Panda Philharmonic & LGPE Information

Home practice is a requirement of this class.  Remember to look at the 4th & 5th Grade Strings page for practice resources.  This is an auditioned class.  

Some Upcoming Dates:
December 10, 2019 @ 6:30 p.m.     Winter Concert at Vineville Academy
February 25, 2020 @ 6:00 p.m.         Pre-LGPE concert at Vineville Academy
March 2 , 2020:                                         LGPE at Howard High School
April 25, 2020:                                          Some of you may also participate in Solo & Ensemble at ACE

LGPE music selections for 2020:
Click below to listen to recordings at J.W. Pepper.

Busy as a Bee by Compello
Stringchant by Del Borgo
Fiddling Farmers by Gruselle

Here is a guide that can help you prepare for LGPE: lgpe practice guide 2020.pdf  

LGPE Practice Exercises
String Chant Exercises:
String Chant Exercises Violin Part.pdf          String Chant Exercises Viola.pdf   
String Chant Exercises Cello.pdf                     String Chant Exercises Bass.pdf 

Fiddling Farmers Exercises:
Fiddling Farmers Exercises violin.pdf          Fiddling Farmers Exercises viola.pdf
Fiddling Farmers Exercises cello.pdf            Fiddling Farmers Exercises bass.pdf

We can vary dynamics, tempos, bow strokes, etc. as we practice the skills needed to play our LGPE pieces.

Congratulations on earning "Superior" ratings from all three judges at LGPE in 2019!!! Here are videos of your performance.
Arco-ology.mp4
Spider Web.mp4
Lackawanna Locomotive.mp4

D Major Scale color coded.pdf

Additional Pieces of Music:
Holiday Mixer.mp3

Rigadoon violin 3 part
Rigadoon viola 3 part
Rigadoon cello 3 part
Rigadoon bass open string part
Rigadoon piano part mp3 (listen for the 2 measure introduction)

 

 

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