• Cycle Days at GFMS

    Monday, Oct 16 - Day 3

    Tuesday, Oct 17- Day 4

     Wednesday, Oct 18- Day 5

    Thursday, Oct 19- Day 6

    Friday, Oct 20- Day 1

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  • Meningococcal Vaccine

    This vaccine is now required for students in grades 7, 8 and 12. Please call your child's Doctor with any questions.

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  • Welcome to the Principal's Office

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Mouthpiece and head-joint practicing

Utilize these links to practice on your head joints or mouthpieces

Remember you want to warm-up and practice on just mouthpieces and head joints BEFORE you play

Flutes - click here for Flute headjoint

Clarinet - click here for Mouthpiece & Barrel

Alto Saxophone players - click here for Alto Saxophone Mouthpiece & neck

All Brass Players - click here for brass buzzing

Mallet Percussion grip click here for mallet grip

Playing Practice Card

Here is the weekly Playing Practice Card  NEW updated 2017 practice card.pdf 
- students should complete this along with the written practice card (see weekly practice card box)

Students should follow the steps on this practice card for each example they are practicing
 5th grade weekly practice card.pdf 

Handbook

5th grade Handbook

 5th grade Handbook.pdf 

Supply List

5th grade Supply List  5th grade supply list.pdf 

VIDEOS

Click here to watch all of our videos5th grade Videos

- Making index cards
- Practicing on your head joints and mouthpieces
- Playing position
- Setting up your instruments

Instrument Finger Charts

Please open the file located  here - Instrument introduction fingering charts.pdf 
print ONLY the page for your instrument group

Flipped Classroom page & assignments

How to Practice Videos

Please go here and find the "How to practice video" for your instrument

how to practice
- scroll down to the bottom right to see the videos

Instrument Fingering Chart

Please print off the page only for your instrument 

 Instrument introduction fingering charts.pdf