Jason Lively

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Ann Arbor Trip Important Info!

I have two announcements about the March 7th Ann Arbor Trip. I have no more room for chaperones! Thank you to those who volunteered! Please meet me in the main office at 8:45. The student spots have all been filled! If someone who was supposed to go is absent tomorrow I will take a name …

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Need Help Reading Your Notes?

If you are having trouble reading your notes here is a great website where you can practice! https://www.musictheory.net/exercises/note If you play Cello, Bass, Trombone, Baritone, or Tuba please change the clef to bass clef using the settings tab in the top right hand corner.

Track Concert Info!

Unis will be hosting two concerts in April. The first is April 23rd at 5pm. ALL Violin/Orchestra Students that I teach will be performing at this concert. The second concert is April 30th at 5pm in the Unis Gym. All band students that I teach will be performing at this concert. All students will be …

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Winter Concert Info!

The Unis Middle School Winter Concert will take place on Wednesday, December 19th at 4pm in the Unis Gym. The students all received a handout that tells them what to wear and when to be there. All students will come to the music room after school and will need to be picked up after the …

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I will be at the following conferences: November 12th: McCollough-Unis in room 143. November 13th: McDonald Elementary (4-7pm) on the stage. November 15th: William Ford Elementary (4-5:30pm) in the 2nd floor teachers lounge. If you are unable to see me at the conference time for your school you may come to any of the others …

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6th Grade Fall Informance!

The 6th Grade Orchestra will be hosting some of our McCollough Elementary students for the Fall Concert. This will be a great opportunity for parents to see how their students have grown and for the elementary students to see the opportunities they have in the years to come! The concert will be in the Unis …

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Concert Dates

Students will be coming home with a handout about their concerts over the next few weeks. As a precursor,  I would like to post the basic information here. November 8th @2-3pm – 6th Grade Orchestra will be performing for the 4th & 5th graders at McCollough Elementary. Parents are welcome to come watch. December 19th …

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Band Help

If you are struggling with getting the first 5 notes on your band instrument here is a wonderful website that has videos to guide you through each step of playing those notes. It’s especially great for flute and saxophone! Directions: 1- Go to http://basicband.info/ 2- Select your instrument in the top right menu. 3- Click Video …

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Class Materials

Hi Everybody! This week your student received a syllabus this week in class that has my contact info as well as the materials they will need for class. They had the option to either borrow a method book from me OR purchase their own from a local music store or Amazon. Here are the stores …

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Welcome Back! 2018-19 School Year

Welcome back! This year is a year of progress and of change! First, I have moved over to Unis Middle School and will be teaching 5th-8th grade Instrumental Music. It’s an exciting change and I am very much so looking forward to working with the kids! Second, our numbers have almost doubled this year! Along …

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