Itinerary for Thursday, October 2nd
BRING INSTRUMENT, MUSIC, ROCK-STOPS, STAND
7:25am Meet at the school at in concert clothes (All Black)
7:30 Load bus
7:45 Depart for Ocee Elementary
8:30-9:15 Performance I (for about 400 students)
9:30-10:15 Performance II (for about 350 students)
10:25 Breakdown and load bus
10:40 Return to Chattahoochee (Middle of 3rd Period)
Pirates of the Caribbean
Les Poules (3x)
Dill Pickle Rag
Beauty and the Beast
Road to Lisdoonvarna
1x Stay in Seat
2x Roam around room
3x Pick a student by the end of the B section and invite onstage.
Have them sit on the floor next to you
(TEACHING TIME. BE VERY QUIET AND LISTEN TO DIRECTIONS)
1. We Clap
2. We pluck (audience snaps)
3. We bow (audience claps)
4. Give out certificate and walk student back to audience.
Tempo Markings: (Speed)
Largo: Very Slow
Andante: Walking Tempo (moving along)
Moderato: Medium speed. Can be combined with any other tempo to modify it.
Allegro: Quickly, Cheerfully
Vivace: Lively and very fast.
Ritardando: Gradually getting slower
Accelerando: Gradually getting faster
A Tempo: the marking that tells you return to your original speed after ritardando or accelerando
Tacet: Do not play this part. Listen while others are playing.
Fiddle Fest was great! Thanks to all that helped out!
This week we will be reviewing our C Major and melodic Minor Scales and arpeggios and continuing to work on our music for the October 21st concert. Our focus this week will be on shifting techniques, intonation and balance.
Vocabulary Quiz will be Tuesday, September 9th.
Vocab List: Martele, Detache, Spiccato, Staccato, Brush Stroke, Con Sordino, Senza Sordino, Ponticello, Tremolo and Sul tasto
Next playing test will be Monday, September 15th.
FULTON COUNTY FIDDLERS will start this MONDAY September 15th, at 6:00 in the orchestra room at Chattahoochee! All are welcome! It is a free club for Chattahoochee orchestra students.
ALL-STATE HELP sessions will be held on Wednesdays at 7:45 in the orchestra room. I will go over scales, arpeggions, and the etude. This is for 9th and 10th graders.