Waynesboro Middle

wmsWelcome to the WMS Band Page!

WMS Director: Matt Walker

Email: walkerm@wcsdms.com

Intermediate Band -1st Period – 7:25 – 8:20

Advanced Band – 2nd Period – 8:33 – 9:28

5th Grade Music Class – 3rd Period – 9:31 – 10:26

Beginner Band – 4th Period – 10:29 – 11:24

Upcoming Performances:

 

 

6th Grade Beginner Videos:

Beginner Lesson – Posture, Breathing, Sizzle (for all Wind Instruments)

Flute

Beginner Flute Lesson 1 – Opening the Case & Naming the Parts

Beginner Flute Lesson 2 – How to Make a Sound!

Beginner Flute Lesson 3 – How to Put the Flute Together

Beginner Flute Lesson 4 – How to Hold the Flute

Beginner Flute Lesson 5 – First Note! D

Beginner Flute Lesson 6 – New Note (Eb) & Shark Attack!

Clarinet

Beginner Clarinet Lesson 1 – Opening the Case, Naming the Parts

Introduction to Reeds

Beginner Clarinet Lesson 2.1 – Assembling the Mouthpiece, Barrel, and Reed

Beginner Clarinet Lesson 2.2 – How to make a sound! (embouchure, band face, and first sound)

Beginner Clarinet Lesson 3 – How to put together (assemble) the clarinet

Beginner Clarinet Lesson 4 – How to Hold the Clarinet & Home Keys

Beginner Clarinet Lesson – The First Three Notes

Alto Sax

Alto Sax Beginner Lesson 1 – Opening the Case, Naming the Parts

Introduction to Reeds

Alto Sax Beginner Lesson 2 – How to Assemble Mouthpiece, Reed, and Neck

Alto Sax Beginner Lesson 3 – How to Put the Sax Together

Alto Sax Beginner Lesson 4  – How to Hold the Saxophone (Playing Position)

Trumpet and Trombone

Improve your Trumpet Sound! The Basics of BUZZING the Mouthpiece

Other Videos

Flute

Clarinet

Alto Sax

Trumpet

Trombone

Percussion

 

Note Naming Game: CLICK HERE

 All Grades – Practice Cards are due every Monday!

You may print one here: Practice Card

Playing Test Grading Rubric

Each playing test will be graded with the following rubric. Test yourself to see how you rate: Performance Rubric

Percussionists 

Zombie Squirrels Cadence