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Hello, 6th Grade Chorus students and parents, and Guitar students and parents!

I hope everyone is staying well, and has everything they need. <3 

I have been enjoying "seeing" so many of you in online sessions! :D

Here is that schedule:

Office Hours:

Wednesdays 10:30 - 11:30
(I will be checking email and Teams, and will be available to chat through Teams)

Drama Club meetings: Thursdays at 10:00 through Teams

6th Grade Chorus: Fridays from 1:30 - 1:50 through Teams

7th Grade Guitar: 2:00 - 2:20 through Teams

8th Grade Guitar 2:30 - 2:50 through Teams

8th Graders:

Please take a moment to fill out this survey
for Forest Park for next year! 

Just copy and paste the link below into your browser, and answer the short survey. Thank you!!

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Schedule:

5/1/2020

6th Grade Chorus: Telling Part 2 of Les Miserables

7th and 8th Grade Guitar:

Making a guitar template, A major scale, Tallis' Canon

4/24/2020

6th Grade Chorus: Telling part 1 of the story of Les Miserables

7th and 8th Grade Guitar: Tuning the Guitar


Web Page for tuning process:

https://www.wikihow.com/Tune-an-Acoustic-Guitar


Web Page for string pitches:

for next week:

Learning "Tallis' Canon"

Here is a video that I made of this in four parts:

https://mixcord.co/acapella/p/gsBmOy4XVgGjMswdxo_1Dg/

...and the music is both below in attachments, and on the Team page. :D


4/23/2020

Drama Club: Read-through <3 



4/17/2020

 - Saying hi! :D
 - Survey Monkey Questions
 


My email is 
suttonca@pwcs.edu

Stay safe!!


Here is a link to connect to and use the app Zoom:

If you would like to practice sight-reading:

 

Sightreading Factory: free student accounts to schools closed for COVID, https://www.sightreadingfactory.com/ (just send them an email at support@sightreadingfactory.com , and they’ll take care of you from there.)

 

If you would like to brush up on your music theory:

 

MusicTheory.Net: free all the time, exercises and lessons, www.musictheory.net

 

Two Minute Music Theory (YouTube channel)

https://www.youtube.com/users/the1564studios/playlists

 

Online theory and ear-training exercises: https://www.musictheory.net/exercises

 

Breezin’ Thru - This is an online music theory program that is offering FREE accounts  https://breezinthru.com/ 

 

 

If you would like to try your hand at some composing:

 

Chrome Music Lab: free interactive music making website

https://musiclab.chromeexperiments.com

 

Musescore: Free music composition software, https://musescore.org/en

 

SmartMusic: offering free access through June 30th for COVID affected schools. Also has sight-singing practice. https://www.smartmusic.com/

 

 

If you would like to work on some a capella singing, like the Pentatonix:

Acapella: App to collaborate and sing with others in small groups, https://www.mixcord.co/pages/acapella


If you would like to brush up on your rhythm:

 

Rhythm Trainer — rhythmic dictation practice. There is a “B Mode” for modified (multiple choice!) The Rhythm Trainer

 

Online Drum groove/polyrhythm breakdown https://apps.musedlab.org/groovepizza/

 

If you want to practice singing with piano:

 

Accompanist: can be used for secondary school solo and ensemble practice, Appcompanist gives you full control over thousands of beautiful piano

 

If you want to play some music theory games:

 

Kahoot: Online quiz games, free account through end of the year, https://kahoot.com/coronavirus-remote-offer/

 

Quizizz: Online quiz games in various subject areas, https://quizizz.com/

 

Music Tech Teacher (theory games)e

http://www.musictechteacher.com/music_quizzes/music_quizzes.htm

 

Free music theory flashcards and games: Free Music Theory Lessons, Games, & Resources | Music-Theory-Practice

 

If you are looking for some new songs to learn:

 

Beth’s Notes https://www.bethsnotesplus.com/find-songs, folk songs, chants

 

If you want to know more about how we actually sing:

 

Voice Science Works - fantastic lessons and explanations of the vocal mechanism and how it functions. TONS of resources.https://www.voicescienceworks.org/vocology-toolbox.html

 

If you want to work on Ukelele:

 

Fredonia Ukulele - one of my FAVORITE sites. Over 1,000 video tutorial songs. Teaches all the chords needed. SOOO FUN for all experience levels!! https://sites.google.com/a/fredonia.edu/fredonia-ukulele/home

 

 

If you want to watch some fantastic operas!

 

The Metropolitan Opera: https://www.metopera.org/

 

…or Broadway shows:

 

https://www.broadwayhd.com/