August 12-August 18
Learn a song from your book or packet and perform it for a member of your family.
In what country was coffee first discovered?
August 5-August 11
Take a song from your book or packet and figure out how to play it starting on a different note. (This is called transposition).
If C is Do, what is G? (Re, Mi, Fa, So, La, or Ti)
July 29- August 4
Band learn the Eb concert scale
Flutes Trombones, and Bells: Eb, F, G, Ab, Bb, C, D, Eb
Saxophones: C, D, E, F, G, A, B,C
Trumpets and Clarinets:, F, G, A, Bb, C, D, E, F
Strings learn the G concert scale
G, A, B, C, D, E, F#, G
Silly Question: What is another name for a musical canon?
July 22- July 28
Figure out how to play Yankee Doodle without looking at any music.
Who won the 2018 MLB All-Star game?
July 15- July 21
Practice long tones. Hold a note for 30 seconds. Woodwinds and brass use one breath, strings use one bow direction, and percussion keep your roll even the entire time.
These awards are given for the best recording of the year and were based on the grammaphone, the first record player. What are they?
July 8-July 14
Memorize a song from the practice packet or your lesson book.
What were the other choices besides the bald eagle, for our national bird?
July 1-July 7
Band learn the Bb concert scale
Flutes Trombones, and Bells: Bb, C, D, Eb, F, G, A, Bb
Saxophones: G, A, B, C, D, E, F#, G
Trumpets and Clarinets:, C, D, E, F, G, A, B, C (Clarinets might have to play low B and C if they can't go over the break.)
Strings learn the D concert scale
D, E, F#, G, A, B, C#, D
Silly Question: Name a breed of cat.
June 24-June 30
Practice long tones. Hold a note for 20 seconds with a good sound. Woodwinds and brass use one breath, strings use one bow direction, and percussion keep your roll even the entire time.
Manny Machado switched from third base to shortstop this year for the Orioles.
What other famous Oriole did the same in the 1980's.