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Area Concert Songs (letter names)

Area Concert Songs Louie, Louie Concert Songs
Flute Flute Flute We Will Rock You
Clarinet Clarinet Clarinet Avengers Theme
Alto Sax Alto Sax Alto Sax Seven Nation Army
Trumpet Trumpet Trumpet  
Trombone Trombone Trombone  
Baritone Baritone Baritone  

All 2021-2022 Monthly Practice Guides can be found by clicking here

5th Grade Songs

Page # Song # Song Title Page # Song # Song Title Page # Song # Song Title
18 #11 Hot Cross Buns (6X) (Slow) 29 #40 Our First Five Note Warmup (90bpm) 37 #58 Lightly Row (60bpm)
18 #11 Hot Cross Buns 29 #41 Jingle Bells (60bpm) 37 #58 Lightly Row (90bpm)
20 #12 Claire de Lune (Slow) 29 #41 Jingle Bells (90bpm) 37 #59 Bile Them Cabbage Down (2x)
20 #12 Claire de Lune (60 bpm) 29 #41 Jingle Bells 37 #59 Bile Them Cabbage Down (7x)
23 #24 #024 Three Note Review (Jazz) 29 #42 Good King Wenceslas (Slow) (2X) 38 #60 Surprise Symphony
23 #24 #024 Three Note Review (House) 29 #42 Good King Wenceslas (2X) 38 #61 BFlat Scale Five Note Exercise- 60bpm
23 #25 #025 Hot Cross Buns (Concert Speed) 29 #42 Good King Wenceslas 38 #61 BFlat Scale Five Note Exercise- 80bpm
23 #26 #026 One Note Boogie (60bpm) 32 #45 Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (60 bpm) 38 #61 BFlat Scale Five Note Exercise- 100bpm
23 #26 #026 One Note Boogie (90bpm) 32 #45 Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (90 bpm) 38 #62 London Bridge (A Part)
23 #26 #026 One Note Boogie (120bpm) 32 #45 Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (practice) 38 #62 London Bridge (B Part)
23 #26 #026 One Note Boogie 32 #45 Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (concert) 38 #62 London Bridge (A & B Parts)
23 #27 #027 Au Claire de Lune (Concert Speed) 32 #46 Grand March (slow) 39 #63 Stodola Pumpa (with melody)
25 #30 #30 Five Note Scale 32 #46 Grand March (medium) 39 #63 Stodola Pumpa (Accompaniment only)
25 #31 #31 Tone Builder #1 32 #46 Grand March (concert) 39 #64 Frere Jacques
25 #32 #32 Tone Builder #2 33 #48 Grand March Harmony (slow) 39 #65 Mexican Jumping Beans
26   Band Warmup #1 33 #48 Grand March Harmony (medium) 40 #66 Southern Roses
26   Band Warmup #2 32, 33 #46, 48 Grand March Melody and Harmony (slow) 2 times      
26   Band Warmup #3a 32, 33 #46, 48 Grand March Melody and Harmony (medium) 2 times Concert   Louie, Louie (Practice)
26   Band Warmup #3b 32, 33 #46, 48 Grand March Melody and Harmony (concert) 2 times Concert   Louie, Louie
26   Band Warmup #4 32, 33 #46, 48 Grand March Melody and Harmony (concert) 3 times Concert   We Will Rock You
26   Band Warmup #5 33 #49 Rain Rain Stay Away- 80bpm Concert   Avengers Theme (Practice)
27 #32 Low Rest High Rest (60bpm) 33 #49 Rain Rain Stay Away- 100bpm     Avengers Theme (Concert)
27 #32 Low Rest High Rest (90bpm) 33 #49 Rain Rain Stay Away- 120bpm     America the Beautiful (with Melody)
27 #33 Aunt Rhodie (Practice) 34 #50 Five Note March- 60bpm     America the Beautiful (Background only)
27 #33 Aunt Rhodie (60bpm) 34 #50 Five Note March- 80bpm     Seven Nation Army (75% slower)
