Large Ensemble Lesson Plans

February 2021 Lesson Plan
March 2021 Lesson Plan
April 2021 Lesson Plan
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February 2021

February 1 – 4 Week A

Monday, February 1 (INTONATION)
6:00-6:40 Part 1 Sectional All Instruments
     -CHORALE #14 – SOP. & BASS
     -RHAPSODY IN BLUE M108 – 125
6:50-7:30 Part 2 Sectional All Instruments
     -CHORALE #14 – SOP. & BASS
     -RHAPSODY IN BLUE M108 – 125

Thursday, February 4
6:00-8:00 All Instruments Combined
      -CHORALE #14 – BASS
      -RHAPSODY IN BLUE – M121-END
      -POLKA PARTY – RUN THRU
      -RAIDERS MARCH – RUN THRU

February 8 – 11 Week B

Monday, February 8 (RHYTHM)
5:40-6:10 Viola & 2nd Violin Sectional
      -RHAPSODY IN BLUE M83-98
6:10-6:40 1st Violin Sectional
      -RHAPSODY IN BLUE M83-98
6:40-7:20 Cello Sectional
      -RHAPSODY IN BLUE M83-98
7:20-8:00 All Instruments Combined
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      -RAIDERS MARCH

Thursday, February 11
6:00-8:00 All Instruments Combined
      -E FLAT MAJOR SCALE/INTERVALS –
      -RHAPSODY IN BLUE – Section 2
      -Polka Party – M71- 111
7:20-8:00 All Instruments Combined
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      -RAIDERS MARCH– RUN THRU

February 15 – 18 Week A

Monday, February 15 (ARTICULATION)
6:00-6:40 Part 1 Sectional All Instruments
      -CHORALE #14 – SOP. & BASS
      -RHAPSODY IN BLUE M56 – 74
6:50-7:30 Part 2 Sectional All Instruments
      -CHORALE #14 – SOP. & BASS
      -RHAPSODY IN BLUE M56 – 74

Thursday, February 18
6:00-8:00 All Instruments Combined
      -E FLAT MAJOR SCALE/ARPEGGIO
      -RAIDERS MARCH – RUN THRU
      -SMOKE ON THE WATER – RUN THRU

February 22 – 25 Week

Monday, February 22 (BOWING)
5:40-6:10 Viola & 2nd Violin Sectional
      -RHAPSODY IN BLUE M131-139
6:10-6:40 1st Violin Sectional
      -RHAPSODY IN BLUE M131-139
6:40-7:20 Cello Sectional
      -RHAPSODY IN BLUE M131-139
7:20-8:00 All Instruments Combined
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Thursday, February 25
6:00-8:00 All Instruments Combined
7:20-8:00 All Instruments Combined
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March 2021

March 1 – 4 Week A

Monday, March 1 (INTONATION)
6:00-6:40 Part 1 Sectional All Instruments
      -B Flat Major in Thirds & TENOR
      -CHORALE #2 – ALTO
      -IT’S MILLER TIME M (B – E)
6:50-7:30 Part 2 Sectional All Instruments
      -B Flat Major in Thirds
      -CHORALE #14 – ALTO
      -IT’S MILLER TIME M( B – E)

Thursday, March 4
6:00-8:00 All Instruments Combined
      -CHORALE #2 – ALTO
      -RHAPSODY IN BLUE – M (121-END)
      -IT’S MILLER TIME – M (A – E)
      -RAIDERS MARCH – RUN THRU
      -SMOKE ON THE WATER – PHRASE STOPS

March 8 – 11 Week B

Monday, March 8 (RHYTHM)
5:40-6:10 Viola & 2nd Violin Sectional
      -IT’S MILLER TIME M( D – F)
6:10-6:40 1st Violin Sectional
      -IT’S MILLER TIME M( D – F)
-6:40-7:20 Cello Sectional
      -IT’S MILLER TIME M( D – F)
7:20-8:00 All Instruments Combined
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Thursday, March 11
6:00-8:00 All Instruments Combined
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ZOOM/LIVE rehearsals

      -E FLAT MAJOR SCALE/INTERVALS
      -RHAPSODY IN BLUE – Section 3-2
      -POLKA PARTY – RUN THRU
      -IT’S MILLER TIME M (A – F)
      -RAIDERS MARCH – RUN THRU

March 15 – 18 Week A

Monday, March 15 (ARTICULATION)
6:00-6:40 Part 1 Sectional All Instruments
      -CHORALE #14 – BASS
      -IT’S MILLER TIME M (B – E)
      -RHAPSODY IN BLUE M (98 – 129)
6:50-7:30 Part 2 Sectional All Instruments
      -CHORALE #14 – BASS
      -IT’S MILLER TIME M (B – E)
      -RHAPSODY IN BLUE M (98 – 129)

Thursday, March 18
6:00-8:00 All Instruments Combined
      -E FLAT MAJOR SCALE/ARPEGGIO
      -CHORALE #14 – ALTO & TENOR
      -RHAPSODY IN BLUE – Section 1
      -SMOKE ON THE WATER – PHRASE STOPS
      -SWAN LAKE – RUN THRU

