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FORT CALHOUN JUNIOR HIGH BAND pages!
Use the Menu on the left side to locate important information concerning the Junior High program.
For additional help or information, browse through the ONLINE RESOURCES provided below. There is help with note reading and fingerings, information about music theory, and interesting information specific to various instruments of the band. The list may be changed from time to time. Note: Fort Calhoun Schools is not responsible for browsing beyond this website.
CLARINET INFORMATION: FINGERINGS, ACOUSTICAL PROPERTIES, AND MORE..
A variety of informational items for the clarinet, some quite detailed. http://www.phys.unsw.edu.au/music/clarinet/
DRUM EXERCISES. Some great material. Check it out!
Video clips, Sound clips, Solos, all kinds of stuff to keep you busy for hours. Includes An extensive set of exercises for developing your rudimental drum technique. http://www.rudimentaldrumming.com/
eMusicTheory.com NOTE READING DRILL
This is an online practice tool for developing better and faster note-reading skills. http://www.emusictheory.com/drillNoteReading.html
FLUTE INFORMATION OF ALL VARIETIES; NUMEROUS LINKS
“Flute.com is the flute enthusiasts ultimate resource for locating flute-related information on the Internet” http://www.flute.com
FLUTE INFORMATION; Fingerings, acoustical properties.
A variety of information on flutes, some is quite detailed. http://www.phys.unsw.edu.au/music/flute/
INTERNATIONAL TROMBONE ASSOCIATION
Website of International Trombone Association; News, articles, upcoming events, etc. http://www.ita-web.org
INTERNATIONAL TRUMPET GUILD HOME PAGE
Dedicated to promoting communication and improving performance. News, resources, membership information, and history of the ITG. http://www.trumpetguild.org/
LUDWIG PERCUSSION PRODUCTS, EDUCATIONAL TIPS, AND MORE
Manufacturer of drums, hardware, accessories, and percussion marching instruments. Product list, dealers, artists, news, and education. http://www.ludwig-drums.com
musicracer.com NOTE READING – FINGERING DRILLS
This program has timed drills for both NOTE READING and FINGERINGS FOR ALL HORNS. It includes a Top 50 list of internet participants. http://www.musicracer.com/
musictheory.net BRASS FINGERING DRILLS
This program provides on practice for learning the fingerings for TRUMPET AND TROMBONE. Simple to use. http://www.musictheory.net/trainers/html/id86_en.html
musictheory.net MUSIC THEORY LESSONS, DRILLS, GAMES
In the “Lessons” section of this program are a wide selection of exercises exploring various aspects of music theory. There are lessons that would be of value to students from elementary through college music theory. http://www.musictheory.net/
musictheory.net NOTE TRAINER
This is an online practice program for developing better skills in note reading. It can be set to either or both clefs, and the range can be adjusted. http://www.musictheory.net/trainers/html/id82_en.html
NATIONAL FLUTE ASSOCIATION ONLINE
Information about membership, flute events, masterclasses, clubs, and sample articles from the Flutist Quarterly newsletter. http://www.nfaonline.org/
ONLINE TROMBONE JOURNAL
Journal in the field of trombone performance and pedagogy. Articles and reviews,
a directory of trombonists, classified ads, and other resources. http://trombone.org/articles/browse.asp
….same site, just for beginners page: http://trombone.org/jfb/
PERCUSSIVE ARTS SOCIETY
Not-for-profit educational organization, promoting drums and percussion through
network of performers, teachers, students, enthusiasts and sustaining … http://www.pas.org/
REMO DRUM PRODUCTS, EDUCATIONAL INFO, TIPS, ETC.
Drumsets, world percussion instruments, rhythm tools, and accessories. Includes events, artists, lessons and tips, and message forum. http://www.remo.com/
SAXOPHONE INFORMATION – VARIOUS TOPICS
Considerable amount of information concerning the saxophone family of instruments. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saxophone
SAXOPHONES IN THE JAZZ BAND
Some of the history of saxophones and sax artists in the jazz idiom. http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/article.php?id=306
Links to lots of various information pertaining to the world of trombones.
Researched by trombonist Karl Backstrom in Sweden, this is a history of all
different types of trombones. http://www.lysator.liu.se/~backstrom/trombone.html
TrombonesOnline offers the trombone player an online source for an extensive
variety of trombone products and information under one roof! http://www.trombone-usa.com
trumpet pictures, sound and video clips. … Trumpet Stuff. http://www.trumpetstuff.com/
TRUMPET TOPICS (LOTS OF GREAT INFORMATION!)
Tips and essays on various trumpet-related ideas, such as practicing, tounging, buzzing, and vibrato. http://mailer.fsu.edu/~bgoff/tpt-tips/tips.html