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Mondays (2:45PM - 5:30PM)

Practice the following music for our Spring Concert!

Ms. Sachi's Classes

Violin 2:45

  • Go Fish Aunt Rhody
  • Mary Had a Little Lamb
  • French Song
  • Piano Tango – Blue Violin
  • Frolic – Easy Violin
  • Super Mario Bros Loop – Beginning Violin

Violin 3:15

  • Lightly Row
  • Old McDonald
  • Ode to Joy
  • Piano Tango – Yellow Violin
  • Frolic – Easy Violin
  • Super Mario Bros Loop – Violin 2

Orchestra Violins 3:45

  • Can Can
  • Allegro Maestoso
  • Piano Tango – Green Violin
  • Frolic Violin
  • Super Mario Bros Loop – Violin 1

Advanced Violin 4:20

  • Are You Sleeping
  • Simple Gifts
  • Piano Tango – Yellow Violins
  • Frolic – Violin
  • Super Mario Bros Loop – Violin 2

Mr. Chris's Classes

Piano 2:45

  • Mary had a little lamb
  • Cabbage/Lettuce song duet
  • Piano Tango
  • Super Mario Bros Loop
  • Frolic

Piano 3:15

  • Mary had a little lamb
  • Cabbage/Lettuce song duet
  • Piano Tango
  • Super Mario Bros Loop
  • Frolic

Advanced Piano 3:45

  • Rain Rain go away
  • Mary’s Big Cha Cha
  • Piano Tango
  • Super Mario Bros Loop
  • Frolic

Winds 4:20

  • Go Fight Win,
  • Blues Dues,
  • William tell Overture
  • Piano Tango
  • Super Mario Bros Loop
  • Frolic

Ukuleles 4:55

  • Three Little Birds
  • This Land is your land
  • Piano Tango
  • Super Mario Bros Loop
  • Frolic

Helpful Videos:

What we practiced this week- December 4th

Ms. Sachi’s Classes

 

Violin 2:45

  • Today in class we learned how to play Go Fish Aunt Rhody and reviewed “G-sharp,” on the E-string using our 2nd finger.

    For next class review pg 23 & 24

    Fun home practice video:

    HOT CROSS BUNS

    GO FISH AUNT RHODY

 

Violin 3:15

  • Today in class we learned how to play Lightly Row. 

    NOTE: practice playing the note “G” on D-string and open “A” string

    For next class review pg 16

    25:40 – Lightly Row

 

Orchestra Violins 3:45

  • Allegro Maestoso is coming along! 

    Today in class we learned how to play Holiday Medley (Melody).

    For next class review GREEN BOOK pg 48, Holiday Medley – Melody.

    Continue to practice Allegro Maestoso pg 4 & 5.

    ALLEGRO MAESTOSO

 

Advanced Violin 4:20

  • Great job playing Simple Gifts without slurs.

    For next class we reviewed the notes for Simple Gifts. We will learn to slur notes gradually.

    SIMPLE GIFTS

    ARE YOU SLEEPING

 

Mr. Chris’s Classes

 

Piano 2:45

  • – Reviewed all white keys and played game to identify them
    – Reviewed note G
    – Played through pages 6-7
    – Please practices pages 6-7
 

Piano 3:15

  • – Reviewed all white keys and played game to identify them
    – Reviewed note G
    – Played through pages 6-7
    – Please practices pages 6-7
 

Advanced Piano 3:45

  • – Reviewed notes on the treble and bass clef
    – Practiced clapping intermediate rhythms
    – Played through pages 16-18
    – Please practice pages 17-18
 

Winds 4:20

  • – Assembled instruments and reviewed notes on the staff
    – Practiced clapping intermediate rhythms
    – Played through exercises 55-58
    – Please practice exercises 57-60
 

Ukuleles 4:55

  • – Reviewed open strings G,C,E,A
    – Reviewed single notes C,D,E,F,G
    – Played through pages 14-16
    – Please practice pages 16-17
 

What we practiced this week- November 27th

Ms. Sachi’s Classes

 

Violin 2:45

 

Violin 3:15

  • Today in class we learned how to play note “G,” third finger on the D-string

    For next class review pg 16

    25:40 – Lightly Row

 

Orchestra Violins 3:45

  • Today in class we worked on adjusting the intonation in Allegro Maestoso

    For next class review Allegro Maestoso pg 4 & 5, so we can perform together as an ensemble.

    NOTE: follow the bowings in the book.

    ALLEGRO MAESTOSO

 

Advanced Violin 4:20

  • Great job learning our new song, Simple Gifts.

    For next class review Simple Gifts, sheet music with handwritten notation was handed out in class today.

