This week: September 18-22

September 18th, 2017

Events this week:

None yet!

Classroom Agendas:

Jazz Band: Rehearsals Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday.  Optional Auditions on Thursday and Friday with a sign-up.  Jazz articulations, style, blues scales.  Cougar Blues

Band 8: Foundations: Warm-Up set 2, Bb scale patterns, Chester.  Water is Wide, Brighton Beach, Escape from the Deep, Korean Folk Melody.  Anthems.  

Band 7:  Opus 5 review, Opus 6. Scale patterns in Bb. Haunted Clocks, Pirates of the Barbary Coast, Chorale and Mystic Chant

Band 6:  Review care and maintenance, first notes (Do, Re, Mi, Fa, Sol), book page 4-8.  

Assignments and Handouts:

None yet!

Coming Up:

Korean Welcome Assembly – Monday, October 16th.  8th Grade only

Fall Concert – Tuesday, November 14th.  All Bands

This week: September 11-15

September 11th, 2017

Events this week:

Rental Night: 9/11, 6-8pm

Curriculum Night: 9/14

Classroom Agendas:

Jazz Band: Rehearsals Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.  Jazz articulations, style, blues scales.  Cougar Blues

Band 8: Foundations: Warm-Up set 1, Bb scale patterns, Chester.  Sight read.  Water is Wide, Brighton Beach

Band 7:  Opus 4 and 5 review. Scale patterns. Haunted Clocks, Pirates of the Barbary Coast, Chorale and Mystic Chant

Band 6:  Review care and maintenance, first notes (Do, Re, and Mi), book page 4-6

Assignments and Handouts:

Band 8: All-State Application, due 9/13

Band 6: Parent Teaching Assignment 2017, due 9/15

Coming Up:

Korean Welcome Assembly – Monday, October 16th.  8th Grade only

Fall Concert – Tuesday, November 14th.  All Bands

This week: September 5-8

September 5th, 2017

Events this week:

Picture Day: 9/6

Classroom Agendas:

Jazz Band: Rehearsals Wednesday and Friday.  Jazz articulations, style, blues scales

Band 8: Handbook/calendar.  Sight read: Escape from the Deep, Water is Wide, Serengeti

Band 7:  Calendar, Opus 3, 4, and 5 review. Scale patterns. Haunted Clocks, Pirates of the Barbary Coast, Chorale and Mystic Chant

Band 6:  Sitting, breathing, rhythms, lines and spaces of the staff, care and maintenance

Assignments and Handouts:

All Classes: ACMS Band Handbook 2017-18.  Back sheet/scavenger hunt due 9/6

Band 8: All-State Application, due 9/13

Coming Up:

Rental Night – Monday, September 11th, 6-8pm, ACMS Commons

This week: Aug 29-Sept 1

August 30th, 2017

Events this week:

First day of School! 6th Grade 8/29, 7th and 8th 8/30

Classroom Agendas:

Jazz Band: Sign up in the hall.  Rehearsals start Wednesday, 9/6

Band 8: Calendar, pass out new books, sight read!

Band 7:  Calendar, Opus 3, 4, and 5 review

Band 6:  Sitting, breathing, rhythms, care and maintenance

Assignments and Handouts:

All Classes: ACMS Band Handbook 2017-18

Coming Up:

Rental Night – Monday, September 11th, 6-8pm, ACMS Commons

Back to School!

August 16th, 2017

Back to School Dates:

 

August 22-24 – Ms. Arthur in the band room from 3-6pm for instrument trying.  Make an appointment or come on down. 

August 29th – First day of school (6th grade only)

August 30th – First day of school (all grades)

Wednesday, September 6th – First day of jazz band (for ALL interested students)

September 11 – Rental Night

September 14th – Curriculum/Back to School Night

September 21-22 – Jazz Auditions

Summertime!

June 23rd, 2017

Congrats to everyone on successful year of band at Athey Creek!

Some dates:

June 23rd – Ms. Arthur’s last day at school

August 22-24 – Ms. Arthur in the band room from 3-6pm for instrument trying

August 29th – First day of school (6th grade only)

September 11 – Rental Night

September 14th – Curriculum/Back to School Night

Want to take lessons over the summer?

Private Lesson Info

Want to contact Ms. Arthur?

