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Lexington Elementary Orchestra

4th, 5th, and 6th Grade Strings

Stephen Domka, Director

 419-884-2020 Ext. 4060
domka.stephen@lexington.k12.oh.us
  
 

Forms for download!
Eastern_Strings_Handbook_2016-2017.pdf (Includes Handbook, Calendar, Private Teacher List, and Handbook Contract Form)

4th_Grade_Beginner_Strings_Information.pdf (Beginner Strings Information Letter)

Booster_Assistance_Form_2016.pdf (Lex Music Boosters Assistance Form)



6th_Grade_Strings_Remind_101_Instructions.pdf(Remind 101 Texting for 6th Grade Strings)

5th_Grade_Strings_Remind_101_Instructions.pdf (Remind 101 Texting for 5th Grade Strings)

4th_Grade_Strings_Remind_101_Instructions.pdf (Remind 101 Texting for 4th Grade Strings)

Parade_of_Strings_Elementary_Letter_2017.pdf (Spring Concert letter for 4th and 5th Grade)

Band_String_Fridays_2016_PDF_version.pdf (String/Band Friday Schedule)




 
Performance Dates 2016-2017

 

All Concerts will take place at the LHS Auditorium at 7:00 PM!!
All students should arrive at 6:30 for tuning.
  
Winter Concert (4th Strings and 5th Band) - Tuesday, January 10, 2017
 
Winter Concert (5th & 6th Strings and 6th Band) - Thursday, January 12, 2017
 
*4-5 String Practice #1 - Tuesday, April 4, 2017 (2:40-5:00 PM)
 
*4-5 String Practice #2/Pizza Party  - Tuesday, April 18, 2017 (2:40-5:00 PM)
 
Spring Concert (4-6 Strings) - Thursday, April 20, 2017
  
 * Please note the practice is ONLY for grades 4 and 5!  Students will be transported by bus from Eastern to the High School.
Parents will pick up their child at the High School at 5:00 PM.
  
  
  
4th Grade Strings
Open A and D Strings
Early Bow Hold with pencil and balance point on bow
Packing and Unpacking instrument



5th Grade Strings
Tuning instruments back up!
Essential Elements Book 1
D and G Scale (1 octave)

 
 
6th Grade Strings
Tuning instruments back up!
D and G Scale (two octave)
Jingle Bells
Up on the Housetop
St. Lawrence Overture by Elliot DelBorgo
Prairie Trail by Bishop
New World Symphony Theme by Dvorak/Arr. Allen



  
Objective Goals, Assessments, and use of Technology
 
The following is a list from the music course of study. This list is used regularly during our rehearsals and our study of music theory.
Course of Study Objective Goal 1 - Student understands different cultural styles of music.
Music Course of Study - Page 66
Assessment - Participation/Cooperation/Written Tests.
Technology - Tuners used for tuning of instrument.
 
  
Course of Study Objective Goal 2 - Students perform composers musical intent.
Music Course of Study - Page 67
Assessment - Participation/Cooperation/Written Tests.
Technology - Metronome used for correct tempo’s on score.
 
Course of Study Objective Goal 3 - Students evaluate their own performance.
Music Course of Study - Page 68
Assessment - Participation/Cooperation/Written Tests.
Technology - Tuners, Metronome, Playing tests digital recordings.
 
Course of Study Objective Goal 4 - Students identify music as a reflection of culture.
Music Course of Study - Page 69
Assessment - Participation/Cooperation/Written Tests.
Technology - Tuners used for tuning of instruments.