Digital Music Assignment 5.26 – 5.29

Hi Howard Dragons! I hope you had a great Memorial Day/Eid Weekend. All instruments and supplies need to be returned on Thursday, May 28th. Please see the school blog and/or your teacher’s blog for more info.

There is a short and easy assignment this week in Google Classroom that does not require an instrument to complete. All info and an explanation video can be found in the assignment in Google Classroom. As always, if you have any questions, please reach out.

Digital Music Assignment 5.18 – 5.21

An assignment for students in band and orchestra has been posted in my Google Classroom. Students will listen to a short podcast about classical music in commercials and then research a song they think will fit into a commercial for an elegant and expensive car. All work is due by Thursday this week due to the Memorial Day holiday. As always if anyone has questions please reach out. I hope everyone is doing well and staying safe.

Digital Band/Orchestra Assignment 5.11 – 5.15

Hi Howard Students and Families. I miss you! I hope you all are doing well. This week you have two assignments due by Friday.

1.) lesson: Rhythm, Half and Whole Notes. I created a “how to” video for this week since some of you got confused about how the program worked when I assigned it last time. I hope it helps clear up any questions. All info can be found in Google Classroom.

2.) Chrome Music Lab Song Creation Lesson. Note you don’t need your instrument to do this assignment as you will be creating electronic music. A how-to video and instructions are in the Google Classroom assignment.

Take care and stay safe!

Band & Orchestra Digital Learning Assignments 5.4 – 5.8

Hi All! This week, students have two assignments due in Google Classroom. All students will complete a lesson in uTheory called “beat, quarter and eighth notes”. This program is free and students should have created an account already. Band kids have one song due in Smartmuic as well. Orchestra kids have an assignment in Google Classroom called “Doodle Music.” All assignments are due by Friday 5/8 @ 3:30 pm. Email me with any questions, concerns or just to say hi:) I’m happy to help! Take care everyone.

Digital Music Assignment 4.27 – 5.1.20

Hello Howard Dragons! This week you will find an assignment for band and orchestra in Google Classroom. We will learn about the art of improvisation and create your own improvised song. All directions can be found in GC. The assignment is due by Friday May 1st by 3:30pm. If anyone has questions or needs help just shoot me an email and I am happy to assist.

Take care and have a great week!

Digital Learning Assignments 4.20 – 4.24 for Band and Orchestra

Hello Howard Musicians and Parents. All assignments can be found in Google Classroom. All work is due this Friday. Orchestra students will research a famous violinist and Band students have two exercises due in Smartmusic. The codes are as follows:

Howard Band: zpnaq3t

Howard Orchestra: ksc6cqu

If you are in band you will need a Smartmusic account. I sent sign up information to all students and parents last week. If you need me to resend or require assistance please contact me.

I will be joining the other Howard Specials on a Google Meet taking place on Wednesday, April 22 from 10-10:30am. The code to join is specials2420.

Here are some helpful videos for getting started in Smartmusic.

I hope everyone is healthy and safe. I miss all my Howard students and look forward to seeing you on Wednesday morning!

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