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High School Symphony Orchestra

Stephen Domka, Director

Rick Ruth, Assistant Director

103 Clever Lane
Lexington, Ohio 44904
419-884-2020 Ext. 4060
domka.stephen@lexington.k12.oh.us

  

Forms for download

Lex_Orchestra_Calendar_of_Events_2017-2018.pdf(HS Orchestra Calendar)
 

Lex_High_School_Remind_101.pdf (Remind 101 Information Form)

Bow_Tie_Letter.pdf (Bow Tie Letter for Gentlemen)

Lexington_High_School_Orchestra__Handbook_2017-2018.pdf (Lex HS Orch. Handbook)










Performance Schedule (2017-2018)

Concerts will take place at the LHS Auditorium at 7:30 PM

Students should arrive at 7:00 PM for tuning.

Region Orchestra First Practice - Sunday November 5, 2017 at Lexington High School

Regional Orchestra Weekend - November 18 & 19, 2017 at Granville High School

*Winter Concert - Thursday December 7, 2017

OMEA HS Solo and Ensemble at Mansfield HS - Saturday February 3, 2018

*OMEA Large Group Adjudication at Granville HS - Friday February 23, 2018

*Spring Concert - Thursday May 3, 2018

  

  

*Denotes Mandatory Events!!

  

Daily Rehearsal Plans

Full Orchestra - Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Sectionals - Tuesday, Thursday

Warmup
Tune Strings to 441.
G, F, and C Scale warmup with full orchestra.
Woodwinds and Brass tune with electronic tuners to 440.


List of criteria
1. Correct Notes
2. Correct Rhythm
3. Correct Bowings and Breathing
4. Intonation
5. Dynamics and Articulations
6. Style and Interpretation

Music Rehearsed in Class

Moods of Mahler Symphony No. 1 by Mahler/arr. Leidig
The Grinch by Brubaker



  

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.