5th Period Symphonic Band 1st 9 Weeks

Symphonic Band
5th Period

Concepts and Content Learning Targets/Skills Key Terminology
Tone Review knowledge of Music Theory Principles (notes, rests, staff) Intonation
Intonation Review appropriate embouchure or grip Staff
Pitch Review rhythmic/pulse principles (steady beat, subdivision) Ledger Lines
Rhythm Review principles of intonation and tone and how to make appropriate adjustments in each Clef
Pulse Perform daily warm-up exercises which promote tone production, ensemble blend and balance. Tempo
Articulation Demonstrate the ability to detect note, intonation, rhythm, articulation errors in a live/recorded performance Meter
Releases Demonstrate the ability to start, stop, and alter tempo and dynamics at the conductor’s command Whole Note/Rest
Balance Perform G, C, F, Bb, Eb, Ab, and Db major scales as well as a variety of chromatic scales Half Note/Rest
Blend Perform Selected scales from memory, along with knowledge of applicable key signatures Quarter Note/Rest
Instrument Maintenance Describe and demonstrate a variety of articulations without noticeable movement on chin, jaw, or throat Eighth Note/Rest
Notes Perform the Level 1 and Level 2 Premier Rhythms (or equivalent) Time Signature
  Sight-Read FBA Grade 1 or similar music Bar Line
  Perform a Variety of Repertoire at FBA Grade 1 or 2 Level

Measure

Parts of Instrument
Pitch
Embouchure
Tone
Fingering Chart
Articulation
Ensemble
Phrasing
Blend
Melody

Warm-Ups and Scales
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Scales – 010 Mallets
Scales – 009 Tuba
Scales – 008 Trombone
Scales – 007 French Horn
Scales – 006 Trumpet
Scales – 005 Saxophone Tenor
Scales – 004 Clarinet
Scales – 001 Flute

Fingering Charts

 

 

ALL-COUNTY AUDITION REQUIREMENTS – Paperwork DUE NOVEMBER 3rd

2021-2022 All-County MS Band Audition Requirements

Middle School Major Scales

All-County Audition Exercises – Score and Parts

ALL-COUNTY EXCERPT PRACTICE TRACKS

Lyrical Excerpt

Technical Excerpt

Music Pieces that we are working on:

Andante from Symphony No. 9 [Craig Baker]

Tempest, The [Robert W. Smith]