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Events for the Remainder of the Year:



May 4 6-8 Ice Cream Sundae banquet 5:30pm, awards 6:15pm and concert 7:00pm
May 11 9-12 Ice Cream Sundae banquet 5:30pm, awards 6:15pm and concert 7:00pm
May 13 Baccalaureate
May 20 Graduation
June 2 RRD Parade 10:00am and Alumni/Community Band performance following the parade
June 3 Community Ice Cream Social 1:00pm and Bill Riley Talent Show 2:00pm in the auditorium

Information for all the 5-12 Instrumental and 5-12 Vocal programs are found on this site.

Alumni/Community Band Information:




LINK TO HANDBOOK

UPCOMING EVENTS:


Spring Concert and Banquet - Friday May 4 (6-8) and May 11 (9-12). Awards banquet in the east dining hall @ 6:00 pm and concert in the performing arts center following the banquet.


SEMESTER TEST INFORMATION (BAND): Semester tests will consist of playing components and written components. The playing part will be the chromatic scale one octave from concert Bb ascending and descending, one of the major scales we've had this year, a short sight-reading exercise and a portion of one of our concert/contest selections.

the written part will be over basic fundamentals and the study guide is posted below.

SEMESTER TEST INFORMATION (CHOIR): Semester tests will consist of singing components and written components. The singing part will include singing your scale on solfeg up and down (do to do). Students will sight sing a short excerpt using solfeg and sight read a rhythm by clapping and counting the rhythms aloud.

The written part will be over basic fundamentals and the study guide is posted below.








Grades and Learning Targets: the two attachments below are the music performance classes learning targets and grading (assessment) procedure for those learning targets (classes). Students may reassess until the final performance skill deadline of each quarter.