Wednesday, September 21, 2016 – Day 17

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Day 17
 Quote of the Day -Good heavens, of what uncostly material is our earthly happiness composed…if we only knew it.  What incomes have we not had from a flower, and how unfailing are the dividends of the seasons. – James Russell Lowell
Homework for all – Practice your instruments for GHR pass-offs, scales,  music rehearsed in class.
 1. All GHR fair shares should be current.
2. National Anthem and Fight Song pass-offs will take place tomorrow during HOT lunch.  Look for google doc.  Call backs on warm-ups are posted on the hallway bulletin board.
3. Saturday, September 24, is our mini-camp from 7:30-7 PM.  Please make sure this is on your calendar.  It is required!  You will need to pack a lunch.

Happy Birthday –  

Concert Band – 1st Block


Progress Reports Issued – New grading categories for this year.

Rehearsal Skills (Old Daily Performance)- 35%; Major Assessments (Projects, Tests, Performances) – 35%; Minor Assessments (Scale Quizzes, Checkpoints, Rehearsals); Homework – 5%

Vocabulary Study – AB, ABA, Accent, Aria, Arpeggio, Bar, Baton, Cadence, Cadenza, Chamber Music

Breathing Exercises

Ab-Db Concert Scales

Chorale Sight Reading

Symphonic Band – 2nd Block

We are for sure going to Disney announced!

Passed out graduation info. to seniors and class ring info to juniors
Talked about new grading terms.
Learned new vocabulary
Received progress reports
Long Tones (F and Eb Concert)
Db-D Scales
I Recommend – p. 4 #2, 4, 6, 10
And The Angels Called – Practiced Rhythms.
Wind Ensemble – 4th Block
 Rehearsal for Hornline is cancelled due to rain
Guard is staying for a little bit do finish flags then leaving
Mini-Camp is going to be a lot of learning in Mvt. 3
No access to most of the building
Going to be super busy
Music History – Delving deeper into the Middle Ages; Listened to an example
Warm-Ups (Concert F and Bb)
Bach Chorale #1
Molly on the Shore
Marching Percussion – 4th Block
 Inside due to weather