14 days of Virtual Classes

14 days of Virtual Classes
Please read this information carefully so you know how to check in, AND submit your daily assignments - Thank You

Friday, January 22, 2021

  **FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 2021 6TH DAY OF VIRTUAL CLASSES-Please remember that ALL band students are supposed to check my blog page EACH day and turn in your assignment during your band class time. THESE ARE GRADED ASSIGNMENTS.

5th Grade Band: Today, I need you to count/practice/and record JUST THE BOTTOM line #25-Lightly Row, then email it to me.  Make sure you are showing me a GREAT SOUND, correct notes and correct rhythms. I have Google Meet set up today-link is at the bottom of this blog if you need help during your class time. 

6th Grade Band: Today, I need you to send me a recording of page 10, number 45-William Tell - JUST THE BOTTOM LINE (Pick up notes + measures 1-4). MAKE SURE IT IS PREPARED. I have Google Meet set up today-link is at the bottom of this blog.  

7th Grade Band: Today, I need you to send me a recording of page 12, Aura Lee ONLY BOTTOM LINE OF THE 'A' PART - remember to count/play your dynamics.  I have Google Meet set up today-link is at the bottom of this blog.  

8th Grade Band: Today, I need you to make a recording of page 18 #90 Variations on a Familiar Theme ONLY THE TOP LINE-please count it, and make sure you are playing with a GREAT sound I have Google Meet set up today-link is at the bottom of this blog.  

HS Band: Today, I need you to send me a recording of the last 16 measures of Yorkshire Ballade.  I have Google Meet set up today-link is at the bottom of this blog.   

Written Prompt for 6-12 Percussion AND Students on Quarantine-THIS ASSIGNMENT SHOULD BE ONE PAGE...NOT 2/3 SENTENCES: Today, I need you to write ONE PAGE paper about Pharrell Williams-I would like for you to find out if he was in the HS band, and tell me some interesting facts about his life and career. It can basically be one page long, no longer. Tell me about the members, stand out songs, awards, and some interesting facts about the group. joel.weisberg@isisd.net 

*Parents and/or Guardians: I will be available each day from 10:00-10:45 each day if you need me, or have any questions. Please feel free to click the link below to be in direct contact with me.

Google Meet link for TODAY

Thursday, January 21, 2021

  **THURSDAY, JANUARY 21, 2021 5TH DAY OF VIRTUAL CLASSES-Please remember that ALL band students are supposed to check my blog page EACH day and turn in your assignment during your band class time. THESE ARE GRADED ASSIGNMENTS.

5th Grade Band: Today, I need you to count/practice/and record JUST THE TOP line #25-Lightly Row, then email it to me.  Make sure you are showing me a GREAT SOUND, correct notes and correct rhythms. I have Google Meet set up today-link is at the bottom of this blog if you need help during your class time. 

6th Grade Band: Today, I need you to send me a recording of page 10, number 45-William Tell - JUST THE TOP LINE (Pick up notes + measures 1-4). MAKE SURE IT IS PREPARED. I have Google Meet set up today-link is at the bottom of this blog.  

7th Grade Band: Today, I need you to send me a recording of page 12, Aura Lee ONLY TOP LINE OF THE 'A' PART - remember to count/play your dynamics.  I have Google Meet set up today-link is at the bottom of this blog.  

8th Grade Band: Today, I need you to make a COMPLETE recording of the Star Spangled Banner and email it to me. ALL THE WAY THROUGH WITH REPEAT. Please practice, and fix the mistakes you are making, THEN send the BEST recording you can I have Google Meet set up today-link is at the bottom of this blog.  

HS Band: Today, I need you to send me a recording of Air Flow Warm-Up #4 and #5 (Woodwinds-this should not be challenging. Brass - you will need to practice, and make sure you are going UP for the additional notes).  I have Google Meet set up today-link is at the bottom of this blog.  

Written Prompt for 6-12 Percussion AND Students on Quarantine-THIS ASSIGNMENT SHOULD BE ONE PAGE...NOT 2/3 SENTENCES: Today, I need you to write ONE PAGE about the crossover Country/Rock music group The Eagles. It can basically be one page long, no longer. Tell me about the members, stand out songs, awards, and some interesting facts about the group. joel.weisberg@isisd.net 

For today: Google Meet link for TODAY

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

 **WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2021 4TH DAY OF VIRTUAL CLASSES-Please remember that ALL band students are supposed to check my blog page EACH day and turn in your assignment during your band class time. THESE ARE GRADED ASSIGNMENTS.

