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    Please Read the letter below for a FULL detail of assignments during DISTANCE LEARNING times.

    <<<<<<Please click on Band or Chorus to view your DISTANCE LEARNING ASSIGNMENTS

     

     Distance Learning Letter to Parents and Students

    Dear Parents & Students,

    As we begin Distance Learning, here is some information that may help you with your assignments.  I will be available to contact during regular school hours 7:15-3:15 M-F

    Contact:

    • Please use my website and Remind to access information on your assignments.
      • Band Remind: WHS Powerhouse Marching Band@whsband02
        • Visit Remind.com code whsband02
        • Text the message @whsband02 to the number 81010.
      • Choir Remind: WHSPatriotChoir@whspat2020
        • Visit Remind.com code whspat2020
        • Text the message @whspat2020 to the number 81010

    Assignments:  FULL DETAILS ON THE THE BAND AND CHORUS LINK TO YOUR LEFT

    • Band  (All assignments can be turned in via email. Remind, or a phone video chat-performance)
      • Complete the BANDO Game weekly, signed by a parent and emailed to me.
      • Scales: 3 scales recorded and sent every week
      • Theory: 2 assignments due every week
      • Concert Music:
        • Continue to practice and learn the songs that we have been working on. If you need a copy of the music, please email me.
    • Chorus
      • Complete the CHOIR Game weekly, signed by a parent and emailed to me
      • Sight-reading: 3 sight reading activities due every week.
      • Theory: 2 assignments due every week
      • Concert Music:
        • Continue to practice and learn the songs that we have been working on. If you need a copy of the music, please email me.
    • Non Performing Band/Chorus Students
      • Theory: 2 assignments due every week
      • Composer Project
      • Sound Track of My Life
      • Music in Our Schools
      • 6 Degrees of Separation (Two different due dates, Two different grades)
      • Assignments are due March 20th, March 27th, and April 3rd (April 17 & 24th are there just in case) Please schedule time to complete your assignment and post it by the due date.
      • There are no assignments scheduled for Spring Break.

     

    Other things you can do:

    • Band- Clean your instrument! (I will be posting information on how to do this along with videos to watch to make sure that you do it properly and do not mess your instrument up)
    • Send me a video of you playing or singing! I will respond and give you feedback! Think of it as a mini lesson.
    • Teach someone how to play a song on your instrument or sing your part.
    • Do lessons or exercises on musictheory.net
    • Play games on musictechteacher.com
    • Search through jwpepper.com to see what music you would like to play.
    • Use a keyboard at home or a virtual piano on the computer and find resources to learn piano. Many students use youtube.com to find lessons.
    • Compose a new song on musescore.com
    • Go to youtube.com and look up a professional on your instrument performing.

    Contact:

    If you have questions, you can email me, call me or send me a Remind and I will help the best that I can. I hope that you continue making music through this time. Spend your days helping people and bringing joy to them and you can do this through music as well as through other ways.

    Brandi Colón

    Director of Band & Chorus

    Westside High School

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Past Due Assignments

  • Sax man
    frog band
     
    Brandi L. Colón
    colonbr@boe.richmond.k12.ga.us
     
    Schedule:
    • Chorus 1: 7:30-8:30
    • Chorus 2: 8:35-9:35
    • Percussion: 9:45-10:45
    • Band 1: 10:50-11:50
    • Lunch: 11:50-12:15
    • Band 2: 12:20-1:20
    • Planning 1:25-2:30
     
    Groups to Participate in after school:
    • Powerhouse Marching Band 
    • Swingin' Patriots Jazz Band
    • Dream Team Drumline
    • Patriot Honor Choir