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

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

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.......
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......