Week of September 17th
Practice slips are due Monday, 9/17 (100 minutes.) This is the first practice slip for 6th graders.
7th graders will have a test over the g minor scale on Tuesday, 9/18. Students may choose to play half notes, quarter notes, or eighth notes.
6th graders will have a test over Unit 2 on Thursday, 9/20. Students may choose to play either lines 1 and 2 or lines 3 and 4. The grading criteria is as follows:
2.5 points Counting out loud (the rhythm)
2.5 points Rhythm and bowing
2.5 points Intonation and fingering
2.5 points Posture and position
10 total points
We will have a half day this Wednesday, 9/19. LMS will have Odd class periods, so 6th graders will not have Orchestra on Wednesday.
Concert clothing requirements: Please be sure your child has the following prior to our first concert. (First concert for 7th and 8th graders is 10/17 and first concert for 6th graders is 11/29.) Students need to wear black pants or skirt, black hosiery, black shoes, and a white shirt or blouse. Please no spaghetti straps and skirt length should be at least knee length or below. Please let me know if you need help getting concert clothing for your child. I have some donated clothing from previous students. Also, if you have outgrown concert clothing that you can donate, that is always appreciated.
Practice slips are due Monday, 9/17 (150 minutes.)
Gray Orchestra students have a test over #24 in String Calisthenics on Tuesday, 9/18.
Concert clothing requirements: Please be sure your child has the following prior to our first concert on 10/17: Black pants or skirt, black hosiery, black shoes, black dress shirt or blouse. All black dresses are also fine. Please, no spaghetti straps and skirt length should be knee length or below.← Week of September 10th Week of September 24th →