27 #33 Aunt Rhodie (90bpm) 34 #50 Five Note March- 100bpm     Seven Nation Army
27 #33 Aunt Rhodie (120bpm) 34 #50 Five Note March-120bpm     Havana (Practice)
27 #33 Aunt Rhodie (Concert) 34 #51 Skips- 60bpm     Havana
27 #34 Theme from "Jaws" (Practice) 34 #51 Skips- 80bpm     Havana (Concert)
27 #34 Theme from "Jaws" (with Intro) 34 #51 Skips- 100bpm     Havana (Accompaniment Only)
27 #35 Rain Rain Go Away (60bpm) 34 #51 Skips-120bpm     Tiburon
27 #35 Rain Rain Go Away (90bpm) 34 #52 This Old Man (slow)     Pirates of the Caribbean
28 #36 Take Five (2X) 34 #52 This Old Man (medium)     Star Wars
28 #36 Take Five (90bpm) 34 #52 This Old Man (concert)     Fun Songs #1- Batman Theme
28 #36 Take Five 35 #53 Ode to Joy (slow)     Fun Songs #1- Batman Theme (Concert)
28 #37 Three Note Samba (2X) 35 #53 Ode to Joy (medium)     Fun Songs #2- Scooby Doo, Where Are You?
28 #37 Three Note Samba 35 #53 Ode to Joy (concert)     Fun Songs #4- The Hey Song
28 #37 Three Note Samba (90bpm) 35 #54 When the Saints Go Marching In (slow)     Fun Songs #5- Chicken Dance
28 #37 Three Note Samba (120 bpm) 35 #54 When the Saints Go Marching In (medium)     Fun Songs #6- Happy Birthday 40bpm
28 #38 El Toro (90 bpm) 35 #54 When the Saints Do Marching In (concert)     Fun Songs #6- Happy Birthday 50bpm
28 #38 El Toro 36 #55 Mary Ann 2X Practice (slow)     Fun Songs #6- Happy Birthday 60bpm
28 #39 Celebration (Slow) 36 #55 Mary Ann 2X Practice (fast)     Fun Songs #6- Happy Birthday 70bpm
28 #39 Celebration 36 #55 Mary Ann (Concert Accompaniment with melody)     Fun Songs #6- Happy Birthday 80bpm
28 #39 Celebration (Accompaniment Only) 36 #55 Mary Ann (Concert Accompaniment only)     Fun Songs #6- Happy Birthday 90bpm
      36 #56 Shoo Fly (with Melody)     Tyrannosaurus Rocks!
      36 #56 Shoo Fly (Accompaniment Only)     Zombie Stomp
      36 #57 On the Bridge at Avignon      

 

**Now Students can practice their note reading skills with Note Trainer...

 To practice, click here

Below are the main songs we will be working on this year. Just choose the song title from the pull-down menu and the song will play. You may play along with them as they are the same accompaniments we use in class. All songs are in mp3 format. If you have trouble hearing the MP3 files below, you may need to download the Quicktime plug-in. To download the plug-in, click here.

Sound Files

5th Grade Practice Songs (Pull Down from the Menu)

Spring Concert Songs (Pull Down from the Menu

5th Grade Honor Band Songs (Pull Down from the Menu)

For some fun songs to play, Click here

Practice Suggestion

  1. Always concentrate on a beautiful sound
  2. Set aside a specific practice time daily (eg. 5:30 - 6:00 p.m. daily)
  3. Practice in a private area free of distractions
  4. Sit in a chair. Use a music stand if possible.
  5. Spend twenty of every thirty minutes learning new material.
  6. Spend ten of every thirty minutes playing old material..
  7. At least once a week perform for your parents.
  8. Always put your instrument away when you finish practicing
  9. Don't forget to fill out your home practice schedule.

To download a list of local private teachers, click here.