GRADE 9 BAND


**CLICK TO READ THE 2018/2019 BAND HANDBOOK**

WElcome to Grade 9 band at Maples collegiate!!

We are SO excited that you have decided to play in band in high school.  You've made a great choice and it has been great getting to know you so far.  

You are encouraged to look through this website in order to get to know more about the Band Program here at Maples.

Click on the Band Handbook link above for all information about the program, and note that all of our important events and dates for the year are listed in the CALENDAR tab.  

- Ms. Plamondon, Ms. Loganberg & Zimmy 

Band Camp Forms:

Health and Conduct
What to Bring
Information Letter

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Daily Lesson Plans

Monday, December 3rd - WW & MET

Today we will watch the Band Concert online, and then finish DRUMLINE!! The play is happening next door so we can’t play our instruments today.

Tuesday, December 11th - BRASS

WARM-UP

  • Breathing Gym DVD

  • FUNDAMENTALS

    • Yellow Book - Page 9 Lip Slur Studies: a & b - brass, mouthpieces only/then playing

    • Page 12 - Articulations e, f & g

    • Page 8, - F Scale Page 6 - Db Scale

    • SIGHTREADING: Page 38 #14 and #15/Page 40 #29

  • REPERTOIRE

    • Sinfonia No. 4

    • STEPPES of RUSSIA


Wednesday, December 12th - WW & MET

WARM-UP: How many scales can you play around the circle in your individual warm-up today?

  • FUNDAMENTALS

    • Yellow Book - Page 9 Lip Slur Studies: a & b

    • Page 12 - Articulations e, f & g

    • Scales around the circle

    • SIGHTREADING: Page 38 #15/Page 40 #29

  • REPERTOIRE

    • Sinfonia No. 4

    • STEPPES of RUSSIA

Thursday, December 13th - Brass / Friday, December 14th - WW & MET

  • THEORY: Rhythm Projections: Page 76 (write in rhythms and hand in!)

  • FUNDAMENTALS

    • Page 1 - a & b

    • Page 4 - Eb Scale, Page 6 - Db Scale

    • Page 13 - Dynamics a & b (talk about tuning)

    • Page 15 - Chord Progression f

    • SIGHTREADING: Page 29 - #30a and 30b

  • Repertoire

    • STEPPES of RUSSIA

    • SINFONIA No. 4