Message for band students:
I just wanted to let all of you know that I am thinking about you, and I am looking forward to making music with you again soon.
In the meantime, I have posted a few ideas on Google Classroom for you to consider. There are no new assignments right now, and there is no pressure! I am just providing some suggestions in case you are looking for new music to play, and new ways to practice at home. Unfortunately, we still haven’t received any information about how or when students who left personal items (books, instruments, etc.) at school will be able to access them. That information will be shared with the school community by Mrs. Cole as it becomes available.
I just signed up for a free 30 day trial that allows us all access to a really great program called SmartMusic. Through the program, we have access to a giant library of music which you can play along with online. It includes solos, method books (including Standard of Excellence), band arrangements, jazz tunes and more. All of the details (including access codes for each grade level) are posted in Google Classroom. I encourage you to have a look and try it out.
Please continue to follow the health guidelines that are being shared every day by Dr. Morrison, and take good care of yourselves, your friends, and your family.