Monday, October 16, 2017

6th Grade is working on their first 6 notes. They should be getting comfortable with the fingerings and music reading on these notes. They are on page 10/11 of the SOE Book. They should have a black binder/music/theory/pencil every day in class. #29 for Brass/Perc is due on Friday October 20th. #34 for Woodwinds is due in Charms on Friday October 20th. 7th Grade is working on concert music and are on Page 9 of the SOE Book. There are several assignments due in Charms this 9 weeks including playing all 5 scales two octaves. Students will be submitting practice sheets of 75 minutes a week in Charms starting this nine weeks. The Conquest marching Band competition is October 28th. All students playing the anthem are required to attend a rehearsal on Monday October 23 at 8:30 PM. 8th Grade is preparing for the October 24th concert. There are several Charms assignments due this quarter. Please make sure to check Charms. Small group members, please check your email for a new small group attendance policy.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

6th Grade is working on their first 6 notes. They should be getting comfortable with the fingerings and music reading on these notes. They are on page 10 of the SOE Book. They should have a black binder/music/theory/pencil every day in class. #29 for Brass/Perc is due on Friday October 20th. #34 for Woodwinds is due in Charms on Friday October 20th. 7th Grade is working on concert music and are on Page 9 of the SOE Book. There are several assignments due in Charms this 9 weeks including playing all 5 scales two octaves. Students will be submitting practice sheets of 75 minutes a week in Charms starting this nine weeks. The Conquest marching Band competition is October 28th. All students playing the anthem are required to attend a rehearsal at 8:30 am on Monday. Durham Winds will still rehearse that morning.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

7th Grade--#96 was due in Charms on Friday. You can still turn in for partial credit. 6th Grade--#10 was due in Charms. You may submit this week for partial credit. 8th Grade--Please notice Charm assignments that will be due. DW will perform at Covering the Bases on Friday night. Check your email for information. Allatoona 8th Grade night is Friday September 22. Your child received information today about that. You can also find the form in Charms.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

The order for the polo shirts is due Friday: Polo shirt order form: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MysvMDA_3wuTvOb6UDoFSnadFG6aTXfJnA6nzyakXAc/edit?usp=sharing

Thursday, August 17, 2017

8th Grade--Working on G-Db Scales. ET Book first two pages. Concert Music. Scale playing tests due August 18th. 7th Grade-Working F,Bb two octaves, Eb and Ab, chomatic scale one octave. SOE Book page 3-4. Concert Music. Scale playing tests are due August 18th. Formal Uniform orders are due August 18th. We will place orders next week.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

6th Grade Information

Welcome to Durham 6th Graders. Please go to this link for information about music here at Durham: https://docs.google.com/document/d/13k6oagPBOgUGFfTUtjJ9FLOhdOvKPsEJdrD8LckXkcU/edit?usp=sharing

Monday, July 17, 2017

Band Calendar

Wow, it is hard to believe that summer is almost over. I have input the 2017-2018 school year calendar in Charms for you. You can also download the 2017=2018 Handbook from this blog. We look forward to a great year!! Students will play the second day of school. Please bring your instruments and your books from last year. We will review the first couple of weeks.