STANDARD: MU:Pr6.1.E.Ia

Demonstrate attention to technical accuracy and expressive qualities in prepared and improvised performances of a varied repertoire of music representing diverse cultures, styles, and genres.

TEACHERS:

Think about how has each student has demonstrated their technical accuracy and expressive qualities with each performance. Provide written feedback to your ensemble, sections and/or individuals.

 

STUDENTS:

As an ensemble, you will perform your selected repertoire in a variety of venues on tour. You will receive a written evaluation from your teacher. Review the evaluation and discuss with your teacher.


STANDARD: MU:Pr6.1.E.Ib

Demonstrate an understanding of expressive intent by connecting with an audience through prepared and improvised performances.

STUDENTS:

During your performance, pay close attention to how your audience reacts. Discuss the experience with the ensemble after each performance.

 

SAMPLE DISCUSSION TOPICS:

  • Which piece seemed to connect the most with the audience? Why?
  • Was the audience more or less receptive than the other audiences on tour?
  • Where there specific points in the music where the audience seemed more engaged?
  • Did the audience understand the expressive intent of the pieces? How can you tell?
  • How did the connection with the audience impact your performance individually, as a section or as an ensemble?

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