Grade 5 Instrumental Music

Weekly Ongoing Homework:  PSSD East Music Practice Log

  • Practice Log to be kept by students, signed by parents/guardians and handed in weekly.

Daily lesson sheets:

Lesson Sheets

5 Dec – Clavet Aberdeen

4th Dec allan colonsay

1st Dec – Clavet Aberdeen

30th November – Colonsay/SCP

28th November – Allan/SCP

27th November – Clavet/Aberdeen

16th Nov


Week of 13th September 2017

Big Questions:

  • What creates sound?
  • What are Pitch and Rhythm?
  • What is the Music Alphabet?
  • What is Solfege?

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First Division Hub Classes this Wednesday September 19th

Hello and welcome back!

Our first Division Classes are on the way this coming Wednesday. Please see the attached below about the new ensemble choices. Students will be asked to pick their top four ensembles for the breakout classes.

All our ensembles will combine with the West classes for our concerts this year.

All students have to fill in a bus form —>  Bus-Form-2018-19                                                                                                 (Pick up and drop off times are found in the bus form)

Sample: East Hub Ensembles – 2018/19

Division Winds  (Intermediate/Senior)

  • Style: Traditional, Classical, Original, Contemporary
  • Who: All Students grades 7-12
  • Instrumentation: Instrumental music/limited Vocal
  • Concepts: Improvisation Classical, Traditional, original, Contemporary music
  • Performance Opportunities: Winter Concert, Optimist Festival, Watrous Festival, Spring Concert, Music Monday/Resonate In-division Tour

Sectional Ensembles –      Woodwind/ Brass/ Percussion

  • Style: Small Ensemble
  • Who: All Students, broken into 3 like sections
  • Instrumentation: Brass/Percussion/Woodwinds
  • Concepts: Small Ensembles, Instrumental Techniques, Music Appreciation
  • Performance Opportunities: Small Ensemble performances at Winter/Spring Concert/In-division Tour/Watrous Festival

Techniques Class:                                                                                        

  • Style: 1 on 1 lesson
  • Who: All Students pulled out of the course of the year from sessions 1 and 2
  • Instrumentation: Brass/Percussion/Woodwinds
  • Concepts: Technique, Musicianship, Skills, Coursework, Solo performance
  • Performance Opportunities: Watrous Music Festival, Winter/Spring Concert


  • Style: Jazz, Rock, Funk, Pep Band, Soul, Pop
  • Who: Anyone with interesting in performing/singing
  • Instrumentation: Instrumental music/limited Vocal
  • Concepts: Improvisation, Songwriting, Transcription, Arranging, History, Theory, Performance
  • Performance Opportunities – Resonate Gala, Winter Concert, Bassement Jazz Night, In-Division Tour, Spring Concert


  • Style Choir, Acappella, Folk Music, First Nations Storytelling, Musical Theatre, Beat Poetry.
  • Who: Anyone with an interest in Singing, no experience necessary
  • Instrumentation: Vocal music with limited instrumental
  • Concepts: Songwriting, Transcription/Arranging, History, Harmony Analysis, Structure, music appreciation


  • Style: Percussion Ensemble
  • Who: Any Student – no percussion experience necessary
  • Instrumentation: Percussion Instruments
  • Concepts: Rhythm Awareness, Body Percussion, Drumline
  • Performance Expectations: Winter/Spring Concerts, Watrous Music Festival, In-Division Tour, Music Monday/Resonate

 STRUNG    *New for 2018/19

  • Style: Guitar ensemble/combo
  • Who: Any that plays/wants to learn Guitar
  • Concepts: Intro Sept-Jan Advanced Jan-June.


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