be sent Friday or Saturday
  • MANDATORY AFTERSCHOOL REHEARSAL (TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4)  - 4:15-6 P.M.
SYMPHONIC BAND
  • Practice all of Canticum (AT 120) and Fortis (at 144) and Then Come the Heroes (AT 92) at the correct tempo. Make sure you play with the correct tone quality, dynamics, articulation, and tempo.  Use a metronome and tuner on your phone or on your computer.  We are playing AT TEMPO now
  • MANDATORY AFTERSCHOOL REHEARSAL (TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4)- 4:15-6 P.M.
JAZZ BAND
  • Practice Danza Nueva and your solo (if you are doing one) - rehearsal THURSDAY, Feb 6  4:15 - 5:30
UPCOMING TESTS
  • Band 7 and 8 - Finish Then Come the Heroes and Sightreading Tests (Test for Festival Assessment)  (Beginning this week).  Practice as there will only be time for you to take the test only 1 time.
  • Band 7 and 8 - Hunter's Mountain test,  (later this week)
  • Band 6 - Hunter's Mountain (for Cluster Concert) (Beginning Feb 7). Practice as there will only be time for you to take the test only 1 time.  We will do this test at 110 tempo on the metronome!

BAND HOMEWORK WEEK OF 1/28/2020

posted 28 Jan 2020, 09:26 by Mrs Gilliard   [ updated 28 Jan 2020, 09:28 ]

BAND HOMEWORK
Band 6 - 
  • practice Chariot Race with a metronome and a tuner - We are Now at Tempo 120!!!
  • Practice Hunter's Mountain for Cluster Concert at tempo 100
  • Practice Bb, Eb and F concert scales on the Exit Proficiencies
  • review the musical terms and apply to your music:
    • pp - pianissimo - very soft
    • p - piano - soft
    • mp - mezzo piano - medium soft
    • mf - mezzo forte - medium loud
    • f - forte - loud
    • ff - fortissimo - very loud

Band 7 - 
  • practice Canticum at 120, Then Come the Heroes at 92, Fortis (at 144) (ALL) We are continuing the tests the rest of the week.  You will be graded on correct dynamics, articulation, tone quality, rhythm, notes, etc.
  • Practice Hunter's Mountain for Cluster Concert
  • practice Bb, Eb, Ab, F concert scale
  • practice rhythm 1, 2, 3, 6, 7 (be prepared for a sightreading test very soon)
  • complete practice reflection to be sent Friday or Saturday.
  • MANDATORY AFTERSCHOOL REHEARSAL (TUESDAY, JANUARY 28) - 4:15-6 P.M.
Band 8 - 
  • practice Canticum at 120, Then Come the Heroes at 92, Fortis (at 144) (ALL) We will continue the tests this week.  You will be graded on correct dynamics, articulation, tone quality, rhythm, notes, etc.
  • Practice Hunter's Mountain for Cluster Concert
  • practice Bb, Eb, Ab, C, F, G minor concert scale (1st period be ready for  quiz at anytime on scale 3, 4, 5 you do not know which one you will get)
  • practice rhythm 1, 2, 3, 6, 7 (sightreading test coming very soon)
  • complete practice reflection to be sent Friday or Saturday
  • MANDATORY AFTERSCHOOL REHEARSAL (TUESDAY, JANUARY 28)  - 4:15-6 P.M.
SYMPHONIC BAND
  • Practice all of Canticum (AT 120) and Fortis (at 144) and Then Come the Heroes (AT 92) at the correct tempo. Make sure you play with the correct tone quality, dynamics, articulation, and tempo.  Use a metronome and tuner on your phone or on your computer.  We are playing AT TEMPO now
  • MANDATORY AFTERSCHOOL REHEARSAL (TUESDAY, JANUARY 28)- 4:15-6 P.M.
JAZZ BAND
  • Practice Danza Nueva and your solo (if you are doing one) - rehearsal THURSDAY, JANUARY 30 4:15 - 5:30
UPCOMING TESTS
  • Band 7 and 8 - Finish Canticum and Fortis (Test for Festival Assessment)  (Beginning this week).  Practice as there will only be time for you to take the test only 1 time.
  • Band 7 and 8 - Hunter's Mountain test, and Then Come the Heroes Test (next week)
  • Band 6 - Hunter's Mountain (for Cluster Concert) (Beginning Feb 3). Practice as there will only be time for you to take the test only 1 time.

