Lesson Plans 10/22

The coming weeks will signal a change in our focus for the band. Please plan accordingly as all rehearsals and performances are required.

  • For the remainder of the fall in 1st period we will only need marching instruments on game day. The rest of the week will be concert instruments.
  • We will only have one marching band rehearsal on Thursday afternoons from 3:45pm-5:15pm. This will continue until the end of football season. Please make every effort to be there as this will be our only rehearsal for the week.
  • Drill team rehearsals on Thursday mornings at 7am are still in on and everyone is required to attend. This will continue until the end of football season. After drill team the band will use the time for tutoring and make up assignments.
  • Live auditions for chair placement in Symphonic Band will be held on the week of October 29th. Your audition music is All Region Etude #1 and your Chromatic Scale.
  • Sectionals will begin the week of October 29th and will go from 3:30pm-5pm. Mondays – Flutes, Clarinets, Percussion. Tuesdays – Sax, Low Reeds. Wednesdays – All Brass

Band 10/22/18

Monday 10/22

  • Student Expectation: Military on Parade
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: Rehearsal
  • Evidence of Learning: The ensemble will play with superior intonation, balance, and transparent sound.
  • Additional Notes: All Region pulls with Mr. Wofford.
  • TEKS: §117.310(c)(1)(3)(5), §117.311(c)(1)(3)(5), §117.312(c)(1)(3)(5), §117.313(c)(1)(3)(5)
  • Academic Vocabulary: Ave Maria – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/265-ave_maria

Tuesday 10/23

  • Student Expectation: Orange Bowl March
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: Rehearsal
  • Evidence of Learning: The ensemble will play with superior intonation, balance, and transparent sound.
  • Additional Notes: All Region pulls with Mr. Wofford.
  • TEKS: §117.310(c)(1)(3)(5), §117.311(c)(1)(3)(5), §117.312(c)(1)(3)(5), §117.313(c)(1)(3)(5)
  • Academic Vocabulary: Ave Maria – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/265-ave_maria

Wednesday 10/24

  • Student Expectation: Russian Folk Song Suite
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: Rehearsal
  • Evidence of Learning: The ensemble will play with superior intonation, balance, and transparent sound.
  • Additional Notes: All Region pulls with Mr. Wofford.
  • TEKS: §117.310(c)(1)(3)(5), §117.311(c)(1)(3)(5), §117.312(c)(1)(3)(5), §117.313(c)(1)(3)(5)
  • Academic Vocabulary: Ave Maria – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/265-ave_maria

Thursday 10/25

  • Student Expectation: Russian Folk Song Suite
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: Rehearsal
  • Evidence of Learning: The ensemble will play with superior intonation, balance, and transparent sound
  • Additional Notes: All Region pulls with Mr. Wofford.
  • TEKS: §117.310(c)(1)(3)(5), §117.311(c)(1)(3)(5), §117.312(c)(1)(3)(5), §117.313(c)(1)(3)(5)
  • Academic Vocabulary: Ave Maria – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/265-ave_maria

Friday 10/26

  • Student Expectation: Stand Tunes (Marching instruments)
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: Rehearsal
  • Evidence of Learning: The ensemble will play with superior intonation, balance, and transparent sound
  • Additional Notes: All Region pulls with Mr. Wofford.
  • TEKS: §117.310(c)(1)(3)(5), §117.311(c)(1)(3)(5), §117.312(c)(1)(3)(5), §117.313(c)(1)(3)(5)
  • Academic Vocabulary: Ave Maria – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/265-ave_maria
  • Home vs Farmersville
    • 5:30pm – Call Time
    • 6:30pm – Depart for Ed Locker
    • 7:30pm – Game starts

3 “HOT” Questions

  • What is your concept of a melody and what do you think makes a good one?
  • Think of your favorite melody. What was it about the performance that gave it meaning?
  • If you could communicate using only music, how would you perform your melody lines differently?

Music Theory 10/22/18

Monday 10/22

  • Student Expectation: All Region Etude 2
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: All Region and scale work
  • Evidence of Learning: Mature phrasing and musicianship
  • Additional notes: Work your scales up to 120 bpm
  • TEKS: §117.310(c)(1)(2)(3), §117.311(c)(1)(2)(3), §117.312(c)(1)(2)(3), §117.313(c)(1)(2)(3)
  • Academic Vocabulary: Ave Maria – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/265-ave_maria

Tuesday 10/23

  • Student Expectation: All Region Etude 2
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: All Region and scale work
  • Evidence of Learning: Mature phrasing and musicianship
  • Additional notes: Work your scales up to 120 bpm
  • TEKS: §117.310(c)(1)(2)(3), §117.311(c)(1)(2)(3), §117.312(c)(1)(2)(3), §117.313(c)(1)(2)(3)
  • Academic Vocabulary: Ave Maria – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/265-ave_maria

