Archive for the ‘Classroom Agendas’ Category

This week: October 16-20

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Events this week:

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

Classroom Agendas:  

Jazz Band: Rehearsals Wednesday, Friday.  Rutabaga Ramble, Harlem Nocturne, Limbo Jazz

Band 6:  Mad Music Minute #4 (Thursday).  Dynamics, pick-up notes, 2.15-2.25

Band 7: New book – Standard of Excellence, Book 2 (provided). Concert Eb Scale. Haunted Clocks, Pirates of the Barbary Coast, Chorale and Mystic Chant, Curse of Tutanhkamun.  

Band 8: Foundations: Warm-Up set 3, F and D minor scales, Water is Wide, Brighton Beach, Escape from the Deep, Counterbalance, Danse Carnivale

New Assignments and Handouts:

7th Grade: Video Performance, “No Looking Back” (p. 3, #8).  Due Tuesday, October 24th.  1st Period, 4th Period

8th Grade: Video Performance – “Danse Carnivale – Melody“.  Due Tuesday, October 24th

Coming Up:

Fall Concert – Tuesday, November 14th.  All Bands.  7pm, ACMS Gym. 

This week: October 9-11

Monday, October 9th, 2017

Events this week:

Conferences: Wednesday 10/11 from 4:15-8:15 and Thursday 10/12 from 8:15-12:00

Classroom Agendas:  

Jazz Band: Rehearsal Wednesday.  Rutabaga Ramble, Harlem Nocturne, Limbo Jazz

Band 6:  Key signature review.  7 note warm-up. Dynamics.  Melody/Harmony. Phrasing.  2.1-2.15

Band 7: Opus 6. Chromatic scale. Haunted Clocks, Pirates of the Barbary Coast, Chorale and Mystic Chant, Curse of Tutanhkamun.  

Band 8: Foundations: Chord Study 2.   Korean Folk Melody.  Anthems.

New Assignments and Handouts:

Nothing new this week.

Coming Up:

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

Fall Concert – Tuesday, November 14th.  All Bands.  7pm.  ACMS Gym

This week: October 2-6

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

Events this week:

None yet!

Classroom Agendas:  

Jazz Band: Rehearsals Wednesday, Friday.  Rutabaga Ramble, Harlem Nocturne, Limbo Jazz

Band 6:  Mad Music Minute #2 (Thursday).  La and Ti.  Living Room Performance.  Vocab: Key Signature

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

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

New Assignments and Handouts:

Band 8: Chord Study 2 – Video Performance – Assigned Tuesday, 10/3, due Tuesday, 10/10

Band 6:  Living Room Performance – Assigned Thursday, 10/5, due Tuesday, 10/24

Band 7/8: Friday Reflection, Week 6 – 1st Period, 4th period, 5th period

Coming Up:

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

Fall Concert – Tuesday, November 14th.  All Bands

This Week: September 25-29

Monday, September 25th, 2017

Events this week:

Early Release: Wednesday

Classroom Agendas:  

Jazz Band: Rehearsals Wednesday, Friday.  Jazz expectations and donut schedule.  Sight read.  

Band 6:  Mad Music Minute #2 (Thursday).  DDRD pattern.  Book pages 5-10.  

Band 7: Opus 6. Scale patterns in Bb. Haunted Clocks, Pirates of the Barbary Coast, Chorale and Mystic Chant.  New Piece: Curse of Tutanhkamun.  Enharmonics.

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

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 18-22

Monday, 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.  New Piece: Curse of Tutanhkamun.  Enharmonics.  

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

Assignments and Handouts:

2nd period: Friday Reflection

4th period: Friday Reflection

5th PeriodFriday Reflection

Coming Up:

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

Fall Concert – Tuesday, November 14th.  All Bands

This week: September 11-15

Monday, 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

Tuesday, 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

Wednesday, 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!

Wednesday, 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!

Friday, 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!