BAND HOMEWORK WEEK OF 1/22/2020

posted 24 Jan 2020, 07:24 by Mrs Gilliard   [ updated 24 Jan 2020, 09:51 ]

BAND HOMEWORK
Band 6 - 
  • practice Chariot Race with a metronome and a tuner
  • Practice Hunter's Mountain for Cluster Concert
  • Practice Bb, Eb and F concert scales on the Exit Proficiencies

Band 7 - 
  • practice Canticum, Then Come the Heroes, Fortis (at 144) (ALL) be prepared for a TEST BEGINNING NEXT WEEK.  You will be graded on correct dynamics, articulation, tone quality, rhythm, notes, etc.
  • Practice Hunter's Mountain for Cluster Concert
  • practice Bb, Eb, Ab, F concert scale
  • practice rhythm 1, 2, 3, 6, 7 (be prepared for a sightreading test very soon)
  • complete practice reflection to be sent Friday or Saturday.
  • MANDATORY AFTERSCHOOL REHEARSAL (TUESDAY, JANUARY 28) - 4:15-6 P.M.
Band 8 - 
  • practice Canticum, Then Come the Heroes, Fortis (at 144) (ALL) be prepared for a TEST BEGINNING NEXT WEEK.  You will be graded on correct dynamics, articulation, tone quality, rhythm, notes, etc.
  • Practice Hunter's Mountain for Cluster Concert
  • practice Bb, Eb, Ab, C, F, G minor concert scale (1st period be ready for  quiz on scale 3, 4, 5 you do not know which one you will get)
  • practice rhythm 1, 2, 3, 6, 7 (sightreading test coming very soon)
  • complete practice reflection to be sent Friday or Saturday
  • MANDATORY AFTERSCHOOL REHEARSAL (TUESDAY, JANUARY 28)  - 4:15-6 P.M.
SYMPHONIC BAND
  • Practice all of Canticum (AT 120) and Fortis (at 144) and Then Come the Heroes (AT 92) at the correct tempo. Make sure you play with the correct tone quality, dynamics, articulation, and tempo.  Use a metronome and tuner on your phone or on your computer.  We are playing AT TEMPO now
  • MANDATORY AFTERSCHOOL REHEARSAL (TUESDAY, JANUARY 28)- 4:15-6 P.M.
JAZZ BAND
  • Practice Danza Nueva and your solo (if you are doing one) - rehearsal THURSDAY, JANUARY 30 4:15 - 5:30
UPCOMING TESTS
  • Band 7 and 8 - Canticum and Fortis (Test for Festival Assessment)  (Beginning Jan 28).  Practice as there will only be time for you to take the test only 1 time.
  • Band 6 - Hunter's Mountain (for Cluster Concert) (Beginning Feb 3). Practice as there will only be time for you to take the test only 1 time.

ORCHESTRA HOME WORK WEEK OF JAN 21. 2020

posted 21 Jan 2020, 12:29 by Mrs Gilliard   [ updated 24 Jan 2020, 07:30 ]


Orchestra 6 - 
  • Dragonhunter (MEASURES 1-18), Impulse (measures 1-20), 
  • RHYTHM 1, 2, 3 WITH METRONOME SET AT 100
  • play C major and D, G major scale USING THE METRONOME https://www.google.com/search?q=metronome set at 90
  • Practice music for cluster concert "Impulse"
Orchestra 7 and 8 - 
  • Continue to work on dynamics (method 1-3) 
  • RHYTHMS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 WITH METRONOME SET AT 84, 100, 120, 144
  • practice spiccato (Quiz on Spiccato on Thursday)
  • practice C, D, G, A, Eb scales; 
  • Dayspring, Midnight Adventure, Integrity, Passaggiata (all at tempo, correct dynamics, articulations, bowings, intonation and good tone)
  • Practice music for cluster concert "Impulse"
SYMPHONIC ORCHESTRA
  • See google form sent today in google classroom about Festival Assessment Music
  • Practice Dayspring, Midnight Adventure, Integrity, Passagigiata, and Courtly Dance.
EVERYONE: MATERIAL CHECK SOON - it will be unannounced

Upcoming Tests: 
  • Orchestra 7 and 8: Impulse and Courtly Dance Retest (Beginning Jan 27 ) Grade 7 and 8 must make 90% or higher to perform
  • Orchestra 6: Impulse (Beginning Feb 4) practice as if you will only have time to take the test 1 time.
                       

ORCHESTRA HOME WORK WEEK OF JAN 16, 2020

posted 16 Jan 2020, 12:01 by Mrs Gilliard   [ updated 16 Jan 2020, 12:03 ]

Orchestra 6 - 
  • Dragonhunter, Impulse (measures 1-12), 
  • RHYTHM 1, 2, 3 WITH METRONOME SET AT 100
  • play C major and D, G major scale
Orchestra 7 and 8 - 
  • Continue to work on dynamics (method 1-3) 
  • RHYTHMS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 WITH METRONOME SET AT 84, 100, 120, 144
  • QUIZ ON SPICCATO NEXT WEEK
  • practice spiccato 
  • practice C, D, G, A, Eb scales; 
  • Dayspring, Midnight Adventure, Integrity, Passaggiata (all at tempo, correct dynamics, articulations, bowings, intonation and good tone)
MATERIAL CHECK SOON

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