NEW this week: Complete your video for our Virtual Ensemble of “10,000 Reasons”. DUE Wednesday, May 6.

(1) Tune your violin 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) Listen and try to match articulation from the backing track–hold a long note at the end and fade away further than the backing track does
(6) 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 or upload it to the THSO Google Drive here.

NEW links from Mrs. Foltz to listen to:

Matt Redman – 10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord)
Matt Redman – 10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord)
with orchestra, in Royal Albert Hall

Arioso Scales and Arpeggios
Practice all!

Telemann: Viola Concerto – mvts. 1 and 2 – Part recordings in our THSO Dropbox!
Listen to the recording by clicking the link above. Watch your part as you listen. Make notes of when you are communicating and responding to the solo violist.
Learn both movements well. Practice with the recordings! Try your own part first–then see if you can play with another part!

Janacek: Suite for String Orchestra – Part recordings in our THSO Dropbox!
Click on the title above to listen!
Movement 3 begins at 7:40.
Movement 5 begins at 12:00.
Movement 6 begins at 16:20.
Click here to study a score of the Janacek.

Gershwin: An American in Paris – on SMART MUSIC!
Click on the title above to listen!

Click here for 4/23/20 Notes from Mrs. Foltz.
Sevcik Op. 1 for Violin, pp. 1-2

Kazik (arr.): Highlights from the Greatest Showman – Part recordings in our THSO Dropbox!
Practice your parts with the recordings. Try with your own part first–then try playing your part with another part that is not yours. Check for rhythms and notes to change and correct.

Theory homework:
Arioso A: off week
Arioso B: off week
Arioso Coff week
Arioso D: off week
Arioso Eoff week

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