Thursday, 14 September 2017

And We're Off

What a fun and exciting start to our year. Everyone is getting going and our first assignments are out and bands are playing.  Here's a bit of info to get you started.

Grade 9's  - have completed assignment #1 - My Job your Job and it was due this past Wednesday and they are now completing their Web assignment for Friday.  Instruments have been distributed with the last making it into their hands by Friday and at the latest Monday.  They will also be receiving a Red Book for their lessons free of charge.  We are still looking for two trumpets to switch over to French Horn and possibly someone to take over the role of oboist.  That should be settled by Monday, as well.  Grade 9 students are responsible for pages 7-9 in the Red Book.  One of these exercises will be chosen shortly for them as an audition piece.  Auditions will take place 1-on-1 in Mr. E's office during class time.  After that wraps up will will head in to the 90's test.  For even more information click on the links above.

Grade 10's - They have been given a web assignment today that is due on Monday. Instruments have been distributed and we played through the Red Book almost in entirely today.  Grade10 students are responsible for pages 7-10 in the Red Book.  One of these exercises will be chosen shortly for them as an audition piece.  Auditions will take place 1-on-1 in Mr. E's office during class time.  After that wraps up will will head in to the 90's test.  For even more information click on the links above.

Symphonic Band - They have been given a web assignment today that is due on Monday. Instruments have been distributed and we played through the Red Book in its entirely today.  Symphonic  students are responsible for pages 7-12 in the Red Book.  One of these exercises will be chosen shortly for them as an audition piece.  Auditions will take place 1-on-1 in Mr. E's office during class time.  After that wraps up will will head in to the 90's test.  For even more information click on the links above.

Sr. Jazz - working hard in preparation for their upcoming gig.

Intermediate and Jr. Jazz - audition music has been distributed and is being rehearsed in class.  Once things are going smoothly, we will star the audition process.  Auditions will take place 1-on-1 in Mr. E's office during class time.  For there, Mr. E will create three wicked ensembles.  An intermediate jazz with one per part and then two dynamic Jr. Jazz Ensembles.  One meeting in the morning and one meeting at lunch. For more information on dates and times, see the post below.

Rentals - instruments are distributed immediately.  We worry about payment in October.


Questions?  Do not hesitate to email or call.

Mr. E