BAND PROGRAM CURRICULUM


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Portfolio - First Quarter


SKILLS:
Band/Perc: G major / E minor / C major / A minor / F major / D minor
Jazz: G bebop / E minor / C bebop / A minor / F bebop / D minor
Guard: Flag Angles / Flag Cones / Flag Drop Spins

ANALYSIS:
Practice Journal

SYNTHESIS:
Band/Perc: Method Book Etude 1
Jazz: F Basie 12-bar Blues (Improvisation)
Guard: Flag Solo

Portfolio - Second Quarter


SKILLS:
Band/Perc: Bb major / G minor / Eb major / C minor / Ab major / F minor
Jazz: Bb bebop / G minor / Eb bebop / C minor / Ab bebop / F minor
Guard: Flag Speed Spins / Flag Butterflies / Flag Tosses

ANALYSIS:
Practice Journal

SYNTHESIS:
Band/Perc: Method Book Etude 2
Jazz: G Minor 12-bar Bossa (Improvisation)
Guard: Weapon Solo


Portfolio - Third Quarter


SKILLS:
Band/Perc: Db major / Bb minor / Gb major / Eb minor / B major / G# minor
Jazz: Db bebop / Bb minor / Gb bebop / Eb minor / B bebop / G# minor
Guard: Weapon Drop Spins / Weapon Push Hits / Weapon Flourishes

ANALYSIS:
Practice Journal

SYNTHESIS:
Band/Perc: Method Book Etude 3
Jazz: F Major Bebop 2-5-1 (Improvisation)
Guard: Dance Solo


Portfolio - Fourth Quarter


SKILLS:
Band/Perc: E major / C# minor / A major / F# minor / D major / B minor
Jazz: E bebop / C# minor / A bebop / F# minor / D bebop / B minor
Guard: Weapon Tosses (Single / Double / Triple)

ANALYSIS:
Practice Journal

SYNTHESIS:
Band/Perc: Method Book Etude 4
Jazz: C Minor Songo 2-5-1 (Improvisation)
Guard: Small Guard Ensemble

SLHS

Miscellaneous Resources


Theory Unit 1
Theory Unit 2
Theory Unit 3
Theory Unit 4
Theory Unit 5
Theory Unit 6
Theory Unit 7
Theory Unit 8
Theory Unit 9
Theory Unit 10
Theory Unit 11
Theory Unit 12
Marching Field Grid
Blank Sheet Music
Music Theory.Net
Theory Reference Sheet
Rhythm Studies (Answer Sheet)
Long Tone Chart
Chorale Study
Online Metronome 1
Online Metronome 2
Online Tuner
Practice Sightreading
Tempo Vocabulary
Chords Just Intonation Chart
Music Cornell Notes
Relaxation Exercise
Music Dictionary
Piano Keyboard

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