Assignment #1
Complete the Band Student Information Form - Click Here----> https://forms.gle/QSoPmrTBXgFccRYGA

Assignment #2

1) go to -  https://musiclab.chromeexperiments.com/Song-Maker/
2) Make a melody
3) At the bottom right click <SAVE> (near the check mark)
4) On the next page click <Copy Link>
5) Paste the link into the Zoom class chat OR paste and send an email to cwhitford@ccboe.com

Click here to see the YouTube video on how

Assignment #3

  1. Sign up for your own SmartMusic account - students younger than 13 will need a parent to help.  We will do this in class but if you can't during class use this link to explain how - 
    https://smartmusic.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360026372293-Getting-started-in-the-new-SmartMusic
    Use this link to help setup a backup email in case you forget your password
    https://smartmusic.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360026214694-Using-a-backup-email-Educators-

    CLASS  NAME                                                               CLASS CODE  
    JHMS 8th Grade Band    (A Days)                         -     JMZZC-N3CWE
    JHMS 7th Grade Band - Section 01 (A Days)      -     FJGWR-MMXCD
    JHMS 7th Grade Band - Section 02 (B Days)     -     GQP2X-3WEDM
    JHMS 6th Grade Band - Section 01 (A Days)     -     QVWH4-7F3HE
    JHMS 6th Grade Band - Section 02 (B Days)     -     E3E4L-RAJEP
         (Copy the code to the right and paste it into the SmartMusic Join a Class text box)
    PLEASE NOTE - 
    *Your account is already paid by CCPS - if you are asked to pay you missed a step and should try again.
    *Please use a valid personal email account - no misspellings.  (No such thing as me123@gmaal.com)
    *Only registered students in Mr Whitford's classes will be granted access to the SmartMusic class

  2. Click on the Scales Plus button above (or click here) and find Scale Kung Fu for your instrument
    Download and/or print the PDF file for your instrument.
    Find the "concert Bb Major Scale" also marked as 
    Scale quiz #1 in red. 
    Study the notes, note names, and fingerings. then practice the scale
    *     6th graders are responsible for the 1st 4 notes of the scale up and down
    *     7th graders are responsible for all 8 notes of the scale up and down
    *     8
    th graders are responsible for all 8 notes of the scale up and down
    *     Percussionist are responsible for the scale above AND for
    Groove #1 (Stick Control Exercises, on page 9) with a metronome at 80 beats per minute

Assignment #04
 

Music can portray a wide range of emotions – Joy, sadness/depression, anger, deep thought, fear/scary, triumph, desire, calm/relaxing, anxiety, comedy/humor, defiance, energy/excitement, beauty, dreamy, annoyance, remembrance, and so on. 

Today is September 11.  You may be aware of the terror attacks on the USA 19 years ago.  In the last 20 minutes of class we will watch the first 3:00 minutes of 3 YouTube memorial videos about 9/11/2001.

Answer the 3 questions & put your answers in Zoom Class Chat or email to cwhitford@ccboe.com
 

  1. Which video do you think best portrays the emotion you feel about 9/11?

  2. What emotion(s) do think the music in the video you picked tries to express?

  3. In the video you picked, describe the music (tempo, volume, lyrics, tone, instruments) and how it helps to express the emotion.

 

#1 https://youtu.be/fZCpqNqsClY

#2 https://youtu.be/_1xjmut_Cas

#3 https://youtu.be/d53b5Ib_fUo

Quiz #01 - Concert Bb Major Scale

You can submit your quiz in 1 of 3 ways

  1. SmartMusic

  2. Flipgrid

  3. OneDrive 

 

SMARTMUSIC - The concert Bb Major scale has been assigned to you in SmartMusic.

  • Open SmartMusic to practice. 

  • When ready to record - Setup your microphone so your microphone can hear your speakers

  • If you have headphones you may switch from speakers to headphones after your mic test

  • Press the red button to record, wait for 4 metronome clicks, and play your music

  • Choose your best "take" or recording and click the <submit> button to send it to me for grading

FLIPGRID

ONE DRIVE

  • Practice on your own and make sure your scale quiz sounds great

  • Record your video on your device

  • Upload your video to your student OneDrive account

  • Share/copy the link to your quiz video to me via email at cwhitford@ccboe.com

 

CONCERT Bb MAJOR SCALE

*     6th graders are responsible for the 1st 4 notes of the scale up and down
*     7th graders are responsible for all 8 notes of the scale up and down
*     8th graders are responsible for all 8 notes of the scale and the arpeggio up and down
*     Percussionist are responsible for the scale above AND for
Groove #1 (Stick Control Exercises, on page 9) with a metronome at 80 beats per minute

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