Wind Ensemble 3rd Hour

Mr. Williams Assignments

Williams 5th Hour Symphonic Band Assignments (NOT McCLOUD)

Intro to Music II (Williams 1st Hour)

Beginning Guitar

Week 3

 

Due by 11:59pm on Monday, April 27th

1. Watch the video on the band YouTube page on the second part of intervals.

2. Complete the attached worksheet.

3. If you need/want additional help with learning about intervals and practicing identifying them, go to musictheory.net and you will find a whole section to help you with identifying and practicing your intervals.

4. Sign up for a Zoom meeting time slot for Wednesday to perform what you have due that day on the Google Sheet link below. You must sign up for a time slot, but if you cannot sign up for a time because you do not have access to Zoom, you must let me know. I will choose something from that list for you to perform for me, so be prepared.

 

Google Sheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1d5OChgTBuYmeV_Vz2KqtpJO1KAzzKNI0Cny0vL5aR34/edit?usp=sharing

 

Due by 11:59pm on Tuesday, April 28th

1. Search and find the Eastman Wind Ensemble on YouTube.

2. Find and pick a piece by the Eastman Wind Ensemble.

3. Listen to the piece and tell me about the piece. Tell me about the various aspects of music such as dynamics, intonation, tone as well as what you like about the piece, or didn’t like about the piece. This section should be 7-9 sentences long.

 

Due by 11:59pm on Wednesday, April 29th

1. Practice All Your Major Scales.

2. Practice all the minor scales assigned so far, as well as A minor. (D minor and F minor)

3. Pick and choose a chromatic scale to practice.

4. Find a piece of music (any piece of music) and practice it.

 

Percussion Only: Practice the Following Rudiments: Single Drag Tap, Double Drag Tap, Drag Paradiddle, Single Ratamacue

Week 4

 

Due at 11:59pm on Monday, May 4th (May the Fourth be With You)

1. Watch the final part of the Interval series on YouTube. The link is provided here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0v3CRe8aReA

2. Complete the worksheet that is attached to this Skyward message.

3. MAKE SURE TO SIGN UP FOR A ZOOM MEETING TO SHOW ME WHAT YOU’VE DONE! Zoom ID: 842-229-8819

4. Link to Google Sheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1d5OChgTBuYmeV_Vz2KqtpJO1KAzzKNI0Cny0vL5aR34/edit#gid=0

 

Due at 11:59pm on Monday, May 5th

1. Think of 5 songs or pieces of music that are your absolute favorite.

2. Give me a short blurb on why you enjoy each song or piece of music. This should be about 3 sentences each.

3. MAKE SURE TO SIGN UP FOR A ZOOM MEETING TO SHOW ME WHAT YOU’VE DONE! Zoom ID: 842-229-8819

4. Link to Google Sheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1d5OChgTBuYmeV_Vz2KqtpJO1KAzzKNI0Cny0vL5aR34/edit#gid=0

 

Zoom Meeting on Wednesday, May 6th

1. Practice Log is due for the Previous Week.

2. Attend your Zoom meeting and show off.

Week 5

 

Due by 11:59 PM on Friday, May 8th

1. Complete the Intervals Final Test. All intervals we have discussed so far are up for grabs.

2. If you need a refresher of the intervals stuff, the videos are still on YouTube.

 

Due by 11:59 PM on Friday, May 8th

1. Sit down and think about some reasons you miss having band class.

2. Write down those reasons in paragraph form.

3. Tell me what you are most excited about coming into the next school year.

 

Due by 11:59 PM on Friday, May 8th

1. All 12 Major Scales (C, G, D, A, E, B, Gb/F#, Db/C#, Ab, Eb, Bb, F)

2. All 6 Minor Scales (C, G, D, F, A, Bb)

3. The following 3 Chromatic Scales: F, Bb, Eb

 

Percussion Only: All Paradiddle Rudiments, All Drag Rudiments

 

 

Due By 11:59pm on Friday, April 10

  1. A completed practice log emailed to Mr. Williams (jjw2@vigoschools.org). Please focus on Maker vs Marker 1 and 2.

  2. Complete the "Scales" quiz at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/39DJJQ5

  3. Email a picture of you holding your instrument with the practice log (paper or digital copy) in the background.

Due By 11:59pm on Friday, April 17

  1. A completed practice log emailed to Mr. Williams (jjw2@vigoschools.org). Please focus on Concert C, F, Bb, and Eb scales.

  2. Complete the "Time Signatures" quiz at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3YQPYCD

  3. A video of you performing your part to The Typewriter. Set a metronome to quarter note = 145 through headphones. This can be filmed on any device (this one does NOT have to be an apple product). Email the video to jjw2@vigoschools.org.

Due By 11:59pm on Friday, April 24

  1. A complete practice log emailed to Mr. Williams (jjw2@vigoschools.org). Focus on Concert G, D, A, and E major scales.

Due By 11:59pm on Friday, May 1

  1. A completed practice log emailed to Mr. Williams (jjw2@vigoschools.org). Find a solo from www.imslp.org or a place of your choice. Focus on that solo. 