    SIMPLE GIFTS

    ARE YOU SLEEPING

 

Mr. Chris’s Classes

 

Piano 2:45

  • – Reviewed musical alphabet and finger numbers
    – Practiced pages 4-5 in book
    – Musical show and tell
    – Please practice page 5
 

Piano 3:15

  • – Reviewed musical alphabet and finger numbers
    – Practiced pages 4-5 in book
    – Musical show and tell
    – Please practice page 5
 

Advanced Piano 3:45

  • – Reviewed notes on the staff
    – Practiced clapping difficult rhythms
    – Worked on pages 12-15
    – Please practice pages 14-16
 

Winds 4:20

  • – Assembled instruments and reviewed notes on the staff
    – Practiced clapping intermediate rhythms
    – Played through exercises 50-53
    – Please practice exercises 52-56
 

Ukuleles 4:55

  • – Tuned instruments and reviewed open strings
    – Discussed chords vs notes
    – Worked on pages 13-15
    – Please practice pages 15-16
 
 

What we practiced this week- November 6th

Ms. Sachi’s Classes

 

Violin 2:45

 

Violin 3:15

  • Great job reviewing how to play note “F-sharp,” second finger on the D-string
  • For next class review pg 10, 11, 12
  • 13:07 – #31 Mary Had a Little Lamb
  • 14:50 – #32 French Fries
  • 16:04 – #33 Karate Chop
 

Orchestra Violins 3:45

  • Great job learning 3rd position and Allegro Maestoso!
  • For next class review the Allegro Maestoso pg 4 & 5
  • ALLEGRO MAESTOSO
  •  
 

Advanced Violin 4:20

 

Mr. Chris’s Classes

 

Piano 2:45

  • – Learned about counting whole, half, and quarter notes
  • – Reviewed all white keys
  • – Learned Hot Cross Buns
  • – please practice Hot cross buns
 

Piano 3:15

  • – Learned about counting whole, half, and quarter notes
  • – Reviewed all white keys
  • – Learned Hot Cross Buns
  • – please practice Hot cross buns
 

Advanced Piano 3:45

  • – Reviewed notes on the treble and bass clef
  • – Practiced counting difficult rhythms
  • – Played through pages 8-14
  • – Please practice pages 11-14
 

Winds 4:20

  • – Assembled instruments and reviewed notes on the staff
  • – Practiced clapping difficult rhythms
  • – Worked through exercises 40-45
  • – Please practice exercises 44-47
 

Ukuleles 4:55

  • – Tuned instruments and reviewed open strings
  • – Practiced new strumming patterns
  • – Played through pages 11-13
  • – Please practice page 13

What we practiced this week- October 30th

Ms. Sachi’s Classes

 

Violin 2:45

 

Violin 3:15

  • Great job reviewing how to play note “E,” first finger on the D-string
  • For next class review pg 8 & 9
  • 04:19 – #24 Two Fingers Down 05:31 – #25 Two or Nothing 06:46 – #26 Trucking Along 07:43 – #27 Playing It Right
 

Orchestra Violins 3:45

  • Great job reviewing Allegro Maestoso today! Focus on all notes on E-string
  • For next class review the Allegro Maestoso pg 4 and line 25 on pg 5
  • ALLEGRO MAESTOSO
 

Advanced Violin 4:20

  • For next class review Yellow Book, Lo Yisa Goy and Are You Sleeping.
  • Attached is MP3 of Lo Yisa Goy
  • ARE YOU SLEEPING
 

Mr. Chris’s Classes

 

Piano 2:45

  • – Reviewed notes C,D,E
  • – Learned about fingers numbers
  • – Worked on using proper fingers for pages 2-3
  • – Please practice pages 3-4
 

Piano 3:15

  • – Reviewed notes C,D,E
  • – Learned about fingers numbers
  • – Worked on using proper fingers for pages 2-3
  • – Please practice pages 3-4
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Advanced Piano 3:45

  • – Reviewed notes on treble clef
  • – Learned about more complex rhythms
  • – Played through pages 6-9
  • – Please practice pages 9-10
 

Winds 4:20

  • – Assembled instruments and reviewed notes on the staff
  • – Played through exercises 31-39
  • – Worked on counting difficult rhythms
  • – Please practice exercises 39-42
 

Ukuleles 4:55

  • – Tuned instruments and reviewed open strings
  • – Reviewed chords C, C7, F, and G7
  • – Played through pages 7-8
  • – Please your C,C7,F,and G7 chords

What we practiced this week- October 23rd

  • Violin 2:45

     

    Violin 3:15

    • Great job learning how to play note “E,” first finger on the D-string

      00:00 – #20 My First Finger E

      01:16 – #21 The Fabulous Mr. Ed

      02:24 – #22 Fun with D and E

      03:16 – #23 Banana Split

     

    Orchestra Violins 3:45

    • Great job learning Allegro Maestoso today!

