Technical requirements:

In order to develop fluency in all keys relevant keys, every term you will add two or more scales to your knowledge. You will be asked to perform both current and previous scales at grade-appropriate tempos with a metronome.

ASSESSMENT:

Students will be asked to perform their with a metronome and will be assessed based upon accurately performing at any of the given tempos.

  • Exceeding Expectations / A – Accurate at next grade tempo
  • Meeting Expectations / B – Accurate at current grade tempo
  • Minimally Meeting Expectations / C – Accurate at previous grade tempo
Grade Level Tempos (ONLINE METRONOME):
  • Grade 7 – In quarter notes at Q=92
  • Grade 8 – In quarter notes at Q=96
  • Grade 9 –  In quarter notes at Q=104
  • Grade 10 –  In quarter notes at Q=144
  • Grade 11 –  In quarter notes at Q=160
  • Grade 12 –  In quarter notes at Q=168
Grade    Term     Sound Innovations Exercise
  • 7            1           110, 196
  • 7            2           188, 192
  • 7            3           196, 179
  • 8            1           188, 189, 180
  • 8            2           184, 196, 185
  • 8            3           192, 193, Bb Chromatic
  • 8            4           200, Bb Chromatic
  • 9            1           188, 189, 180, 181
  • 9            2           184, 185, 196, 197
  • 9            3           192, 193, Bb Chromatic
  • 9            4           200, 201, Bb Chromatic
  • 10         1           10, 64, 100, 153, 17
  • 10         2           182, 213, 242, 273, 216
  • 10         3           301, 318, 333, 350, Full Range Chromatic
  • 10         4           364, 369, Full Range Chromatic
  • 11        1          7, 364, 50, 369, Full Range Chromatic
  • 11        2          82, 327, 124, 342, Full Range Chromatic
  • 11        3          152, 268, 182, 284, Full Range Chromatic
  • 11        4          210, 298, 240, 313, Full Range Chromatic
  • 12        1          7, 364, 50, 369, Full Range Chromatic
  • 12        2          82, 327, 124, 342, Full Range Chromatic
  • 12        3          152, 268, 182, 284, Full Range Chromatic
  • 12        4          210, 298, 240, 313, Full Range Chromatic