Due By 11:59pm on Friday, May 8

  1. A completed practice log emailed to Mr. Williams (jjw2@vigoschools.org). Find a solo from www.imslp.org or a place of your choice. Focus on that solo. 

Due By 11:59pm on Friday, May 15

  1. A completed practice log emailed to Mr. Williams (jjw2@vigoschools.org). Find a solo from www.imslp.org or a place of your choice. Focus on that solo. 

Final Week

Submit any missed assignments. ALL ASSIGNMENTS DUE BY 3 pm on THURSDAY, MAY 14.

We will schedule an instrument dropoff at the school. Stay tuned for details.

You Can find videos on many of these topics on our new YouTube channel, Terre Haute North Bands (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCK6ezdlq7OHBymUr7-sEv_w)

Here is the practice log.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Due By 11:59pm on Friday, April 10

  1. A completed practice log emailed to Mr. Williams (jjw2@vigoschools.org). Please focus on Solaris and Concert C, F, and Bb concert scales.

  2. Complete the "Scales" quiz at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/39DJJQ5

IF YOU DO NOT HAVE AN INSTRUMENT

  1. Complete the "Scales" quiz at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/39DJJQ5

  2. If you “forgot” to take your instrument home as instructed by Mr. McCloud, the sub, and myself as the bell rang for the end of the day, you will need to complete the posted quiz each week along with an additional assignment that will be uploaded each week. This week’s additional assignment is a 1 page essay explaining why you do not have your instrument and what you are going to do to improve on your instrument. This needs to be signed (digitally or by hand) by a parent or guardian.

Due By 11:59pm on Friday, April 17

  1. A completed practice log emailed to Mr. Williams (jjw2@vigoschools.org). Please focus on Concert Eb, G, and D scales.

  2. Complete the "Time Signatures" quiz at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3YQPYCD

IF YOU DO NOT HAVE AN INSTRUMENT

  1. Complete the "Time Signatures" quiz at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3YQPYCD

  2. Take the "Lesson 1" quiz at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KWJGG

 

Due By 11:59pm on Friday, April 24

  1. A complete practice log emailed to Mr. Williams (jjw2@vigoschools.org). Focus on Blue Ridge Saga, AND Concert E major scale AND the Chromatic Scale.

  2. Complete the "Definitions" quiz at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3CHV7WX

IF YOU DO NOT HAVE AN INSTRUMENT

  1. Complete the "Definitions" quiz at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3CHV7WX

  2. TBD Check Back frequently for updates.

Due by 11:59pm on Friday, May1

  1. A completed practice log emailed to Mr. Williams (jjw2@vigoschools.org). Find a solo from www.imslp.org or a place of your choice. Focus on that solo. 

IF YOU DO NOT HAVE AN INSTRUMENT

  1. Write a 1-3 page report on a composer of your choice. Email the report to jjw2@vigoschools.org.

Due by 11:59pm on Friday, May 8.

  1. A completed practice log emailed to Mr. Williams (jjw2@vigoschools.org). Find a solo from www.imslp.org or a place of your choice. Focus on that solo. 

IF YOU DO NOT HAVE AN INSTRUMENT

  1. Write a 1-3 page report on a musician who plays your instrument. Email the report to jjw2@vigoschools.org.

Final Week

Submit any missed assignments. ALL ASSIGNMENTS DUE BY 3 pm on THURSDAY, MAY 14.

 

You Can find videos on many of these topics on our new YouTube channel, Terre Haute North Bands (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCK6ezdlq7OHBymUr7-sEv_w)

Here is the practice log.

April 6 - 10 (Unit 4)

YouTube Playlist - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLMni2kM2tvdI6IE2ig4VQGOUJPbl9QGL9

Quiz - https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FPSRVQF

April 13 – 17 (Unit 5)
 

YouTube Playlist - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLMni2kM2tvdJSrGDnE5cbXfnSGbCHWUa9

 

Quiz - https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/6LGZ2HK

April 20 - 24 (Unit 6)

YouTube Playlist - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gGIcCwNkSAk&list=PLMni2kM2tvdIWgQS4JDJiA7dD1CBVn-l8

Quiz - https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/6LGZ2HK

Email your paper (when completed) to jjw2@vigoschools.org.

April 27 - May 1 (Unit 7 Part 1)

YouTube Playlist - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y79CvlSAaKE&list=PLMni2kM2tvdL0OrFFkZNDrj6i0WVOVmud​

Quiz - https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/XMSBGQJ

May 4 - May 8 (Unit 7 Part 2)

YouTube Playlist - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLMni2kM2tvdJXh68mO6K32sF9NX7gpBUG

Quiz - https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CCXJNDY

Please let me know if you have any questions. The YouTube playlist and Quiz may be viewed/taken on any device.

