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  1919 Caton Farm Road, Crest Hill, IL 60403  (815) 744-6166

Symphonic Band (7th & 8th Grade)

Announcements

  • Practice Records are due the first day back each week
    • 150 minutes per week = 30 points (100%)
  • Objective Tests | Pass/Fail
    • Objective 1 – 2 Octave Chromatic Scale
    • Objective 2 –  A Little French Suite – Excerpt defined in class
    •  Objective 3 – Darklands March – Excerpt defined in class
    • Objective 4 –  Student Selected
    • Objective 5 – Student Selected

Fundamentals & Technique

  • Chop Builders (Lip Slurs) | 1A/B through 2A/B
  • Concert Bb
    • Scale/Arpeggio/Chords
    • Technique Builder
    • Chorale – All Glory Laud and Honor
  • Concert Eb
    • Scale/Arpeggio/Chords
    • Technique Builder
    • Chorale – Crusader’s Hymn
  • Concert Ab
    • Scale/Arpeggio/Chords
    • Technique Builder
    • Chorale – For the Beauty of the Earth

Contest Literature

Concert/Performance Literature

  • Star Spangled Banner, arr. Jack Stamp | Youtube

Solo Literature

Concert Band (6th Grade)

Announcements

  • Practice Records are due the first day back each week
    • 125 minutes per week = 30 points (100%)
  • Objective Tests | Pass/Fail
    • Objective 1 – 2 Octave Chromatic Scale
    • Objective 2 – Book 2 #94 – In The Bleak Midwinter
    • Objective 3 – Book 2 #142 – Hunter’s Chorus
    • Objective 4 –  Student Selected
    • Objective 5 – Student Selected

Key Signature Practice

Fundamentals & Technique

  • Chop Builders (Lip Slurs) | 1A/B through 2A/B
  • Concert Bb
    • Scale/Arpeggio/Chords
    • Technique Builder
    • Chorale – In Ages Past
  • Concert Eb
    • Scale/Arpeggio/Chords
    • Technique Builder
    • Chorale – Come, Thou Almighty King

Method Book | Sound Innovations Book 2

  • #79 – 100

Concert/Performance Literature

Solo Literature

Intermediate Band (5th Grade)

Announcements

    • Practice Records are due the first day back each week
      • 125 minutes per week = 30 points (100%)
    • Objective Tests | Pass/Fail
      • Objective 1 – 1 Octave Concert Db Major Scale
      • Objective 2 – Book 1 #134 – Alouette
      • Objective 3 – Book 1 #181 O Canada
      • Objective 4 –  Student Selected
      • Objective 5 – Student Selected

Key Signature Practice

Fundamentals & Technique

  • Chop Builders (Lip Slurs) | 1A/B through 2A/B
  • Concert Bb
  • Scale/Arpeggio/Chords
  • Technique Builder
  • Chorale – In Ages Past

Method Book | Sound Innovations Book 1

  • #100-127

Concert/Performance Literature

Solo Literature

Beginning Band (4th Grade)

Announcements

  • Beginning Band Sign-Ups
    • Thursday, September 22nd 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    • Richland Band Room (Enter through Door 1 – District Office)

Fundamentals & Technique

Concert Literature

Jazz Band (Members Only)

Announcements

  • Jazz Band begins in 2nd Quarter

Literature

Recordings

Percussion Ensemble (Members Only)

7th & 8th Grade Percussion Ensemble

6th Grade Percussion Ensemble

Files