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Assignments
Smartmusic!
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For Marching Band:
1. Heads up
2. Instruments forward
3. Starts & stops together

SB video | MB video

Get Pyware Performer Practice Tools to help with Marching Drill learning

Major Scale sheets
Fussell subdivision | rhythm sheet

Instrument Care
Flute Care - from Gemeinhardt
Clarinet care (& more)
Fingering Charts
Flute - from Gemeinhardt
Flute Trill Chart - from Armstrong
Oboe - from Artley
Saxophone - by Buffet
Euphonium - from Apollo
Tuba - from Conn

Buying an Oboe - Martin Schuring
SIGHTREADING website



Music Theory Websites

Music Theory.net

Tonal Harmony

eMusicTheory | search for Garage Band lessons | Metmagazine | Berklee College of Music resources | Soundtree | TI:ME | Karen Garrett | Vermont MIDI Project

To earn a "B" Letter:

1. Attend preseason band camp @BHS.
2. Attend 90% of band performances.
3. Earn at least an EXCELLENT rating per the following:
Solo/Ensemble Festival OR county/state honor band.
4. Maintain at least a 2.0 G.P.A. all year.
5. Two semesters of both*, Symphonic and Cadet band
(or 4 semesters of SB).
Instrument Care
Clarinet care (& more)
Fingering Charts
Flute - from Gemeinhardt
Flute Trill Chart - from Armstrong
Oboe - from Artley
Clarinet - by Buffet
Saxophone - by Buffet
Euphonium - from Apollo
Tuba - from Conn

Buy an Oboe - Martin Schuring

NOTE: Awards are presented in MAY except *letter or pin given 2nd day of the following year (if enrolled in band the 3rd year).


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