Friday, April 20, 2018

Week of 4/23/18

Who is ready to get back to GROUPS this week?!!!! Well, ready or not, piano and theory are coming!

Below is the plan, class by class.

VC: Review the Circle of 5ths and Key Signature Notation.

RC3: Start the piano tech projects! Details can be found here.

RC4/CC Juniors: PLOT TWIST! No more theory groups for you this year. You'll be busy doing college research and preparation. If you are interested in any individual theory study, please see me and I'll be happy to provide you with some topics and resources.

RC4/CC Seniors who are future Music/MT Majors or minors: We'll be preparing for theory placement exams. Check out this Study Guide.

RC4/CC Seniors who will not be Music/MT Majors or minors: For your theory capstone, we will do a research project and presentation. Details can be found here.

Monday, April 16, 2018

Week of 4/16/18

Happy Concert Week!!!

Please see Dr. Woolf's blog for details of rehearsal schedules, run order, and attire for the concert.

After the concert:
VC-- MT Cuts
RC-- Class Projects
CC-- Changing of the Chairs

Friday, April 6, 2018

Week of 4/9/18

No groups this week due to concert prep. Please check Dr. Woolf's blog for rehearsal schedules.

RC4--If you have theory worksheets that you need to complete or make-up, please talk to me about doing that asap.
RC3--Be practicing your piano pieces! We begin the technology project after the spring concert.

Monday, March 26, 2018

Week of 3/26

Only RC gets groups this week! The rest of the time we'll be wrapping up jury make-ups and rehearsing for the spring concert. Please see Dr. Woolf's blog for full details.

Here's the plan for this week:

RC3 Piano: Finishing up progress checks from last week.

RC4 Theory: Applying what we've been learning about 4 part analysis to real music.

Friday, March 9, 2018

Theory Terms

For your written juries, you will be expected know the terms/concepts on the list at the link below. Happy studying!

Jury Theory Terms

Monday, February 12, 2018

Week of 2/12/18

Due to Senior Soiree, the All-State trip, and LGPE preparations, we will not be having groups this week. Please visit Dr. Woolf's blog for the week's schedule and pertinent information about deadlines and checkoffs.

Monday, February 5, 2018

Week of 2/5/18

Here's the plan for groups this week:

VC: More on the Major scale pattern! We'll be finding patterns and organizing the Major scales.

RC3: Continuing to learn new rep and check off scales.

RC4: 7th chords quiz! Due to scheduling considerations, it will be on Monday. You will have a brief review, and the option to write down notes/reminders on an index card.