Independent Lessons

How to clean your instrument

This YouTube playlist has videos on how to clean each band instrument.

When you open this YouTube playlist, you can find the instrument you play and follow the steps. When in doubt, ask for help!

Flip Grid

Find our flip grid with each class name:

  • Wind Ensemble https://flipgrid.com/newlandwindensemble
  • Concert Band https://flipgrid.com/newlandconcertband
  • Beginning Band https://flipgrid.com/newlandbegband

Here are the student instructions for Flip Grid.

Weekly Tasks

Each week there will be new tasks assigned. It doesn’t matter which task you are on as long as you are practicing. Record your pass offs on Flip Grid.

There is a separate page here for all the assignments.

Essential Elements

www.essentialelementsinteractive.com

Set up a student account. In the front of your book, there is an Activation code. Here are the instructions for setting up an individual account. https://www.eeiblog.com/individual-account

Look around get familiar with the options. Practice with the recordings.

Instrument Exercises

Check out the new page where every instrument has special exercises. http://ruthmussermusic.com/exercises-for-instruments/

Metronome (Dr. Beat)

Theses are free websites:

https://www.imusic-school.com/en/tools/online-metronome/

https://www.flutetunes.com/metronome/

There are also a gazillion apps to download. Find one that works for you!

The Joy of Music in times of Crisis

With the Google form, watch in the embedded videos from YouTube and fill out the questions. https://forms.gle/aYC7DVyXhdxp9ogWA

https://youtu.be/juxOeVsJQgM – Turin 1:35
https://youtu.be/i3WJvZrh6fg?t=7 – Italian National Anthem 1:40
https://youtu.be/IiLFRCb3Q4U – “Can’t Help Falling in Love” 1:44
https://youtu.be/3LMIIJdpmes – “Nessun Dorma” 3:17
https://youtu.be/Qx2rW78uuw4 – Bagpipes 1:24
https://youtu.be/Pq0iGvSTcCY (from 2019) Notre Dame 1:01

Live Streamed Concerts

https://www.wkar.org/post/list-live-streaming-concerts#stream/0

Starting Monday March 16, there are live streaming concerts that are free to watch. Click the link and bookmark the page.

Learning a 2nd Instrument?

Go onto the 6th grade class links and practice the newly uploaded Spitfire.

Need another other? Go the 7th grade class links and work on Taiko!