Sinfonia Allegro students have a Sinfonia Allegro February Practice Challenge! All students now have practice partners. All Sinfonia Allegro students now have practice partners. Let Miss Joanna know if you need contact information for your practice partner. If you finish your sheet and turn it in before February is over, you will receive 25 extra practice…

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Sinfonia Allegro students have a NEW Sinfonia Allegro February Practice Challenge! Students were given this sheet today, but please download it if you need another copy. 1) Write the student’s name on the sheet. 2) Ask a friend from class if you can be their practice partner! (Tell Miss Joanna who it is by next…

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Great work today on our new repertoire! Here is our new repertoire for the semester: Sharks of Seville (Rossini/Monday) Nice reading today! This piece is coming together quickly! Continue reviewing mm. 1-44. Nordic Lullaby (Grieg/La Plante) Excellent rehearsal on this today. Practice measures 1 through 30. Work on following the dynamics and bowings. Beethoven Symphony…

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Good work on our dress rehearsal today! Practice all of your concert pieces well. See some specific notes below on Gaelic Trilogy.  Class Homework: Review Sinfonia Allegro scales! G, A, B-flat, C, D, F Pay special attention to B-flat and F! Those are tough scales with flats! Little Drummer Boy: Way to go on our first rehearsal…

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Way to go on some really intense group practice of Gaelic Trilogy! You all “bested” your recording from last week! Here is your recording from this week! Gaelic Trilogy–Sinfonia Allegro–11/20/2019 Since we still have a few weeks until the concert, use these recordings as a way to listen and evaluate what you can practice more! Class Homework:…

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Good work on all of the pieces today. Here are your recordings of YOU (Sinfonia Allegro) playing the pieces: Little Drummer Boy We Three Kings Rule Gaelic Trilogy El Toro Since we still have a few weeks until the concert, use these recordings as a way to listen and evaluate what you can practice more!…

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Way to go on We Three Kings Rule and Little Drummer Boy! Class Homework: Review Sinfonia Allegro scales! G, A, B-flat, C, D, F Pay special attention to B-flat and F! Those are tough scales with flats! Little Drummer Boy: Great work today on our two run-throughs! This will become more exciting as we add more instruments! We Three…

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Nice job with Gaelic Trilogy and El Toro today! You all did great work in sectionals last week. See below for specific practice assignments. Class Homework: Review Sinfonia Allegro scales! G, A, B-flat, C, D, F Pay special attention to B-flat and F! Those are tough scales with flats! Little Drummer Boy: Soon we will be adding wind and…

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Wonderful work in Sectionals today! I am looking forward to having the whole group back together next week! Class homework is the same as last week since we had sectionals today. Really make sure you can play ALL of your notes in Gaelic Trilogy! Class Homework: Review Sinfonia Allegro scales! G, A, B-flat, C, D,…

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Great work on “Little Drummer Boy” and “Gaelic Trilogy” today! Next week we will have sectionals! Bring all of your music, but we will focus particularly on “Gaelic Trilogy” in the sectionals. Our room assignments are as follows: Violin 1 (Little Drummer Boy/We Three Kings): Room 202 (Miss Joanna) Violin 1 (Gaelic Trilogy/El Toro): Room…

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