Ensemble Performance on MIDI Keyboards
Bartlett High School
TI:ME Technology Areas Addressed:
Electronic Musical Instruments
Prior Knowledge and Skills:
1)Basic ability in reading music notation
2)Basic keyboard skills
3)Ability to assess and evaluate constructively
NAfME standard of 1994 Addressed:
NAfME standard of 1994: Performing on instruments, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music.
NAfME 2014: Performing
NAfME standard of 1994: Reading and notating music.
NAfME 2014: Creating
NAfME standard of 1994: Evaluating music and music performances.
NAfME 2014: Responding
Four part chorales written at a suitable level
1) Students will be able to perform a single-line part alone and within the context of a larger ensemble with accurate pitches and rhythm.
2)Students will be able to evalute the performances of other student groups in regards to pitch and rhythmic accuracy.
1)Each student will learn his/her part and perform it alone on a keyboard. (10 min)
2)Each student will perform his/her part with others to complete the four part chorale. (15 min)
3)Each student will evaluate his/her performance as well as that of other students. Evaluation will be based upon accuracy of pitch and rhythm only. (10 min)
Students will be evaluated on pitch accuracy, rhythmic accuracy, and ensemble cohesion. Evaluations will be given by the instructor as well as by the other students.
Add other musical elements to be assessed (dynamics, phrasing, articulations, etc.)