Orchestra Lessons and Assignments

Bravo, Camerata, Chamber, Sinfonia Objectives:

TEKS 2(D)  Students will read music notation using appropriate cognitive and kinesthetic responses such as inner hearing, silent fingering, or shadow bowing.


TEKS 5(C) Describe processes and select the tools for self-evaluation and personal artistic improvement such as critical listening and individual and group performance recordings. (Review/analyze last week's concert self-evaluation and critical listening assignment.  Analyze language used to give specific, helpful feedback.)

Monday:  
Tuning
(Warm-ups/Technique)
Pre-reading and Sight-reading Skills, 2(D)
Method Book
Go over Concert Evaluation, 5(C)
(8th graders pulled for Rosin-Eating Zombies]
[Poinsettia Sale begins Tuesday]

Tuesday:
Tuning
Warm-ups/Technique
Pre-reading and Sight-reading Skills, 2(D)
Method Book/New Music
(8th graders pulled for Rosin-Eating Zombies. 8th graders: Get a FLEX pass for tomorrow.]
Region Students will play some selections for class
Leadership Applications passed out.  Application Deadline, October 30


Wednesday:
Tuning
Warm-ups/Technique
Pre-reading and Sight-reading Skills, 2 (D)
Method Book/New Music
New Testing Schedule Assigned (including chair tests and SmartMusic tests.)
(8th graders pulled for Rosin-Eating Zombies] Eighth graders will practice during FLEX for this.
Region Students will play some selections for class

Thursday:
Tuning
Warm-ups/Technique
Pre-reading and Sight-reading Skills, 2 (D)
Method Book/New Music
(8th graders pulled for Rosin-Eating Zombies]
Region Students will play some selections for class

8th grade Strings/Chamber/AHHS Strings Concert: 6:00 p.m. AHHS (5:45 call)

Friday:
Tuning
SmartMusic Review and Extras
Fun Concert Reading Day
Leadership Applications for this nine weeks due Monday, October 30

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