Assignments


A Message from Vessela

posted Mar 28, 2016, 8:04 AM by Ms. J   [ updated Sep 6, 2017, 8:24 AM ]


Sectionals on Friday 5/15

posted May 13, 2015, 6:41 PM by Ms. J   [ updated Sep 3, 2015, 8:42 AM ]

Violin I:
Chicago
12: swing notes
38 - 48: intonation, rhythm
117: intonation, rhythm
133: entrance
170 -172: transition


Gusty Garden Galaxy
B: bowing, dynamics, intonation
D - E: dynamics, notes, speed
68: rhythm


Mimi’s Minor Mambo
B: dynamics (swells)
28 - C: rhythm


Violin II:

Gusty Garden Galaxy:
DYNAMICS (throughout piece)
Rhythm in Section C (no rushing through rests)

Mimi's Minor Mambo:
No rushing through rests during syncopated sections (first 3 measures,
second half of Section B, etc.)
NO VIBRATO
decrescendo in last two measures mf --> p


Chicago:188-197


Violas:

Measures 47-55 in gusty garden (rhythm, intonation)
Chicago from 10-26 (precision and articulation throughout)
Chicago measures 153-163 (correct notes!)
Chicago measure 195


If time: practice solos in Mimi's!

Mimi Rabson Check-in

posted May 11, 2015, 6:26 AM by Ms. J   [ updated Sep 3, 2015, 8:36 AM ]

Please complete the form below about Mimi's visit on Friday. The form must be completed by 10am on Wednesday and will count as a 40 point quiz grade (that's an extremely large quiz grade). Late forms will receive a maximum of 1/2 credit.

Listening Critique from 3.6

posted Mar 6, 2015, 7:16 AM by Ms. J   [ updated Sep 3, 2015, 8:35 AM ]

Print out the MICCA score sheet. 
Write your name on the line next to "Judge's individual rating"
Label "Selection 1" as the Bauman Divetimento. 
Lable "Selection 2" as the Dvorak Nocturne. 
Lable "Selection 3" as Training/Rest.

On the back, please write: 
-an overall impression of the recordings 
-three specific things from each piece that we need to fix/improve
-your personal weakest spot and what you can do in the next week to fix it!


Your Score sheet with feedback is due in class on Monday (3/9). (30 points)

Listening Critique 2/27

posted Feb 27, 2015, 7:03 AM by Ms. J   [ updated Sep 3, 2015, 8:35 AM ]

Please listen to the recordings from class today and score us using the MICCA Rubric



Print out the MICCA score sheet. 
Label "Selection 1" as the Bauman Divetimento. 
Lable "Selection 2" as the Dvorak Nocturne. 
Draw a line down the center of "Selection 3". The left half will be Training/Rest and the right half will be the Waltz. Score them separately. 

On the back, please write an overall impression of the recordings and what our largest weakness is as an ensemble.

Your Score sheet with feedback is due in class on Monday. (30 points)


Next week's group recording assignment is ALL OF Training/Rest.

2/13 Listening Critique

posted Feb 13, 2015, 7:10 AM by Ms. J   [ updated Sep 3, 2015, 8:09 AM ]

Due by class on Monday Feb. 23. (30 points)

Here is the Listening material for the critique. Please compare Our recording of the Divertimento Today to our recording from the December concert. Please compare our recording of Training/Rest to the reference recording. 





Rehearsal Report!

posted Feb 11, 2015, 5:12 AM by Ms. J   [ updated Sep 3, 2015, 8:42 AM ]

Please complete after each rehearsal!


Sectional prep for 1/14

posted Jan 13, 2015, 7:34 AM by Ms. J   [ updated Sep 3, 2015, 8:42 AM ]

Violin 1

Waltz: D-end (bowings and intonation), C-60 (intonation, rhythm, dynamics)
Sleigh Ride: M96 (intonation/fingerings), B-35 (intonation)


Violin 2
Waltz: mm. 1-10, 49-60
Nocturne C-end concentrate on 34-36, 48-49


Viola
Waltz: D - end (specifically 71-73)
Nocturne: beginning-A, 31-32, 43-45, 48-49

Cello
Waltz: 7-9, 12-15, Trio Section 53-D (?)

Listening Critique from Wednesday 1/7

posted Jan 8, 2015, 7:39 AM by Ms. J   [ updated Sep 3, 2015, 8:35 AM ]

Since this is slightly more involved than others, this listening critique is worth 20 points (previous listening critiques have been only 10).  Please complete it by class on Monday for full credit. Late submissions will be accepted until 11am on Tuesday for half credit only.



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