Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Week of 5/14/18

Almost there!!!

VC: We will be reviewing for your final. Below is a list of topics you should know.

Pitches on the staff--treble and bass clefs, ledger lines
Rhythmic values
Time Signatures
Half steps, whole steps, enharmonics
Major tetrachords and scale pattern
Major key signatures
Relative Minors
Scale degrees (sight-singing numbers)

RC3: We will be preparing for piano recitals at the end of the week.

RC4 & CC: We'll be wrapping up theory presentations and mock placement exams.

Don't forget that ALL make-up assignments must be turned in BEFORE your final!

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.