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Mr. Pecor - Lessons

Cycle 1 Group A

6th Grade Flute Cycle 1 A -

Next Lesson:    10/30
Period:                7

Assignment: Overtone Exercise -  Eb, E F, F#, G, Ab, A, Bb, B, C, C#, D
pg. 35 + 36

Memorize Eb scale (pg. 51 in book)       

Cycle 1 Group B

6th Grade Clarinet Cycle 1 B

Next Lesson:           10/30
Period                            8

Lesson Assignment:
Pop-ups, scales, C scale up high

 pg. 35 and 36


Work on the c scale with the high B and C fingerings

Cycle 1 Group C

6th Grade Clarinet 1 C

Next lesson:            10/30
Period                           1

Pg. 35.  Also do Banana Boat if you want to impress me.  - use the recordings!!! Plus, the C scale with the High B and C fingerings.  They can be found in the back of your book if you forget. 

Cycle 1 Group D

8th Grade Trumpet Cycle 1 D

Next Lesson:                  10/20

Lip Slurs, 7 Scales (adding your Eb and A scale to the example)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aOXqssDzo1Y&feature=youtu.be   ,

Pg. 9+10

D - fingered with the 3rd valve slide out.


Cycle 2 Group A

6th Grade Trumpet Cycle 2 A

Next Lesson:                  10/23
Period:                                  3

Scales, Lip Slurs, 4.23-4.28


Cycle 2 Group B

5th Grade Flute Group 2 B

Next Lesson:                 10/23
Period:                                 7

Practice Head joint and assembly and pg. 5 and 6.

Cycle 2 Group C

5th Grade Baritone

Next Lesson:                  10/23
Period:                                 8

Practice Buzzing, tounging, Practice Bb, C, D, and Eb With your fingering chart,
pg. 5-7 in book.


Cycle 2 Group D

8th Grade Trumpet Cycle 2 D

Next Lesson:                10/23
Period:                               1

pg. 22

Cycle 3 A

6th Grade Baritone/trombone

Next Lesson:                10/24
Period:                               3

Lip Slurs, Long Tones
MOS:  Pg. 30 - use the recordings!!!
  Also, Bb and Ab scales.  Use the recordings as you practice!  They will help!


Cycle 3 Group B

5th Grade Clarinet

Next Lesson:                 10/16
Period:                                3

Play on mouthpiece and Barrel, try to get F# on a tuner.  Pg. 5 count, letter names, play

Cycle 3 Group C

5th Grade Clarinet Cycle 3 C

Next Lesson:            10/16
Period:                            7

Practice mouthpiece and Barrel.  Aim for an F# on a tuner.  Work on assembling instrument and notes, C, D, E, F, and G.  Pg. 5.  Note name, count, and play

Cycle 3 Group D

8th Grade Low Brass Cycle 3 Group D

Next Lesson:                10\16
Period:                               8

Scales (5 from last year), lip slurs, long tones, ex. 1.4-1.7 use the recordings!!!


Cycle 4 Group A

6th Grade Trumpet Cycle 4 Group A

Next Lesson:                   10/25
Period:                                    3

Lip Slurs, Scales, Long Tones.  C and Bb scale.  Check my scale page from my website if you need help!!!
MOS: PG. 35 and 36
Add your D Scale to impress me.  You can find it here:


Cycle 4 Group B

5th Grade Trombone Cycle 4 Group B

Next Lesson:                 10/25
Period:                                7

Buzz, instrument assembly, watch video, Pg. 6 and 7 in book.  Count.  Say letter names. 


Cycle 4 Group C

5th Grade Sax Cycle 4 C

Next Lesson:                    10/25
Period:                                   8

Mouthpiece and neck practice.  Watch the video.   Practice notes, B, A, and G, Pg. 6-8 count, say letter names, play

Cycle 4 Group D

7th Grade Trumpet Cycle 4 D

Next Lesson:            10/25
Period:                           1

Scales, Lip slurs, long tones, 118-1.23 plus all three scales Your Bb, C, D, and Add your G scale.

Cycle 5 Group A

6th Saxophone Cycle 5 A

Next Lesson:                 10/19
Period:                                3

Pg. 31, Overtone exercises,
D Scale (concert F...can be found on bottom of page 51):  D, E, F#, G, A, B, C#, D (and backwards)

Cycle 5 Group B

5th Grade Trumpet Cycle 5 B

Next Lesson:                10/26
Period:                              7

pg. 7 and first half of pg. 8


Cycle 5 Group C

6th Grade Tuba Cycle 5 C

Next Lesson:               10/26
Period:                             8


pg. 23

Cycle 5 Group D

7th Grade Trumpet Cycle 5 D

Next Lesson:                   10/18
Period:                                 8

Scales, lip slurs, long tones,
Pg. 7


Cycle 6 Group A

6th Grade Horn Cycle 6 A

Next Lesson:                       10/27
Period:                                      3

Page 28, lip slurs, long tones

Cycle 6 Group B

5th Grade Percussion Cycle 6 Group B

Next Lesson:             10/27
Period:                           7

Pg. 6 and 7  Use the recordings from the back of the book.  

Cycle 6 Group C

7th Grade Tuba Cycle 6 Group C

Next Lesson:                   10/27
Period:                                  8

Lip Slurs, Long Tones Pg. 7

Cycle 6 Group D

7th Grade Low Brass Cycle 6 D

Next Lesson:             10/27
Period:                            1

Scales, Lip Slurs, Long tones
MOS:  Page 9 and 10

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