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Concert Band - 3rd Period!

Wednesday, March 9, 2016!


10:27 - 12:26!
1 hour 59 minutes!

California State Content Standards for Music, Grades 9-12 Proficient:!


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1.3 Sight-read music accurately and expressively.!
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2.4 Perform on an instrument a repertoire of instrumental literature representing various genres, styles, and cultures with expression, !
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technical accuracy, tone quality, and articulation, by oneself and in ensembles.!
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3.1 Identify the sources of musical genres of the United States, trace the evolution of those genres, and cite well-known musicians !
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associated with them.!
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3.4 Perform music from various cultures and time periods.!

California English Language Development Standards:!


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Part I. A.1. Exchanging information and ideas with others through oral collaborative discussions on a range of social and academic !
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topics.!
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Part I. B.5. Listening actively to spoken English in a range of social and academic contexts.!
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Part I. C.12. Selecting and applying varied and precise vocabulary and other language resources to effectively convey ideas.!

Music Learning Objectives:!


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1. Review the previously learned works in the repertoire in preparation for future concerts in the semester.!
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2. Understand and be able to perform the rhythms and pitches found throughout Mustang Sally.!
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3. Be able to play through all of Mustang Sally with dynamic accuracy, proper articulation, and musicianship.!
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4. Understand the musical and historical context from which Mustang Sally originated.!

Language Learning Objectives:!


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1. Understand and be able to discuss the genre Rhythm and Blues and its historical context.!
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2. Understand the musical terms: harmony, melody, repeat, structure.!
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3. Be able to understand and follow verbal instructions.!

Assessments:!
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1. Full ensemble plays through the excerpt or exercise. (informal)!
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2. Small groups play through the excerpt or exercise. (informal)!
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3. Sections play through the excerpt exercise. (informal)!
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4. Individuals play through the excerpt or exercise. (informal)!
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5. Thumbs up, thumbs down, to check for understanding. (informal)!
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6. Collection and review of vocabulary terms sheet. (formal)!

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Resources and Materials:!


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1. Foundations for Superior Performance, by Richard Williams and Jeff King. Neil A. Kjos Music Company. 1998.!
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2. Korean Folk Rhapsody by James Curnow.!
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3. Into the Storm by Robert W. Smith!
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4. Overture by Jeff Hayman.!
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5. Mustang Sally, by Bonnie Rice, arr. Jerry Burns for Marching Band. Fourteenth Hour. 2014.!
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6. Vocabulary worksheet, produced by me.!
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7. Circle of 4ths guide.!
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8. Rhythms Exercises.!
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9. Recording of Mustang Sally performed by Wilson Pickett. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kfuHgzu1Cjg!
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10. Map of the United States!
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11. TE Tuner Application!

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Instructional Strategies and Learning Tasks:!
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Schedule

Task

Strategies

Assessments

Introduction!
10:27 - 10:32!
5 minutes

Attendance and announcements.!


Explain objectives for today.

Write learning objectives on board.

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Warm Up!
10:32 - 10:47!
15 minutes

Inhale for 1, exhale for 3.!


Inhale for 1, concert F for 3.!
Inhale for 1, concert F for 3, cresc.!
Inhale for 1, concert F for 3, dim.!
Inhale for 1, concert F for 3, staccato.!
Inhale for 1, concert F for 3, tenuto.!
Circle of 4ths, 3 beats per note, 3 beats rest, in!
sequence of cresc. dim. staccato, tenuto.!
Tuning!
Foundations for Superior Performance!
Chorale 6, page 35, 281

Drumline can get their drums to reduce transition


time and work on their own materials.!

Full ensemble.

Korean Folk Rhapsody!


focus: phrasing, balance

Breathing through phrases while fingering.!


Singing a melodic line.!
Demonstrating the difference between melody
and harmony.!
Isolating sections.

Repertoire
Review 1!
10:47 - 10:55!
8 minutes

Scaffolding tasks so that one flows to another.!


Modeling dynamics, articulation, and breath.!
Singing or clapping.!
Modeling appropriate posture.!
Allowing percussion players to set up for next!
task to reduce transition time during Chorale 6.

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Full ensemble.

Repertoire
Review 3!
10:55 - 11:05!
10 minutes

Into the Storm!


focus: creating drama!

Energetic baton pattern.!


Calling out numbers and singing melodic lines.!
Isolating sections.

Full ensemble.

Repertoire
Review 2!
11:05 - 11:15!
10 minutes

Overture!
focus: energy, precision, articulation

Energetic baton pattern.!


Calling out numbers and singing melodic lines.!
Isolating sections.

Full ensemble.

Context of
Mustang Sally!
11:15 - 11:30!
15 minutes

Listen to Mustang Sally performed by Wilson Pickett.!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kfuHgzu1Cjg!
Discuss origin of Rhythm and Blues.!
Fill out remainder of Vocabulary Sheet in groups.!
Collect Rhythm sheet.

Asking what the students noticed. (i.e. Picketts


voice, the structure, the melody)!
Using the USA Map on the projector to explain
geographical regions.!
Allowing small groups of four to discuss and fill
out the remainder of the vocabulary sheet.

Review of
Vocabulary
Worksheet.

Rhythm Warm Up! Rhythm 4 from Rhythm worksheet.!


11:30 - 11:35!
Playing on a Concert Bb.
5 minutes

Clap rhythms.!
Speak rhythms.

Full ensemble.

Sight-Read!
11:35 - 11:40

Read Mustang Sally from the beginning to the end.

Call out measure numbers.!


Cue performers.!
Sing their part.!
Be generally encouraging.

Full ensemble.

Sectionals!
11:40 - 11:55!
10 minutes

Mustang Sally Sectionals, m. 29 - 41.!


Each section splits off.!
Tenor with Low Brass.!
Violins with flutes.!
Clarinets with trumpet.!
Focus on rhythms.!
Focus on notes.!

Spatially divide up the room.!


Groups are to work without playing instruments.!
Clapping, speaking, fingering, and playing on
drum pads or rims are allowed.!
Rotate around to different sections and groups,
offering help, checking for understanding.

Individual, section,
and small group.

Showcase!
11:55 - 12:05!
10 minutes

Sectional showcase, m. 29 - 41.!


Encouraging positive feedback as well as
Each section performs for the other sections.!
constructive feedback.!
Each section provides oral feedback for themselves.! Allow for second chances.
Each section provides oral feedback for the others.

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Self-assessment.!
Peer-assessment.!
Sections.

Rehearsal Part 1!
12:05 - 12:10!
5 minutes

Mustang Sally full ensemble, m. 29 - end.

Model parts by singing.!


Isolate sections.!
Indicate measure numbers.!

Full ensemble.

Rehearsal Part 2!
12:10 - 12:22!
12 minutes

Mustang Sally full ensemble, full run-through.

Model parts by singing.!


Isolate sections.!
Indicate measure numbers.!

Full ensemble.

Conclusion!
12:22 - 12:26!
4 minutes

Express how they did today.!


Announce tomorrows playing test.

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