Subject: Brass/woodwinds
1. Topic-
Articulation and pitch control within performance practices.
2. Content-
Articulation, Tone control, quality of sound, timbre, resonance.
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1. The students perform selected literature while achieving accurate pitch control, acute articulation examples, and mature quality of sound.
4. Objectives-
1. The students will be able to maintain proper pitch referencing in context of performance.
2. The students will be able to identify through performance a variety of articulation markings.
3. The students will perform mature qualities of sound within the context of the literature.
5. Materials and Aids-
The Pink Panther, Marches Around the World, Cars, and The Incredibles.
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1. The students will repeat exercises 4 and 8 while using proper articulation and pitch referencing.

B. Development-

1. The students will perform, section at a time, examples of proper pitch and articulation control in context of warm-up scales, etudes, and literature.

C. Practice-

1. The students will then apply practiced methods to songs acquired prior to class.
2. The students will be led through rehearsal and corrections will be given as needed.

D. Independent Practice-

1. The students are required to keep a practice log of materials practiced on their own time.

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

1. No accommodations needed

F. Checking for understanding-

1. Students will be evaluated at the end of every class by the supervising instructor.
2. Students will self evaluate on the completion of the semester and spring concert.

G. Closure-

1. Students will perform a large section of decided literature to allow application of principals learned in previous lesson.
7. Evaluation-
1. Students will be evaluated on their practice logs, attendance, participation in class, and performance accuracy.

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