By:Claire R and Jennifer G
Thinking about maybe joining band? Or just wondering what the band kids are up to? Well, the Jazz Band and Beginning Band have a concert on December 8th, plus the Advanced and Intermediate bands have a concert on the 10th. We are going to interview a few people in Beginning Band and Jazz Band. The concert is a winter concert so some of the kids, if they want, will be wearing festive hats.
Q: How long have you been playing your instrument?
A:”I’ve played my flute since September.”-Chloe.M
“I’ve played my clarinet since the beginning of the year.”- Isabella.C
“I’ve been playing flute for two and a half years.”-Rafael
“Two and a half years of playing clarinet.”-Emme
Q:What is your favorite song that your band played?
“Holiday sing along.”-Emme
Q:How did your band do?
“I think the band did pretty good.”-Emme
Q:How was the playing at the concert?
A:”The Jazz Band was amazing”-Chloe.M
“The Jazz Band was wonderful”- Isabella.C
“The beginning band improved.”-Rafael
Beginning Band Questions
Q: Do you think you improved from last time you played and how?
A:”Yes. There was articulation.”-Chloe.M
“Yes. We learned dynamics.”-Isabella.C
Q:Do you want to continue playing throughout middle school and why?
A:“Yes,because it’s fun and I like Mrs.Fraser.-Chloe
“Yes, because it’s fun.”-Isabella.Collins
Q:What’s been the hardest part so far?
A:”I had trouble with my high notes F and G.”-Chloe.M
“I had trouble with switching between my low notes
A and B.”-Isabella Collins
Q: Do you want to play through high school and why?
A:”Yes because I enjoy it.”
“Yes because i always wanted to play in band.”-Emme
Q:What was hardest thing for you in beginning band?
A:”To make a sound.”-Rafael
“Make a sound.”-Emme
Q:What was your favorite part over all the years?
A:”Going to the elementary schools.”-Rafael