Band


What Should I Be Practicing at Home?

6th Grade Band

Scales:  Concert Ab (1 octave)--#171 red book
EE Book 2:  No. 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
Music Theory:  Unit 2 

Rudiments (percussion only):  Drag, Double Paradiddle, Flam Accent; Basics in Rhythm--Unit 3 exercises


7th Grade Band

Scales:  Concert Db (2 octaves); Concert C (2 octaves)
EE Book 2:  No. 79, 85, 86, 91, 92, 93, 97, 98
Music Theory:  Unit 4 

Rudiments (percussion only): Single and Double Drag Tap; Basics in Rhythm--Unit 3 exercises


6th Grade Band

Scales:  Concert G, D, A (2 octaves)
EE Book 3: No. 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
Concert Music: 
   Arabian Dances (keep reviewing)
   Pirates of the Caribbean (begin fixing notes/rhythms)
   The Great Steamboat Race (sight-read m.57-end)
   The Curse of Tutankhamun (continue sight-reading m.37-end)

Music Theory:  Unit 7 

Rudiments (percussion only):  Inverted Flam Tap, 11 Stroke Roll; Basics in Rhythm--Unit 3 exercises
Instrumental Music: