MATT , MUSIC and.... HOCKEY!

PARENTS NOTES

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

  1. MATT plays BRAMPTON BEAST INTERMISSION PERFORMANCE

DETAILS :

WHO PLAYS ? Tuesday Intermediates with Advanced class volunteers

WHAT DO WE PLAY? Fandango and O Canada

WHEN? FRIDAY, March 8, Rehearsal at Towers 4:30 TO 5:30 PM this

SATURDAY March 9: Brampton Beast Hockey Game

  • arrive 3pm -rehearsal and sound check

  • 4 pm Perform O CANADA , then watch game

  • Intermission: Perform FANDANGO, then watch game

WHERE? Saturday March 9 - at Powerade Centre, MEDIA GATE.7575 Kennedy Road Brampton.

WHAT DO WE BRING SATURDAY? your folder with the 2 pieces of music only, music stand, instrument/rock stop etc.

WHAT DO WE WEAR SATURDAY? your purple MATT t-shirt, with warm clothes under, with warm clothing for watching the game

Tickets purchased through MATT will be picked when we meet Saturday

2. Session III fees are now due. After start date, March 19, a $10 late fee will be charged .

3. Ensembles have begun . Week 1 ensembles start the Tuesday after March break.

4. TUESDAY and THURSDAY INTERMEDIATES and ADVANCED students: You will be playing at our Sponsorship Event Tuesday April 16th. Arrival at Towers will be 4pm . You exact performance time TBA

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

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: always from bottom up:

    cello: BASS - F- clef: 4 spaces ACEG: All Cows Eat Grass ;

    5 Lines GBDFA Great Big Dogs Fight Always

    violin: TREBLE- G- clef 4 spaces FACE- spells FACE

    5 Lines EGBDF Every Good Boy Deserves Fun

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INTERMEDIATES:

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

1. NEW: O CANADA for Friday rehearsal and Saturday performance 2. Scale of D major , then Fandango- careful counting

3. scale of G major: Largo bars 1 to `26

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

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

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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 : Gabrielle’s Oboe:

Danny Boy - ALL- FOLLOW BOWINGS- CELLO SOLOS

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- review to bar 37.

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

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