Trombones

Assigned week of 12/10/18
Students should be practicing about 15-20 minutes per day (5-7 days per week)

-High Adventure
-Bb major scale (Bb  C   D   Eb   F   G   A    Bb   A   G   F   Eb   D  C   Bb)



Assigned week of 11/26/18
Students should be practicing about 15-20 minutes per day (5-7 days per week)
For the next two weeks we will be primarily focusing on our concert songs, which are:

Pg. 7, #9 (Half Note Rock)
Pg. 7, #10 (Steppin')
Pg. 8, #15 (Rising Rhythms)
Pg. 9, #26 (Love Somebody)
Pg. 10, #29 (Serenity)
Pg. 10, #34 (The Frog's Song)
Pg. 15, #50 (Mahnomen Harvest)
Pg. 15, #52 (Now Let Me Fly)
Pg. 8, #18 (In a Minor Mood; this will be a Trombones Only song)
Each school will also do a song:
Centerville: Pg. 9, #22 (Little Robin Redbreast)
Ayers: Pg. 9, #24 (Itsy Bitsy Spider)
Hannah: Pg. 9, #23 (Merrily We Roll Along)
Cove: Pg. 8, #17 (Rain, Rain)
North Beverly: Pg. 8, #19 (Hot Cross Buns)



Assigned week of 11/19/18
Students should be practicing about 15-20 minutes per day (5-7 days per week)

All schools:
-Deep breathing
-Mouthpiece: Long tones and sirens
-Long tones 5-10 x each on notes learned (see below).
    Ayers - Bb, C, D, Eb, F, G
              -pg. 8, #18 and 20
              -pg. 9, #22, 23, 25, 26
              -pg. 10, #29, 30
              -High Adventure, measures 1-27
    Hannah - Bb, C, D, Eb, F, G
                - review previous homework
                - Pg. 10, redo #29 and 30, add #34
                -High Adventure, measures 1-19
    North Beverly - Bb, C, D, Eb, F, G
                          -redo #11
                          -Pg. 8, #15, 17, 18, 19

*PROGRESS REPORTS ARE DUE BACK WHEN WE RETURN FROM VACATION*

Students are encouraged to experiment with their notes after the exercises above!



Assigned week of 11/12/18
Students should be practicing about 15-20 minutes per day (5-7 days per week)

All schools:
-Deep breathing
-Mouthpiece: Long tones and sirens
-Long tones 5-10 x each on notes learned (see below).
    Ayers - Same as last week
    Hannah - Bb, C, D, Eb, F, G
                  For the assignments below, please write in note names in the music
                 - pg. 8, #20
                 - pg. 9, #22, 23, 25, 26
                 - pg. 10, #29, 30
    North Beverly - Same as last week

Students are encouraged to experiment with their notes after the exercises above!



Assigned week of 11/5/18
Students should be practicing about 15-20 minutes per day (5-7 days per week)

All schools:
-Deep breathing
-Mouthpiece: Long tones and sirens
-Long tones 5-10 x each on notes learned (see below).
    Ayers - Bb, C, D, Eb, F, G
              - Page 7, redo #10 and 11
              - Page 8, #s 14, 15, 17, 19
              - High Adventure, measures 1-19
    Hannah - Same as last week
    North Beverly - Same as last week

Students are encouraged to experiment with their notes after the exercises above!



Assigned week of 10/29/18
Students should be practicing about 15-20 minutes per day (5-7 days per week)

All schools:
-Deep breathing
-Mouthpiece: Long tones and sirens
-Long tones 5-10 x each on notes learned (see below).
    Ayers - Bb, C, D, Eb, F 
              - Review pages 4 and 5 in book, #s 1-5
              -Redo page 7, #9
              - Page 7, #s 10 and 11
              - "Hot Cross Buns"
    Hannah - Bb, C, D, Eb, F
                - Review pages 4 and 5 in book
                - Page 7, #s 10 and 11
                - Page 8, #s 14, 15, 17, 18, 19
    North Beverly - Bb, C, D, Eb, F
                         - Review pages 4 and 5 in book
                         - Page 7, #s 7, 8, 9 10, 11, 12

Students are encouraged to experiment with their notes after the exercises above!



Assigned week of 10/22/18
Students should be practicing about 15-20 minutes per day (5-7 days per week)

All schools:
-Deep breathing
-Mouthpiece: Long tones and sirens
-Long tones 5-10 x each on notes learned (see below).
    Ayers - Bb, C, D, Eb, F 
              - Review pages 4 and 5 in book, #s 1-5
              -Page 7, #s 7, 8, and 9
              - "Hot Cross Buns"
    Hannah - Bb, C, D, Eb, F 
              - Review pages 4 and 5 in book, #s 1-5
              -Page 7, #s 7, 8, and 9
              - "Hot Cross Buns" and "Rain, Rain Go Away"
    North Beverly - Bb, C, D, Eb, F
                          -Hot Cross Buns
                          -Pages 4 and 5 in book

Students are encouraged to experiment with their notes after the exercises above!



Assigned week of 10/15/18
Students should be practicing about 15-20 minutes per day (5-7 days per week)

All schools:
-Deep breathing
-Mouthpiece: Long tones, four beat exercises (held and with tonguing), and sirens
-Long tones and four beat exercises (held out and with tonguing) 5-10 x each on notes learned (see below).
    Ayers - Bb, C, D, Eb, F 
              - "Hot Cross Buns"
              - Pages 4 and 5 in book, #s 1-5
    Hannah - Bb, C, D, Eb, F
                 -"Hot Cross Buns" and "Rain, Rain, Go Away"
                  -Pages 4 and 5 in book, #s 1-5
    North Beverly - Bb, C, D, Eb, F
                          -"Hot Cross Buns"

Students are encouraged to experiment with their notes after the exercises above!



Assigned week of 10/1/18
Students should be practicing about 15-20 minutes per day (5-7 days per week)

All schools:
-Deep breathing
-Mouthpiece: Long tones, four beat exercises (held and with tonguing), and sirens
-Long tones and four beat exercises (held out and with tonguing) 5-10 x each on notes learned (see below).
    Ayers - Bb, C, D, Eb, F and "Hot Cross Buns"
    Hannah - Bb, C, D, Eb, F and "Hot Cross Buns"
    North Beverly - Bb, C, D, Eb, F and "Hot Cross Buns"

Students are encouraged to experiment with their notes after the exercises above!



Assigned week of 9/24/18
Students should be practicing about 10 minutes per day (5-7 days per week)

All schools:
-Deep breathing
-Mouthpiece: Long tones, four beat exercises (held and with tonguing), and sirens
-Long tones and four beat exercises (held out and with tonguing) 5-10 x each on notes learned (see below).
    Ayers - F, Eb, D, C, Bb
    Hannah - F, Eb, D, C, Bb
    North Beverly - F, Eb, D

Dismissal policy forms are due back to Ms. Carr by our next lesson.

Students are encouraged to experiment with their notes after the exercises above!



Assigned week of 9/17/18

At this point, students should be practicing about 5 minutes per day.

Practice taking deep breaths, and make sure you're sitting/standing nice and tall!
Mouthpiece
Long tones and "4 beat" exercise (try to tap your foot as you hold out the 4 beats). Also try sirens.
On instrument
Long tones and "4 beat" exercise on the notes F or Bb (depending on what came out for the student) 

After this, experiment!

*remember to make sure that you start each note like you're saying "too"
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