NEW this week: Complete your Virtual Ensemble Video for Amazing Grace! DUE Wednesday, May 6.

(1) Tune your instrument thoroughly before recording
(2) Dress nicely
(3) Make sure the backing track is in your ears (so that it is not picked up by the recording)
(4) Practice several times with the backing track in your ears
(5) Be willing to record a few times and send Miss Joanna your best one!

Find backing tracks in the THSO Dropbox.

E-mail your video to tallyhomeschoolstrings@gmail.com or upload it to the THSO Google Drive here.

Scales and Arpeggios to practice:
D major – 1 octave – scale and arpeggio
G major – 2 octaves – scale and arpeggio
C major – 1 octave – scale and arpeggio (Cellos and Violas: You can practice 2 octaves!)

UniTunes: Be studying page 13.

Click the titles below to listen to our music:
Amazing Grace (Cameron Law) – on SMART MUSIC! (Look it up by the publisher: Grand Mesa) – Thanks, Zane!
Listen to the recording! Learn the ENTIRE piece!
Violins/Violas: Play with space between your notes at rehearsal letter B.

There Once was a Folk Song (Helen Butterworth)–Part recordings available in our THSO Dropbox!
Learn the ENTIRE piece! Make sure that you are really counting your half notes and dotted half notes. Count aloud.

Secret Agent (Kathryn Griesinger) – on SMART MUSIC!
Listen to the recording.
Learn the ENTIRE piece!!
*Practice with a metronome at 92 (quarter note) and focus on playing with a steady beat.*
Work on the ending especially.

Hey Fiddle Fiddle (Brian Balmages)–Part recordings available in our THSO Dropbox!
Listen to the recording.
Learn the ENTIRE piece!!
*Practice with a metronome at 160.
Here is a recording that Sinfonia Allegro made before Spring Break!
Here is a recording that Arioso made before Spring Break!
Try to keep up with the Arioso recording this week!

Here is our Accelerando Seating Chart for the semester so that our violins know what music to print! Check it carefully so that you print the correct violin 1 or violin 2 parts for your student! Each violinist should have two violin 1 parts and two violin 2 parts.


Theory homework
Accelerando A: Sharps and Flats
Accelerando B: off week

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