MATT CALENDAR - KEEP WATCHING!

PARENTS NOTES

“The true beauty of music is that it connects people.”

  1. LAST Rose /Rosebud concert is April 27. Order tickets now- till April 6th

  2. MISSED PRIVATE LESSONS REMINDER: Please be sure to follow the MATT Absence Policy guidelines to avoid paying full cost for a missed lesson.

3. Session III has begun. Fees are now PAST due. After date, March 21, a $10 late fee will be charged .

4. CHANGE in MAY MATT CALENDAR: PLAY A THON date is changed to May 25th 11 to 3pm at Shoppers World (by Fabricland) Each class plays their June concert material in this MATT Fundraising event.-times to be announced. Pledge sheets will be distributed April 23 and 25th in class.

. This event change is to avoid conflict with the Victoria Day holiday weekend. You will receive the new calendar via email. All other MAY calendar info will remain the same.- private lessons are ON that week.

5. Ensembles : . HERE is the COMPLETE rehearsal schedule: (FOUR rehearsals for each group).: Please note: there is ONE rehearsal not in a regular WEEK 1 or 2 (see bolded dates)

6. WEEK TWO ENSEMBLE STARTED MARCH 5, then March 26, Apr 23 , May 7

4:35 - 5:05 QUARTET 

     Mia, vln /Lillian, vln, /Sarah vla, / Layla  cello-  5:15 class) 

5:30 - 6 pm QUARTET

        Nathan vln.1 /Leila , vln 2,/ Sofia M. vln 3/ Johann R cello 

WEEK 1 ENSEMBLE STARTED MARCH 19, then April 2, April 30 and May 21

4:40 - 5 -5:10 QUARTET:

    Jordan vln 1/ Rashad vln , Aaron vln. /Matthew cello  (Matthew - 5:15 class)   

5:25 -5:55 TRIO:

          Samantha, vln 1 /Kaylen, vln 2/Rochelle, vln 3:  wk 1- (Samantha has 6:15 class) 

7 TUESDAY and THURSDAY INTERMEDIATES and ADVANCED students: You will be playing at our Sponsorship Event Tuesday April 16th. Arrival at Towers will be 5 pm . Your exact performance time TBA

8. WELL DONE, MATT STUDENTS!!: see last week’s post and photos of MATT Intermission Performance at Brampton Beast Game! Lots of fun for students and Parents alike!

HOMEWORK THIS WEEK

BEGINNERS:

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

NEW THIS WEEK:

Method book STRICTLY STRINGS: We have begun to read music while playing. Homework: Learn all of line 1 page 17.

Sign your name neatly in ink inside the front cover.

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

ALL of LONG, LONG AGO : Line 1 , 2 and 3 and 4 with repeats seen on handout

READING MUSIC :THEORY ASSIGNMENTS

  • #1 The Staff

  • #2 High and Low

  • #3 The Grand Staff

  • unfinished for some :#4 Your CLEF bring to class for marking

  • MEMORIZE YOUR LINES AND SPACES!!

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INTERMEDIATES:

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

1.

1.. scale of G major: Largo bars 1 to `26 with all bowings -slurs are important

4. in same key, G major : MARCH from SCIPIO : learn the whole song with correct bowings and counting

5. Scale of F major- F natural to F natural NO #s, ADD Bb

PIRATES of the CARIBBEAN bars 1 to 26

6. Scale of G major , then March in style of Corelli- careful tuning

7. Review Trumpet tune in “Learn to play in an orchestra” book

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ADVANCED:

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

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

NEW : Amazing Grace- cello solo. Work on notes and counting for Tuesday’s class

Gabrielle’s Oboe: violin SOLO learn all

Danny Boy - ALL- FOLLOW BOWINGS- CELLO SOLO parts-learn well

Rondeau - ALL-practice DETACHED bowing , legato (smooth) section b. 40 - 52

Pirates of the Caribbean - learn to the END with BOWINGS

Au Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy- NEW : bar 43 to end.

The true beauty of music is that it connects people. —Ron Ayers

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