Jazz Ensemble 4 - Honors: MU.912.S.3.4

Big Idea: Skills, Techniques, and Processes
  • Understanding: Through purposeful practice, artists learn to manage, master, and refine simple, then complex, skills and techniques.
    • Benchmark: Analyze and describe the effect of rehearsal sessions and/or strategies on refinement of skills and techniques.
☆ Categorized as Essential (E) ☆ To be evaluated by Responding Items (R)

Students will be able to:

  • evaluate progress on a section of music following a rehearsal session, and identify strategies for further improvement.
    • how to reflect, assess for retention of information/skills, review and refine deficiencies
  • develop a plan for a sectional rehearsal.
    • organization, pacing, focus, goals
  • evaluate progress on a section of music following a sectional rehearsal, and identify strategies for further improvement.
    • how to reflect, assess for retention of information/skills, review and refine deficiencies
  • create an effective personal practice plan.
    • technical exercises, flexibility exercises, long tones, etc.
  • recognize and describe the necessary factors for an effective ensemble rehearsal.
    • organization, pacing, focus, goals
  • discuss rehearsal strategies and their application to personal practice

Students will know:

  • technical exercises, flexibility exercises, long tones, etc.
  • organization, pacing, focus, goals
  • how to reflect, assess for retention of information/skills, review and refine deficiencies
  • how to reflect, assess for retention of information/skills, review and refine deficiencies
  • organization, pacing, focus, goals