BAND, GUITAR, MUSIC TECHNOLOGY
THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING KIDDO!!
Cayce Carnahan- Director of Bands, Guitar, Music Technology
Please contact me at 389-7711 (ext.# 2782) or email@example.com if you have
any questions. For emergencies call: (510) 407-8124
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Music advocacy and research. Please explore the following web pages!!!
-A collection of research that supports music education:
-A moving short video about the benefits of studying music:
-A PBS documentary featuring Bobby McFerrin that studies the affects of music
on the brain:
-Jazz rhythm and it's affects on the brain:
Jazz Band will start when in-person learning resumes
Intermediate Woodwinds- period 1
Beginning Guitar- period 2a
Intermediate Brass & Percussion- period 2b
Advanced Woodwinds- period 3b
Advanced Guitar- period 4b
Music Tech 2- period 4a
Music Tech 1- period 5b
Advanced Brass & Percussion- period 6a
Panther Time- 7th grade
Beginning Band-Darren Smith is the director of the 5th grade band. Please contact Darren at (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any questions. I will be co-teaching the Wednesday Beginning Band practices at MVMS with Darren.
Required Materials:Beginning Guitar- Hal Leonard Guitar Method Book 1/ acoustic guitar (no electrics)/ pick (1.5 mm)/ extra strings (especially 1st string E)/ capo.Music Technology- no materials required
Advanced Guitar- Hal Leonard Guitar Method Book 2/ same as above
Intermediate Band- You will need to own a copy of the Standard of Excellence book 1 and book 2 (enhanced version). The Magic Flute should have these in stock, but you may want to call ahead.Advanced Band- You will need to own a copy of the Standard of Excellence book 2 (enhanced versions if available). The Magic Flute should have this in stock, but you may want to call ahead.Advanced Jazz Band- tbaIntermediate Jazz Band- tbaYou can purchase these books from JW Pepper (800-345-6296) or Amazon. The Magic Flute may not have these in stock so call ahead before making the trip.
The Calendar is Subject to Change!!! Please check back occasionally for updates. We will wear our music dept. shirts and khaki pants to all performances. Contact me if you need to purchase a shirt or would like to borrow one for a performance. I also have a limited number of khaki pants to borrow.
No in-person performances will be scheduled until it is safe. We will have a virtual perfomance and I'll let you know the date as soon as it is determined.
RECOMMENDED LIVE SHOWS!
RECOMMENDED LIVE VENUES!
Sweetwater Music Hall (Kiddo sponsor!)- a GREAT local music venue that features live music 7 days a week (some free shows too!). Lots of big name acts along with lesser known groups that will blow you away! Check out their website for a complete listing (http://www.sweetwatermusichall.com/calendar/)Seahorse in Sausalito- a convenient and relaxed venue to catch a show and see some really talented musicians perform. Live music 7 days a week and a great (and free!!) jam session every Tuesday at 7 pm featuring Noel Jewkes (sax) and live salsa bands every Sunday (http://ww.sausalitoseahorse.com/calendar.html).Terrapin Crossraods in San Rafael- live music 7 days a week with lots of free kid-friendly family shows!Seahorse in Sausalito- a convenient and relaxed venue to catch a show and see some really talented musicians perform. Live music 7 days a week and a great (and free!!) jam session every Tuesday at 7 pm featuring Noel Jewkes (sax) and live salsa bands every Sunday (http://ww.sausalitoseahorse.com/calendar.html).Throckmorton Theater (http://throckmortontheatre.org/)- another GREAT local venue that features world-class live music.SF Jazz (https://sfjazz.org/)Yoshi's (http://www.yoshis.com/calendar/)SF SymphonyMarin Symphony
Marin Youth Symphony: This is a wonderful local youth orchestra that attracts some of the best talent in the Bay Area. It is open to advanced middle school and high school students. See the following website for more information about auditions: www.marinsymphony.org/youth/youth_orchestra.htmCazadero Music Camp- a wonderful summer camp for all musicians!! Highly recommended!!!Vic Firth- A percussion website that walks you through the rudiments and has multiple videos on various techniques and styles.
Guitar Master Class- A great resource for guitarists that includes free online lessons.
California State Music Standards:
Local music stores:
Magic Flute: San Rafael- 479-3112
Banana's at Large- 457-7600 (guitar/bass/drums/keyboard)
Marin Music Center: Novato- (415) 897-4131
Bronstein's Music: South S.F.- 650-588-2502
A+G Music: Oakland- 510-832-0381
A Drummer's Tradition- 458-1688 (drums)
Here's a list of GREAT local private teachers!GuitarJames Harman (email@example.com/ 707-332-3228)Dave Blakey, 415-259-9824DrumsVince Littleton (firstname.lastname@example.org)Niels Myrner 415-419-7305PianoMax Perkoff (email@example.com)Susan Fritz-Prey (firstname.lastname@example.org)Alice Kubo (https://alicekubopianostudio.wixsite.com/website)
FluteRhonda Bradetich, 208-255-9130, Rhonda@goldenflute.com
ClarinetDaniel Ferreira, email@example.comSteve Bergman, 415-269-1622Kevin Stewart, firstname.lastname@example.org 510.205.4198Saxophone
Kevin Stewart, email@example.com 510.205.4198
Marcia Miget, 415-457-5365Peter Graves, firstname.lastname@example.org
TrumpetTyler Graves, 440-364-0770
Bill Holmes, 415-924-1282
Doug Morton, 510-917-9179
Mark Nemoyten, 415-596-1741Nick Knoles, email@example.com
Trombone/BaritoneMax Perkoff, (firstname.lastname@example.org)Tetsuya Endo, 415-521-6471, email@example.com
French HornKatie Dennis (firstname.lastname@example.org)