Awesome job at our pre-MPA Concert on Friday. You all played so well! Let’s keep working so that we can give our very best at MPA in 1.5 weeks! MPA Saturday, February 22 Leon High School 9:15 am: Arrive at Leon HS 9:45 am: Warm-up Room 10:15 am: Performance on Leon HS Stage 10:45 am:…

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Great sight-reading this week. Looking forward to seeing you Friday for our pre-MPA Concert. Wear all black and bring your stand if you have a sturdy one! See the details below! Pre-MPA Concert Friday, February 7, 3:00 pm Maguire Center of Westminster Oaks MPA Friday or Saturday, February 21-22 Leon High School (Our days/times will…

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Great work this week! Make sure you know your MPA music REALLY well! Please mark these dates in your calendars: Pre-MPA Concert Friday, February 7, 3:00 pm Maguire Center of Westminster Oaks MPA Friday or Saturday, February 21-22 Leon High School (Our days/times will be announced as we move closer.) Click on the titles of…

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Welcome back, Arioso, to a new semester of music-making in 2020! We will return to preparing our MPA music. Please mark these dates in your calendars: Pre-MPA Concert Friday, February 7, 3:00 pm Maguire Center of Westminster Oaks MPA Friday or Saturday, February 21-22 Leon High School (Our days/times will be announced as we move…

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Great job on the dress rehearsal today! Here are some recordings from Mrs. Foltz: Wexford Carol–Arioso–December 4 Wexford Carol–Arioso–December 4 (working passages) Coventry Carol–Arioso–December 4 (first take) Coventry Carol–Arioso–December 4 (second take)Class Homework: Review all of your required Arioso scales: G, A-flat, A, B-flat, C, D, E-flat, E, F Sinfonia in D minor–Cannabich/McCashin Well done…

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Today we recorded you on 3 of our 4 pieces. Listen here and identify places you can practice more, or look up for tempo more, etc. Coventry Carol–Arioso–11/20/2019 Cannabich (Sinfonia in D minor)–Arioso–11/20/2019 To Tame the Raging Rapids (Sinfonia in D minor)–Arioso–11/20/2019Class Homework: Review all of your required Arioso scales: G, A-flat, A, B-flat, C,…

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Nice job bring things together this week. Way to go!Class Homework: Review all of your required Arioso scales: G, A-flat, A, B-flat, C, D, E-flat, E, F Sinfonia in D minor–Cannabich/McCashin Practice all! Be sensitive to intonation. Remember our discussion about DRAMA and OPERA today! What part are you playing? It might change! Are you…

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Great work at Sectionals today! Looking forward to bringing everyone back together next week!Class Homework: Review all of your required Arioso scales: G, A-flat, A, B-flat, C, D, E-flat, E, F Sinfonia in D minor–Cannabich/McCashin Review measures 1 through 84. Start working on measures 84 to the end. Be sensitive to intonation. To Tame the…

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Next week we will have sectionals: Violin 1 (Cannabich and Balmages)–Room 207–Alexa Dinges leading Violin 1 (Both Carols)–Room 205–Hope Welsh leading Violas–Room 210–Joshua Singletary leading Cellos–Choir Room–Calebe Singletary leading Be prepared with spots to practice! Class Homework: Review all of your required Arioso scales: G, A-flat, A, B-flat, C, D, E-flat, E, F Begin listening…

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Good work on the carols today! Remember to practice saying “Christian Cannabich”! Class Homework: Review all of your required Arioso scales: G, A-flat, A, B-flat, C, D, E-flat, E, F Begin listening to music for our December concert! Click on the titles below to listen. In the meantime, begin learning your parts! Sinfonia in D…

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