Dress Rehearsal on Monday, Feb 5th until 4:20p.m.- Special Guest Clinician is coming; Change into concert attire and need to be in seat for tuning by 3:00p.m.
Solo and Ensemble Registration is due by Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018; MPA is on Sat., Feb 17th @ Tenoroc HS.
Lesson Activity/Assignment:Balance, blend, listening across the ensemble
Music for MPA:
Kings Court- work on dynamic differences- we want bigger contrasts;
39-46 4th finger tuning, steady pizzicato sections no speeding;blend and balance
Iron Clad - focus on intonation, accent consistency; Dynamics 66-68; Ritardando at measure 65; 18-32 Staccato; 4th finger notes at 18-19; same bow lengths by section; memorize first 5 measures and last 5 measures; pulse and phrasing
Danny Boy work on beginning tempo and phrasing; 19-30 intonation as well as slurs and bow length; Slurs need to be smoother, longer and faster bow lengths; Watch at Fermata; 19-23 tuning; bigger dynamics; fade and cleaning up the ending of the song- last 2 measures.
Rhythm and Sight Reading Exercises
EEI pg. 30-31 Work on Banana Boat Song Record on EEI by Thursday.
Begin 2 Octave Scale for G Quiz is Friday