Junior Band and Elementary Band at Delone Catholic

 

      
            
 

Group News

  • Elementary Band Begins

    Elementary Band rehearsal will begin Monday night, January 7th at 7:00 p.m. in the Band Room at Delone Catholic High School.  Please enter the building via the faculty parking lot on Delone Avenue.  Students should bring their lesson book and their instrument.

    Elementary Music/Junior Band
  • Instrumental Registration Meeting

    There will be a meeting Monday night, August 27th at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria at Delone Catholic for students in grades 4-8 interested in staring to play a band instrument.  At the meeting, we will give an overview of our program and allow the students to "test drive" the instruments.   If you are unable to attend the meeting, please contact Mrs. Yealy at music@delonecatholic.org as soon as possible. 

    Elementary Music/Junior Band
  • Junior Band

    Junior Band rehearsal will start on Wednesday, August 29th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the band room at Delone Catholic. 

    All current members along with the Elementary Band Black Belts who received music over the summer should report. 

    All other former Elementary Band members will attend rehearsal starting Wednesday, September 19th unless notified by Mrs. Yealy. 

    Elementary Music/Junior Band
  • Lessons

    Lessons will resume the week of August 27th.  You will be notified by email with a specific day and time.

    Elementary Music/Junior Band
  • SUMMER MUSIC CHALLENGE

    Week 1.  Find and practice a piece that is in 3/4 time.

    Week 2.  Find and practice a piece from another country.

    Week 3.  Find and practice a piece written by a composer whose last name begins with "B".

    Week 4.  Find and practice a patriotic piece.

    Week 5.  Find and practice a piece written for tv, movies or a musical.

    Week 6.  Find and practice a duet.

    Week 7.  Find and practice an American folk song.

    Week 8.  Find and practice a piece composed before 1900.

    Week 9.  Find and practice a piece with a first and second ending.

    Week 10.  Find and practice a piece of your choice.

     

    Elementary Music/Junior Band

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Starting an Instrument

To view the Join the Band presentation Mrs. Yealy gives at her "Starting an Instrument" meetings, click here.  Then click the arrows under the pictures to move through the presentation. In full-screen mode, press the space bar to move forward through the presentation.
 
To explore the various band instruments, view Mrs. Yealy's Virtual Band Room Tour.
 
Click here to watch an 11-minute video demonstrating all the band instruments one by one from BePartOfTheBand.com .
 
Click here to watch a fun and informative 15-minute video that introduces the various families of instruments you can play in band from BePartOfTheBand.com .
 
Parents: Click here to watch a 5-minute video of interviews with real beginning band parents and their band director fromBePartOfTheBand.com .
 
Students: Click here to watch a 1-minute video of interviews with real beginning band students from BePartOfTheBand.com .

Summer Practice Challenge

Music for the challenge can be taken from lesson books, sheet music, song books or websites that contain public domain music.

Week 1:  Find and practice a piece from another country.

Week 2:  Find and practice a piece that uses a repeat sign.

Week 3:  Find and practice a piece in 3/4 time.

Week 4:  Find and practice a piece written by a composer whose name starts with "B".

Week 5:  Find and practice a patriotic piece.

Week 6:  Find and practice a piece that uses a natural sign.

Week 7:  Find a practice an American folk song.

Week 8:  Find and practice a piece written before 1800.

Week 9:  Find and practice a duet.
              
Week 10:  Find and practice a piece of your choice.

Thank you for participating in the Summer Practice Challenge.

 
Print the  Summer Practice Challenge Record Sheet and follow the directions listed on the sheet.