July 23- July 29
Practice Challenge: 
Band learn the Eb concert scale
Flutes Trombones, and Bells: Eb, F, G, Ab, Bb, C, D, Eb
Saxophones: C, D, E, F, G, A, B,C
Trumpets and Clarinets:, F, G, A, Bb, C, D, E, F
Strings learn the G concert scale
G, A, B, C, D, E, F#, G
Silly Question:  I am on the Canadian island that is the setting of Anne of Green Gables.  Where am I?
July 16- July 22
Practice Challenge:
Figure out how to play Yankee Doodle without looking at any music.
Silly Question: 
Who won the 2017 MLB All-Star game?

July 9- July 15
Practice Challenge:
Practice long tones.  Hold a note for 30 seconds.  Woodwinds and brass use one breath, strings use one bow direction, and percussion keep your roll even the entire time.
Silly Question:
How many black keys on a full size piano keyboard?

July 2-July 8
Practice Challenge:
Memorize a song from the practice packet or your lesson book.
Silly Question:
Who wrote the Declaration of the Independence?

June 25- July 1
Practice Challenge:
Band learn the Bb concert scale
Flutes Trombones, and Bells: Bb, C, D, Eb, F, G, A, Bb
Saxophones: G, A, B, C, D, E, F#, G
Trumpets and Clarinets:, C, D, E, F, G, A, B, C  (Clarinets might have to play low B and C if they can't go over the break.)
Strings learn the D concert scale
D, E, F#, G, A, B, C#, D
Silly Question:  What country was the French horn invented in? (It's a trick)

June 18-June 24
Practice Challenge: 
Practice long tones.  Hold a note for 20 seconds with a good sound.  Woodwinds and brass use one breath, strings use one bow direction, and percussion keep your roll even the entire time.
Silly Question:
What tribe of mystical women does Wonder Woman belong to?

Please feel free to contact me at 410-313-2524 or at laura_baker@hcpss.org should you have any questions. Thank you for your cooperation and support!

 

 


Modify Website

© 2000 - 2017 powered by
Doteasy Web Hosting