Archive for March, 2012

String Orchestra Scales

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Hey Everyone,

I’m including links to print out fingerings for the major and minor scales up to 2 sharps and 2 flats. If you have some time during spring break, make sure to practice your parts as well as the scales. We will be having a playing test on scales sometime during April!

Violin Scales

Viola Scales

Cello Scales

Bass Scales

Maharaja Parts and Video

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Hey Everyone,

Below is a link to print out extra copies of Maharaja. You can also listen to a recording of our newest piece here.

Maharaja Practice Parts

I’m also attaching a link along with the video about the amazing violinist from Harvard who only has one hand! What an inspiration!

Harvard Gazette

Enjoy your spring break!

Chamber Orchestra Listening Assignment and Evening Rehearsal Reminder

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Chamber Orchestra Members,

As a reminder, we will be having an evening rehearsal on Wednesday April 11 from 6:30-8:30pm. The orchestra festival is Thursday April 19, and we are scheduled to play at 8:30pm. The festival is taking place at JP Stevens High School. We will have a rehearsal beginning at 5:30pm. Awards are given out at 10:00pm.

Below is your listening assignment to be completed before class begins on Friday.

Listen to the recording here:

Chambermarch28

(If you are having trouble with the file, try the media player at the bottom of this post)

After listening to the recording, follow this link and respond to the questions.

You can manually type in the link as well (http://tinyurl.com/6vbf3kk)

 

 

Protected: 2B Listening Assignment – Waterloo Station

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

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Protected: 3A Listening Assignment – Waterloo Station

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

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Protected: 2A Listening Assignment – Waterloo Station

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

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Chamber Orchestra Listening Assignment

Monday, March 12th, 2012

1A Chamber Orchestra,
Listen to our recording here: ChamberOrchestra312.

If you are unable to listen to the recording directly on the blog, right click the link and save the file onto your computer. You should be able to open the file directly in whichever media play is loaded onto your computer (Itunes, Windows Media Player, etc.). I have also included a link at the bottom of this post where you can stream the recording onto your computer. If you are still unable to open the file, contact me via email and I will send you a link where you can listen to the recording.

Follow the directions in the following form. All responses are to be completed directly on the page and is due before 7:30am on Wednesday. You do not need to physically hand anything in!

 

 

String Orchestra Parts and Video Links

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

String Orchestra Folks,

I’m attaching a link to print extra copies of The Girl From Ipanema. All of the instruments are in one document now, so find your instrument and print the selected pages.

The Girl From Ipanema

Some videos that you’ve seen over the past few weeks:

Chamber Orchestra Extra Parts and Evening Rehearsal

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Chamber Orchestra,

Next week’s evening rehearsal will take place on Thursday March 15th from 6:30-8:30pm. We will be on stage. I’m attaching a link to print extra copies at home. All of the parts are in one document, so find your instrument and print the selected pages so you don’t end up with everything!

Libertango