Sibelius Orchestra

Sibelius Orchestra Online

Our JQOP online music enrichment is designed to provide distance learning enrichment including music literacy worksheets, music apps to improve home practice sessions, and inspiring videos of professional musicians and ensembles.

Home Practice Apps Starter Set

These two free mobile apps are all you need to support your home practice sessions

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Download and print Music Literacy Packet and create a free Zoom account

Violin
Literacy Packet
Viola
Literacy Packet
Cello/Bass
Literacy Packet
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Sibelius Shared Folder

Virtual Learning Set-Up

Week of March 23rd

Learning Objectives:

  1. I can play an 'A' Natural Minor Scale slowly https://youtu.be/cSQxEN0WKro

  2. I can demonstrate the first 4 measures of William Tell pizzicato

  3. I can identify all notes and rhythms in reading #80-81

Week of March 30th

Learning Objectives:

  1. I can play an 'A' Natural Minor Scale with ease https://youtu.be/cSQxEN0WKro

  2. I can demonstrate the first 8 measures of William Tell pizzicato

  3. I can identify all the notes in Moon Over Ruined Castle melody https://youtu.be/6dbouXtzYq8  https://youtu.be/fGPNfdznKNE

Week of April 6th

Learning Objectives:

  1. I can play an 'A' Minor Arpeggio

  2. I can demonstrate first 8 measures of William Tell with the bow doing all marked hooked bows https://youtu.be/kek1kHtQkzM https://youtu.be/QTLV6dVQJ-E https://youtu.be/rZdUFSqI3xI https://youtu.be/8GkDckOCMvE

  3. I can identify all the notes in Moon Over Ruined Castle harmony

Week of April 13th

Learning Objectives:

  1. I can play Moon over Ruined Castle melody

  2. I can play William Tell m. 1-12

  3. I can identify the difference between major and minor tonalities

Week of April 27th

Learning Objectives:

  1. I can play Moon Over Ruined Castle harmony while hearing the melody

  2. I can demonstrate All the hooked bows in William Tell 

  3. I can identify F# or F Natural by listening

Week of May 4th

Learning Objectives:

  1. I can play all of Moon over Ruined Castle with a smooth bow

  2. I can demonstrate dynamics in William Tell

  3. I can identify if a familiar song is Major or Minor by listening

Week of May 7th

Learning Objectives:

  1. I can play all of Moon over Ruined Castle while listening to the other part

  2. I can demonstrate impulse m1-8

  3. I can identify E string and C string notes

Double Your Impact Before April 30th

All donations made before April 30th will be matched up to $19K by the Massachusetts Cultural Council

Tuning your Instrument

Tuning the pegs on all string instruments

Violin Tuning

Cello Tuning

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Viola Tuning

Bass Tuning

How to Rosin a Bow

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Tuners can be used to help ‘tune’ an instrument and produces a sustained sound to use as a tool for playing better ‘in tune’ during home practice.

Interested in
Private Lessons?

Our team of talented Teaching Artists may be availabe upon request for private lessons. Please complete the form below if you are interested in learning more. 

Metronome Apps

Metronomes can be used to keep a steady beat while you practice. Here are a few low-cost apps for your mobile device.

Pulse - Free

Drum Loops & Metronome - Free drum loops

Music Apps

Below is a list of fun music apps to keep your home practice fun and entertaining while you play your instrument.

Scales and Sight Reading Apps

Scales are the basic language of music and it's important to practice daily. But you can also make it fun!

Serious Music to Watch

Listening to great music is just as important as playing it. Enjoy these iconic string pieces played by the world's top performers!

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