Strings & Orchestra

Orchestra Assignments

Homework and Due Dates

Intermediate Orchestra

I have sent out the music via email.  Please let me know if you need a hard copy and I will have one for you in my box in the lobby for pick up.  

To keep on track for a Spring Concert, please submit the following segments by the due date listed via video.  I am also working to create music tracks that will have everything BUT your part so you can play along and see how it fits together.  I will post them here when they are finished.

Deadline

Piece

Measures

March 30

The Fox

1-20

April 6

Orchestra Time Card

500 Minutes (turn in via email or text)

April 6

The Fox

21-36 **see video

April 13

The Fox

37-53

April 20

The Fox

54-end

April 20 One Bow Concerto Solo videos due
May 8 Orchestra Time Card  500 minutes

**I will be creating some instructional videos for the timing in this section I hope to have those done fairly soon and will post them to this page.

 

Con Brio

Deadline

Piece

Measures

April 6

Orchestra Time Card

500 Minutes

 

April 6

It Takes Two

Whole Piece

 

April 20

Baccanale**

Whole Piece

 

May 8

 

Orchestra Time Card 500 Minutes

**music coming soon

Rogers Orchestra Performance 19-20 Calendar
March 12, 6:30 pm new Parent Night
RAS Spring Ensemble Concert May 28, 6:30 pm

How to sign up for lessons:

please email Mrs. Carpenter at holly.carpenter@rogersschool.org 

We offer on our campus and next door at WWVA the following private lessons:

Suzuki Bass, Cello, Violin, Viola and Classical Guitar

Piano


Beginning Orchestra
Grades 3-4 and completion of Minuet 1 or equivalent and the "I Can Read Music" or similar sight reading book.  All students in orchestra must be enrolled in private, in person lessons (skype lessons are not considered to fulfill this requirement).  All students must attend Beginning Orchestra for 1 year, prior to joining Intermediate Orchestra.

Intermediate Orchestra
Grades 4-6 and completion of Suzuki Book 1 or equivalent, 1 year in Beginning Orchestra at RAS or equivalent if a transfer student, “I can Read Music” or similar sight reading book.  All students in orchestra must be enrolled in private, in person lessons (skype lessons are not considered to fulfill this requirement).

 
Con Brio
Grades 6-8.  6th graders must be in Suzuki Book 4 or equivalent and audition to join Con Brio. All students in orchestra must be enrolled in private, in person lessons (skype lessons are not considered to fulfill this requirement).


Mrs. Carpenter begin  her violin studies at the age of 5, at Rogers Adventist School, in the then new Strings Program,  under the tutelage of Kathleen Spring. While in college Mrs. Carpenter taught in the string program at Walla Walla University. She graduated in 2000 with a dual major in Music and Theology from Walla Walla University.   Mrs. Carpenter had active private studios in Austin, Texas and Seattle, Washington prior to moving to Walla Walla in the fall of 2014.  Mrs. Carpenter has served on the Board of Directors for the Suzuki Association of the Americas and as the Director of the Japan Seattle Suzuki Institute.  She also has an MA in Old Testament from the Adventist Theological Seminary and an MA in Hebrew Language and Literature from the University of Texas at Austin. 

 

 

Holly Blackwelder Carpenter, Strings

Holly.Carpenter@rogersschool.org

(509) 529-1850 x232

 

"Character first, then ability." —Shinichi Suzuki