March 22 – 25 Week B

Monday, March 22 (BOWING)
5:40-6:10 Viola & 2nd Violin Sectional
      -IT’S MILLER TIME M (L – END)
6:10-6:40 1st Violin Sectional
      -IT’S MILLER TIME M (L – END)
6:40-7:20 Cello Sectional
      -IT’S MILLER TIME M (L – END)
7:20-8:00 All Instruments Combined
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Thursday, March 25
6:00-8:00 All Instruments Combined
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ZOOM/LIVE rehearsals
      -CHORALE #6 – BASS
      – B FLAT MAJOR SCALE/INTERVALS
      -SWAN LAKE – RUN THRU
      -RHAPSODY IN BLUE – Section 3
      -POLKA PARTY – CHICKEN DANCE
      -RAIDERS MARCH – RUN THRU

April 2021

March 29 – April 1 (Week A)

Monday, March 29 (DYNAMICS)
6:00-6:40 Part 1 Sectional All Instruments
     – Worksheet #1B
     – CHORALE #6 – SOPRANO
     – IT’S MILLER TIME M (N – END)
     – RHAPSODY IN BLUE M (1 – 11)
     – SWAN LAKE – M (26 – 38)

6:50-7:30 Part 2 Sectional All Instruments
     – Worksheet #1B
     – CHORALE #6 – SOPRANO
     – IT’S MILLER TIME M (N – END)
     – RHAPSODY IN BLUE M (1 – 11)
     – SWAN LAKE – M (26 – 38)

Thursday, April 1
6:00-7:30 All Instruments Combined
(Play along with Part 4)

     –Worksheet #1B
     – CHORALE #6 – SOPRANO W/ BASS
     – IT’S MILLER TIME M (N – END)
     – RHAPSODY IN BLUE – M (1 – 11)
     – SWAN LAKE – M (26 – 38)
     -POLKA PARTY – CHICKEN DANCE

April 5 – 8 (Week B)

Monday, April 5 (STRING CALISTHENICS)
5:40-6:10 Viola & 2nd Violin Sectional
     –Worksheet #2A, (ACS.) Scale/ Arpeggio
     – RHAPSODY IN BLUE – (SECTION 4)

6:10-6:40 1st Violin Sectional
     –Worksheet #2A, (ACS.) Scale/ Arpeggio
     – RHAPSODY IN BLUE – (SECTION 4)

6:40-7:20 Cello Sectional
     –Worksheet #2A, Scale/ Arpeggio
     – RHAPSODY IN BLUE – (SECTION 4)

7:20-8:00 All Instruments Combined
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Thursday, April 8
6:00-7:30 All Instruments Combined
(Play along with Part 1)
     –Worksheet #2A, (ACS.) Scale/ Arpeggio
     – CHORALE #6 – SOPRANO W/ BASS
     – RHAPSODY IN BLUE– (SECTION 4)
     – SWAN LAKE – RUN THROUGH
     – POLKA PARTY – RUN THROUGH

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ZOOM/LIVE rehearsal

April 12-15 (Week A)

Monday, April 12 (PHRASING)
6:00-6:40 Part 1 Sectional All Instruments
     – Worksheet #2A (ACS.) Scales within Scale
     – CHORALE #6 – ALTO
     – RHAPSODY IN BLUE M (15 – 25)
     – SWAN LAKE – M (1 – 19)
     – IT’S MILLER TIME M (B – C)

6:50-7:30 Part 2 Sectional All Instruments
     – Worksheet #2A (ACS.) Scales within Scales
     – CHORALE #6 – Alto
     – RHAPSODY IN BLUE M (15 – 25)
     – SWAN LAKE – M (1 – 19)
     – IT’S MILLER TIME M (B – C)

Thursday, April 15
6:00-7:30 All Instruments Combined
(Play along with Part 3)
     – Worksheet #2A (ACS.) Scales within Scale
     – CHORALE #6 – ALTO w/ Bass
     – RAIDERS MARCH – RUN THRU
     – RHAPSODY IN BLUE M (1 – 35)
     – IT’S MILLER TIME M (A – D)
     – SWAN LAKE – RUN THROUGH

April 19 – 22 (Week B)

Monday, April 19 (SHIFTING TECHIQUE)
5:40-6:10 Viola & 2nd Violin Sectional
     –Worksheet #2A (ACS.) Scale Intervals
     -CHORALE #6 –ALTO – SOLO
6:10-6:40 1st Violin Sectional
     –Worksheet #2A (ACS.) Scale Intervals
     -CHORALE #6 – ALTO – SOLO
6:40-7:20 Cello Sectional
     –Worksheet #2A (ACS.) Scale Intervals
     -CHORALE #6 – ALTO – SOLO
7:20-8:00 All Instruments Combined
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Thursday, April 22
6:00 – 7:30 All Instruments Combined
(Play along with Part 5)
     – Worksheet #2A (ACS.) Scale Intervals
     – CHORALE #6 – ALTO W/BASS
     -SMOKE ON THE WATER – RUN THRU
     – RHAPSODY IN BLUE M (Section 4,3)
     – IT’S MILLER TIME M (L – End)
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