|Timestamp||Your name||Ensemble||Class-Instrument||Class date||Schedule||Attendance||Class notes|
|1/11/2017 12:42:46||Alvaro Rodas||CCO||Orchestra||1/10/17||Regular schedule||OK (almost everyone)|
We started with a round (Laugh Ha Ha!) and tried the round in 4 voices. There's still some ear training issues. Then we worked on Great Gate of Kiev, letter D mostly. Strings still need intonation work. Then on letter H we worked with brass (esp. Trombones) on their bell tone. We also listened to a recording of the piece on the PA
|1/17/2017 20:06:07||Erin Ellis||Vivaldi||Strings Sectional||1/17/17||Regular schedule||OK (almost everyone)|
-Reviewed sharp key signatures through A Major. Worked on "Allegro" with lifts and started "Perpetual Motion."
|1/17/2017 21:28:26||Erin Ellis||Brahms||Violin Workshop||1/17/17||Regular schedule||OK (almost everyone)|
We did G Major, reviewed Key Signatures, and worked on Twinkle.
|1/17/2017 21:42:39||Erin Ellis||CYO||VIola Workshop||1/17/17||Regular schedule||Not so good|
We worked on G Major and minor scales, Bach G minor as a solo piece, and the Beethoven for Take a Stand. Brigitte and Ashley are doing well.
|1/19/2017 12:58:20||Alvaro Rodas||NFCO||Orchestra||1/9/2017||Regular schedule||Bad|
Rehearsal had to be cancelled at last minute, due to an unannounced PS19Q meeting at the auditorium
|1/19/2017 13:00:01||Alvaro Rodas||CCO||Percussion Workshop||1/9/2017||Regular schedule||OK (almost everyone)|
We worked on the base rhythm for Chamambo, and reviewed The Great Gate of Kiev.
|1/19/2017 13:00:52||Alvaro Rodas||CYO||Percussion Workshop||1/10/2017||Regular schedule||OK (almost everyone)|
Worked on Beethoven 5
|1/19/2017 13:03:57||Alvaro Rodas||NFCO||Strings Sectional||1/12/2017||Regular schedule||Not so good|
Many people were confused after the Monday rehearsal cancellation. We worked on Prelude Te Deum, measures 1 and 2.
|1/19/2017 13:08:10||Alvaro Rodas||CYO||Orchestra||1/12/2017||Regular schedule||OK (almost everyone)|
We worked on William Tell. Most challenging part so far is letter L for the first violins. We then worked on the Star-Spangled Banner, and focused on dotted quarter-sixteenth vs. two quarters; percussion parts, and; brass counter-melody in the second part
|1/19/2017 13:09:20||Alvaro Rodas||NFCO||Percussion Workshop||1/20/2017||Regular schedule||Not so good|
Only one student came. We read through Mammoth (Wind Ensemble) in preparation for the MLK weekend WE workshop at the LHL)
|1/19/2017 19:10:19||Erin Ellis||PreOrchestra 5+||Other||1/19/2017||Regular schedule||OK (almost everyone)|
We worked on bowing rhythms on the paper instruments.
|1/19/2017 19:11:29||Erin Ellis||CCO||VIola Workshop||1/19/2017||Regular schedule||Good (Full)|
Worked on third position, G melodic minor scale, and Bach Gavotte in G minor.
|1/19/2017 19:12:29||Erin Ellis||NFCO||VIola Workshop||1/19/2017||Regular schedule||Bad|
Randal was the only one who showed, so we spent most of the class working on note reading.
|1/26/2017 10:26:41||Erin Ellis||Vivaldi||Orchestra||1/24/2017||Regular schedule||OK (almost everyone)|
We did a lot more work on now control. Worked on Allegro and started Perpetual Motion. We are also continuing work on key signatures and note reading.
|1/26/2017 10:27:47||Erin Ellis||Brahms||Orchestra||1/24/2017||Regular schedule||Good (Full)|
Perfect attendance! Bow control and rhythm work. We also started Twinkle with the sheet music. Their behavior is improving.
|1/26/2017 10:29:07||Erin Ellis||CYO||VIola Workshop||1/24/2017||Regular schedule||Bad|
Only Brigitte came. We had a great lesson. Worked mainly on intonation and tones. I have her vids for practicing for the take a Stand audition and we used cello drones to work on intonation.
|1/26/2017 19:09:41||Erin Ellis||PreOrchestra 5+||Orchestra||1/26/2017||Regular schedule||OK (almost everyone)|
Itzy did her presentation on the French horn. The kids had a great time.
|1/26/2017 19:10:44||Erin Ellis||CCO||VIola Workshop||1/26/2017||Regular schedule||Good (Full)|
Worked on Cappricio, G major scale and a Mozart minuet.
|1/26/2017 19:11:47||Erin Ellis||NFCO||VIola Workshop||1/26/2017||Regular schedule||OK (almost everyone)|
Worked on prelude, ode to joy, and listening. We are going to do more note reading next week. The homework time was very successful today.