Calvary Christian School

Wednesdays (3:00PM - 5:00PM)

Practice the following music for our Spring Concert!

Piano/Keyboard 3:00

  • Page 9 Song 15, Going Home
  • Page 14 Song 25, Spring Theme
  • Super Mario Bros Loop
  • Piano Tango
  • Frolic

Ukulele 3:30

  • Page 23, This Land is Your Land
  • Page 30, Surfer Girl
  • Super Mario Bros Loop
  • Piano Tango
  • Frolic

Strings 4:30

  • Page 16 Song 42, Lightly Row
  • Page 18 Song 46, Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
  • Super Mario Bros Loop
  • Piano Tango
  • Frolic

Winds 4:30

  • Page 9 Song 19, Mary Had a Little Lamb
  • Page 11 Song 23, Shoo Fly, Don’t Bother Me!
  • Super Mario Bros Loop
  • Piano Tango
  • Frolic

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Previous Weeks:

What we practiced this week- November 30th

Piano/Keyboard 3:00

  • Please practice Going Home on page 9.
  • Play through several times slowly!
     
 

Strings 3:30

  • Please practice song 25 on page 9.
  • Remember to be strong on the finger tapes and gentle with the bow!
     
 

Ukulele 4:00

  • Please keep practicing the B-flat chord and work in This Land is Your Land in page 23!
     
 

Winds 4:30

  • Please practice song 5 in your book. Remember, a tighter embouchure means you can use less air!

What we practiced this week- November 15th

Piano/Keyboard 3:00

  • Please work on Going Home on page 9.
  • Take it slow, and make sure your thumb stays in C!
 

Strings 3:30

  • Please practice song 23 in page 8.
  • This is a tricky one, make sure left hand fingers are firm, and right hand bow is gentle!
 

Ukulele 4:00

  • Keep working on Aint Too Proud to Beg and work on your new B flat chord.
  • We’ll have a B flat contest next class!
 

Winds 4:30

  • Get really comfortable switching between your first two notes and getting a good tone, especially on higher pitches.
  • Work on song 4!

What we practiced this week- October 23rd

Piano/Keyboard 3:00

  • Please practice songs 10-12 on pages 7 and 8!
  • Remember, find C by finding a hill and moving to the left.
     
 

Strings 3:30

  • Please practice songs 13-15 on page 5, first plucking and then with the bow!
  • Practice getting your most beautiful bow sound.
 

Ukulele 4:00

  • Please practice the G chord and play through Three Little Birds!
     
 

Winds 4:30

  • Please keep working on our first 5 notes, and practice songs 3-5 in your book.
 

What we practiced this week- October 15th

Piano/Keyboard 3:00

  • Please practice songs 8-9 on page 6!
  • Please use curved piano fingers
 

Winds 3:30

  • Please practice songs 13-15 on page 5, first plucking and then with the bow!
  • Practice getting your most beautiful bow sound.
 

Ukulele 4:00

  • Please work on your G chord, using tall knuckles and finger tips to get your best sound.
 

Strings 4:30

  • Good job learning your first two notes!
  • Please work on song number 3, and practice holding long notes with good sound.
 

What we practiced this week- October 11th

Piano/Keyboard 3:00

  • Please work on songs 5-7 on page 5!
  • Make sure you know how to find C by sliding off the hill (two black keys) to the left. 
 

Winds 3:30

  • Work on our first three notes, C D and E!
  • Practice Mary Had a Little Lamb at home using these notes!
 

Ukulele 4:00

  • Keep working on your C, C7, F and A minor chords.
  • Practice Yellow Submarine in the book, and work on switching comfortably between F and C chords.
 

Strings 4:30

  • Practice using the bow this week. Make your quiet coyote first, wiggle the nose, nibble the bow and flop the ears down.
  • Perch pinky for violins only! Try playing each open string 4 times a day with the bow.

What we practiced this week- October 4th

Piano/Keyboard 3:00

  • Please work on songs 1-3 in your book!
  • Remember to use curved piano fingers.
 

Winds 3:30

  • Great first day!
  • Continue making sounds on your instrument and learn how to hold it comfortably
  • We will be diving into some notes next week!
 

Ukulele 4:00

  • Please work on your C, C7 and F!
  • Practice Are You Strumming in your book.
 

Strings 4:30

  • Please practice songs 1-4 in your book!
  • Violins, make sure your play position is comfortable and that you’re holding your instrument up when you pluck.