Orchestra Quarter 4

TeacherSarah Wilson
Subject AreaOrchestra
Grade Level6-8
Week #4th Quarter
Unit of InstructionConcert Prep
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 will implement feedback from our adjudication in March. 

Classroom Activities

Beginning Orchestra:


Chopstick Prism


Advanced Orchestra:

El Gato Pizzacato

Wizard of Oz Suite



Assignments Due
  • Private practice at home weekly
  • Preparation for our concert on May 9th at 5:30pm 


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