Orchestra 3rd Quarter

TeacherSarah Wilson
Subject AreaOrchestra
Grade Level6-8
Week #3rd Quarter
Unit of InstructionMPA and Spring Concert
Standard(s) Taught

Develop and demonstrate efficient rehearsal strategies to apply skills and techniques. (MU.68.S.3.6)

Transfer performance techniques from familiar to unfamiliar pieces. (MU.68.S.2.2)

Perform the expressive elements of a musical work indicated by the musical score and/or conductor, and transfer new knowledge and experiences to other musical works. (MU.68.O.3.2)

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will rehearse for the Spring concert. They will dedicate at least 15 minutes a day of home study/practice. Students in the advanced orchestra will fine tune their skills for the Volusia County Music Performance Assessment on February 24th.

Classroom Activities

Beginning Orchestra Music:



Advanced Orchestra Music:

MPA Repertoire:

  1. Koneko by Soon He Newbold 
  2. Pictures at an Exhibition 
  3. TBA

Spring Concert Repertoire (will begin after February 24th):


  1. Gargoyles by Doug Spata
  2. Dragon Dances by Soon He Newbold
Assignments Due

MPA is February 24th. Time is TBD

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