Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Rotation Beginning 2/14/18

4-6th - Carnaval, Music of Brazil, Samba
2nd - Playing Samba Rhythms, Carnaval, Review Tonal Patterns using S,L,M, and D
3rd - Recorder - Continue note B, Learning note A. All Classes should be looking at #2 - Just A to review what was learned in class along with #3 A and B blues
1st - Lullaby Unit Continued, Jeremiah Blow the Fire Percussion Composition, Bourdons w/ Boomsticks, Chase the Squirrel.
K - The Days of the Week, Queen Queen Caroline & Oliver Twist at varying tempi, " Go To Bed Tom" with ostinatos, creating ostinatos.

Band is on Thursday 2/15 during Recess. Please remember instruments and music for band rehearsal. Lesson competition for pick your seat during rehearsal begins 2/14.

Sunday, January 14, 2018

1/15 - 1/19

6th - Hemiola, West Side Story " America", Groups of 8ths in 2 vs 3
5th - Vocal Timbre
4th - Ghana Post Office Music
3rd - Continue with basic note reading and rhythm reading in preparation for recorders. Note reading quiz next cycle. Recorder papers due in a seal envelope with students name and homeroom teacher by Jan 26th.

2nd - Review Rhythms and Sol, La, Mi singing
1st - When the Saints, Boom stick accompaniments and ostinato
K - ABC Rock, ostinatos, practicing writing ABCS

Band is on Days 2 & 7. This week that is Tuesday 1/16

Students should bring instrument, band music, lesson book, and a pencil to lessons. Please continue to check the lesson schedule for remembering when your lesson is. If you need one come see me.

3rd Grade recorder papers are due by Jan 26th!!!!

Friday, November 17, 2017

11/16 - 11/28

4-6 : Finished music of Armed Services : Coast Guard, Air Force. Reviewed with Kahoot.
K-3 :  Concert Prep. No Packets for 2-3 in class. On karaoke. Continue to practice words at home with motions! Concert is December 9th.

BAND: Regular Lesson Schedule resumes MONDAY NOVEMBER 20th.  Lunch slips are due to me by NOVEMBER 22nd!

Dress Rehearsal for Concert Band : November 30th
Dress Rehearsal for Symphonic Band: December 1st

Concert is Saturday December 9th at 5pm. REPORT TIME is 4:20pm to the High School Band Room. Those 6th grade students in chorus will report once chorus is finished performing.

Friday, November 10, 2017


MONDAY 11/13 Day 3
FRIDAY 11/17 DAY 7
9:40 - 10:10
Sym Low Brass

9:00 - 9:30 -
Sym Clarinets

4th Make Up in Case of Tests/Absent
6th Make up In Case of Tests/ Absents
10:10 - 10:40
Sym Band Flutes

9:30 - 10:00 ( any) Concert Band Clarinets

10:50-11:20 (⅚)
Sym Band Percussion

1:50 - 2:20(any)
4th Make Up in Case of Tests/Absent
10:20 - 10:50(⅚)
5th Make up in Case of Tests/Absent
10:40 - 11:10
Sym Band Trumpets

Concert Band Flutes

1:20- 1:50
Concert Band Percussion

Sym Band Saxophones

10:30 -11:00
5th/6th Concert Band Trumpets

1:20- 1:50( 4TH)
4th Brass

1:50- 2:20
4th Alto Saxophones

Wednesday, November 8, 2017


4-6 - Veterans Day Music, Service Songs, Military Bands
K- 3 - Concert Prep.

All band students should be checking the Master Class schedule that they will be receiving on Friday during band to see when there lesson is the week of November 13 - 17. Band students will also receive lunch forms for the dress rehearsal dates at the HS.

Concert Band - November 30th
Symphonic Band - December 1st

Report time is 4:20 to the High School Band Room. Those students in 6th chorus will report to the band room when chorus is finished.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

10/25 - 11/1

6th - Harmony & Partner Songs
5th - More Steps, Leaps Repeats
4th - Spirituals/Halloween
K-3 Christmas Concert Prep

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Cycle 10/19 - 10 25

6th - Harmony, Final Rap Performances if groups did not go already
5th - Steps, Leaps, Skips in melodies
4th - Do Wah Diddy

K-3 - Concert prep beginning for Holiday Concert December 9th.

Band is on Friday October 20th during recess. Please remember to bring your instrument, music folder, and music book. All of your materials should be brought to your instrument locker upon arriving to school.

Those 6th grade band students are reminded that THURSDAY is their final day for permission forms to perform with the HS band!!