Thursday, 24 November 2016

One Week Before Concerts!

Congratulations to all Junior Winds and Jazz Band students on a very nice concert.    Thank you for all your time and thank you to all who came to listen. 

- Grade 7 and 8 Concert - Monday Dec. 5 - 7:00p.m.   Students are asked to meet at Campbell at 6:30p.m.  
- Grade 6 Concert - Tuesday Dec. 6 - 7:00p.m.   Students are asked to meet at Campbell at 6:30p.m.  

In Grade 6 Band
We are in final concert preparations.    Grade 6's have been asked to practice our pieces that we will be performing at the concert.   These include:
-Theme From Beethoven's Ninth
- Let's Go Band
- From our book - Jingle Bells (Page 120, Old MacDonald (p.11), Shark (p.11), and Star Search (p.12)
- The twelve bar blues and the "head" to C Jam Blues

In Grade 7 Band
The Grade 7's are working on final concert preparations.    They have been asked to practice:
- Starry Night - measures 25 - end
- Argosy - flutes and clarinets - beginning, everyone else 51 -end
- Frosty - measures 15-23

In Grade 8 Band

We've worked on Amen up to measure 58 and now we have to work on 58-82.  We've also brought back Canticum for our December concert and are putting the finishing touches on A Quiet Song and Sleigh Ride.  In addition to the pieces, we've practiced our chromatic scale up to 16th notes.  We'll keep working on this to increase our speed.

No comments:

Post a Comment