January 25, 2023 Accelerando

ACCELERANDO!! Welcome Back Accelerando! Scales: Continue to review your scales from last semester: C Major D Major G Major Concert Pieces: Coronation March: mm. 1-18 Surfin’ Penguins: mm. 1-18 Allegro Molto: mm. 1-19 Listen to the recordings also! Theory homework: Please click on the link to download and print your homework.  Students working out of…

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November 30, 2022 Homework Accelerando

ACCELERANDO!! Listen to the Full Scores Here! Beyond the Thunder, Monday Accent on the Classics, Gruneisen Snowy Woods, Lockett Snow Day!, LaBrie Classic Christmas Medley, Day Scales to Practice look at the A Major scale, one octave.  I would recommend printing the A Major page.  We will go over it in two weeks! https://www.lafayetteorchestra.org/scale-packet.html Metronome markings:…

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November 16, 2022 Homework Accelerando

ACCELERANDO!! Concert is coming soon!! No classes November 23.  We resume November 30. Work on any spots you’re still uncomfortable with!  Also practice playing songs back to back and building up your stamina!!   Listen to the Full Scores Here! Beyond the Thunder, Monday Accent on the Classics, Gruneisen Snowy Woods, Lockett Snow Day!, LaBrie Classic…

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November 2, 2022 Homework Accelerando

ACCELERANDO!! Incredible work so far!  I am so proud of our progress- keep up the good work. Keep reviewing all our scales: C major, D major, A major, and G major We are almost ready to add another one to our growing collection 🙂 Violins- make sure you differentiate between lo 2s and high 2s…

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October 19, 2022 Homework Accelerando

ACCELERANDO!! Incredible work so far!  I am so proud of our progress- keep up the good work.   Classic Christmas Medley: Listen to the recording and follow along with your music. Listen Here! Spend these next two weeks getting comfortable with this new piece!  A good goal is to be able to play along with…

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October 12, 2022 Homework Accelerando

ACCELERANDO!! Great job in class today! Listen to each Concert piece and follow along with your part in front of you!  Do this at least 4 times in the next 2 weeks. In Snowy Woods, pay close attention to intonation.  Write in where there is a low 2, a half step, or a natural sign.…

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October 5, 2022 Homework Accelerando

ACCELERANDO!! Great job in class today!  Next week, instead of regular rehearsal, we will be visited by a guest ensemble!  This gives you 2 weeks to start learning our new piece and keep polishing the others. Listen to each piece and follow along with your part in front of you!  Do this at least 4…

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September 28, 2022 Homework Accelerando

ACCELERANDO!! Great job in class today!   Remember to practice at least 6 days a week…even if it is just for 10 minutes! Scales to practice: C Major (violins 1 octave, viola/cello 2 octaves) and D major scales Uni-Tunes: Uni-Tunes: practice Little Symphony in G Major Concert Pieces: This week, I have an important challenge:…

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September 21, 2022 Homework Accelerando

ACCELERANDO!! Great job in class today!   Remember to practice at least 6 days a week…even if it is just for 10 minutes! Scales to practice: C Major (violins 1 octave, viola/cello 2 octaves) and D major scales Uni-Tunes: Uni-Tunes: practice Little Symphony in G Major Concert Pieces: Listen to every piece twice!  Once just…

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