We have had a great week in orchestra. The students are working very hard and making great progress.
We have had a great week in band and I know your student is looking forward to the Fall Break.
Here is a list of Web sites for various music organizations (Press Ctrl + Click to follow link on each organization).
International Clarinet Association
International Double Reed Society
International Horn Society
International Trombone Association
International Trumpet Guild
International Tuba Euphonium Association
National Flute Association
Percussive Arts Society
North American Saxophone Alliance
Violin Society of America
American Viola Society
International Society of Bassists
Learn your first basic scale for Alto Sax! This scale is awesome because you can use these notes to play a lot of fun songs. This scale has 5 notes: G, A, B, C, D.
If you need to learn any of these notes, click the links below!
G is one of our Beginner Notes on Alto Sax. It is also part of our Basic 5-note Scale! Watch the tutorials for the other notes in the 5-note scale, then you are ready to play your first scale!
How to Play A on Alto Sax - Beginner Tutorial
How to Play B on Alto Sax - Beginner Tutorial
How to Play C on Alto Sax - Beginner Tutorial
How to Play D on Alto Sax: Beginner Tutorial
This series of video lessons will provide students and instructors alike with a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental techniques for the most common percussion instruments. From instrument setup to maintenance to performance techniques, Vic Firth’s PERCUSSION 101 will cover the essential skills necessary for today’s all-around percussionist.
The curriculum for this series was compiled by members of Vic Firth’s Collegiate Educator Program which includes some of the most influential university instructors in the country. Presented by percussionist David Skidmore in a relaxed, approachable atmosphere, this series is sure to become the most widely referenced video guide for percussion education!
To learn the fundamentals for concert keyboard percussion maintenance and playing techniques, first take some time to watch the following videos.
Keyboard Percussion: Setup & Playing Position / Vic Firth Percussion 101
A discussion of general set up tips for all keyboard instruments, including moving around the instrument and feet positioning.