Playing an Instrument is FUN!!!
Join the Band this year at Cornwall Terrace!!
Beginner Band Sign -ups are from September 1 - 9.
Please click the link below to see the form.
All 4th and 5th grade students have the opportunity to join the band.
Click on the link below to order your rental on-line by noon on September 9.
Visit the convenient music store for supplies and questions about the rentals.
Follow these tips for practicing at home:
1. Sit in a sturdy chair with tall posture and feet flat on the floor.
2. Use a music stand to hold your book.
3. Warm up with long tones and scale notes.
4. Play each song assigned in your book several times. Try to make it sound better each time!!
5. Remember to tap your foot to feel the beats.
6. Check your goal sheet for approaching deadlines.
7. Mark your practice times on your chart in your folder.
8. Have fun!!!!!
Let's Go Band!!!!
Check out the links at the bottom of the page to learn more about the band instruments.
Band Lessons are on Days 2, 4, or 6
Make sure to check the lesson schedule outside the band room for your assigned time!
Lesson times will change each cycle!
BAND REHEARSAL is on Day 2 from 2:30 - 3:10 p.m.
(2nd year students will attend band to prepare for the Holiday Concert. Beginners will join in February or as they are ready.)
Please mark your calendars!!!
2016 Cornwall Terrace Holiday Concert is Tuesday, NOVEMBER 29
2017 Cornwall Terrace Spring Concert is Thursday, MAY 4
Both events will be at 7:00 p.m. at the Senior High School Auditorium
Remember to fill in your practice chart!!
Challenge yourself to practice 5 days each week! Always give your BEST effort!!!
Check out the links at the bottom of this page!!!!
We will be learning how to use SMART MUSIC this year!!! Stay tuned for more information about this exciting computer program!!!
Check out the website at http://www.smartmusic.com.
Mrs. Thompson's email address is -
(Click on address) ThoDon@wilsonsd.org
My school phone is: 610-670-0180 ex. 3063
I am truly excited to work with all of the
Cornwall Terrace Band students this year!!
Links to fun activities for musicians:
Dallas Symphony Orchestra(Music Room: Learn about musical instruments, play games, etc.)
http://nyphilkids.org (Learn about musical instuments and composers too!!)
Music Theory Practice (Click here to find practice on note reading and theory skills)
Brass Fingering Practice (Click here and then choose an instrument to practice fingering skills)
Note reading practice (Click here to practice naming the notes on the staff)
Last Modified on August 31, 2016