Great concert 5th Grade Orchestra! You should be very proud of your work.
Our next concert is on May 15th. Please see rehearsal detail below.
Congratulations on your NYSSMA solo performances. You should be proud of your efforts. When you get your evaluation sheets, look over the comments and use them to improve your playing even more.
Homework assignment due 4/21
Please click the link for the currentQ3hw5 homework
Each homework assignment gives details regarding what to focus on however, please check to make sure you are working to your best ability by checking the rubric. Each practice session should bring you farther along on the rubric. performance rubrics
Please click the links below to listen to your orchestra pieces:
Homework assignments can be found on the stand near the backpack cubbies just outside that classroom.
Extra help is available by appointment during the beginning of lunch on Tuesday and Thursday as I am not in the building during period 9.
Grades Please note if your child's grade is on the low side, they have likely not turned in their instrument responsibility waiver. Extras are available in the classroom. Report card grades are determined by participation in lessons and orchestra rehearsals, preparation (instrument and music present ) and periodic assessments of progress. Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have regarding grades.
Spring Concert information
Orchestra groups will be performing on May 15, 2017 at 7PM
please arrive at 6:30 PM for tuning and warm up
There will be a school assembly on the same day
Concert rehearsal information: Stage rehearsal #1 Wednesday, May 10, Period 6
Stage rehearsal #2 Friday, May 12, Period 7
Morning assembly reporting time is Monday, May 15th, period 1- in the orchestra room.
You must arrive to school dressed in your concert attire. The program begins period-2
Concert attire: Dark pants, white top, boys long tie, dark shoes. Please no flip flops or sneakers.
Spring lesson schedules-click on the link below to see your schedule.
Student homework sheets are available on the stand just outside the orchestra classroom
Homework sheets are checked weekly
Assignments are from the workbook, and orchestra music
instrument in good working order
shoulder rest ( for violinists and violists)
1/2 inch binder or folder
spare set of strings
music stand for home practice