1751 Cimarron Drive, Plumas Lake, CA 95961
Phone: 530.74.1271
Fax: 530.743.8970

Riverside Meadows Bands

Directors

 
                      
      Mr. Coe                           Mr. Candlish
 
 
Posted December 2.
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Beginning Band

PLAYING TEST:
  • No test this week, Dec. 4-8
PRACTICE ASSIGNMENTS:
  • Warm-up: long tones (every note learned) (demonstrated on Friday, Oct. 6)
  • Essential Elements 2000, See below (You should play these every day.)
  • Preparation of concert music:
    • Dona Nobis Pacem
    • #38 Jingle Bells
    • #39 My Dreydl
    • #49 Hey, Ho!
    • #53 Aura Lee
    • #55 When the Saints ..
    • #56 Old MacDonald
    • #57 Ode to Joy
    • #58 Hard Rock Blues
    • #78 Up on the Housetop
    • #79 Jolly Old Saint Nick
 
DAILY WORK GRADING CRITERIA:
  • Proper warm-up
  • Proper Instrument assembly
  • Rehearsal Discipline (See BAND BASICS)
  • Posture
  • Hand and mouth (embouchure) position
  • Care of instrument and music
  • Preparation of concert music

 

 COMING EVENTS:

Winter Concert
December13
7:00 pm
at Riverside Meadows
All band members report to the Band Room by 6:30
 
Performances are required, graded band assignments.
Students must fully participate.
 
GRADING:
  • See Syllabus (On this site)
  • Daily Work 60%
  • Tests, Quizzes & Assignments 20%
  • Performances 20%
 

Concert and Symphonic (Advanced) Bands

PLAYING TEST:
  • No test this week,December 4-8
 
PRACTICE ASSIGNMENTS: 
  • Play warm-ups - Long tones (demonstrated on Friday, Oct. 6)
  • Band Scales - B flat and A flat Concert
  • Over the Break
  • Yamaha Warm-ups - B flat and E flat Concert
  • Concert Music (See below)
 
THIS WEEK'S GRADING CRITERIA: 
  • Rehearsal Discipline (See Band Basics)
  • Playing technique (See Band Basics)
  • Proper warm-up using:
    • Long tones
    • Scales
    • See above
  • Knowledge and application of musical concepts as discussed in class, i.e dynamics, articulation, style, etc
  • Vocabulary: Key signature
  • Preparation of Concert Music
    • Wexford Carol**
    • Joyful, Joyful
    • Dona Nobis Pacem
    • Patriotic Medley
    • When I'm 64 (period 7 only)
    • Hogan's Heroes
    • Star Spangled Banner
    • Olde English Christmas
 
 COMING EVENTS:
 
Winter Concert
December13 (Tentative)
7:00 pm
at Riverside Meadows
All band members report to the Band Room by 6:30
 
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2018 Northern California Junior High Honor Band audition recordings must be completed by
January 10
 
 
GRADING:
  • See Syllabus (On this website)
  • Daily Work 60%
  • Tests, Quizzes and Assignments 20%
  • Performances 20%
 
 
 

Contacts

 
           dcoe@plusd.org              tcandlish@plusd.org