5th Grade Band: Today, I need you to read the 'tan block' about KEY SIGNATURE on page 7, THEN count/practice/and record line #23-March Steps, then email it to me. I have Google Meet set up today-link is at the bottom of this blog. 

6th Grade Band: Today, I need you to send me a recording of page 10, number 44 - JUST THE BOTTOM LINE (measures 5-8). MAKE SURE IT IS PREPARED. I have Google Meet set up today-link is at the bottom of this blog.  

7th Grade Band: Today, I need you to send me a recording of page 12, RHYTHM ETUDE - remember to count/play your 8th notes correctly.  I have Google Meet set up today-link is at the bottom of this blog.  

8th Grade Band: Today, I need you to send me a recording of the Star Spangled Banner - LAST 2 NOTES OF THE 2ND ENDING TO THE END. Please send the BEST recording you can I have Google Meet set up today-link is at the bottom of this blog.  

HS Band: Today, I need you to send me a recording of 12 measures of Yorkshire Ballad (different measures than your previous recording - YOUR CHOICE. Remember slow tempo and dynamics.  I have Google Meet set up today-link is at the bottom of this blog.  

Written Prompt for 6-12 Percussion AND Students on Quarantine-THIS ASSIGNMENT SHOULD BE ONE PAGE...NOT 2/3 SENTENCES: Today, I need you to write ONE PAGE about the music that has been performed/sung at the Presidential Inauguration through history. It can basically be one page long, no longer. Tell me the interesting facts of this very famous band leader/composer. joel.weisberg@isisd.net 

For today: Google Meet link for TODAY https://meet.google.com/vir-qhki-zoc

Monday, January 18, 2021

 **WEEK OF JANUARY 19-22, 2021 - 3rd Day of Virtual Learning**


...Take it easy Tuesday!!

5th Grade Band: You choose (Choose Only One), either Country music star Kacey Musgraves or Morgan Wallen. Write me a one page paper about their life, interesting things about them, and their career. Then email it to me today.

6th Grade Band: You choose (Choose Only One), either Country music star Kacey Musgraves or Morgan Wallen. Write me a one page paper about their life, interesting things about them, and their career. Then email it to me today.

7th Grade Band: You choose (Choose Only One), either Country music star Kacey Musgraves or Morgan Wallen. Write me a one page paper about their life, interesting things about them, and their career. Then email it to me today.

8th Grade Band: You choose (Choose Only One), either Country music star Kacey Musgraves or Morgan Wallen. Write me a one page paper about their life, interesting things about them, and their career. Then email it to me today.

High School Band: You choose (Choose Only One), either Country music star Kacey Musgraves or Morgan Wallen. Write me a one page paper about their life, interesting things about them, and their career. Then email it to me today.

**If you need me, I'll have my Google Meet Class open during your class time https://meet.google.com/amk-fzmm-vkg

 

Friday, January 15, 2021

**FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, 2021 2ND DAY OF VIRTUAL CLASSES-PLEASE SCROLL DOWN AND READ WEDNESDAY'S BLOG FOR COMPLETE INSTRUCTIONS SO YOU KNOW EXACTLY HOW, AND WHEN TO DO ROLL CHECK & TO SUBMIT YOUR ASSIGNMENTS** 

5th Grade Band: Today, I need you to send me a recording of page 7, number 22 - JUST THE 'B' PART. I have Google Meet set up today from 7:00 AM to 9:30 AM if you need help: link is at the bottom of this blog. 

6th Grade Band: Today, I need you to send me a recording of page 10, number 44 - JUST THE TOP LINE. Remember the first 2 notes are counted 4-Tay.  I have Google Meet set up today from 7:00 AM to 9:30 AM if you need help: link is at the bottom of this blog.  

7th Grade Band: Today, I need you to send me a recording of page 11, number 51 - remember your DYNAMICS. It would really help to count number 50, then learn 51 (they are the exact same rhythm)  I have Google Meet set up today from 7:00 AM to 9:30 AM if you need help: link is at the bottom of this blog.  

8th Grade Band: Today, I need you to send me a recording of the Star Spangled Banner - beginning to the 2nd ending only. Please send the BEST recording you can...QUALITY-A LITTLE BETTER THAN YESTERDAY.  I have Google Meet set up today from 7:00 AM to 9:30 AM if you need help: link is at the bottom of this blog.  

