8th Grade - Homework

Migration Performance on Monday, 3/16!

posted Mar 8, 2020, 11:41 AM by Eric Shieh

All students have set their own commitments for bringing their best work to our POL on 3/16. We will be performing three songs as an orchestra, and students will be presenting their "Reverse Thread" covers of songs from outside the U.S. in their jazz combos. There is a required rehearsal after school on Monday from 3:30-4:15pm.

Rhythm Instrument "Bootcamp" ends Jan. 7

posted Dec 25, 2019, 9:12 AM by Eric Shieh

Students have selected their rhythm and harmonizing instruments for our new case study, and have until January 7 to demonstrate basic proficiency on them. Any students who wish to check out their instruments need to have a signed permission form on file!

Playing Test on Friday, 11/8

posted Nov 1, 2019, 7:55 AM by Eric Shieh

Students will be recording parts of DRAGON SLAYER and HIP HOP ETUDE #12.

Note Reading Test #4 on Friday, 10/18

posted Oct 16, 2019, 1:48 PM by Eric Shieh

This test will include ALL 16 NOTES! Study hard!

Third Test on 10/8 (Tues)

posted Sep 25, 2019, 9:27 AM by Eric Shieh

The third note-reading test will take place on Tuesday, October 8. It will cover 12 notes, including all notes on the A, D, and G strings.

Homework for 9/24

posted Sep 15, 2019, 3:57 PM by Eric Shieh

The second note-reading test will take place on Tuesday, 9/24. It will include 8 notes: D, E, F, G, A, B, C, and high D.

Welcome to 8th Grade!!

posted Sep 15, 2019, 3:56 PM by Eric Shieh

Make sure you review the 8th grade overview with your family, and return the signed permission slip for checking out your instrument!

POL is on 3/25!!!!!

posted Mar 6, 2019, 10:30 AM by Eric Shieh

All students are required to attend. All music students are performing! Invite your parents! Invite your grandparents! Invite your aunts and uncles and sisters and brothers and neighbors! It's going to be EPIC.

Recording on Tuesday, 11/13

posted Nov 8, 2018, 3:35 PM by Eric Shieh

Students will be recording DRAGON SLAYER and PERFECT for assessment on Tuesday.

THE BIG TEST is on Friday, 10/19

posted Oct 13, 2018, 12:31 PM by Eric Shieh

The big note-reading test: 16 possible notes + 15 seconds each slide is on Friday. STUDY! See Mr. Shieh for help! Ask your friends to quiz you... make this your best test!

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