Second Term Skills

***Under construction for 2019-2020 school year***

Grade 7

  • Scales: Review Bb Concert scale (Standard of Excellence, pg. 42)
  • Eb and F Concert scale, arpeggio and thirds
  • Technique: Pg. 20: Instrument solo
  • Band Repertoire
  • Theory: Ledger lines and rhythm reading (Standard Of Excellence Theory workbook, 4T, 5T, )

Grade 8

  • Scales: Review Bb major, F major, Eb major scales with thirds (Standard of Excellence Book 2, pg. 42)
  • Chromatic Scale (one octave)
  • Demonstrate Bb concert and g minor from memory
  • Technique: Pg. 4, # 13: Knucklebuster
  • Band Repertoire
  • Theory: Intervals and Key signatures (Standard Of Excellence Theory workbook, 2T-4T )
  • *Percussion snare skills: Knucklebuster (mallets)
  • Review scales as above on mallets (demonstrate in class)

Grade 9

  • Scales: Review Bb, Eb, Ab, Ab, f minor major scales with arpeggios and thirds
  • Review g minor, c minor, and f minor scales
  • Technique: Pg. 4, #12: Technique Break
  • *Percussion snare skills: Technique Break (mallets)
  • Band Repertoire
  • Review scales on mallets (demonstrate in class)
  • Theory: Intervals, key signatures and major scale construction (Standard Of Excellence Theory workbook, 2T-6T)