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Orchestra Class Update 3/4-3/8

6th grade – Continue polishing bow technique, start discussing possible excerpts from the book to play for spring concert.

7th grade – Continue rehearsing Medieval Knights, focusing on intonation in the fingers. Begin rehearsing Gaelic Castle. Discuss concert attire and

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Class Update 2/25-3/1

Orchestra:

6th grade – Working on consistent bowings. This includes keeping the bow straight, not bowing over the bridge or fingerboard, keeping consistent pressure and speed for Quality tone.

7th grade – We are working on Medieval Kings, focusing on

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Week 2 8/27-8/31

6th grade – Page 4-8 of the Essential Elements book, fundamentals of music

7th grade – Review of note reading and instrument technique

8th grade – Introduce new techniques, review old techniques, go over possible music choices.

H.S. – Introduce

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Instrument and accessory needs

Instruments and the related equipment can be purchased wherever is convenient. Here are a few links and ideas to get you started.

 

Instrument rental – Many places offer rent-to-own instruments, where monthly rental prices are paid until the instrument

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