Third Term Skills

Grade 7

Scales:  Bb Concert scale, arpeggio and thirds (Standard of Excellence, pg. 42)

F, Eb and Ab concert scales and arpeggios

Technique: Instrument Solo: Sawmill Creek

Band Repertoire

Theory: Sharps and flats, dotted rhythms (Standard Of Excellence Theory workbook, 6T-10T)

Grade 8

Scales:  Bb major, F major,  Eb major and Ab major scales with thirds (Standard of Excellence Book 2, pg.  42)

Relative minor scales

Chromatic scale: one octave

Technique: Instrument solo: Student’s choice

*Percussion:  snare or mallet solo: Student’s choice

Review scales as above on mallets (demonstrate in class)

Band Repertoire:

Theory: Major scale construction (Standard Of Excellence Theory workbook, 6T)

Grade 9

Scales:  Review Bb, Eb, Ab, and F major scales with arpeggios and thirds

Review g minor, c minor, f minor and d minor scales

Chromatic scale: two octaves

Technique: Instrument solo: Student’s choice

*Percussion:  snare or mallet solo: Student’s choice

Review scales as above on mallets (demonstrate in class)

Band Repertoire

Theory: Major and minor scale construction (Standard Of Excellence Theory workbook, 6T-9T)

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