Lesson Plans Band I - VI - Weeks 1 - 9

Learning Goal:

Through performance of current music, students will: Demonstrate characteristic tone on his/her instrument, Understand musical symbols for rhythm and pitch, Develop balance and blend with the ensemble, Continually increase the level of musical expression, Develop an appreciation for the aesthetics of music. SCALE: I / II / III / IV / V

Objectives:

Theory Units 1 - 3

G Major Scale

C Major Scale

F Major Scale

Bb Major Scale

Eb Major Scale

Ab Major Scale

Technical and Melodic Etudes

Sight-Reading/new literature

Vocabulary:

staff, clef, ledger line, grand staff, note duration, whole note, half note, quarter note, flag, eighth note, sixteenth note, metric modulation, augmentation dot, tenuto tie, half step, whole step, accidental, flat, sharp, enharmonic spelling, double flat, double sharp, natural

Practice Journals

Theory Analysis - 1, 2, 3(musictheory.net)

SmartMusic Assignments

     Rubank Melodic Etudes - 1, 3, 4

     Rubank Technical Etudes - 1, 2, 3

     Scales (Above)

Rehearsal Attendance