Red Book -

First Degree

Read pages 2 and 3, Standard of Excellence, Book 1

Demonstrate proper assembly of instrument.

Demonstrate proper hand position and posture.

Score a 3 out of 4 (or better) on the following exercises:

- #7 (Page 6) “Band on Parade”

- #12 (Page 7) “Cardiff By The Sea”

- #17 (Page 8) “Au Claire De La Lune”

- #23 (Page 9) “Merrily We Roll Along”

Take the exit quiz. You will need to know the following symbols and terms

- Clef, Staff, Measures, Leger Lines

- Time Signature (4/4, Common Time)

- Whole, Half, Quarter Notes and Rests

- Phrase

- Repeat Sign

- Fermata

- Solo, Soli, Tutti

- Flats, Sharps, and Naturals