Playing Tests

Playing Tests

   Once a trimester, there will be a playing test given to make sure that students are staying on track. Students are expected to play all the right notes with correct rhythm at any steady tempo.

May

posted Mar 3, 2015, 7:45 AM by Gregory Gates

Week of May 4th-
Beginning Band- 72. Nutcracker
Beginning Orchestra - 107. Sailor's Song
Advanced Band - 140. Manhattan Beach March
Advanced Orchestra - 183 - 187. Scales and Arpeggios

February

posted Jan 7, 2015, 10:28 AM by Gregory Gates   [ updated Jan 7, 2015, 10:54 AM ]

Beginning  Band - 54. Rio Con Brio
Beginning Orchestra - 86. Ode To Joy
Advanced Band - 122. Happy Little Donkey
Advanced Orchestra - 155. Monday's Melody

Nov 8 - 12

posted Dec 10, 2014, 2:25 PM by Gregory Gates

Beginning band- 54. Rio Con Brio
Beginning orchestra- 86. Ode to joy
Advanced band- 122. Happy Little Donkey
Advanced orchestra- 155. Monday's Melody

Playing tests - November 3rd - 7th

posted Nov 19, 2013, 3:42 PM by Gregory Gates   [ updated Oct 1, 2014, 8:18 AM ]

Beginning Band - 27. Good King Wenceslas
Beginning Orchestra - 53. Olympic Challenge
Advanced Band- 89. Concert F Major Scale
Advanced Orchestra- 102. This Old Man

Week of Nov 4-8

posted Oct 30, 2013, 12:31 PM by Gregory Gates

Playing tests: (Week of Nov 4-8)

Beginning Band - #27 Good King Wenceslas

Beginning Orchestra – D major scale with bow (we will practice this in class quite a bit)

Advanced Band - #83 Bb Maj. Scale, Arpeggio and Chords

Advanced Orchestra – All open-string major scales pizzicato and saying note names (we will go over this in class as well)

April

posted Mar 4, 2013, 9:22 AM by Gregory Gates

Beginning Band - Largo beginning-9
Advanced Band - Bad Bad Leroy Brown 29-37
Beginning Orchestra - Little Rats C - end
Advanced Orchestra - 9 - 27 (2nd ending)

March

posted Feb 12, 2013, 10:43 AM by Gregory Gates

Beginning Band - 47. Baja Breeze
Beginning Orchestra - 73. Buckeye Salute
Advanced Band - 95. Scale, Arpegio, and Chords (Concert Eb Major)
Advanced Orchestra - Amazing Grace C to the end

February

posted Jan 9, 2013, 9:44 AM by Gregory Gates

Beginning Band- 40. San Sereni
Beginning Orchestra- 67. Pepperoni Pizza
Advanced Band- America The Beautiful D to the end
Advanced Orchestra - Ode to Joy  D to F

January

posted Dec 11, 2012, 5:06 PM by Gregory Gates

Beginning Band - 34. Frog's Song
Beginning Orchestra - 64. D major scale
Advanced Band - Star Wars 37 - 45
Advanced Orchestra - March of the Metro Gnome F to the end

December 2012

posted Nov 1, 2012, 9:41 AM by Gregory Gates

Beginning Band - 34. Frog's Song
Beginning Orchestra - 53. Olympic Challenge
Advanced Band - pg. 45, 31-35 clapping and counting
Advanced Orchestra - 122. Skill builder - G Major

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