Orchestra Syllabus

6th and 7th grade   Letter Grade system

8th Grade %Percentage points


30%    Concert Grade          One performance per nine-week period. 

20%   Practice Grade          Taking Instrument home, practicing musical passages, scales and exercises.

                                           Students will take instrument home each day they have Orchestra class.

                                          One point will be taken off each time an instrument is left over night.

25% Class Participation     Student will come to class with instrument, accessories and music.                         

                                          Students will activity participates in musical rehearsal.                                                                                    

20%   Playing test              Students will perform assigned musical passages, exercises and 

                                       Scales.  4 test per nine weeks’- worth 5 point each

5%Written Assignments    Music History, Music Theory, Performance Reviews.