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Percussion Class Update 3/4-3/8

6th grade – Finish #110, check for understanding of dotted quarter note rhythms, introduce closed rolls. Choose excerpts from the book for spring concert

7th grade – Finish #112-113, check for understanding of dotted quarter rhythms and closed rolls. Choose

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Week of 2/4/19

6th grade – Review of history of the modern drum set. Review of warm-ups, focusing on speed and precision.

8th grade – Start reading Fresh Trash. Practice measure 1 to letter C.

7th grade – Focusing on speed and precision

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Week 2 8/27-8/31

This week, we will be reviewing he fundamentals of reading music, as well as the fundamentals of percussion technique.

We’ll be focusing on reading quarter notes, half notes, quarter rests, and half rests. We’ll also be going over basic rudiments,

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Percussion Equipment

Percussion equipment can be purchased from anywhere that’s convenient. However, ordering online is the fastest and easiest way to obtain equipment. Here’s a few links to expedite the process.

 

Drum sticks need to be either 5A or 2B size.

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