Wednesday 10/24

  • Student Expectation: All Region Etude 2
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: All Region and scale work
  • Evidence of Learning: Mature phrasing and musicianship
  • Additional notes: Work your scales up to 120 bpm
  • TEKS: §117.310(c)(1)(2)(3), §117.311(c)(1)(2)(3), §117.312(c)(1)(2)(3), §117.313(c)(1)(2)(3)
  • Academic Vocabulary: Ave Maria – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/265-ave_maria

Thursday 10/25

  • Student Expectation: All Region Etude 2
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: All Region and scale work
  • Evidence of Learning: Mature phrasing and musicianship
  • Additional notes: Work your scales up to 120 bpm
  • TEKS: §117.310(c)(1)(2)(3), §117.311(c)(1)(2)(3), §117.312(c)(1)(2)(3), §117.313(c)(1)(2)(3)
  • Academic Vocabulary: Ave Maria – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/265-ave_maria

Friday 10/26

  • Student Expectation: All Region Etude 2
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: All Region and scale work
  • Evidence of Learning: Mature phrasing and musicianship
  • Additional notes: Work your scales up to 120 bpm
  • TEKS: §117.310(c)(1)(2)(3), §117.311(c)(1)(2)(3), §117.312(c)(1)(2)(3), §117.313(c)(1)(2)(3)
  • Academic Vocabulary: Ave Maria – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/265-ave_maria

3 “HOT” Questions

  • What is your concept of a melody and what do you think makes a good one?
  • Think of your favorite melody. What was it about the performance that gave it meaning?
  • If you could communicate using only music, how would you perform your melody lines differently?

Jazz Band 10/22/18

Monday 10/22

  • Student Expectation: Opry Program (November 10th)
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: Rehearse music for the Opry
  • Evidence of Learning: Mature phrasing and musicianship, appropriate style and interpretation
  • Additional Notes: Expressing the style of the piece needs to be your top priority in Jazz. Your reading and technique will get better with time.
  • TEKS: §117.310(c)(1)(3)(4)(5)(6), §117.311(c)(1)(3)(4)(5)(6), §117.312(c)(1)(3)(4)(5)(6), §117.313(c)(1)(3)(4)(5)(6)
  • Academic Vocabulary: Ave Maria – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/265-ave_maria

Tuesday 10/23

  • Student Expectation: Opry Program
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: Rehearse music for the Opry
  • Evidence of Learning: Mature phrasing and musicianship, appropriate style and interpretation
  • Additional Notes: Expressing the style of the piece needs to be your top priority in Jazz. Your reading and technique will get better with time.
  • TEKS: §117.310(c)(1)(3)(4)(5)(6), §117.311(c)(1)(3)(4)(5)(6), §117.312(c)(1)(3)(4)(5)(6), §117.313(c)(1)(3)(4)(5)(6)
  • Academic Vocabulary: Ave Maria – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/265-ave_maria

Wednesday 10/24

  • Student Expectation: Opry Program (November 10th)
  • Stimulus: Daily Drill
  • Engaging Experience: Rehearse music for the Opry
  • Evidence of Learning: Mature phrasing and musicianship, appropriate style and interpretation
  • Additional Notes: Expressing the style of the piece needs to be your top priority in Jazz. Your reading and technique will get better with time.
  • TEKS: §117.310(c)(1)(3)(4)(5)(6), §117.311(c)(1)(3)(4)(5)(6), §117.312(c)(1)(3)(4)(5)(6), §117.313(c)(1)(3)(4)(5)(6)
  • Academic Vocabulary: Ave Maria – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/265-ave_maria

Thursday 10/25

  • Student Expectation: Artist Spotlight
  • Stimulus: Discuss artist of the week
  • Engaging Experience: Watch a performance of the artist of the week
  • Evidence of Learning: Understanding of the influences that brought about the performance style and technique of the artist of the week.
  • Additional Notes: Write a paragraph in Google Classroom about your impression of the artist of the week.
  • TEKS: §117.310(c)(1)(3)(4)(5)(6), §117.311(c)(1)(3)(4)(5)(6), §117.312(c)(1)(3)(4)(5)(6), §117.313(c)(1)(3)(4)(5)(6)
  • Academic Vocabulary: Ave Maria – https://dictionary.onmusic.org/terms/265-ave_maria

Friday 10/26

  • Pep rally

3 “HOT” Questions

  • What is your concept of a melody and what do you think makes a good one?
  • Think of your favorite melody. What was it about the performance that gave it meaning?
  • If you could communicate using only music, how would you perform your melody lines differently?
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