Honor Band-Demic

Week 6: April 20-24, 2020

Assignment This Week

Assignment this week: I would like everyone to upload the following sections WITH a METRONOME at 80bpm.

  • Woodwinds - measures 44-56 at 80 bpm with the metronome.
  • Brass - measures 42-End at 80 bpm with the metronome.

  • Keep practicing your scales; band placement music will be coming out soon! Everyone will be expected to turn in a recording for a grade. More details coming soon!


If you missed the smore sent out on Saturday, we have a Kendra Scott "Give Back" event benefitting the Staley Band! The promo code is below. A GREAT mothers day gift!
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Zoom Check-In

I hope everyone gets a chance to check in with me via Zoom!
Not many people have been taking advantage of the open zoom meeting so I have decided to go to appointment only meetings.
  • My favorite part of my job is teaching students!
  • If you would like help on your music, rhythms, note names, positions, or any other question then please request a zoom meeting any time during my office hours by emailing me directly.

Pep Rally

In May we are going to start looking at pep tunes! The best way to access them is at THIS LINK. Note that there are a lot of folders and music options. The easiest way to get to YOUR music is by choosing the pdf with your instrument (large). The primary focus in may will be Spiderman, Go Northwestern Go (our fight song) and the Hey song. Beginning Band can also look at Crunch Time- which was added to the packet later so it can be found at THIS LINK Don't worry too much about this music- this is just for fun right now!

Scales

I would encourage all Honor Band Members to use this time to refresh your scales! We hope to come back and even though we don't know what music or performances will look like

8 Concert Pitch Scales

Note to MHS 8th Graders

You should have received an email recently from the Memorial Band Staff. Please reach out to them directly if you have any questions. Note that they are asking future MHS band students to submit their audition by May 1st and the updated google classroom code is 2cnnch5. Also be sure you are logging in with your FISD email address.

Note to FHS 8th Graderes

You should have received an email from Mr. Simon recently. If you did not please click THIS LINK to view the information. There is a lot of great information about auditions as well as the upcoming virtual parent meeting on 4/30.