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Beginning String Orchestra

5th Period
 
Welcome to String Orchestra!
 
 
Have you practiced at least 35 minutes every day this week? 
 
If not, then you haven't done your homework...
Weekly Assignments
 
9/25 - 9/29 
In Class
  • Bowing 
  • Book Exercises plucking 41
  • Right arm motion
  • Bowing down and up D&A: 42-52
 
REVIEW 
  • Left hand finger position both on A and D string combined
  • Book Exercises 33-40
  • Steps for efficient practicing
  • Right hand bow hold
 
Test on Tuesday
  • Ex. Twinkle, twinkle
 
9/18 - 9/22 
 
In Class
NEW
  • Bowing on open strings
  • Book Exercises 33-41
  • Right arm motion
  • Bowing down and up D&A: 42-49
 
REVIEW 
  • Left hand finger position both on A and D string combined
  • Steps for efficient practicing
  • Left hand finger position on A and D string
  • Half and whole steps
  • Book Exercises 19-28
  • Right hand bow hold
 
Test on Tuesday
  • Ex. Twinkle, twinkle
 
Review at home:
 
Watch the video on book DVD related to pages 12, 13, 14
Also review:
 
 
 
9/11 - 9/15
 
In Class
NEW
  • Left hand finger position both on A and D string combined
  • Book Exercises 29-41
  • Right arm motion
 
REVIEW 
  • Steps for efficient practicing
  • Left hand finger position on A and D string
  • Half and whole steps
  • Book Exercises 19-28
  • Right hand bow hold
 
Test on Monday
  • Ex. 28
 
Review at home:
 
Watch the video on book DVD related to pages 12 and 13
Also review:
 
9/5 - 9/8
 
In Class
NEW
  • Steps for efficient practicing
  • Left hand finger position on A string Ex. 19-28
  • Book Exercises 19-25
  • Bow hold
 
REVIEW 
  • Counting 
  • Left hand finger position on D string
  • Open Strings; Low and High
  • Half and whole steps
  • Book Exercises 8-18
  • Right hand pencil hold
 
Test on Wednesday
  • Ex. 17-18
 
Review at home:
 
 
8/28 - 9/1
 
In Class
NEW
  • Left hand finger position
  • Book Exercises 8-18
 
REVIEW 
  • Notes and Rests
  • Instrument parts
  • Open Strings; Low and High
  • Instruments in class on Wednesday 8/23
  • Half and whole steps
  • Book Exercises 2-7
  • Right hand pencil hold
 
Homework
  • Packet 
  • Open strings
  • Instrument Maintenance
  • Practicing instrument hold and book ex. 2-7
 
 
 
8/22 - 8/25
 
In Class
  • Notes and Rests
  • Instrument parts
  • Open Strings; Low and High
  • Instruments in class on Wednesday 8/23
  • Half and whole steps
  • Book Exercises 2-7
  • Right hand pencil hold
 
Homework
  • Packet 
  • Open strings
  • Instrument Maintenance
  • Practicing instrument hold and book ex. 2-7
 
 
8/14 - 8/18
 
In Class
  • Rhythmic Values
  • Notes and Rests
  • Instrument parts
  • Open Strings; Low and High
  • Instrument Assignments on Tuesday 8/15
 
Homework
  • Rhythmic exercises
  • Clefs and notes
  • Open strings
  • Packet pages 1-9
 
 
8/9 - 8/11
 
In Class
  • Meet each other 
  • Rhythmic Values
  • Notes and Rests
  • Instrument Assignments on Tuesday 8/15
 
Homework
  • Rhythmic exercises
  • Clefs
 
 
 
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