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pep rally!!

September 26, 2012
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hey everybody!!

i trust this message finds you doing well.

sorry for the delay on my end.  pep rally has been quite the exciting event and the band is really excited to perform on friday!!

1st period 

we have division on wednesday.  be sure to see me for a permit.  additionally, we have rehearsal after school wednesday.  thursday mandatory rehearsal before school, 7 am.  if you miss that then you cannot perform at pep rally. friday final run through at 7 am.

be sure to see mr. flygt if you need a uniform or anything else.

rehearsal went well today!!  a lot of people helped out a lot to get people fitted for uniforms.  i cannot believe how helpful everyone was!!  it was exciting to be a part of it all.

music apprciation

pick a song.  write 5 well constructed sentences to support your thoughts.  be sure to pull from the “big three.”  The groove, feel and texture.due on wednesday.

harmony 

finish self-test 1/2 for tomorrow

percussion 

we will be playing on wednesday.  fee’s due ASAP.

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spirit week!

September 24, 2012
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i hope you guys are ready for SPIRIT WEEK 2012!!  SENIORS THIS IS NOT A DRILL!!!

i hope you rested up this weekend BECAUSE WE ARE GOING TO HIT IT HARD!!!

Spirit Week Themes

  • Monday, Sept 24 – Mix and Match Day
  • Tuesday, Sept 25 – Superhero Day
  • Wednesday, Sept 26 – Retro Day
  • Thursday, Sept 27 – Geek Day
  • Friday, Sept 28 – Myrtle and Gold Day

MUSIC APPRECIATION MUSICAL MADNESS 1 IS DUE MONDAY.

HARMONY CHAPTER 1 SELF-TEST is DUE MONDAY.

Varsity Band

set list for homecoming 2012

  • Wobble
  • The Hey Song
  • We Are Young
  • Viva La Vida
  • SpottieOttieDopaliscious
  • Go Lane Go
  • Hey Ya
  • Party Rock Anthem
  • Cadences: Chasin My Tail, Funky Shooz, Spin, Lean, Go Lane Tech…maybe more

we will be rehearsing everyday afterschool from 3:20 – 4 pm.  sectionals at 4 pm.  thursday and friday morning rehearsals @ 7am.  DRUMLINE E’RY DAY @ 7 AM!! I WILL BRING DONUTS AND JUICE.  I AM SORRY FOR BEING NEGATIVE TYREK.  YOU ARE AWESOME MAN.  I TRULY FEEL THAT WAY!!

WE CAN DO THIS!!  TONIGHT!!! WE ARE YOUNG!!! PARTY HEY YA ROCK!!!!


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first day back after strike

September 19, 2012
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hey all!

great to see you all! it really is good to get back in the swing of things:

1st period

we need rental fee’s and quick start money as soon as possible.

  • ALL FEE’S DUE FRIDAY!

collectively, we need to step up our game – myself included.  go right here for all updated info about varsity band!!  DO IT!!

PLEASE LET ME KNOW IF YOU ARE ATTENDING COSMIC BOWLING ON NOVEMBER 2nd from 3-5 pm ( $12)

MUSIC APPRECIATION

  • Quiz on intro to Ewe Friday!

Harmony

1) define both perfect and absolute pitch.

2) watch the cool youtube video below and answer the poll.

3) What is the deal about F-flat Major – write it out!?

4) finish # scales, 2 octaves, for tomorrow.  here is some help.

5) quick quiz on friday on scales #’s and b’s

percussion!

  • fee’s due friday.
  • PRACTICE!
  • HOW FUN WAS TODAY – RIGHT?!

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First Thursday!

September 6, 2012
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Way to go! it is almost the weekend

Varsity Band we will be rehearsing Hey Ya! and Party Rock Anthem all day on friday!  get your stuff ready.

Music Appreciation binders and syllabus still accepted on friday.  come online here and watch some videos.

Harmony 2 octave scales: B-flat, E-flat, A-flat, and D-flat.  DUE FRIDAY.  written neatly and in pencil.

Percussion Please check these out.  Bring in your syllabus and fee when you have it.


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day 1 in the books

September 4, 2012
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greetings everyone!

congrats!  we made it through the first day!  way to go.  it was a pleasure meeting some of the new faces and it is always great to see the old ones.

varsity band sign the rules!  bring in your rental fee!  the sooner the better!

music appreciation sign the rules!  check out this site.  be sure to answer the question at the bottom of the rule sheet.  additionally:

  1. make a name tag.  first name only.  due wednesday!
  2. bring a binder with tabs by thursday.  full credit then.

harmony sign the rules.  bring a binder by thursday

percussion 

  1. sign the rules.  bring in the rental fee.
  2. make a name tag.
  3. bring a binder by thursday

and i will leave you with this…


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A Music Educator with a strong love for percussion. At Lane Tech we work on building confidence and proficiency in music. You can reach me at aflygt@cps.edu.

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