Third Term Skills

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

Grade 7

  • Scales:  Bb Concert scale, arpeggio and thirds (Standard of Excellence, pg. 42)
  • F, Eb and Ab concert scales and arpeggios
  • Technique: Instrument Solo: Sawmill Creek
  • Band Repertoire
  • Theory: Sharps and flats, dotted rhythms (Standard Of Excellence Theory workbook, 6T-10T)

Grade 8

  • Scales:  Bb major, F major,  Eb major and Ab major scales with thirds (Standard of Excellence Book 2, pg.  42)
  • Relative minor scales
  • Chromatic scale: one octave
  • Technique: Instrument solo: Student’s choice
  • *Percussion:  snare or mallet solo: Student’s choice
  • Review scales as above on mallets (demonstrate in class)
  • Band Repertoire:
  • Theory: Major scale construction (Standard Of Excellence Theory workbook, 6T)

Grade 9

  • Scales:  Review Bb, Eb, Ab, and F major scales with arpeggios and thirds
  • Review g minor, c minor, f minor and d minor scales
  • Chromatic scale: two octaves
  • Technique: Instrument solo: Student’s choice
  • *Percussion:  snare or mallet solo: Student’s choice
  • Review scales as above on mallets (demonstrate in class)
  • Band Repertoire
  • Theory: Major and minor scale construction (Standard Of Excellence Theory workbook, 6T-9T)