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    • NTI DAY #6

      Continue working on your scale.  We will begin chair seating on Monday.  Make sure you can play through all of the new warm-ups I gave you and you can sing your part on the first warm-up.  Make sure your rhythm worksheet is complete.  Be ready tomorrow.  

      Assign On: 1/18/2018
      Due: 5/9/2018
    • NTI DAY #5

      Continue working on all previous assignments.  Make sure you can play and sing them at an acceptable level.  Chair seating will be moved to MONDAY 1/22.  The scale test will still be on 1/29.  

      Assign On: 1/17/2018
      Due: 5/9/2018
    • NTI DAY #4

      Continue to work on your scale for the month.  Continue to work on chair seating.  Remember, this will begin on Thursday of this week whether we are in school on Wednesday or not.  BE READY!  Make sure your rhythm worksheet is complete.  It will be due the next day we are in class.  NO EXCEPTIONS!  Keep working on the warm-ups and remember, we will be singing the first chorale in class.  Know your part and be ready.  Any questions, email me nick.wallace@jessamine.kyschools.us

      Assign On: 1/15/2018
      Due: 5/15/2018
    • NTI DAY #3

      Continue practicing your scale for this month.  Continue to work on your chair seating.  Chair seating is #175 in your book.  Play measures 1-6 and then take the coda, which is measurses 13-16.  Do not take the D.C.  Chair seating will take place on Thursday, 1/18.  Also, finish your rhythm worksheet.  If you were not in class on Thursday, I have placed a copy of the worksheet in the files link.  Click on it and you can print your own.  It needs to be turned in the next day we are in class.  Have a great extended weekend and stay safe.  

      Assign On: 1/12/2018
      Due: 5/9/2018
    • NTI Day #2

      Continue to work on Concert E scale with arpeggio.  Connect the easier sections with the harder sections of the piece from NTI Day 1.  If you want to try and play it all the way through.  Go to jwpepper.com, type in the title of the piece with the composers last name in the search bar, and then click on the recording.  See if you can play along with the recording.  

      Assign On: 1/8/2018
      Due: 5/9/2018
    • NTI Day #1

      Your scale for the month is Concert E major.  Work on the scale and the arpeggio.  Also, continue to work on the piece I gave you at the beginning of the year.  Find your more difficult parts of the piece and focus on those.  We will play through it on our first day back.  

      Assign On: 1/5/2018
      Due: 5/8/2018
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    • Rhythm Worksheet
      You need to write in the counting for the notes with the stems up. The notes with the stems going down are the down beats. You need to complete the entire page and have it ready to turn in the first day we are back in class.
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