BAND, GUITAR, MUSIC TECHNOLOGY:
THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING KIDDO!!
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:
Cayce Carnahan- Director of Bands, Guitar, Music Technology
Please contact me at 389-7711 (ext.# 2782) or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have
any questions. For emergencies call: (510) 407-8124
-Int Jazz Band, Tues. before school and Wed. at lunch-Adv Jazz Band, Wednesday (8:00- 8:30), Friday (8:00- 8:30)-Beginning Band, Wednesday (2:15- 3:15)
-Beginning Guitar, 2b
-Advanced Guitar, 3b
- Intermediate Band, 1a
- Advanced Band, 5b
- Music Technology (section 1), 2a
-Music Technology (section 2), 4a-Music Technology (section 3), 6a
Beginning Band-Darren Smith is the director of the 5th grade band. Please contact Darren at (email@example.com) 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 and book 3 (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). The Magic Flute will not have these in stock.
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.
10/30/2018- Advanced Jazz Band at the Seahorse in Sausalito (6:30 pm)
12/10/2018- Winter Concert, Bands at 7:30 p.m./Guitar at 6 p.m., Methodist Church
12/13/2018- Intermediate Jazz Band at the Seahorse in Sausalito (6:30 pm)
1/18/2019- CMEA JAZZ FESTIVAL, Sonoma State University, Intermediate Jazz Band 2 p.m., Advanced Jazz Band 3:30 p.m., parent drivers
1/30, 2/1, 2/2- Marin County Honor Band, invitation only
2/11/2019- Throckmorton Chamber Concert, invitation only
3/2/19- CMEA Band Festival at Sonoma State University,
4/26/2019- Discovery Kingdom Band Tour, All bands, all day!, bus
5/27/2019- Memorial Day Parade, Jazz Combo
TBA- Scholarship Auditions, 3-6 pm, see me for additional info
6/10/2019- All Bands/ Guitar Spring Concert, Methodist Church
RECOMMENDED LIVE SHOWS!1/11, 1/18, and 1/25, tbd_a Quartet (featuring some of the Bay's finest jazz musicians including 2 trumpets, drums, guitar and organ!), Open Secret Bookstore in San Rafael, FREE!1/13, Free brunch show with the Plage Boys, Sweetwater, 11 a.m.
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) (http://ww.sausalitoseahorse.com/calendar.html)Throckmorton Theater (http://throckmortontheatre.org/)- another GREAT local venue that features world-class live music.Blue Note Napa (http://www.bluenotenapa.com/)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.htmVic 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)
I encourage all students who are interested in taking private lessons to call me to get a list of private teachers in the area.GuitarJames Harman (firstname.lastname@example.org/ 707-332-3228)Dave Blakey, 415-259-9824DrumsVince Littleton (email@example.com)Niels Myrner 415-419-7305PianoMax Perkoff (firstname.lastname@example.org)Susan Fritz-Prey (email@example.com)
FluteRhonda Bradetich, 208-255-9130, Rhonda@goldenflute.com
ClarinetDaniel Ferreira, firstname.lastname@example.orgSteve Bergman, 415-269-1622Kevin Stewart, email@example.com 510.205.4198Saxophone
Kevin Stewart, firstname.lastname@example.org 510.205.4198
Marcia Miget, 415-457-5365
TrumpetTyler Graves, (email@example.com)
Bill Holmes, 415-924-1282
Doug Morton, 510-917-9179
Mark Nemoyten, 415-596-1741Nick Knoles, firstname.lastname@example.org
Tetsuya Endo, 415-521-6471, email@example.comMax Perkoff, (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Trevor Bjorklund, (email@example.com)Kevin Porter, 415-269-0933
French HornKatie Dennis (firstname.lastname@example.org)