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Smith Road Elementary
Tuesdays
Mark your calendars!
Spring Concert: Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
7pm, Gillette Road Middle School


NSCSD SUMMER STRING CAMP INFORMATION



        It's game time! You've practiced, we've prepped, counted, played, rehearsed and it's finally here!!! Our assembly is on Tuesday, June 11th!! Woohoo!!! The concert is the same night at Gillette Middle at 7pm - be there by 6:45 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


Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
Concert Music!! :)

Concert reminders sent home
Tuesday, June 11th, 2019, 7pm, Gillette Road Middle School
The school assembly will be the same day!! :)

 


Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

Concert music focus:
Song for Christine
Lightly Row
Can Can
Power Rock

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019
Festival of the Arts Music!
Power Rock!
Lightly Row!

Tuesday, April 9th, 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 your group)


Tuesday, March 26th, 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 have begun to go out!!! :) Please let me know if you have questions.


Tuesday, 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



Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
*Open String Cycle
*First Finger Rock
*Page 12 or Page 14 in the book (depending on group)
*March Madness!!!

Tuesday, March 5th, 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)

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

*Page 12 - #33, #34

Song for Christine Video
Natalie's Rose Video

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


Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
D Scale Forward AND backward!
The Blueberry Song!
Rosin Raps on page 13

 


Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

We only had orchestra rehearsal this week due to the half day.
*D Scale
*Power Rock
*The Blueberry Song!
*Review book pages :)

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

All groups - pages 10-11
D Scale work using half notes and quarter notes
Power Rock! Keep labeling :)

 

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PREVIOUS LESSONS

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

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

Tuesday, January 8th, 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

Tuesday, December 18th:

D Scale notes (Review)
Jingle Bells, Jolly Old St. Nicholas packet

Tuesday, December 11th:
Congrats on a successful BLT DAY!!!!
*Jingle Bells sound file
*Jingle Bells Video

 

Tuesday, December 4th:
*Bows bows bows! Next Tuesday is BLT day!!!
*BLT Day Video
*D Scale
Video
*Page 7 in the Essential Elements Book (many also moved onto pages 8-9)
www.myeelibrary.com
enter activation code, OR click here to access ALL Essential Elements sound files :) 

  

Tuesday, November 27th:
*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 Tuesday, December 11th!! :)***
www.myeelibrary.com
enter activation code, OR click here to access ALL files :) 

 

Tuesday, November 13th:
*Bow Games with Music!!
*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 files :) 

Review Twinkle
Continue Bow Games and Bow Tubes
Open strings with bow! Yay!
 

Tuesday, October 30th:
*F Natural Video
*D Scale Video
*New Songs Paper 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
*Added C# and High D
*D Scale
*Name songs paper

Tuesday, October 23rd:
VIOLIN/VIOLA video - Twinkle + Bow Tubes
CELLO video - Twinkle + Bow Tubes
BASS video - Twinkle + Bow Tubes
*Added G and B
*Twinkle Twinkle
*Bow Seat Belts
*Bow Tubes

 

Tuesday, October 16th:
Today's Lesson Video (Opens to YouTube!)
*E & F# Review
*Mary Had a Little Lamb
*Bow Games!!!
Some added G, A, and B + Twinkle Twinkle

 

Tuesday, October 9th:
Today's Lesson Video (Opens to YouTube!)
*D and A string review
*Hot Cross Buns
**Added notes E, and F# (F SHARP :) )
*CBA's - G F E D C B A

 

Tuesday, October 2nd:
Today's Lesson Video (Opens to YouTube!)

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

 

 Tuesday September 25th:

*Learning to read the lesson schedule
*I tuned instruments
*Parts of the instrument labeling (most groups)
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