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Homework Google Form Link
Due Friday, August 12
https://docs.google.com/a/raleighcharterhs.org/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfSbtPlX8iOMaJSVQmrshXTQuCIIL-eRivtAosEbZmgnySjiw/viewform

Of Musical Note......

Congratulations to B. Kipps, clarinet and R. Mehta, percussion for representing RCHS at the 2016 North Carolina Governor's School.  

Congratulations to J. Trathen who will represent RCHS in November at the All National Concert Band Ensemble in Texas!

Winter Concert Solos
Many thanks to all the musicians who delighted the audition panel with their sounds! Decisions are never easy, but we had to make some. Here are the solo/small group slots for the upcoming Winter Concerts:

Choral: Frances Mehlenbacher and Nick Berinson
Ryan Dozer
Nuria Shin
RCHS A Capella Club

Band: RCHS Jazz Club
Pavan Chaudhari  

Formal Wear for Mixed Ensemble and Women's Ensemble
Formal Wear
New singers to Women's Ensemble and Mixed Ensemble must purchase their formal wear by Wednesday, Sept. 14. Each family should go to the site below for information on how to do measurements and how to order the formal wear.
Women: http://www.stageaccents.com/quick_delivery/product/2519/
Men: http://www.stageaccents.com/men-s/tuxedo-separates/premier-tux-ensemble.html
Should families need assistance, please contact Dr. Brown.

Practice Files for Dubinsky "We Rise Again"
Please practice with the following MP3 files. The recordings start on measure 7.
Bass
Tenor
Alto
Soprano

New Practice Trainer for Band
So....are you bored with your daily practice? Do you always practice the same way? Maybe a Metranome Practice Chart can pump-up your practice time. Click here for this chart.

All-State Sightreading Books
Sightreading is an important skill that should be practiced each day by all musicians. The link that I have listed is an excellent source for sightreading for both instrumentalists and singers.
All-State Sight Reading
All-State Sight Reading Link (credit card)

Theory Reminders and Tips for Exams

Elements of Music Handout

Extra Credit Information
For choral students, click here.
For band students, click here.

Choral Parent Meeting
Join me on August 16 from 6:00 to 7:00 pm in the Music Room (212).
For volunteer opportunities go to the Choral Sign-up Genius at
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c4caba92ba13-rchs3
Click here for the Talking Points to the meeting.

Band Parent Meeting
Join me on August 18 from 6:00 to 7:00 pm in the Music Room (212).
For volunteer opportunities go to the Band Sign-up Genius at
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c4caba92ba13-rchs2
Click here for the Talking Points to the meeting.

 

 

 

Chorus

Choral Winter Concert
Monday, December 5, 2016
7:30 pm
Kenan Recital Hall
William Peace University

 

Women's Ensemble


Mixed Ensemble

 

Concert Band

Band Winter Concert
Thursday, December 8, 2016
7:30 pm

Kenan Recital Hall
William Peace University

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Music Theory

North Carolina Music Educators

North Carolina Bandmasters Association

Central District Band Association

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Brown's email: cbrown@raleighcharterhs.org