Beginning Band (5th & 6th grades)

This page contains information and handouts from Beginning Band.

Be Part of the Band Video

Quinlan & Fabish:

QF Band Rental Info.pdf
QF Band Rental Info Spanish.pdf
SBCSC Instrument Rental Form copy.pdf
SBCSC Instrument Rental Form SPANISH copy.pdf

BB playing test rubric.pdf

Jefferson Playing test rubric.pdf
BAND KARATE BB.pdf

Brass Videos:
How to buzz a brass mouthpiece video
Oiling Trumpet Valves Video
Greasing slides video
Holding the trombone properly video

Woodwind videos:
Flute Embouchure video
Clarinet Embouchure basics video
Clarinet Crossing the Break video
Saxophone Embouchure Basics video

Percussion videos:
Matched grip video
How to play a drum roll video
Buzz roll (Multiple bounce stroke) video​​​


Learning Targets:
1.) Rhythm & Time Signature:
      Rhythm flash cards.pdf
      Rhythm flash cards eighth.pdf
      Rhythm flash cards dotted.pdf
2.) Notes & Key Signature:
      Treble Clef flash cards.pdf
      Bass Clef flash cards.pdf
3.) Articulation & Dynamics:
      Articulationdynamics study guide.pdf
4.) Signs & Symbols:
     Signs & Symbols study guide.pdf
     Staff Elements and Symbols.pdf
5.) Tone Quality:
      Tone Quality.pdf

Kahoot games:
D4 BB Rhythm
D4 BB Treble Clef Note Names
D4 BB Bass Clef Note Names

Quizlet:
D4 BB Rhythms
D4 BB Treble Clef note names
D4 Bass Clef Note Names

Assignments & Recordings:
8/18-8/20: Welcome Letter & Powerschool sign up
     Welcome to the Jefferson Band Family!.pdf
     Powerschool info.pdf
8/21-8/27: Syllabus & Parent Letter. Start memorizing basic rhythms.
      Introduce the band website, Play kahoot & quizlet
      Band Syllabus.pdf
      Beginning Band letter 2017 - August.pdf
8/28-9/3: Rhythm quiz. Play quizlet & kahoot
9/4-9/10: Rhythm quiz retakes, Instrument choices and clef signs. Memorize note names
9/11-9/17: Inst. demonstrations, Rhythm retakes, Note name quiz
9/18-9/24: Inst. Rental nights 9/12, 9/13 between 5-8. Rhythm retakes, Note name retakes.
      Getting started successfully!.pdf
      Beginning Band Bootcamp by Jamie Rottle.docx
      Start with insts. on 9/14-learn how to put together/take apart inst. TOE 2 & 3
      TOE 6 BAND KARATE BB.pdf
      White belt: 5 Moving Around (page 6).m4a
9/25-10/1:  TOE 6 & 7 Note name retakes. White belt karate test
10/2-10/8: TOE 7 Note name retakes. White belt retakes, yellow belt​
      Yellow belt: 12. Cuckoo.m4a
10/9-10/15: TOE 6, 7, 8. white belt retakes, yellow belt tests.
10/16-10/22: TOE 7, 8. Yellow belt retakes, orange belt tests
Orange belt: 20. Go Tell Aunt Rhodie.m4a
​10/23-10/29: TOE 7, 8, 9. Beg. Band scale page Bb#1. yellow belt tests.
Green belt: 27. Good King Wenceslas.m4a
Blue belt: 34. The Frog's Song — Round.m4a
10/30-11/5: Bb#1 scale, TOE p.8, 9. Start learning Jingle Bells part A. Complete yellow belt tests this week.
11/6-11/12: Bb#1 scale, TOE p. 8 in class, p. 9 at home. p. 12 Jingle Bells part A in class and at home
42 Jingle Bells — Ensemble Demonstration.m4a (Winter Concert)
11/13-11/19: TOE pages 12, 13. Jingle Bells part A, The Dreidel Song part A.
45 Jolly Old St. Nicholas — Ensemble Demonstration.m4a (Winter Concert)
51 The Dreidel Song — Ensemble Demonstration.m4a (Winter Concert)
11/20-11/26: TOE pages 12, 13. Jolly Old St. Nicholas, Kwanzaa Celebration​
Purple belt: 48 Kwanzaa Celebration — Ensemble Demonstration.m4a (Winter Concert)
11/27-12/3:  TOE pages 12, 13. Jolly Old St. Nicholas, Kwanzaa Celebration
12/4-12/10: TOE pages 12 & 13. Prepare for Winter Concert on 12/12. Concert letter passed out on 10/23 and sent attachment on remind texting. Make sure you are prepared to dress in "concert black" for the performance.
Winter Break-------
1/8-1/14: Welcome Back!! Resuming belt tests
1/15-1/21: TOE pages 9-10. Belt tests
1/22-1/28: TOE page 11, Belt tests
1/29-2/4: TOE page 14. learn eighth notes, Belt tests
Pink belt: 54. Rio Con Brio.m4a
2/5-2/11: TOE page 15, Belt tests. LT1 Quiz
Red belt: 72. Theme from _The Nutcracker_.m4a
2/12-2/18: TOE page 15, 16. Belt tests
2/19-2/25: TOE page 15, 16. Buglers Dream, Belt tests
Buglers Dream.mp3
2/26-3/4: TOE page 15, 16. Buglers Dream
3/5-3/11: TOE page 15, 16. Buglers Dream, No belt tests
3/12-3/18: TOE page 16. Buglers Dream LT1 Quiz 2
3/19-3/25: TOE page 17. Buglers Dream, Belt Tests
3/26-4/1: TOE page 17, 18. Buglers Dream, Cowbell Rock. NO more belt tests until the concert is over.......
COWBELL ROCK.m4a
Spring Beak........
4/9-4/15: scales, Buglers Dream, Cowbell Rock 
4/16-4/22: scales, Cowbell Rock
Freaky Fantasy.m4a
​practice concert music until the concert is over......