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Band: Junior High

    WELCOME to the

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

 

TROMBONE LINKS

Links to lots of various information pertaining to the world of trombones.

http://trombone8vb.tripod.com/links.html

 

TROMBONE HISTORY

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

 

TROMBONES ONLINE.COM

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 STUFF

trumpet pictures, sound and video clips. … Trumpet Stuff.    http://www.trumpetstuff.com/

 

TRUMPET TOPICS  (LOTS OF GREAT INFORMATION!)

Trumpet Topics
Tips and essays on various trumpet-related ideas, such as practicing, tounging, buzzing, and vibrato.    http://mailer.fsu.edu/~bgoff/tpt-tips/tips.html