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Be Part of the Band

www.bepartoftheband.com (videos showing the various band instruments and parents comments about their children being in band)

 

Music Games

www.musictheory.net/lessons ("The Basics" will help with basic music vocabulary such as rhythm and pitch.)

https://www.musictheory.net/exercises/note  (note identification helps in practicing naming notes)

www.musicracer.com (practice note names and fingerings - good for 6th graders - select "easy")

PrimaryGames.com 

PBSkids.org 

http://www.classicsforkids.com/games/rhythm/rhythm.html

 

Listen to the Band Music We Are Currently Playing

www.jwpepper.com

 

How Parents Can Help Their Band Child

Encouragement:  www.conn-selmer.com/en-us/parents/beginning-band-and-orchestra/encouraging-your-student-s-success/

Instrument Care: www.conn-selmer.com/en-us/parents/beginning-band-and-orchestra/cleaning-and-maintenance/

 

Band Tutors

Flute

https://snapguide.com/guides/put-together-a-flute-and-proper-posture/

http://www.wikihow.com/Assemble-a-Flute

https://www.8notes.com/school/lessons/flute/assembling.asp

https://www.8notes.com/school/lessons/flute/headjoint.asp

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PAemCLPBomU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7KbgUuujgA

http://fabulousflute.weebly.com/how-to-set-up-and-play.html

http://fluteinfo.com/Doc/put_together/

http://www.wikihow.com/Clean-and-Maintain-Your-Flute

http://www.zacharymusic.com/Zachary_Music/FLcarePics.htm (assembly and cleaning)

fingering chart

 

Clarinet

http://www.wikihow.com/Assemble-a-Clarinet

http://www.clarinetcloset.com/clarinetassembly.html

https://snapguide.com/guides/put-together-a-clarinet/

http://www.clarinet-tips.com/clarinet-assembly.html (links to other starter information)

fingering chart

Saxophone

http://www.wikihow.com/Assemble-a-Saxophone

http://www.beginningsax.com/Saxophone%20Assembly.pdf

fingering chart

Trumpet

https://snapguide.com/guides/properly-assemble-a-trumpet/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MoQPLn1GOcM

fingering chart

Trombone

http://www.childrensmusicworkshop.com/instruments/trombone/trombonecare/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-Yj_jLNKKg

http://www.wikihow.com/Play-the-Trombone

fingering chart

Tuba

http://www.wikihow.com/Play-a-Tuba

fingering chart

Fingering Charts

https://www.umtsd.org/Page/3460

http://www.playintimeadvantage.com/extras/

 

Percussion

http://vicfirth.com/education-resource-library/ (resource for percussionists)

 

There are also lots of cool apps for music theory and tuning.