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B29N Q4 20 Wind Ensemble Tue 2-3:15 pm Apr 6,13,20,27 May 4,11 - Donna

$85.00

B29N Q4 20 Wind Ensemble Tue 2-3:15 pm Apr 6,13,20,27 May 4,11 – Donna

Wind Ensemble
Woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments welcome
The focus is on developing a diverse repertoire for performance and moving at a quicker pace while still creating enjoyable musical experiences
This ensemble is limited to players with significant band experience on their instrument – 4+ years playing in a concert band setting

What this band does:
The focus is on performing pieces at tempo with good intonation, style, and expression
This band is for those who wish to be challenged on their instrument
A wide range of musical styles are explored in traditional concert band instrumentation
Prerequisites:
Rent/own an instrument or purchase a stick/mallet kit if playing percussion
Play with a characteristic tone
Play Concert Major and minor scales from five flats to three sharps – two octaves where possible, minor all three forms – from memory
Read rhythms in simple, compound, and cut time. Mixed meter is used frequently
For percussion: Vic Firth rudiments – double stroke roll, ratamacue, paradiddle (both hands), scales as above on mallet instruments, timpani skills
All group playing will take place over SmartMusic

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