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Elementary

Forms

Allen ISD Performing Arts – Permission and Emergency Release Form – Return to your Orchestra Director

Information

Instrument rentals and materials available from Local Instrument Shops

SUPPLIES NEEDED FOR ORCHESTRA CLASS

Essential Elements 2000 – Book 1 (for your instrument)  Available for home practice on the iPad!  Audio Files can be downloaded here!

Wire Stand

Shoulder Rest for Violins and Violas (Everest or Kun shoulder rest)

Tuner – Violin/Viola – PC1 Korg Pitch Clip On Tuner
Tuner – Cello/Bass – Korg CA-1 Tuner and Intelli Microphone

Rock Stop for Cello and Bass

Rosin for your instrument

Clean Cloth to help keep instrument clean

Upcoming Events

Monday, October 16, 2017 – 6th grade Concerts – AHS Cafeteria
 (5:30 EMS, 6:30 CMS, & 7:30 p.m. FMS Concert start times)  

Links

Orchestra Handbook for Allen ISD

The Essential Elements Interactive website for practice

  • Students will activate their account from the EEi home page by clicking on the “Students” logo Student Logo and clicking “Enroll in Your Class.”
  • Students will need the school code (allenorchestra) and their student ID (Allen ISD school ID#)
  • Students will need their book with them to activate their account.

Essential Elements Audio Files can be downloaded here!

Practice Record Form for Tuesday/Thursday Orchestra Classes

Practice Record Form for Wednesday/Friday Orchestra Classes

Practice Procedures for Elementary Students

Practice your note reading skills for YOUR instrument!

Violin Fingerings   Viola Fingerings   Cello Fingerings   Bass Fingerings

Note naming help and reviewing online:

Violin (D and A string notes)   Viola (D and A string notes)   Cello (D and A string notes)   Bass (notes of the D scale)

 

CARE FOR YOUR INSTRUMENT – PLEASE READ!

String Instruments taught in orchestra

The Violin The Viola The Cello The String Bass