6th Grade Orchestra

6th Grade Assignment: 2/9

posted Feb 9, 2017, 5:47 AM by Susan Goudreau   [ updated Feb 9, 2017, 6:00 AM ]

Part 1:
Go to Note Name Drills and complete 20 note drills on Level 2A & 2B with a 90% or higher. Watch your Key Signatures!

Select Show Progress Report, sign your name & save as your Student ID number. Go to PRINT and save as a PDF with your name, level, & date.

Raise your hand once you have completed each one so I may record your grade. 

Part 2:
Read the directions for each exercise & complete it.
Theory Workbook Exercises:
#54, 55, 57, 58, & 59

New Techniques!

posted Jan 23, 2017, 3:16 PM by Susan Goudreau

We have been learning new notes & techniques! Students should be practicing these techniques about 15 minutes a day to help reiterate the skill being taught. 
  • F Sharp vs. F Natural
  • G String Notes
  • Eighth Notes
  • Bowing Half notes, quarter notes, eighth notes
  • Bow Lifts
Students should also be working in their Theory Workbook. Workbooks will be checked daily to help ensure that students understand the concept. Please make sure your child has the All for Strings THEORY WORKBOOK, Book 1. This can be found at any music store. 

Exercises to have completed: #41, 42, 45, 46, 48, 49, 50, 51, 66

We Don't Pluck Anymore!

posted Nov 29, 2016, 5:04 PM by Susan Goudreau   [ updated Nov 29, 2016, 5:04 PM ]

Focus on using your elbow only, keeping a straight bow, and always....Llama, Llama, Llama.

3 ways to make a great sound:
Bow Weight (Index Finger controls it)
Bow Speed
Bow Location (Lane 3)

We Don't Pluck Anymore

Level 3

posted Nov 3, 2016, 6:50 PM by Susan Goudreau

Mastering the bow! 


posted Nov 3, 2016, 6:41 PM by Susan Goudreau

Ninja Pass Off Level 2

posted Oct 24, 2016, 1:33 PM by Susan Goudreau

Level 2 Ninja Pass Offs!
Complete Level 1 and proceed to Level 2!

Pass Offs: Level 1

posted Oct 16, 2016, 4:05 PM by Susan Goudreau   [ updated Oct 16, 2016, 4:07 PM ]

Due: Oct. 31 or EARLIER

LEVEL 1: Pass off NINJA!!!!

Complete Pass offs by:

  • Playing them in class & being prepared when called upon
  • Come in Monday & Wednesday before school to play for Mrs. Goudreau
  • Send Videos to PalmerPantherOrchestra@gmail.com


posted Oct 6, 2016, 8:56 AM by Susan Goudreau   [ updated Oct 7, 2016, 6:34 PM ]


Know your D & A string notes!

Hot Seat!

posted Oct 3, 2016, 6:46 PM by Susan Goudreau

Want to be a leader in class! Get a jump start and begin completing your pass offs! Show outstanding musicianship and leadership in the class! The first pass offs are coming up soon!

#17 Starts Friday in class! Come in early to get ahead of the other students and maybe a HOT SEAT!!!!

Bow License

posted Oct 3, 2016, 6:43 PM by Susan Goudreau

Pass offs begin this Friday! Come in to practice to get your Bow License Faster! :) 

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