Field Commander Auditions

*Audition Areas 1. Tempo Recognition  & Control You’ll be given these tempos to conduct the different patterns. We’ll randomly mute/unmute the metronome to observe how well you control tempo. On the day of the audition, video record yourself conducting these excerpts using Flipgrid. 4/4 – tempo 140 3/4 – tempo 110 2/4 – tempo 90 […]

Week of May 4th, 1st, 2nd, 4th, & 5th Period Classes

Week of May 4th, For 1st, 2nd, 4th, and 5th period band classes. Activity 1 Select music that you’d be interested in rehearsing/performing. Go to https://www.jwpepper.com and look at some of the concert/marching band arrangements. Many of the selections have an audio clip or pdf a portion of the conductor’s music score. You might love […]

Week of May 4th – Percussion

Activity 1- Play the following rudiments with the Vic Firth recordings. Just do the bronze for each rudiment. If you feel comfortable with bronze try silver and beyond. 16 – Paradiddle 17 – Double Paradiddle 21 – Flam Accent 22 – Flam Tap https://vicfirth.zildjian.com/education/40-essential-rudiments.html Activity 2- Watch the videos and do the worksheet for snare […]