Beginning Band

4th period: Woodwinds
5th period: Brass and Percussion


Required Materials: 
  • Essential Elements Book 1 (yellow cover)
  • Notebook paper/pencil
  • Planner
  • Music/accessories (reeds, mouthpieces, oil, etc.)
  • Performance attire: white from the waist up, black from the waist down.
  • At-home materials: music stand, tuner/metronome, quiet place to practice.

Concert dates:
10/29
12/16
3/10
6/2

Homework/Grades:
In band, a student's homework is to practice their instrument. Set a consistent, daily scheule for practice at home.
Grades are weighted as follows:
25%: Playing assessments. There will two formal playing assessments per quarter, to be recorded at home and submitted through Edmodo. There may be informal assessments done in class as needed.
25%: Performance attendance. Attendance at the evening concerts is mandatory, unless a pre-arranged absence has been discussed or there is a family or medical emergency the day of the concert.
25%: Practice records: 6th grade students are required to practice a minimum of 60 minutes per week.
25%: Participation in class. ​Students receive points in class for participation, following the ROAR principles. 



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