Year Long Classes 2 days each week Physical Education Music Spectrum 3 days each week Instrumental & Vocal Music
Rotating Classes Art Education Family & Consumer Science Health Education Technology Education
Music Classes at SDMS • Chorus - 150 per grade Mr. David McWilliams • Band – 50 students per grade Mr. Matthew Berloe • Orchestra – 20 students per grade Mr. Matthew Berloe • Music Spectrum – 18 per class Mrs. Louise Fauteux Mr. Matthew Berloe
Music Goals for Students ♪To uniquely experience & enjoy music. ♫ Learn musical concepts through a variety of quality music literature .
National Music Standards 1. Singing, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music. 2. Performing on instruments, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music. 3. Improvising melodies, variations, and accompaniments. 4. Composing and arranging music within specified guidelines. 5. Reading and notating music. 6. Listening to, analyzing, and describing music. 7. Evaluating music and music performances. 8. Understanding relationships between music, the other arts, and disciplines outside the arts. 9. Understanding music in relation to history and culture.
Concert Dates for 2010-2011 • Dec. 6th - 8th Grade Winter Concert • Dec. 12th - 7th Grade Winter Concert • June 4th - 8th Grade Spring Concert • June 6th - 7th Grade Spring Concert CONCERTS ARE WORTH 25% of student grade per semester
Extra-Curricular Performance Opportunities at SDMS Jazz Band Chorale Chamber Orchestra
SPRING MUSICAL - Aladdin Informational Meeting: September 22nd Auditions: October 20th & 21st 2:30 – 4:00 Rehearsals: Tuesday & Thursday after school Performance: March 29th & 30th
What do we do in chorus? • Come in, get settled. • Sit in sections. • Reflect on choral video. • Vocal Warm-ups • Rehearsal • Self-Assessment • Reflection – Expression • Oh… have fun too!
Don’t hesitate to contact me! Mr. David McWilliams firstname.lastname@example.org (860) 571-8300 – Ext. 108