Students are given a weekly participation grade. To receive full credit, students must have their instruments, materials, music ready for class. Students must also demonstrate a positive and constructive attitude towards themselves and classmates, and participate with proper posture.
August 27th – Band Handbook Signatures are DUE! A copy of the handbook is attached at the Bottom
Starting at the end of August, weekly scale tests are to be performed for a grade. Students will demonstrate correct posture, correct embouchure, perform with a steady tempo, playing the proper notes with a full, characteristic tone, and the prescribed articulations.
Worksheets and other written assignments will be given out to reinforce what we are learning in class.
October 5th – We have been invited by Mr. Todd Mastric and the Deltona High School Band to participate in their High School Middle School Night starting at 4:45 PM. We will also be joined by students from Galaxy Middle and Deltona Middle School. Students will wear their Ivy Hawn Band Shirt (Or Burgundy Ivy Hawn Shirt) with Jeans and tennis shoes. We will have a short rehearsal with the Deltona High School band, march to the field, play in the stands, and play with the band during halftime! The game starts at 7:00. It is mandatory for all Ivy Hawn Symphonic Band Members. Permission slips are DUE WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3rd! If you need to talk with me or have any questions, please feel free to contact me.
Deltona High School Middle School Night 2018
Deltona High School Middle School Night Permission Slip
Music for Middle School Night
Shout It Out
Lets Go Wolves
Down the Field
RECOMMENDED: Students should practice for 20-30 minutes daily. Playing on their instrument everyday develops and reinforces what they learn in class, and helps them retain the information presented in class, or the pieces, exercises that they perform.