Final Week

Submit any missed assignments. ALL ASSIGNMENTS DUE BY 3 pm on THURSDAY, MAY 14.

Due by 11:59pm on April 10.

  1. Review and Practice pages 8-15.

  2. Complete a practice log and email it to Mr. Williams (jjw2@vigoschools.org).

Due by 11:59pm on April 17

  1. Review and Practice pages 8-15.

  2. Practice pages 17-18.

  3. Complete a practice log and email it to Mr. Williams (jjw2@vigoschools.org)

IF YOU DO NOT HAVE AN INSTRUMENT

  1. Complete the "Time Signatures" quiz at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3YQPYCD

  2. Take the "Lesson 1" quiz at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KWJGG85

  3. You can find helpful videos at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCK6ezdlq7OHBymUr7-sEv_w

Due by 11:59pm on April 24

  1. Review and Practice pages 8-18.

  2. Practice pages 19-21.

  3. Complete a practice log and email it to Mr. Williams (jjw2@vigoschools.org)

IF YOU DO NOT HAVE AN INSTRUMENT

  1. Write a 1-3 page essay on the history of the guitar. Email the essay to jjw2@vigoschools.org.

Due by 11:59pm on May 1

  1. Review and Practice pages 8-21.

  2. Practice pages 22-23.

  3. Complete a practice log and email it to jjw2@vigsochools.og.

IF YOU DO NOT HAVE AN INSTRUMENT

  1. Write a 1-3 page essay on a famous CLASSICAL  guitarist (NOT a rock star). Email the essay to jjw2@vigoschools.org

Due by 11:59pm on May 8

  1. Review and Practice pages 8-23

  2. Practice pages 24-27

  3. Complete a practice log and email it to jjw2@vigoschools.org

IF YOU DO NOT HAVE AN INSTRUMENT

  1. Write a 1-3 page essay on any guitarist (may be a rock star). Email the essay to jjw2@vigoschools.org

Final Week

Submit any missed assignments. ALL ASSIGNMENTS DUE BY 3 pm on THURSDAY, MAY 14.

We will organize an instrument return. Stay tuned for details.

Here is the practice log.

You Can find videos on many of these topics on our new YouTube channel, Terre Haute North Bands (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCK6ezdlq7OHBymUr7-sEv_w)

McCloud's Symphonic Band and Percussion

(1st, 2nd, and 4th Period Classes)

Week 1

Due by 11:59 pm on Monday, April 13th

1. Watch Mr. Williams's video on Whole Steps and Half Steps. Complete the worksheet that is attached to the bottom of this and email it to Mr. McCloud at zachary.mccloud@vigoschools.org. If you need a refresher on Treble and Bass Clef notes, Mr. Williams also has a video on that. Link is provided. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4QBy_HsrN5Q&list=PLMni2kM2tvdIYQYF_uV7e7TFkFhyZ5Rfp)

Due by 11:59 pm on Tuesday, April 14th

1. Pick an artist who is a PROFESSIONAL on your instrument. Learn about them. Watch some videos about them. Learn why they became a professional musician.

2. Write a two-paragraph passage on that artist. The first paragraph should be about their life. Their childhood, schooling, the reason for being a musician. The second paragraph needs to be an analysis of one of the pieces that they have played. This does not necessarily need to be a piece written by the artist, but can be. Each paragraph should be 5-7 sentences long. When finished with that, email it to Mr. McCloud @ zachary.mccloud@vigoschools.org. An example of the format is given below. Please provide sources for all information collected.

Due by 11:59pm on Wednesday, April 15th

1. Completed practice log focusing on Eb, Ab, and Db Major scales.

2. Completed practice log focusing on F minor scale.

Percussion: Focus on the following snare drum Rudiments: Paradiddle, Double Paradiddle, Paradiddle Diddle, and the Flam Paradiddle

Week 2

Due by 11:59pm on Monday, April 20th

1. Watch my video on the first part of intervals as they pertain to music. You can find the video at this link provided here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=88A5w122V60&list=PLMni2kM2tvdIYQYF_uV7e7TFkFhyZ5Rfp&index=4

2. Once finished with the video, complete the worksheet that you can find down below. If you have any questions, email me.

Due by 11:59pm on Tuesday, April 21st

1. Look up the Tokyo Kosei Wind Ensemble on YouTube and find a piece of music that they had performed. They have a whole YouTube channel dedicated to them, so you should be able to find them.

2. Listen to the piece of music and write a paragraph about the piece. Talk about various things like how the group plays together, how they sound, what you like about the piece you chose, what you don't like about the piece you chose. Be critical about the piece of music and really listen to the group. The paragraph should be 7-9 sentences long.

Due by 11:59pm on Wednesday, April 22nd

1. Focus on the following Major Scales: G, D, and A

2. Focus on the following Minor Scale: D minor

3. Focus on the E-flat chromatic scale

Percussion: Rudiments to focus on are the Flamacue, Single Flammed Mill, Pataflafla

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