      For next class review the last two lines of Can Can and Allegro Maestoso pg 4

      ALLEGRO MAESTOSO

     

    Advanced Violin 4:20

    • Great job playing Are You Sleeping today!

      For next class review Yellow Book pg 9 & 10, Lo Yisa Goy

      ARE YOU SLEEPING

Piano 2:45

  • – Reviewed musical alphabet
  • – Reviewed all white keys on piano
  • – Played through page 3 in book
  • – Please practice pages 3-4 in book
 

Piano 3:15

  • – Reviewed musical alphabet
  • – Reviewed all white keys on piano
  • – Played through page 3 in book
  • – Please practice pages 3-4 in book
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Advanced Piano 3:45

  • – Reviewed notes on treble and bass clef
  • – Practiced clapping intermediate rhythms
  • – Played through pages 5-6 in book
  • – Please practice pages 6-7 in book
 

Winds 4:20

  • – Assembled instruments and reviewed notes on the staff
  • – Worked on basic articulation with a metronome
  • – Played through exercises 27-33
  • – Please practice exercises 33-36
 

Ukuleles 4:55

  • – Tuned instruments and reviewed open strings
  • – Practiced counting basic rhythms 
  • – Played through pages 6-7 in book
  • – Please practice “Skip to my lou”

What we practiced this week- October 16th

Violin 2:45

 

Violin 3:15

  • Today in class we learned the music alphabet
  • For next class review pg 10-12
  • Fun home practice video:
  • THE GUITAR MAN
  • PING PONG
 

Orchestra Violins 3:45

  • Great job learning Danse Macabre
  • For next class review pg 6 and Danse Macabre
    11:24
     – #16 Leap Frog
    12:00 – #17 Farmer Dave
  • 12:32 – #18 Watch Those Rests
  • 13:02 – #19 Back and Forth
 

Advanced Violin 4:20

  • Great progress on Can Can today!
  • Last two lines of Can Can
  • For next class review Red Book, first two lines of Allegro Maestoso the last lines of Can Can and
  • ALLEGRO MAESTOSO
  • Gr1-4 Intermediate Violins 4:20-4:55 
  • Great job learning Are You Sleeping today!
  • For next class review Yellow Book pg 8 & 9
  • MUSETTE
  • ARE YOU SLEEPING

Piano 2:45

  • – Reviewed the musical alphabet
  • – Reviewed proper playing posture
  • – Practiced notes A,B,C,D,E,F,G
  • – Please practice playing the entire musical alphabet on your piano
 

Piano 3:15

  • – Reviewed the musical alphabet
  • – Reviewed proper playing posture
  • – Practiced notes A,B,C,D,E,F,G
  • – Please practice playing the entire musical alphabet on your piano
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Advanced Piano 3:45

  • – Reviewed notes on the staff for Treble and Bass and counting rhythms
  • – Reviewed piano notes A,B,C,D,E,F,G
  • – Played through pages 3-4 in book
  • – Please practice pages 4-5
 

Winds 4:20

  • – Reviewed notes on the staff and counting rhythms
  • – Discussed how to watch a conductor while reading music
  • – Worked through pages 5-7 in book
  • – Please practice pages 6-8
 

Ukuleles 4:55

  • – Tuned instruments and reviewed open strings
  • – Worked on various strumming patterns
  • – Reviewed chords C,F,Am, and G7
  • – Please practice pages 6-7 in book

What we practiced this week- October 9th

Violin 2:45

 

Violin 3:15

  • Today in class we:
  • -reviewed how to play songs on 2 & 3
  • -reviewed how to hold the bow.
  • Homework:
  • Practice Brown Book pg 4 & 5. Click on the time code below to watch instructional videos.
  • 07:11 – #9 Couch Potato
  • 07:43 – #10 Meet the “A” Team
  • 08:26 – #11 Puppy Dog Song
  • 09:07 – #12 Eyes on the Road
  • 09:37 – #13 Apple for the Teacher
  • 10:19 – #14 Dad’s Tune
  • 10:56 – #15 Bumper Cars
 

Orchestra Violins 3:45

  • Today in class we:
  • -learned how to play Can Can
  • -reviewed how to hold the bow.
  • Practice Can Can
  • Practice Red Book: Allegro Maestoso on page 4 
  • ALLEGRO MAESTOSO
 

Advanced Violin 4:20

  • Today in class we:
  • -reviewed all pieces on pg 4 & 5
  • -reviewed how to hold the bow.
  • Homework:
  • Practice Yellow Book pg 6 & 7. Click on the time code below to watch instructional videos.
  • Practice “Dreydl, Dreydl” and “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star.”
  • DREYDL, DREYDL
 

Piano 2:45

  • – Reviewed high/low notes and the music alphabet
  • – Reviewed notes C,D,E
  • – Learned notes F,G,A,B,
  • – Please practice notes F,G,A,B and please CHARGE PIANOS 
 