HS Band: Today, I need you to send me a recording of 8 measures of Yorkshire Ballad - YOUR CHOICE. Remember slow tempo and dynamics.  I have Google Meet set up today from 7:00 AM to 9:30 AM if you need help: link is at the bottom of this blog.  

Written Prompt for 6-12 Percussion AND Students on Quarantine: Today, I need you to send me an email about John Philip Sousa. It can basically be one page long, no longer. Tell me the interesting facts of this very famous band leader/composer. joel.weisberg@isisd.net 

**IF YOU DID NOT GET YOUR INSTRUMENT AND MUSIC YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY), I WILL BE AT SCHOOL FROM 7:00 AM to 9:30 AM TODAY (FRIDAY)-THIS WOULD BE FOR ANY STUDENTS THAT ARE NOT UNDER QUARANTINE**

For today: Google Meet link for TODAY ONLY was over at 9:30. You can reach me via email.

 

Thursday, January 14, 2021

**THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 2021 1ST DAY OF VIRTUAL CLASSES-PLEASE READ MY PREVIOUS POST SO YOU KNOW EXACTLY HOW, AND WHEN TO DO ROLL CHECK & TO SUBMIT YOUR ASSIGNMENTS** 

5th Grade Band: Today, I need you to 1) Shoot me an email during your class time to let me know you are 'here,' then 2) send me a recording of page 7, number 22 - JUST THE 'A' PART 

6th Grade Band: Today, I need you to 1) 1) Shoot me an email during your class time to let me know you are 'here,'then 2)send me a recording of page 10, number 43 - remember your piano dynamic 

7th Grade Band: Today, I need you to 1) Shoot me an email during your class time to let me know you are 'here,' then 2)send me a recording of page 11, number 49 - remember your metzo forte dynamic. 

8th Grade Band: Today, I need you to 1) Shoot me an email during your class time to let me know you are 'here,' then 2) send me a recording of the Star Spangled Banner - beginning to the 1st ending only. Please send the BEST recording you can...QUALITY 

HS Band: Today, I need you to 1) Shoot me an email during your class time to let me know you are 'here,' then 2) send me a recording of Air Flow Warm Ups - number 1, 2, 3, and 4 

Written Prompt for 6-12 Percussion AND Students on Quarantine: Today, I need you to 1) Shoot me an email during your class time to let me know you are 'here,' then 2) send me an email about the life of Ludwig van Beethoven. It can basically be one page long, no longer. Tell me the interesting facts of this very famous classical composer.joel.weisberg@isisd.net 

**IF YOU DID NOT GET YOUR INSTRUMENT AND MUSIC YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY), I WILL BE AT SCHOOL FROM 7:45-9:30, 11:25-1:00, AND 2:10-2:55 TODAY (THURSDAY)-THIS WOULD BE FOR ANY STUDENTS THAT ARE NOT UNDER QUARANTINE**

For tomorrow: Here's the link to check in via Google Meet meet.google.com/sfi-qbns-spv

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

**ALL BAND STUDENTS 5TH-12TH GRADE PLEASE READ** We will be doing 'virtual' assignments for the next 2 weeks. Here are the guidelines for the online assignments: 
1) By sending me your DAILY ASSIGNMENTS during your regular scheduled class time, you are showing me that you are 'here.'

2) Students are required to do the assignment for EACH day, AND submit them on the day assigned. 

3) You will need to either A) Send video assignments (from your Chromebooks) to my school email address joel.weisberg@isisd.net or B) If you have the 'voice recorder' (audio) on your cell phone, you can make an audio recording and send it to my school email joel.weisberg@isisd.net 

4) To get credit, you must submit one assignment each day. 

5) PERCUSSION STUDENTS 6-12: Your assignment will be written assignments each day. You will need to send them to me daily at my school email joel.weisberg@isisd.net 

6) STUDENTS ON QUARANTINE: Your assignment will be written assignments each day. I will post your prompt daily. You will need to send them to me daily at my school email joel.weisberg@isisd.net

7) I will set up a Google Meet each day, and if you click the link that will be on my daily blog, you can get in touch with me for any help you might have.

**STAY SAFE, AND THANK YOU FOR CHECKING IN!!**

   **FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 2021 6TH DAY OF VIRTUAL CLASSES -Please remember that ALL band students are supposed to check my blog page EACH day...