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Band Classes
Alan Shawn Feinstein Middle School of Coventry

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Concert Dates:

2016
Tuesday, December 13th (7th Grade Band/Chorus) 
Thursday, December 15th (8th Grade Band/Chorus) 

2017
Tuesday, May 15th (6th Grade Band/Chorus)
Wednesday, May 16th (7th Grade Band/Chorus)
Thursday, May 17th (8th Grade Band/Chorus) 

 

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7th and 8th Grade Band and Chorus Students posing in Philadelphia with awards received for Superior, Excellent and Best Overall ratings.

6th Grade Band students participating in an instrumental workshop at Boston University on April 7, 2011. The clinician is Dr. Genevieve Leclaire (Visiting Professor of Music, B.U.)

 

 

Daily Evaluation Rubric

 

1

2

3

4

Posture

Student

Student is

Student uses

Student

 

demonstrates

frequently

proper posture

demonstrates

 

poor posture

reminded to use

throughout

proper posture

 

throughout the

proper posture

most of the

throughout the

 

rehearsal.

throughout the

rehearsal.

entire rehearsal.

 

 

rehearsal

 

 

Rehearsal

Student rarely

Student

Student usually

Student

Etiquette

follows

sometimes

follows

consistently

 

rehearsal

follows

rehearsal

follows

 

etiquette rules.

rehearsal

etiquette rules.

rehearsal

 

 

etiquette rules.

 

etiquette rules

 

,

 

 

like no gum

 

 

 

 

chewing,

 

 

 

 

talking while

 

 

 

 

another part is

 

 

 

 

rehearsing,

 

 

 

 

watching the

 

 

 

 

director,

 

 

 

 

coming

 

 

 

 

prepared

 

 

 

 

musically for

 

 

 

 

class.

Musicianship

Student shows

Student

Student applies

Student

Skills

little evidence

develops proper

proper tone,

demonstrates

 

of proper tone,

tone,

intonation,

mastery in tone,

 

intonation,

intonation,

technique &

intonation,

 

techniques &

techniques &

interpretation to

notes, rhythms,

 

interpretation.

interpretation.

their

technique &

 

Student shows

Student

performing.

interpretation.

 

little evidence

develops

Student plays

 

 

of playing

accurate note

notes &

 

 

accurate notes

and rhythm

rhythms

 

 

and rhythms.

playing.

accurately.

 

Performing/

 

 

 

Student attends

Concert

 

 

 

& participates

Relationship

 

 

 

in 2 mandatory

 

 

 

 

concerts per

 

 

 

 

year (winter &

 

 

 

 

spring).

 

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