Well done on Secret Agent today!

NEW: Accelerando Encouragement Project Challenge – Due Wednesday, May 13

Here is the Techno C major Workout we played together in class today!

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: Identifying Whole Steps and Half Steps – LAST THEORY ASSIGNMENT!
Accelerando B: All for Strings Book 1, pages 29-31 (finish the book!) – LAST THEORY ASSIGNMENT!

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