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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!
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