Band


What Should I Be Practicing at Home?
(Updated 10.29.18)

6th Grade Band

Scales:  Concert Eb and F (pg. 40-41, EE Band Book)--1 octave memorized
EE Book 1:  pg. 22 onward
Music Theory:  Unit 1 (finish theory packet for homework)
Concert Charts:  Creatures in the Attic, Alpha Squadron

Rudiments (percussion only):  Paradiddle, Flam (open-closed-open format or slow-fast-slow)


7th Grade Band

Scales:  Concert F and Ab (see MPS Two Octave Scale Sheet)--2 octave memorized
EE Book 2:  No. 74, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 84
Music Theory:  Unit 4 (finish theory packet for homework)
Concert Charts: Uskudar, Storm Mountain Jubilee

Rudiments (percussion only): Flam Paradiddle (open-closed-open format or slow-fast-slow)



8th Grade Band

Scales:  Concert Ab, Db, and C (see MPS Two Octave Scale Sheet)--2 octave memorized
EE Book 2: No. 121, 122, 123, 126, 127, 129, 130, 133
Music Theory:  Unit 6 (finish theory packet for homework)
Concert Charts:  Jungle Dance, Black Forest Overture 

Coming soon:  March of the Buccaneers, Blue Ridge Reel, Mountain of the Sun (All-Millard Concert-January)

Rudiments (percussion only): 10 Stroke Roll (open-closed-open format or slow-fast-slow)

Instrumental Music: