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Week 1: March 16-20th

Goal 1 (Winds) – Clean/Sanitize your instrument

Goal 2 – (Winds) Practice and Record your part in the CCSD Virtual Concert Band

Goal 1 (Percussion) – Complete Snare Drum 101 Quiz on VicFirth

Goal 2 – (Percussion) Practice and Record your part in the CCSD Virtual Concert Band

Optional Goal 3 – Remember you have an audition/final playing test coming.   You should spend time working on scales and etudes every day, once your “Shimmering Joy”: part is finished.  We will post specific audition practice assignments next week.   If you need more copies of audition materials, they are available here


WOODWIND FLIPGRID:  flipgrid.com/sloneww2020

BRASS FLIPGRID: flipgrid.com/erwinbrass2020

PERCUSSION FLIPGRID: flipgrid.com/erwinpercussion2020


Monday 3/16/2020 – Winds – Clean your Instrument

  1. Visit your instrument specific flipgrid

  2. Read the cleaning article(s)

  3. Watch the appropriate video for your instrument.

  4. Post a short video of you and your clean instrument, describing the steps you took.

  5. If you finish quickly, forge ahead to Tuesday.  You may need the time.

Monday 3/16/2020 – Percussion – Snare Drum 101

  1. Visit: https://vicfirth.zildjian.com/education/percussion-101-concert-snare.html

  2. Watch Videos 1-7 on Concert Snare Drumming

  3. Take notes for the test later this week

  4. Use this study guide to help you


Cobb County Virtual Concert Band Due March 20th, 2020 (not on FlipGrid)

Students will video record themselves playing Tyler Grant’s “Shimmering Joy”.    All the instructions are contained in the link below, but here are the basics:

  1. Obtain your part from the dropbox folder by following the link below.

  2. Practice your part along with the youtube video to make sure you’re playing the tempos correctly.

  3. Record yourself playing, with the video in your headphones, and upload that video

  4. Videos are Due FRIDAY MARCH 20th by 5:00pm

  5. Please see daily assignments below as they pertain to this assignment

  6. You may also use this practice track!


CCSD VIRTUAL BAND MATERIALS AND SUBMISSION FORM


Tuesday 3/17/2020 – Winds – Virtual Concert Band

  1. 30 minutes of practice time.

  2. In this assignment, you should have found, downloaded, printed off your part to Shimmering Joy

  3. For today – listen to the recording in full while you watch your part.  This is your end goal for Friday.

  4. Practice!  Your goal today is to reach Ms 55, even if the tempo is slower than marked.

    1. Brass – don’t worry about mutes!    Just play it normally.

Tuesday 3/17/2020 – Percussion – Snare Drum 101

  1. Visit: https://vicfirth.zildjian.com/education/percussion-101-concert-snare.html

  2. Watch Videos 8-14 on Concert Snare Drumming

  3. Take notes for the test later this week

    Use this study guide to help you


Wednesday 3/18/2020 – Winds – VCB Day 2

  1. 30 minutes of practice time.

  2. Continue to listen to the recording in full while you watch your part.  This is your end goal for Friday.

  3. Practice!  Your goal today is to reach the END from Ms 55.

Wednesday 3/18/2020 – Percussion – Snare Drum 101 

  1. Visit: https://vicfirth.zildjian.com/education/percussion-101-concert-snare.html

  2. Take the Quiz at the bottom of the page

  3. Share with us a copy of your completion certificate!


Thursday 3/19/2020 – Winds –  VCB Day 3

  1. 30 minutes of practice time.

  2. Today is a good day to practice with the recording!

  3. Practice!  Your goal today is to be able to play the entire thing.

Thursday 3/18/2020 – Percussion – Virtual Concert Band

  1. You will join the winds in preparing the virtual concert band!

  2. See the instructions above!

  3. You may choose whatever part you like.  Be creative if you want, or just do a pad and sticks on the drum part.  

  4. This should take you about 30 minutes to learn today and tomorrow.


Friday 3/20/2020 – Winds and Percussion – RECORDING DAY!

  1. Today your goal is to play the entire thing and video yourself doing so.

  2. Make sure you are focused on playing in time with the recording!

  3. Submissions are due by 5:00pm

  4. PLEASE – do not submit videos of you not playing along with the recording.  It won’t work that way as it’s impossible to sync.