Week of Monday February 27, 2017

Clubs continue week,  and the schedule will be:

Monday February  27 – Beginner String Orchestra 8:00 – 8:45

Monday February 27 – Recorder Ninjas 3:30 – 4:30

Wednesday March 1  – Selected Players from Beginner String Orchestra 8:00 – 8:45

Wednesday March 1 – Guitar Grooves 3:30 – 4:30

Friday March 3 – Advanced Strings 2:00 – 3:30

Friday March 3 – Grade 6 String Quartet 3:30 – 4:00

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Monday March 6 – Beginner String Orchestra 8:00 – 8:45

Monday March 6 – Recorder Ninjas 3:30 – 4:30

Wednesday March 8  – Selected Players from Beginner String Orchestra 8:00 – 8:45

Wednesday March 8 – Guitar Grooves 3:30 – 4:30

Friday March 10 – Advanced Strings 2:00 – 3:30

Friday March 3 – Grade 6 String Quartet 3:30 – 4:00

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Grade 6 String Quartet:

Students have auditioned for participation in the Grade 6 String Quartet, and the successful students will be notified by letter. In order to maintain their placement in the quartet, students must show their commitment and practice regularly.  It is essential that they notify me of any rehearsals they are unable to attend.  If they miss more that 3 rehearsals their place will be in jeopardy and they may be dropped from the ensemble.  The Grade 6 String Quartet will be playi8ng at the Grade 6 Promotion.

Practice:

Beginner Strings are working on 1 octave scales G Major, D Major & A Major (Violins) or C Major (Violas & Cellos).  Practice playing to word rhythms like ‘Pepp-er-on-i Pi-zza’ & ‘Pink Flu-ffy Un-i-corns’, they are also working on Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, also in rhythms as suggested above & Frere Jacque (Are You Sleeping).

Advanced Orchestra are working on 2 Octave scales in G Major or C Major as well as the 1 octave scales listed above with slurred bowing.  They are also working on excercises 88, 90 & 141 from Essential Elements – Frere Jacques, English Round, Tallis Canon & Chop Sticks.

Recorders are continuing to work on the recorder karate belts.

Guitars are working on Yellow submarine, Hey Jude and Let It Be with the chords D Maj, A Maj, E minor, E Major & F Major.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Clubs continue week,  and the schedule will be:

Monday February  20 – No School & no rehearsals due to President’s Day

Monday February 20 – No School & no rehearsals due to President’s Day

Wednesday February 22  – Selected Players from Beginner String Orchestra 8:00 – 8:45

Wednesday February 22 – Guitar Grooves 3:30 – 4:30

Friday February 24 – Advanced Strings 2:00 – 3:30

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Monday February  27 – Beginner String Orchestra 8:00 – 8:45

Monday February 27 – Recorder Ninjas 3:30 – 4:30

Wednesday March 1  – Selected Players from Beginner String Orchestra 8:00 – 8:45

Wednesday March 1 – Guitar Grooves 3:30 – 4:30

Friday March 3 – Advanced Strings 2:00 – 3:30

If you have not yet signed up for text updates, please subscribe by by texting the club code to 81010:

Guitar Grooves please text @wcgui to 81010
String Orchestra please text @wcstr to 81010
Recorder Ninjas please text @wcrec to 81010

Practice:

Beginner Strings are working on 1 octave scales G Major, D Major & A Major (Violins) or C Major (Violas & Cellos).  Practice playing to word rhythms like ‘Pepp-er-on-i Pi-zza’ & ‘Pink Flu-ffy Un-i-corns’, they are also working on Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, also in rhythms as suggested above & Frere Jacque (Are You Sleeping).

Advanced Orchestra are working on 2 Octave scales in G Major or C Major as well as the 1 octave scales listed above with slurred bowing.  They are also working on excercises 88, 90 & 141 from Essential Elements – Frere Jacques, English Round, Tallis Canon & Chop Sticks.

Recorders are continuing to work on the recorder karate belts.

Guitars are working on Yellow submarine, Hey Jude with the chords D Maj, A Maj, E minor & E Major.

Monday February 13, 2017

Clubs continue week,  and the schedule will be:

Monday February  13 – Beginner String Orchestra 8:00 – 8:45

Monday February 13 – Recorder Ninjas 3:30 – 4:30

Wednesday February 15  – Selected Players from Beginner String Orchestra 8:00 – 8:45

Wednesday February 15 – Guitar Grooves 3:30 – 4:30

Friday February 17 – No school & no rehearsals due to President’s Day

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Monday February  13 – No School & no rehearsals due to President’s Day

Monday February 13 – No School & no rehearsals due to President’s Day

Wednesday February 15  – Selected Players from Beginner String Orchestra 8:00 – 8:45

Wednesday February 15 – Guitar Grooves 3:30 – 4:30

Friday February 17 – Advanced Strings 2:00 – 3:30

If you have not yet signed up for text updates, please subscribe by by texting the club code to 81010:

Guitar Grooves please text @wcgui to 81010
String Orchestra please text @wcstr to 81010
Recorder Ninjas please text @wcrec to 81010

Practice:

Beginner Strings are working on 1 octave scales G Major, D Major & A Major (Violins) or C Major (Violas & Cellos).  Practice playing to word rhythms like ‘Pepp-er-on-i Pi-zza’ & ‘Pink Flu-ffy Un-i-corns’, they are also working on Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, also in rhythms as suggested above & Frere Jacque (Are You Sleeping).

Advanced Orchestra are working on 2 Octave scales in G Major or C Major as well as the 1 octave scales listed above with slurred bowing.  They are also working on excercises 88, 90 & 141 from Essential Elements – Frere Jacques, English Round, Tallis Canon & Chop Sticks

Recorders are continuing to work on the recorder karate belts.

Guitars are working on Yellow submarine, Hey Jude with the chords D Maj, A Maj, E minor & E Major.

Monday Feb 6, 2017

Clubs continue week,  and the schedule will be:

Monday February  6 – Beginner String Orchestra 8:00 – 8:45

Monday February 6 – Recorder Ninjas 3:30 – 4:30

Wednesday February 8  – Selected Players from Beginner String Orchestra 8:00 – 8:45

Wednesday February 8 – Guitar Grooves 3:30 – 4:30

Friday February 10 – Advanced String Orchestra 2:00 – 3:30


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Monday February  13 – Beginner String Orchestra 8:00 – 8:45

Monday February 13 – Recorder Ninjas 3:30 – 4:30

Wednesday February 15  – Selected Players from Beginner String Orchestra 8:00 – 8:45

Wednesday February 15 – Guitar Grooves 3:30 – 4:30

Friday February 17 – No school & no rehearsals due to President’s Day

If you have not yet signed up for text updates, please subscribe by by texting the club code to 81010:

Guitar Grooves please text @wcgui to 81010
String Orchestra please text @wcstr to 81010
Recorder Ninjas please text @wcrec to 81010

Practice:

Beginner Strings are working on 1 octave scales G Major, D Major & A Major (Violins) or C Major (Violas & Cellos).  Practice playing to word rhythms like ‘Pepp-er-on-i Pi-zza’ & ‘Pink Flu-ffy Un-i-corns’, they are also working on Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, also in rhythms as suggested above.

Advanced Orchestra are working on 2 Octave scales in G Major or C Major as well as the 1 octave scales listed above with slurred bowing.  They are also working on excercises 88, 90 & 141 from Essential Elements – Frere Jacques, English Round & Tallis Canon.

Recorders are continuing to work on the recorder karate belts.

Guitars are working on Yellow submarine, Hey Jude with the chords D Maj, A Maj, E minor & E Major.