Piano 3:15

  • – Reviewed high/low notes and the music alphabet
  • – Reviewed notes C,D,E
  • – Learned notes F,G,A,B,
  • – Please practice notes F,G,A,B and please CHARGE PIANOS 
 

Advanced Piano 3:45

  • – Identified notes on the staff and reviewed basic rhythms
  • – Worked on various rhythms by clapping
  • – Played through pages 3-4 in book
  • – Please practice pages 3-5 in book
 

Winds 4:20

  • – identified notes on the staff and reviewed basic rhythm lengths
  • – Practiced counting rhythms of various lengths
  • – Played through pages 5-6 in book
  • – Please practice pages 5-7 in book and review fingering charts
 

Ukuleles 4:55

  • – Tuned instruments
  • – Learned F, C7, and G7 chords
  • – Practice various strumming patterns
  • – Please review F, C7, and G7 chord

What we practiced this week- October 2nd

Grade Kinder-1 violin (2:45)

Practice opening and setting up the violin. This means placing the shoulder rest on the violin. Tightening the bow and rosining it.

HOW TO SET UP VIOLIN & BOW

 

Please practice holding the bow. Watch this instructional video.

BASIC BOW HOLD VIOLIN

Absent

n/a

 

Grade 2-4 violin (3:15)

BROWN BOOK pg 2: #1-#4

My First Song, Notes and Rests, Three’s and Crowd, Getting Tricky

Practice along with this instructional video: BROWN BOOK SONG #1-4

 

Review:

HOW TO SET UP VIOLIN & BOW

INTRO TO THE VIOLIN

Practice opening and setting up the violin. This means placing the shoulder rest on the violin. Tightening the bow and rosining it.

 

Please review the videos on tuning your instrument

https://www.childrensmusicworkshop.com/instruments/violin/howtotunetheviolin/

 

Click HERE to download a free digital tuner for an iPhone.

Click HERE to purchase a clip-on tuner via Amazon.

Absent

Winona Meng 

Dinaya Rupasinghe 

 

Orchestra – Red / Green book  (3:45)

Practice Red Book: Allegro Maestoso on page 4 

ALLEGRO MAESTOSO

Absent

n/a

 

Intermediate- Yellow book  (4:20)

Practice Yellow Book page 4 & 5.

Here are the links to instructional videos:`

LIGHTLY ROW

AURA LEE

GO TELL AUNT RHODY

FROG SONG

CAMPTOWN RACES

LONDON BRIDGE

Practice holding the bow. Watch this instructional video.

BASIC BOW HOLD VIOLIN

Absent

n/a

Beginning Piano 1 & 2:
– Reviewed where low/high notes are and how to operate piano
– Learned about the musical alphabet
– Started identifying notes C,D,E
– Please practice reviewing notes C,D,E and charge your piano
 
Band:
– Assembled instruments and identified notes on the staff
– Reviewed breathing and proper posture
– Worked through page 3-4 in blue book
– Please practice page 3-4 in book
 
Advanced Piano: 
– Reviewed High/lows notes and the musical alphabet 
– Learned how to identify all 7 letters on piano
– Played through pages 1-2 in book
– Please practice pages 1-2 in book
 
Ukulele:
– Tuned instruments and reviewed open strings
– Reviewed posture and the C chord
– Started learning new strumming patterns 
– Please practice the C, C7, and F chords
 

What we practiced this week- September 18th

Violin 2:45

  • Please review the videos on setting up the violin.

    Practice opening and setting up the violin. This means placing the shoulder rest on the violin.

 

Violin 3:15

  • Please review the videos on setting up the violin.

    Practice opening and setting up the violin. This means placing the shoulder rest on the violin.

 

Orchestra Violins 3:45

  • Homework:

    Practice Red Book pg 3: A Mighty Fortress is Our God

  • Please review the videos on setting up the violin.

 

Advanced Violin 4:20

Piano 2:45

  • – Learned how to operate piano
    – Learned high notes vs low notes and loud vs quiet
    – Played Simon says
    – Please practice playing high vs low & loud vs quiet
 

Piano 3:15

  • – Learned how to operate piano
    – Learned high notes vs low notes and loud vs quiet
    – Played Simon says
    – Please practice playing high vs low & loud vs quiet
 

Advanced Piano 3:45

  • – Identified notes on the staff
    – Learned high vs low notes
    – Playing through page 1-2 in book
    – Please practice pages 1-2 in book
 

Winds 4:20

  • – Learned how to assemble and hold instrument
    – Identified notes on the staff
    – Made first sounds on instruments
    – Please practice page 1 of book
 

Ukuleles 4:55

  • – Tuned instruments
    – Reviewed parts of the ukulele
    – Learned C chord and learned how to strum
    – Please practice strumming your C chord