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Mentor & Mentee 

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Helpful Links:

Teaching Suggustions

  • Have a "Musician of the Week"  
  • Music Center Education Partnerships: Symphony for schools, LA Opera Prep, LA MasterChorale HighSchoolFestival

Teaching Tools

  • Disney DVD: WW, Brass, Percussion, Strings, & Voice Overview  (contact jawest99@gmail.com)
  • Music Express Magazine
  • Donald Nguyen Choral Series, DVD set
  • Pick (guitar) Punch!  Make your own guitar picks with used up gift cards etc. @Amazon
  • Contact George Carganilla, he will mentor during lunch Band and Jazz Band
  • REHEARSAL WARM-UP TRICKS/ EXERCISE
    • Major/Mixolydian/BeBop Scales
    • When bell rings all students stand and play xyz scale
    • Sing Chords in Groups & THEN match tuning with instrument groupings
    • Begin rehearsals with stretching and breathing
    • Use only non-verbal communication for the majority of a rehearsal to help with students watching cond.

APPS!

FOR links to finding Private teachers: Find a local MTAC teacher near you  or California Music Studios

Need an excellent music Sub?  Contact Keone Morienga North 2/Northeast Valley KeoneMorienga@lausd.net or NW Valley Katryn Howell.