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Bear Road Elementary
Wednesdays
Mark your calendars!
Spring Concert: Monday, June 10th, 2019
6:30pm, Roxboro Road Middle School


NSCSD SUMMER STRING CAMP INFORMATION


 

 

        It's game time! Make sure to bring your instruments to school MONDAY, June 10th for our fabulous assembly!!! The concert is that night at Rox Middle at 6:30 (be there by 6:15 to tune and assemble the orchestra minions!!! :) )

Open String Cycle
D Scale
I'm a Little Monkey
First Finger Rock
Power Rock
Song for Christine
Lightly Row
The Blueberry Song

 

 

 
Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
Concert music!!
Concert reminders sent home:
Monday, June 10th, 2019, 6:30pm Roxboro
Road Middle School
The assembly will be the same day - the students need their instruments at school on Monday, June 10th! :)

Wednesday, May 8th,
2019
Concert music focus:

Song for Christine
Lightly Row
Can Can
Power Rock


Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
*Priority one - have a GREAT spring break!!!
*Festival of the Arts RSVP form
*Festival and concert music
*Pages 12-15 in book (depending on group)



Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
*Open String Cycle Video
*D Scale
*Hot/Creepy Cross Buns + First Finger Rock Video
*Lightly Row - non-highlighted line
*I'm a Little Monkey

Festival of the Arts invitations are going out :) Please let me know if you have questions.



Wednesday, March 19th, 2019
*Open String Cycle Video

VIOLIN POWER ROCK VIDEO 1 - 13 - 21
VIOLIN POWER ROCK VIDEO 2 - 21 - 29

VIOLA POWER ROCK VIDEO 1 - 13 - 21
VIOLA POWER ROCK VIDEO 2 - 21 - 29

CELLO POWER ROCK VIDEO 1 - beginning - 29
CELLO POWER ROCK VIDEO 2 - 
29 - end

 

BASS POWER ROCK VIDEO 1 - beginning - 29
BASS POWER ROCK VIDEO 2 - 29 - end

 

Festival of the Arts Invitation Requirements:
*Bow Games
*D Scale
*Hot/Creepy Cross Buns
(Creepy uses an F Natural instead of an F Sharp :) )
*First Finger Rock 
*The Blueberry Song


Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
*Open String Cycle
*First Finger Rock
*Page 12 - working on purple star!

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
MARCH MADNESS!! (click to download if needed)
Lesson video playlist link 

Blueberry Song (blue star)
Power Rock
Page 12 - Song for Christine or Natalie's Rose (purple star)

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

*Page 12 - #33, #34

Song for Christine Video
Natalie's Rose Video

*Page 13 - Rosin Raps Video
*The Blueberry Song Video
*Power Rock


Wednesday, January 30th

D scale
Page 11 in book, plus Rosin Raps on page 13
Power Rock!

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
SNOW DAY!


Wednesday, January 17th, 2019

Same as last week! :)
More groups added pages 10-11
All groups - Power Rock!

Wednesday, January 9th, 2019!

*D Scale Video
*D scale orange star challenge - memorize!
*Page 8-9 note review
-#17 - Hop Scotch

-#18 - Morning Dance
-#19 - Rolling Along
-#20 - Good King Wenceslas
-#21 - Seminole Chant
-#22 - Lightly Row

*Page 10-11 A string notes (some groups)
-#23 - Let's Read D
-#24 - Let's Read C#
-#25 - Take Off
-#26 - Carribbean Island
-#27 - Olympic High Jump
-#28 - Let's Read B
-#29 - Half Way Down
-#30 - Right Back Up
-#31 - Down the D Scale
-#32 - Up the D Scale

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PREVIOUS LESSONS

Wednesday, December 19th:
D Scale notes (Review)
Jingle Bells, Jolly Old St. Nicholas packet

HAVE A WONDERFUL BREAK! I WILL SEE YOU NEXT YEAR! :)


Wednesday, December 12th:
Congrats on a successful BLT DAY!!!!
*Jingle Bells sound file
*Jingle Bells Video

 

Wednesday, December 5th:
*Bows bows bows! Next Wednesday is BLT day!!!
*BLT Day Video
*D Scale
Video
*Page 7 in the Essential Elements Book (some students also began pages 8-9)
www.myeelibrary.com
enter activation code, OR click here to access ALL Essential Elements sound files :) 

  

Wednesday, November 28th:
*Bow Games + Hot Cross Buns with bows!
*Bow Games Music
only!!!!
*Page 4 with bows, Page 6 pizzicato
*Hot Cross Buns with bows!!
*Keep practicing bow games!
***BLT Day will be Wednesday, December 12th!! :)***
www.myeelibrary.com
enter activation code, OR click here to access ALL Essential Elements sound files :) 

 

Wednesday, November 14th:
*Bow Games with Music!
*Page 6 in Essential Elements Book
*Keep going with open strings and bows! :)
www.myeelibrary.com
enter activation code, OR click here to access ALL Essential Elements sound files :) 


Wednesday, November 7th:
*
*New Songs Paper Video
*Bow Reminders and Essential Elements Book Video

Pages 4-5 in book
www.myeelibrary.com
enter activation code, OR click here to access ALL Essential Elements sound files :) 
Review Twinkle
Continue Bow Games and Bow Tubes
Open strings with bow! Yay!



Wednesday, October 31st:
*F Natural Video

*F Naturals for Creepy Cross Buns and Mary Lost Her Lamb
--violins/violas - find F#, then slide second finger back to touch first finger
-cellos/basses - use second finger
*Bow seat belts and bow tubes - all groups
*Began using the bows!!! Straight bows on open strings (most groups)
*Have fun!!! :) 
Be sure to think about pushing forward (and violin/violas - your wrist UP to your nose)

*D Scale Video
*New Songs Paper Video

 

Wednesday, October 24th:
VIOLIN/VIOLA video - Twinkle + Bow games
CELLO video - Twinkle + Bow games
BASS video - Twinkle + bow games
*Added G and B
*Twinkle Twinkle
*Bow Seat Belts (most groups)
*Bow Tubes (most groups)

 

Wednesday, October 17th:
Today's Lesson Video (Opens to YouTube!)
*E and F# Review
*Mary Had a Little Lamb
*Bow games!

 

Wednesday, October 10th:
Today's Lesson Video (Opens to YouTube!)
*D & A string review
*Hot Cross Buns
**Added notes E and F# (F Sharp! :) )
*CBA's - G F E D C B A

 

Wednesday, October 3rd:
Today's Lesson Video (Opens to YouTube!)

*Finish parts of the instrument
*How to hold the instrument (remember to stay relaxed)
*Pizzicato!
*D and A strings
*Open String Minion Boogie!

 

         Wednesday, September 19th:

*Learning to read the lesson schedule
*I tuned instruments and showed them how to attach the sponges and shoulder rests (we will continue to review this :) )
*Parts of the instrument labeling
CHALLENGE: to teach someone at home about the parts of the instrument

Some groups also learned:
*The 7 steps to setting up
*Pizzicato - the word that means plucking the instrument
*D and A strings