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    Quarterly Memorization Requirements

Quarter 1

March:  "Anchors Aweigh"

Scales:  Concert Bb                 

Quarter 2

March:  "Marine's Hymn"

Scales:  Concert Ab

Quarter 3

March:  "Caissons"

Scales:  Concert Eb           

Quarter 4

Anthem:  "Star Spangled Banner"

Scales:  Concert F       

        Quarterly Memorization Requirements

Quarter 1

March:  "Anchors Aweigh"

Scales:  Concert Bb and Concert Ab

Quarter 2

March:  "Marine's" and "Caissons"

Scales:  Concert Eb and Concert F

Quarter 3

Anthem:  "Star Spangled Banner"

Scales:  Concert C and G

Quarter 4

Hymn:  "God of Our Fathers"

Scales:  Concert D and Chromatic

 

 Weekly Practice Focus - Grades 5 and 6

12/11 and 12/18: Sonatina m 1-20

12/25 and 1/1: Sonatina m 21-end

1/8: Testing Ab Scale, Marines

1/15: All of Sonatina

1/22: Djembe Laya m. 1-44

1/29: Fanfare m. 1-24

2/5: Fanfare m. 25-47

2/12: Fanfare m. 48-end

2/19: Djembe Laya m. 45-68

2/26: Djembe Laya m. 69-84

3/5: Djembe Laya m. 85-end

3/12: Moai m. 1-41

3/19: Moai m. 42-end

2/26: All of Sonatina

Weekly Practice Focus - Grades 7 and 8

12/11 and 12/18: On a Tune m 1-24

12/25 and 1/1: On a Tune m 25-end

1/8: Testing Eb/F Scale, Marines/Caissons

1/15: All of On a Tune

1/22: Sing m.1-57

1/29: Crossroads m. 1-29

2/5: Crossroads m. 30-72

2/12: Crossroads m. 33-end

2/19: Sing m. 57-93

2/26: Sing m. 94-105

3/5: Sing m. 106-145

3/12: Sing 146-end

3/19: Rock, River, Tree m. 1-30, m 95-103

3/26: Rock, River, Tree m. 31-94, m. 104-end

Audio Links for Concert Music

Junior Band

Djembe Laya

Fanfare on a Theme of Imagination

Moai

Sonatina

Jr. Jazz Band

Alligator Alley

Sonnymoon for Two

Sofrito

 

Audio Links for Concert Music

Concert Band

Sing

Crossroads

Rock, River, Tree

On a Tune of William Billings

Jazz Band

Backlash

3 am

You Can't Stop the Beat

Choose the Blues