A lesson plan by David Williams, Napoli School
TI:ME Technology Areas Addressed:
Band in a box, Sibelius
Prior Knowledge and Skills:
Knowledge of Basic notation, percussion instruments, mallets and stroke order.
MENC Standards Addressed:
MENC 2: Performing on instruments, alone and with others, a varied repertoire of music.
MENC 5: Reading and notating music.
computer, speakers, sibelius and band in a box and worksheet provided
Students will have the opportunity to play 4 different instruments
in rotation, with this lesson.
Students will play each part using inst. indicated.
With students, review each percussion part.
Assign each student an instrument and let the fun begin.
With less than 4 students, filter part and play though software
Record student performance and play back to demonstrate their efforts or to point out musical changes that could or need to be made.
Substitute the parts written to other instruments as desired for a variety of timbres.
Add other instruments as needed or for more students in the percussion section.
Have students create their own music for percussion ensemble.