Chamber 6H

  • Turn in 80% letters.
  • Friday: September 29-30, Scott Laird, Alternative Styles/Electric Strings
  • Monday October 2: 3:45-5:15 Charleston Symphony Sectionals on Region Music
  • Wednesday, 10/4 Mock Auditions in Class: Peers Evaluate You on Region Audition 
  • October 7, Region Orchestra Audition at Ft. Dorchester HS
  • October 13, Sinfonietta at the Gaillard
  • October 18, Fall Orchestra Concert (Dvorak)

  1. Friday: Dvorak B Section

Scale Studies: C# Minor (page 33 in the ML no-cover book)
  • Students will perform finger patterns and shifts associated with this key in tune, with a good tone, and excellent technique at a quarter = 80.
  1. Dvorak Serenade, Movt. 2 B Section, under tempo
  2. Copland, Hoe-Down, Entire work up to tempo 
Students will
  1. Breathe, move, cue, and perform together in synchrony with other musicians. 
  2. Perform accurate rhythms together within a synchronized pulse and a musically convincing tempo. 
  3. Use the same bow weight, speed, and contact point as the other members of the section to create a well-blended ensemble tone and timbre. 
  4. Finely tune one’s own notes to be in tune with other musicians.
  5. Perform the same bowings, articulations, and styles in the same part of the bow as other members of one’s section. 
  6. Use a volume that blends with the section, that balances the importance of one’s own part with respect to the parts of other sections of the ensemble, and that agrees with other players through the peaks, valleys, and points in between of all dynamics and phrasing. 
  7. Convey clear and musically expressive ideas that go beyond the notes on the page; these musical concepts include character, style, interpretation, beauty, intensity, mood, and emotion.
Next Class

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