ABC Advanced Band & Compostion

Bring your B block books to class ALWAYS and a pencil

February

Project quidelines

8 instruments
Flute Bb Clarinet Eb Alto Saxophone
Bb Trumpet F Horn Trombone Tuba

Percussion
Turn in serial numbers of your instrument/s 

8th Grade ABC
Theory Book 3
Rhythm Spectrum
Bach & Before
Index Cards color/white
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Monday Tuesday Rhythm Spectrum

Wednesday Bronze tests 2
Thursday Friday Bach & Before 4th Chorale

Old 100th 

Old 100th
Tetrachord tests 4 notes

Gb, Db, Ab, Eb, Bb, F, C, G, D, A, E, B
Unit 9 Db Major scale   
step, step, 1/2 step   Unit 10 bb minor scale   step, 1/2 step, step

Unit 7 Ab Major scale     Unit 8 f minor scale   
Unit 3 Eb Major scale    Unit 4 c minor scale   

Unit 1 Bb Major scale    Unit 2 g minor scale
Unit 5 F Major scale       Unit 6 d minor scale   
Unit 11 C Major scale    Unit 12 a minor scale   
step, 1/2 step, step and 1/2 step, step, step
Unit 13 G Major scale    Unit 14 e minor scale   

Unit 14 D Major scale    Unit 16 b minor scale
Bach & Before - Soprano Line

Dow Jones Subway, Rehearsal Fundamentals, Chromatic Scale

Main Set

Black Folder
Banks of Bonnie Doon   6 over 8

Flute m33 for 8 measures passed

Clarinet m33 for 8 measures with pick up passed

Alto Sax m33 for 8 measures with pick up -

Trumpet m33 and m41 four measures each
Trombone m33 and m41 four measures each

Norland March

Flute m25 for 8 measures passed

Clarinet m9 for 8 measures with pick up passed

Alto Sax m9 for 8 measures with pick up -

Trumpet m17 and m41 four measures each
Trombone m17 and m41 four measures each

At Home: Practice the chromatic scale from bottom to top and back down again

Get to know your instrument up and down - Use SmartMusic as part of practice

Project Guidelines

Wednesday - Project Day
Video -alert Ms Snyder when about to record

If practicing in storage room - set timer for end point to give 2 minutes to pack up

Assignment is write song as is then a variation made of 8th notes on one song from pages 1-9 of beginning method

Why not CHOOSE to try, CHOOSE to do your best, CHOOSE to be on time, CHOOSE to be positive, CHOOSE to listen,

CHOOSE to be respectful of others - and CHOOSE to have a good time playing music. 

You choose your attitude.  Which attitude will you be wearing tomorrow?

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