Beginning Percussion

Use the menu to the left to navigate to self-guided learning activities through Smart Music and YouTube, along with other sources posted under each weekly heading.

Successfully completing these exercises should ensure that we can easily develop any pieces we wish to perform when we return.

If you need assistance:

Week of 3-25

We will post assignments weekly for you to practice! At the end of each week, you will submit a recording via flipgrid. Flipgrid is an education app that allows students to upload videos. You will upload a video of you playing a selection from this week's assignments that I will have listed on the Flipgrid website. The video assignment will be posted in flipgrid.

Code to flipgrid (use school email to signup): flipgrid.com/brown2ndperiod

Assignments week of 3-25:

  • Simple Steps to Beginning Percussion- Warm up Page lines 1-8
  • Simple Steps to Beginning Percussion- Step #1

Note identification practice:

https://www.musictheory.net/exercises/note

Week of 3-30

Video from Mr. Brown: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h9EEL0aFetQ

Monday 3/30

1.) Make sure you are signed up for Flipgrid. Assignments WILL go live this week! All assignment will be due on Fridays! flipgrid.com/brown2ndperiod

2.) Make sure that you have downloaded a metronome app on your phone or computer. There are several free metronome apps.

Assignments:

-Review step 1a from Simple Steps book

-Download/print out “Quarter Notes and Quarter Rests pg. 6” handout

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1wCbAtXD6taUrBOeZ9cVl2ez6fuJouw1U

-work line 1 at 90 bpm on your metronome

Tuesday 3/31

Warm up: 8-8-16 in quarter notes (low height/“piano”) 100 bpm on your metronome

Assignment:

1.) Lines 2 and 3 on “Quarter Notes and Quarter Rests pg. 6” handout 90 bpm


Wednesday 4/1

Warm up: 8-8-16 in quarter notes (high stick height/ “forte”) 100 bpm on your metronome

Assignment:

1.) Line 4 “Quarter Notes and Quarter Rests pg. 6” handout 90 bpm

2.) Watch this video on the rudiment Paradiddles. DISREGARD the grip that he uses in the video. We will still use match grip :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vOLzV8dWCgw


Thursday 4/2

Warm up: 8-8-16 in quarter notes (high stick height/ “forte”) 100 bpm on your metronome

Assignment:

1.) Line 5 “Quarter Notes and Quarter Rests pg. 6” handout 90 bpm

2.) Use this video to play along with paradiddles. You should only strive to play with some of the Bronze level for now. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c27TCLyCHSM


Friday 4/3

Warm up: 8-8-16 in quarter notes (low height/“piano”) 100 bpm on your metronome

Assignment:

1.) Line 6 “Quarter Notes and Quarter Rests pg. 6” handout 90 bpm

2.) Use this video to play along with paradiddles. You should only strive to play with some of the Bronze level for now. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c27TCLyCHSM


Assignment to turn in on Flipgrid:

Record a single line of your choosing 1-6 on “Quarter Notes and Quarter Rests pg. 6” handout 90 bpm and submit via Flipgrid

Week of 4-6

Monday 4/6

1.) Make sure you are signed up for Flipgrid. Assignments WILL go live this week! All assignment will be due on Fridays! flipgrid.com/brown2ndperiod

2.) Make sure that you have downloaded a metronome app on your phone or computer. There are several free metronome apps.

Warm up: 8-8-16 in quarter notes (low height/“piano”) 100 bpm on your metronome

Assignment:

-Review step 2a from Simple Steps book

-Download/Print “Rhythm Study”

https://drive.google.com/file/d/11tSUSu-OWHQtsTCD2DDPMh7-_t4QXSKv/view


Tuesday 4/7

Warm up: 8-8-16 in quarter notes (low height/“piano”) 100 bpm on your metronome

Assignment:

- Lines 1 and 2 of “Rhythm Study” at 100 bpm


Wednesday 4/8

Warm up: 8-8-16 in quarter notes (high stick height/ “forte”) 100 bpm on your metronome

Assignment:

- Lines 3 and 4 of “Rhythm Study” at 100 bpm


Thursday 4/9

Warm up: 8-8-16 in quarter notes (high stick height/ “forte”) 100 bpm on your metronome

Assignment:

- Lines 5 and 6 of “Rhythm Study” at 100 bpm


Friday 4/10

Warm up: 8-8-16 in quarter notes (low height/“piano”) 100 bpm on your metronome

Assignment:

- Lines 7 and 8 of “Rhythm Study” at 100 bpm


Assignment to turn in on Flipgrid:

Record a single line of your choosing 1-8 on “Rhythm Study” handout 100bpm and submit via Flipgrid

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