2/18 Final MPA combined rehearsal until 4:00p.m. Make sure you are there for our final rehearsal together!
2/19 Reflect and complete the MPA judge sheet with your own thoughts on group performance- rate each piece and turn in for a summative grade.
2/21 MPA is TODAY!!! Formal Concert Black attire here is the schedule:
Orchestra Music Performance Assessment 2020
Friday, February 21, 2020
Where: Tenoroc High School, 4905 Saddle Creek Rd, Lakeland, FL 33801
Attire: Formal Concert Music attire
Black close-toed dress shoes
Guys need to wear black socks with black dress shoes.
No necklaces, beeping watches or bracelets please.
What to Bring: Music, Instrument and come dressed for the performance.
Transportation: Parents need to pick up their child from the event at Tenoroc between 4:30-5:00p.m. You are welcome to watch our performance and other orchestras in the auditorium while we are in the warm up room. Parents will need to transport student and their instrument from Tenoroc.
The schedule for our MPA Event is as follows:
11:40a.m. Go to Locker and report to LCMA Bistro for lunch
12:20p.m. Report to the Bus Loop in Concert Attire with instrument, music and belongings
12:30p.m. Leave LCMA and report to Tenoroc High School
1:00p.m. Watch other orchestras perform
Concession Time (bring $ if you want to buy snacks)
2:15p.m. Bathroom Break
2:30p.m. Tune (in cafeteria)
3:00p.m. We report to Warm Up Room (all people must be tuned before then.)
3:30p.m. Stage Performance (Parents are welcome to attend and watch)
4:00p.m. Sight Reading Room
4:30p.m. Meet us back in the cafeteria for results, pack up & check out.
** Important** Parents will need to pick up their child between 4:30p.m.- 5:00p.m. at Tenoroc High School from the event. We will be ready for student check out at 4:30p.m.
Lesson Activity/Assignment:Balance, blend, listening across the ensemble
Music Notes for MPA songs
Work on Dynamics need large contrasts
Intonation measures 2-10 Violas
Use Spiccatto bowing on the notes with dots above or below.
Tempo is 150 make sure not to slow down in slower section
Rhythm and Sight Reading Exercises
Dragon Dances Violins Work on Phrasing and Tuning at the beginning
Bow point of contact is the middle of the bow- this is a legato piece so connect each note
Big Dynamic Contracts between the forte and piano and needed
Tempo watch at 73 and make sure not to speed through the rests remember to breathe!
Listen for balance of all sections
Storm the Gates
Bow point of contact is at the frog
Big ACCENTS throughout the marcato spiccato sections needed
Make sure you keep energy throughout the piece with dynamics and consistent bowing and accents
Watch the director to assist with tempos and dynamics
Begin C Major 2 Octave Scale in 2nd Period & Improv Lessons
Those participating in the Mark Wood Experience Workshop the link to the mp3s and music files are below. We will be performing: Eleanor Rigby, Hunters of Avatar and Bolero.