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Portia Njoku

Beginning Band in B12!

Welcome to Beginning Band! My name is Ms. Njoku. I have been here at Coyote Ridge for almost 3 years now and I am very excited for this coming school year. In our band, students are expected to:

  • To keep food, drinks, and gum out of the classroom.  Water is allowed and encouraged.
  • Keep cell phones out of sight and on silent mode while in class.
  • Be respectful of everyone.
  • Bring all of your materials everyday. (instrument, music, and pencil- No pens)
  • Do not touch anyone else’s instrument.
  • Play your instrument and talk only when directed.
  • Be ready to learn.
  • Have fun!

Please check out the calendar for your instrument.

Mondays: 1:50pm- 2:35pm.  Tuesdays:2:50pm- 3:35pm.  Wednesdays: 2:50pm- 3:35pm.

Band Necessities For Success

In order to be successful in Band, students need to bring their instruments, music, and a pencil to band everyday. The music book we are using is Standard of Excellence Enhanced Comprehensive Band Method by Bruce Pearson. A folder to hold handouts will also be helpful.

Instrument Tutorials

Here are some youtube videos that will demonstrate how to assemble and maintain your instrument. Please review them from time to time.

Flute

Flute assembly, Disassembly and Daily Maintenance (Hornsmasher)

https://youtu.be/X2pJhhJ1F6I

 

Flute assembly and Posture (Eva Regan)

https://youtu.be/4X4jmrIBwhI

 

Flute Embochure (Eva Regan)

http://you.be/VZnkp_6onds

 

Clarinet

Clarinet assembly, Disassembly and Daily Maintenance (Hornsmasher)

https://youtu.be/5Llrt9ICnkg

 

Clarinet Embochure and partial assembly (Eva Regan)

http://youtu.be/3_iJn6Gzj9g

 

Clarinet Assembly and first 3 notes (Eva Regan)

http://youtu.be/onGk_-M1sMk

 

Trumpet

Trumpet assembly, Disassembly and Daily Maintenance (Hornsmasher)

http://youtu.be/7amjgygKefc

 

Trumpet embochure (Eva Regan)

http://youtu.be/GJgAkeUHMgc

 

Trombone

Trombone assembly, Disassembly and Daily Maintenance (Hornsmasher)

http://youtu.be/MskwEWVxTj8

 

Trombone Assembly and Posture (Eva Regan)

https://youtu.be/jKDvW8Rfmk0

 

Trombone Embochure (Eva Regan)

https://youtu.be/nJ5es-eolEQ

 

Calendar

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Sunday
9/17/17
Monday
9/18/17
Tuesday
9/19/17
Wednesday
9/20/17
Thursday
9/21/17
Friday
9/22/17
Saturday
9/23/17

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Ms. Njoku with her instrument. Can you guess what it is called?

Ms. Njoku with her instrument. Can you guess what it is called?

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