Thursday, September 15, 2016

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Day 13
 Quote of the Day – Expect nothing, live frugally on surprise – Alice Walker 
Homework for all – Practice your instruments for GHR pass-offs, first scale test, music rehearsed in class.
Reminders:
1. Disney Intent and Deposit is due Tomorrow!  Please make checks out to HSHS Band Boosters.
2. All GHR balances should be current
3. This Saturday, our Winter Guard is having a car wash at Acme Pizza from 11-3.
4. Saturday, Sept. 24, is our mini-camp from 7:30-7 PM.
5. Don’t forget your uniform agreement forms.  They are past due, and required BEFORE you can wear the legendary GHR uniform.

Happy Birthday –  

Concert Band – 1st Block

Introduced a new concept to our breathing exercises.

Reviewed the GHR Code of Conduct, especially the absence policy.

Concert Db scale review – test tomorrow

Have playing test anxiety? – See Mr. B, Tori, Josh, and/or Courtney for help.

 

Symphonic Band – 2nd Block

 

Voted on Homecoming court nominations.

Reviewed the GHR Code of Conduct.

In all cases of absence – communicate and document

Motivational speech from Mr. B about quitting – “You got to push through difficult things in life!  Band is hard work, but don’t quit, it’s worth it”.

Mr. B complimented our breathing today 🙂

Long Tones – Eb and F Concert

Practiced Db Scale

I Recommend – p. 4 and 27 #16

Angels selection

Wind Ensemble – 4th Block
 Scale test tomorrow on Db
Reviewed responsibilities of GHR from Code of Conduct
Aaron did breathing exercises today.
Concert F Long Tone exercises
Db-D scales
Lincolnshire – SR Mvt. 1, 2, 4 and 6
Marching Percussion – 4th Block

Continued work on Mvt. 1 and 2