March 9-13 Concert Band

STATE ASSESSMENT WEEK

Announcements:  Tuesday Pit Orchestra 2:30-4:00 Concert Band 5-8pm; Wednesday Cafe Night Auditions 2:30-4:30; Thursday Concert Band 2:30-5:00 Band Parent Meeting Thursday 6:00pm Band Council Members needed at the meeting $150 Deposit for New York City Due.  Friday Report time is 4:00pm.  Be sure to have eaten prior to coming. Ladies black pantyhoses and pearls.  Gentlemen black socks and white undershirt. 

1.  Warm Up:  Concert F and A  Whole Notes One Octave; Half Note 2 octaves

2.  Tongue Exercise eighth two sixteenth: Ta TiKa; TiKa Ta (Double tongue for Chimes of Liberty)

3.  Sight-reading Tips Exercise (Discuss plan for sight-reading)

4.  Londonderry Air Exercise (Check for intonation)

5.  Chimes of Liberty measure 90-end (Dynamics, Style, Articulation, Balance)

6.  Fantasy on an Irish Air measure 81-end (Legato vs. Staccato; Tempo Changes)

7.  Moravian Dances measure 91-end (Tempo Changes)

8.  Feedback on Pre-Assessment Concert

STUDENTS WILL BE ASSESSED ON PORTIONS OF THE MUSIC FOR THE CONCERT.