Schilling Farms Middle School

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Classes

8th Grade Orchestra

Instructor
Britta Hall
Department
Music (Instrumental)
Terms
2016-2017 School Year

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Course Description

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Weekly Agenda - April 24-28

Concert Preparation
Rehearsing all class pieces in preparation for the concert.
St. Louis: Tales of the Kojiki, Relics of the Past
7th Grade: Relics of the Past, Bohemian Dance
8th Grade: Pirates of the Caribbean, Boreas

Weekly Agenda - April 10-14

Concert Preparation
Rehearsing all class pieces in preparation for the concert.
St. Louis: Tales of the Kojiki, Relics of the Past
7th Grade: Relics of the Past, Bohemian Dance
8th Grade: Pirates of the Caribbean, Boreas
 
*IMPORTANT* St. Louis Rehearsal on MONDAY, April 10, 4-5:30 at CMS

Agenda March 27-April 1

Announcements:
March 30 - 8th Grade - In school performance for the 5th grade.Wear Black orchestra shirt and blue jeans or black pants. Pirates of the Caribbean
April 1 - Solo and Ensemble EVENT (TEST GRADE) At Elmore Park Middle
April 3 - 7th/8th Grade - After School performance - April 3rd in the SFMS cafeteria. Arrive at 5:30, perform at 6, leave by 6:30. Wear orchestra performance wear (dress/tux) Relics of the Past.
April 10 - 1st St. Louis rehearsal is RESCHEDULED for Monday April 10 at CMS... (CMS principal scheduled a mandatory faculty meeting for the 12th for testing)
April 18 - 2nd St. Louis Rehearsal at SFMS 4-5:30
April 21-22 - St. Louis EVENT - Relics of the Past and Tales of the Kojiki
May 8th at 6pm - Orchestra Spring Concert at High Point Collierville (RESCHEDULED due to the church availability) CMS/SFMS will combine for a mega EVENT
 
Agenda:
Solo and Ensemble - Practice!!
Recruitment concert practice - Pirates of the Caribbean and Relics of the Past
St. Louis Music Practice
NEW SONG - Boreas (8th) and Bohemian Dance (7th) for CONCERT

Announcements:
Solo and Ensemble - 1st half of Song due FRIDAY March 24 for QUIZ
EVENT - April 1st (TEST GRADE)
Agenda:
Solo and Ensemble - 7th grade students should be learning the easy solo found on schoology. 8th grade students will have class time to find a solo/ensemble.
NEW SONG - Boreas (8th) and Bohemian Dance (7th)

Weekly Agenda - Feb 27-Mar 3

Announcements:
Solo and Ensemble registration went home. An e-copy is on schoology. Registration is due on Tuesday Mar. 28. 
March 3 - Final payment for St. Louis. ($195 total)
Agenda:
Solo and Ensemble - 7th grade students should be learning the easy solo found on schoology. 8th grade students will have class time to find a solo/ensemble.
Relic's of the Past and Tales of the Kojiki

Weekly Agenda Jan 30- Feb3

Method Book Pages: Harmonized rhythms (15-17)
Skills: Students are reviewing 6/8 time signatures and 16th notes
Songs: Pirates of the Caribbean and tales of the kojiki
Next Assessment: Pirates excerpt
Announcements: First St. Louis Payment Due Feb 3

Weekly Agenda Jan 23-27

Method Book Pages: Harmonic Rhythms for Sight reading
Skills: Students are learning to read 16th note rhythms.
Songs: Pirates of the Carribbean and Dreaming
Next Assessment: Excerpt of Pirates 
Announcements: Orchestra Booster Meeting on Thursday, Jan 26 at 6 in SFMS Cafeteria

Weekly Agenda Jan 16-20

Method Book Pages: Harmonic Rhythms
Skills: Students are learning to read 16th note rhythms.
Songs: Pirates of the Carribbean and Dreaming
Next Assessment: Harmonic Rhythms
Announcements: Orchestra Booster Meeting on Thursday, Jan 26 at 6 in SFMS Cafeteria

Weekly Agenda - Sept 26-30

8th Grade Objectives Perform syncopated rhythms shift proficiently into 3rd position Pictures Thursday/ Fundrasier Due Tuesday
ET Pages p. 4-5, 18, 20, 22
Review Shifting exercises and Scales
Scales Review D, G, C major 2 octaves
Quiz D Major/ G Major 2 octaves
Class Music Spy vs. Spy (whole song) and Spy Guy (esp pizz section), Apocalpyse (whole song), new song Rosin Eating Zombies from Outer space (Especially bracketed sections)

Weekly Agenda - Sept 19-23

8th Grade Objectives Perform syncopated rhythms shift proficiently into 3rd position
ET Pages 18, 20, 22
Review Shifting exercises and Scales
Scales Review D and G major 2 octaves
Quiz None (next week scales)
Class Music Spy vs. Spy (whole song) and Spy Guy (1st 36 measures), Apocalpyse (whole song), new song Rosin Eating Zombies from Outer space

Weekly Agenda - Sept 12-15

8th Grade Objectives, Reminders Perform syncopated rhythms shift proficiently into 3rd position
ET Pages Continue Shifting Page 2 (2-4)
Review Shifting exercises
Scales Review D and G major 2 octaves
Quiz None
Class Music Spy vs. Spy (Goal is to play whole song and practice quizzable sections) and Spy Guy (1st 16 measures), Apocalpyse (whole song)

weekly Agenda - Sept 6-9

8th Grade Objectives, Reminders Perform syncopated rhythms as a group. ORCHESTRA PICTURES -RESCHEDULED FOR SEPT 29, EXTRA SHIRTS FORM - SEPT 9
ET Pages Continue Shifting Page 2 (2-4)
Review Shifting exercises
Scales Review D and G major 2 octaves
Quiz Spy vs Spy Quizzable Section
Class Music Spy vs. Spy (Goal is to play whole song and practice quizzable sections) and Spy Guy (1st 16 measures)

Agenda - Aug 29- Sept 2

8th Grade Objectives, Reminders Perform syncopated rhythms as a group. ORCHESTRA BOOSTER MEETING on Aug 30, 7:00 pm in Cafeteria. All parents and students please attend
ET Pages Begin Shifting Page 2 (2-4)
Review Daily Warm Ups
Scales Review D, G, C, F, Bb
Quiz Spy vs Spy Quizzable Section
Class Music Spy vs. Spy (Goal is to play whole song and practice quizzable sections) and Spy Guy (1st 8 measures)

Agenda - Aug 22-26

8th Grade Objectives/ Reminders Perform syncopated rhythms as a group. FIRST PRACTICE RECORD DUE MONDAY
ET Pages Begin Shifting
Review Daily Warm Ups
Scales Review D, G, C, F, Bb
Quiz Shifting from 1st - 3rd pos
Class Music Spy vs. Spy (Especially Quizzable sections) and Spy Guy

Weekly Agenda - August 15-19

8th Grade Objectives Perform syncopated rhythms as a group
ET Pages Begin Shifting
Review Daily Warm Ups
Scales Review D, G, C, F, Bb
Quiz Shifting from 1st - 3rd pos
Class Music Spy vs. Spy and Spy Guy