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7th Grade Band Rehearsal Plan

Wednesday, April 17, 2019


Clarissa Budd

Warm-Up
- “Follow Me” Activity on Bb Major Scale
- Every time the conductor changes to a different beat (1, 2, 3, 4), change your note
- Include any dynamic changes you see as well!

A Hymn for Band


GOAL: SWBAT phrase the sequence motifs correctly by crescendoing through ties
○ French Horns and Alto Saxophones - m. 5 - m. 8; m. 13 - m. 16; m. 25 - m. 28
○ Flute and Clarinet 1 - m. 21 - m. 24; m. 45 - m. 48
○ Flute, Clarinet, Cornet 1 - m. 33 - m. 36; m. 41 - m. 44
■ Teacher will model the sequence motif by crescendoing to the second tied note that
occurs on beat 1
○ “Crescendo over the bar line”
■ Hear one place with FH & Altos and one place with FL, CL, CRNT
○ Provide feedback and model again if necessary
■ Play A - E
○ “Pay attention to where you have this motif throughout the piece”
○ For musicians without this part, still crescendo through your phrases, even though
it’s not marked - make it musical!
■ Hear Alto Saxophones and French Horn at m. 29, beat 4
○ Lovely countermelody that we haven’t heard before
○ Continue to crescendo through the ties!
■ Play C - G
○ Provide feedback from the last time musicians played