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PARENT NOTES

  1. MUSIC STANDS REQUIRED IN BEGINNER CLASSES NEXT WEEK.

    TO ORDER a stand through MATT, call or email Yogita by Friday. To be purchased this week-end.

  2. BEGINNER LESSONS SIGN UP ONGOING. We apologize for the delay with cello lessons. This an issue with cello teacher’s personal situation at the present. We are working on this.

  3. THEORY- Tuesday Theory students with Leah in the MATT Office: The office is no longer available to us. Leah’s Theory classes will be held in the office of Building #75. Please enter at the main entrance at the top of the ramp

  4. ALL PARENTS : PHOTOS OF PARENTS AND STUDENTS will be taken in classes TUESDAY Feb 12th and THURSDAY February 14th.

    NEEDED - For our April 16th event.

    Wear colorful clothing! February 11th. BE SURE to be at the class with your children for the first 10 min

    Thankyou!

  5. MATT OFFICE - Relocated now in the Lunch room, down the hall.

  6. HOMEWORK THIS WEEK:

    BEGINNERS: Practice charts filled in daily FOUR times per week . Bring chart to class!

    Review:

    D scale-long bows and with one of the rhythms below each day

    Twinkles: long bows and with one of the rhythms below each day

    our rhythms : run pony, mississippi hotdog, mississppi mississippi, I stop and you stop

    REVIEW this Week:: LONG, LONG| AGO : Line TWO,

    Then repeat LINE 1

    NEW: Line THREE almost the same as Line 1

    READING MUSIC :THEORY ASSIGNMENTS#1 The Staff and #2 : High and Low

    bring to class for marking

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    INTERMEDIATES: Practice charts filled in daily FIVE times per week . Bring chart to class!

    Review: Scale of D major , then Fandango

    Scale of G major , then March in style of Corelli

    in same key, G major: LARGO bars 1 to `6

    NEW: in same key, G major : MARCH from SCIPIO bars 1 to 10

    THEORY CLASS: Make SURE you attend your Theory class. Thursday INT Students- new slots to be found. for February

    Certificates are not issued to those who do not attend bi-weekly Theory classes as required

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    ADVANCED: Practice charts filled in daily FIVE times per week . Bring chart to class!

    Review: ALL Session 1 music Canon, Deep River, Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

    New January pieces:

    Danny Boy - ALL- FOLLOW BOWINGS

    Rondeau - ALL-practice DETACHED bowing style,

    Pirates of the Caribbean - FOLLOW BOWINGS

    NEW Au Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy- review carefully to bar 18.

    1. Listen to You tube string orchestra version of original piece

      THEORY CLASS: Make SURE you attend your Theory class.

      Certificates are not issued to those who do not attend bi-weekly Theory classes as required

      Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless.

      —Jamie Paolinetti