Grade 7 Band Interview Assessment
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7Competency Interview Assessment
Meaninful Music - student ideas
Concert Videos and Pictures!
Grade 10 Jazz
Grade 8 Jazz Band
Summerhill Jazz Details
Jazz Combo Starting Survey
Theory and Assignments
Gr. 7 Intro Guitar and Djembe
Songs and Chord Sheets
October Student Self Assessment
Concert Band Outlines
7 Introductory Concert Band
8 Concert Band
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10 Senior Concert Band
11/12 Senior Concert Band
Jazz Course Outlines
Junior Jazz Course Outline
Senior Jazz Course Outline
Commercial Music Outline
Method Book Explanation
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Senior Tours: Frequently Asked Questions
2020: Proposal "Croatia & Venice"
2017: "Regrowth" The Netherlands & Germany
2014: "Of the Children" (Budapest, Croatia, Italy)
2011: "Freedom" (Dieppe, Wales, London, Vimy, Paris)
2008: "Sound of Music" (Austria, Germany, Czech Republic)
2005: "Regrowth" (Germany, France)
1999 Tokyo; South Korea
Tours: Six Year Plan 7-12
Parent "One Thing" Volunteer Form 2017/2018
Band Tour Fundraising
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Drum Rudiments and Exercises
Kit beats and exercises
Reduced Interview Assessment
Before completing this form,
make a recording of your playing that you can access from the device you are now using.
The recording could be saved to a hard drive, on your device, or in the cloud. It will probably be an mp3 file. You might need help with this - but you will have to report on your learning curve as you possibly struggle with that technical stuff!
YouTube clip of a master musician
playing on your instrument. Be ready to copy/Paste the URL
If you struggle with the technical stuff (recordings),
you still need to complete the form
by the due date...and you will reflect on your learning process...technology often gives us struggles!
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Concert Band 7 Intro
Concert Band 8 Intro
Concert Band 8
Concert Band 9
Concert Band 10
Concert Band 11
Concert Band 12
Jazz students - do this form twice.
Student Completing Assessment:
RECORDING YOUR SOUND:
Select a sample of music to play that is a good challenge for you - about 30 seconds or so. Practice. Record your playing. Listen to your recording while you evaluate your playing
Upload Recording of your Evaluation Piece
Max file size: 20MB
Record on a device. Save with YOUR FULL NAME as an mp3 and upload.
How did you record, or try?
Describe this, whether or not it worked.
If you could not record/upload at home, what is your plan to get this done?
Collaborate...innovate...at school? Lunch times? Get Senior band student to help?
Find a YouTube clip of a master musician playing on your instrument. Copy/Paste the URL here:
Master of your instrument - Sample:
Copy/Paste a YouTube URL of a master musician playing your instrument
PERFORM TO STANDARD
3=Great. 2=Okay. 1=Needs Work. ?=Not sure
Listen to your recording and answer these questions:
What music did you play?
Or, "for this assessment", if it's self-assessment...
What went well?
Why did you choose this?
What needs improvement?
Quality of Sound
Play accurate rhythms
Play accurate notes
Play proper dynamics
Play proper articulations
Use proper technique
Prepared for class
Have instrument, music, pencil...
General expectation is 1.5 hours per week.
For any " ?=Not Sure", find answers, and/or and describe here:
What would be a fair grade for you at this time?
Scroll to select
If the music is too tough or too easy for you, please give possible solutions or ideas:
Use the writing prompts below. Write a short paragraph to reflect on your learning:
REFLECTION PIECE PROMPTS: Use 3 of these writing prompts:
The piece of music shows...
The best part is...
If I did it again, I would...
It was hard for me to learn...
I used to think...but now I know...
Three things I want you to notice about my work are...
I was surprised to learn that...
A question I am curious about and want to find the answer to is...
I was on the right track about my idea about...but what I didn’t know was...
Today my thinking is like...because both...
Three things I wonder about...
What were you trying to do today?
How do you feel about what you were doing?
What part did you struggle with?
What changes did you make?
How did your thinking change?
If you were going to do this again, what changes would you make?
Today we worked on...
The part I like best is...
The part I like least is...
I’m having trouble with...
Something I’d change is...
I learned that...
I wish I had been told more about...
The part that still confuses me...
I agreed with...
I disagreed with...
I was surprised that...
This work reminds me of...
I tried to make connections by...
I found it easy to...
I had some trouble...but I solved it by...
I still wonder...
When I made my plan I thought about...
First I decided on...
Next I thought about...
Most of my time was spent...
The biggest problem was...
Next time I would...
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