First, I would like to tell you all how much I enjoyed our first rehearsal yesterday. I feel confident that we're going to have an excellent semester and I am greatly looking foward to seeing you all develop as phenomenal musicians over the next number of weeks.
As we talked about in rehearsal, one of the most helpful things to do when learning new music is listen to it! Please use the links below to access recordings to the 5 pieces you find in your folder:
We also talked about the importance of being prepared for rehearsal. We have precious few rehearsals and the more you look at your music before Wednesday the more we can get done as a group! Please prepare the following sections before next time:
March of the Chromozoids: measure 1-21. Pay careful attention to all of your accidentals and chromatic passages. Use those fingering charts I gave to you help out.
Saxes on the Sea: measure 1-33. Don't forget that you are in the key of Eb- so check your concert A flats!
What a Wonderful World: measure 27 to the end.This piece is also in Eb and really focus on a nice smooth, legato style.
I hope you have a wonderful week (in our Wonderful World) and I look forward to seeing you on Wednesdsay!
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