Email is the best way!  Ms. Arthur will check email about once a week during the summer.  

arthurl@wlwv.k12.or.us

See you in August! 

This week: June 12-16

June 12th, 2017

Events this week:

Petting Zoo for Incoming 5th Graders: 6-8pm, ACMS Commons

Classroom Agendas:

Monday Jazz Band: Rehearsal M, W, F.   Birdland, sightreading

Tuesday Jazz Band:  Breakfast

Band 8: Switch-aroo!  Summer rental contracts.  All books due Friday

Band 7:  Sight read!  Summer rental contracts.  All books due Friday

Band 6:  Band Olympics! 

Assignments and Handouts:

All Classes: Monday – PostConcert Self-Assessment

Coming Up:

Jazz at Recognition Ceremony – Monday, June 19th, 9:30am.  Dress nice.  

This week: June 5-9

June 5th, 2017

Order Pizza Here!

Events this week:

Junior Rose Parade – Wednesday, June 7th.  Field Trip, back by 3:45.  

Picnic Concert – Friday, June 9th.  6pm start on the track.  

Classroom Agendas:

Monday Jazz Band: Rehearsal M, W, F.   Birdland, sightreading

Tuesday Jazz Band:  Rehearsal Tuesday and Thursday.  Sight read, Paper Moon

Band 8: Thriller/marching.  Impossible Machine, Encanto, 1812 Overture, Skyfall

Band 7:  Thriller/marching.  Duel of the Fates, Jurassic Park, Modal Song and Dance

Band 6:  Book: 5.15-5.30.  Fury, Traffic Jam, Kaboom, The 10th Planet

Assignments and Handouts:

Permission Slip – Rose Parade 6.7.17

Coming Up:

Jazz at Recognition Ceremony – Monday, June 19th, 9:30am.  Dress nice.  

This week: May 30 – June 2

May 30th, 2017

Events this week:

Jazz Celebration Concert – Wednesday, May 31st, West Linn HS PAC.  Arrive 6:45pm.  Dress is black bottoms and bowling shirt.

Seattle – June 2-3.  8th Grade Band.

Classroom Agendas:

Monday Jazz Band: Rehearsal Wednesday ONLY  Dat Dere, Smooth, Groovin’ Hard, Cold Duck Time

Tuesday Jazz Band:  Rehearsal  Tuesday ONLY.  Sight read, Paper Moon

Band 8: Thriller/marching.  Impossible Machine, Encanto, 1812 Overture, Skyfall

Band 7:  Thriller/marching.  Duel of the Fates, Jurassic Park, Modal Song and Dance

Band 6:  Book: 5.15-5.30.  Fury, Traffic Jam, Kaboom, The 10th Planet

Assignments and Handouts:

Seattle Packet 2017

Permission Slip – Rose Parade 6.7.17

Coming Up:

Junior Rose Parade – Wednesday, June 7th.  Field Trip, back by 3:45.  

Picnic Concert – Friday, June 9th.  6pm start on the track.  

This week: May 22-26

May 22nd, 2017

Events this week:

Tuesday Jazz at Drama Intermission – Wednesday, May 24th.  Arrive 6:45pm.  Dress is all black.

Classroom Agendas:

Monday Jazz Band: Rehearsal M, W, F.  Chill songs in the red book

Tuesday Jazz Band:  Rehearsal  TUESDAY ONLY.  On Broadway, Bubbert’s Groove, Basin Street Blues, What’s Cookin’

Band 8: Thriller/marching.  Impossible Machine, Encanto, 1812 Overture, Skyfall

Band 7:  Thriller/marching.  Duel of the Fates, Jurassic Park, Modal Song and Dance

Band 6:  Book: 5.1-5.10.  Fury, Traffic Jam, Kaboom, The 10th Planet

Assignments and Handouts:

Seattle Packet 2017

Coming Up:

Jazz Celebration Concert – Wednesday, May 31st, West Linn HS PAC.  Arrive 6:45pm.  Dress is black bottoms and bowling shirt.  

Seattle – June 2-3.  8th Grade Band.  

Junior Rose Parade – Wednesday, June 7th.  Field Trip, back by 3:45.  

Picnic Concert – Friday, June 9th.  6pm start on the track.