11900 Bailey Road
Cornelius, NC 28031
Ms. Ruth Petersen, Director

Practicing




PRACTICE LOGS GO FROM MONDAY TO SUNDAY.
You can complete practice logs one of two ways - online with a Google Form or on paper.
See below for the links.

If you are absent whether it is unexcused or excused, you are to complete one page in your theory book and submit it for grading ASAP. Guitar students - your make up work is at the bottom of this page under the Guitar section.

Quarter 1 for 2018-2019
(Links for online practice logs will be deactivated every Monday morning.
Example: Week 1 will be deactivated on 9/3/18.)

Quarter 1 - Practice Log Week 1 = Extra Credit (August 27 - September 2)
Quarter 1 - Practice Log Week 2 = Required (September 3-9)
Quarter 1 - Practice Log Week 3 = Required (September 10-16)
Quarter 1 - Practice Log Week 4 = Required (September 17-23)
Quarter 1 - Practice Log Week 5 = Required (September 24-30)
Quarter 1 - Practice Log Week 6 = Required (October 1-7)
Quarter 1 - Practice Log Week 7 = Required (October 8-14)
Quarter 1 - Practice Log Week 8 = Required (October 15-21)

Quarter 2 - Practice Log Week 1 = Required (October 22-28)
Quarter 2 - Practice Log Week 2 = Required (October 29-November 4)
Quarter 2 - Practice Log Week 3 = Required (November 5-11)
Quarter 2 - Practice Log Week 4 = Required (November 12-18)
Quarter 2 - Practice Log Week 5 = EXTRA CREDIT (November 19-25)
Quarter 2 - Practice Log Week 6 = Required (November 26-December 2)
Quarter 2 - Practice Log Week 7 = Required (December 3-9)
Quarter 2 - Practice Log Week 8 = Required (December 10-16)
Quarter 2 - Practice Log Week 9 = EXTRA CREDIT (December 17-23)
Quarter 2 - Practice Log Week 10 = EXTRA CREDIT (December 24-30)
Quarter 2 - Practice Log Week 11 = EXTRA CREDIT (December 31-January 6)
Quarter 2 - Practice Log Week 12 = Required (January 7-13)

Paper Log




6th Grade Band

Brass - Breathing, Buzzes and Sirens, Long Tones and Lip Slurs
Woodwinds - Breathing and Long Tones
Percussion - Rudiments: Single Roll, Single Paradiddle, Flams, Buzzes

All 6th Grade - Practice Note Identification
You must do a minimum of 50 and score at least 90%.
Print out your results, put your name on it, and turn it in to the drawer OR
share a screen shot with me at r.petersen@cms.k12.nc.us.

Use the following link for your instrument.
Flute

Theory Unit 1 - PAST DUE
Theory Unit 2 - Begin

Future Written Test on the Parts of Your Instrument
Study p. 2 in Sound Innovations.
Also, you need to spell the name of your instrument correctly.

Rhythmic Rest Patterns - Level 1

Sound Innovations
6A - Practice #17-#27
6B - Practice #16-#27

Sheet Music:
Mickey Mouse March

7th Grade Band

Warm-ups: p. 7 and p. 32
Major Scales - tongue: F Concert, Ab Concert, Bb Concert, Eb Concert
Chromatic Scale - slur (legato tongue)

All 7th Grade - Practice Key Signature Identification - 3 # and 3 b

You must do a minimum of 50 and score at least 90%.
Print out your results, put your name on it, and turn it in to the drawer OR
share a screen shot with me at r.petersen@cms.k12.nc.us.
Use the following link for your clef.
Treble Clef
Bass Clef
DUE BY OR ON OCTOBER 24.

Rhythmic Rest Patterns - Level 1
Bb Harmonized Scale

Theory Unit 3 - PAST DUE (Trombones, BC Baritone, Tubas)
Theory Unit 4 - PAST DUE (Woodwinds, Trumpets, F Horns, Percussion)
Theory Unit 5 - Begin (Everyone)

Sound Innovations
7A - #100-#110
7B - #101-#111

Sheet Music
The Avengers
Dia de los Muertos
Robin Hood and the Golden Arrow


8th Grade Band

Warm-ups: p. 7 and p. 32
Major Scales - tongue: C Concert, F Concert, Bb Concert, Eb Concert, Ab Concert
Chromatic Scale - slur (legato tongue)

All 8th Grade - Practice Key Signature Identification - 4 # and 4 b
You must do a minimum of 50 and score at least 90%.
Print out your results, put your name on it, and turn it in to the drawer OR
share a screen shot with me at r.petersen@cms.k12.nc.us.
Use the following link for your clef.
Treble Clef
Bass Clef

DUE BY OR ON OCTOBER 24.


Rhythmic Rest Patterns - Level 2
Bb Harmonized Scale

Theory Unit 7 - PAST DUE
Theory Unit 8 - Begin

Sound Innovations
#12-#20; #51-#55

Sheet Music
Armed Forces on Parade
Eye of the Tiger
Apollo Fanfare
Storm Chaser
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest


Guitar

Make-up Assignments for Absences
Do one page per absence beginning with page 8.

Chords
C, G7, G, D7, Em

Single Notes
String 1 - E, F, G
String 2 - B, C, D
String 3 - G, A

Essential Elements for Guitar: #32-#51

Strums
Down
Down-Up
Syncopated