First Year Orchestra
 
Skills covered:
  • Read notes on the staff
  • Write notes on the staff
  • Identify note fingerings
  • Read basic rhythms
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Unit 1: D, A (D4 [0], A4 [0])
 1-1.  Read D, A
  Exercise
Read Notes
Level 1
 1-2.  Write D, A
  Exercise
Write Notes
Level 1
 1-3.  Fingering D, A
  Exercise
Finger Notes
Level 1
 1-4.  Read Rhythms in 4/4
  Exercise
Read Rhythms
Level 1
 1-5.  Terms & Symbols 1
  Exercise
Terms & Symbols
Level 1
Unit 2: E, F#, G (E4, F#4, G4)
 2-1.  Read E, F#, G
  Exercise
Read Notes
Level 2
 2-2.  Write E, F#, G
  Exercise
Write Notes
Level 2
 2-3.  Fingering E, F#, G
  Exercise
Finger Notes
Level 2
 2-4.  Read Rhythms in 4/4
  Exercise
Read Rhythms
Level 2
 2-5.  Terms & Symbols 2
  Exercise
Terms & Symbols
Level 2
Unit 3: High C#, high D (C#5, D5)
 3-1.  Read High C#, high D
  Exercise
Read Notes
Level 3
 3-2.  Write High C#, high D
  Exercise
Write Notes
Level 3
 3-3.  Fingering High C#, high D
  Exercise
Finger Notes
Level 3
 3-4.  Read Rhythms in 4/4
  Exercise
Read Rhythms
Level 3
 3-5.  Terms & Symbols 3
  Exercise
Terms & Symbols
Level 3
Unit 4: B (B4)
 4-1.  Read B
  Exercise
Read Notes
Level 4
 4-2.  Write B
  Exercise
Write Notes
Level 4
 4-3.  Fingering B
  Exercise
Finger Notes
Level 4
 4-4.  Read Rhythms in 4/4
  Exercise
Read Rhythms
Level 4
 4-5.  Terms & Symbols 4
  Exercise
Terms & Symbols
Level 4
Unit 5: Low G, C, A (G3, C4, A4 [4])
 5-1.  Read Low G, C, A
  Exercise
Read Notes
Level 5
 5-2.  Write Low G, C, A
  Exercise
Write Notes
Level 5
 5-3.  Fingering Low G, C, A
  Exercise
Finger Notes
Level 5
 5-4.  Read Rhythms in 2/4
  Exercise
Read Rhythms
Level 5
 5-5.  Terms & Symbols 5
  Exercise
Terms & Symbols
Level 5
Unit 6: Low A, low B, D (A3, B3, D4 [4])
 6-1.  Read Low A, low B, D
  Exercise
Read Notes
Level 6
 6-2.  Write Low A, low B, D
  Exercise
Write Notes
Level 6
 6-3.  Fingering Low A, low B, D
  Exercise
Finger Notes
Level 6
 6-4.  Read Rhythms in 3/4
  Exercise
Read Rhythms
Level 6
 6-5.  Terms & Symbols 6
  Exercise
Terms & Symbols
Level 6
Unit 7: F (F4)
 7-1.  Read F
  Exercise
Read Notes
Level 7
 7-2.  Write F
  Exercise
Write Notes
Level 7
 7-3.  Fingering F
  Exercise
Finger Notes
Level 7
 7-4.  Read Rhythms in 4/4
  Exercise
Read Rhythms
Level 7
 7-5.  Terms & Symbols 7
  Exercise
Terms & Symbols
Level 7
 7-6.  Key Signatures (C, D, G) 1
  Exercise
Key Signatures
Level 1
Unit 8: High C (C5)
 8-1.  Read High C
  Exercise
Read Notes
Level 8
 8-2.  Write High C
  Exercise
Write Notes
Level 8
 8-3.  Fingering High C
  Exercise
Finger Notes
Level 8
 8-4.  Read Rhythms in 3/4
  Exercise
Read Rhythms
Level 8
 8-5.  Terms & Symbols 8
  Exercise
Terms & Symbols
Level 8
 8-6.  Key Signatures (C, D, G) 2
  Exercise
Key Signatures
Level 2
Unit 9: High E, high F# (E5 [0], F#5)
 9-1.  Read High E, high F#
  Exercise
Read Notes
Level 9
 9-2.  Write High E, high F#
  Exercise
Write Notes
Level 9
 9-3.  Fingering High E, high F#
  Exercise
Finger Notes
Level 9
 9-4.  Read Rhythms in 4/4
  Exercise
Read Rhythms
Level 9
 9-5.  Terms & Symbols 9
  Exercise
Terms & Symbols
Level 9
 9-6.  Key Signatures (C, D, G) 1
  Exercise
Key Signatures
Level 3
Unit 10: High G (G5)
 10-1.  Read High G
  Exercise
Read Notes
Level 10
 10-2.  Write High G
  Exercise
Write Notes
Level 10
 10-3.  Fingering High G
  Exercise
Finger Notes
Level 10
 10-4.  Read Rhythms in 2/4
  Exercise
Read Rhythms
Level 10
 10-5.  Terms & Symbols 10
  Exercise
Terms & Symbols
Level 10
 10-6.  Key Signatures (C, D, G) 2
  Exercise
Key Signatures
Level 4
Unit 11: High A (A5)
 11-1.  Read High A
  Exercise
Read Notes
Level 11
 11-2.  Write High A
  Exercise
Write Notes
Level 11
 11-3.  Fingering High A
  Exercise
Finger Notes
Level 11
 11-4.  Read Rhythms in 3/4
  Exercise
Read Rhythms
Level 11
 11-5.  Terms & Symbols 11
  Exercise
Terms & Symbols
Level 11
 11-6.  Key Signatures (C, D, G) 1
  Exercise
Key Signatures
Level 5
Unit 12: High E, high B (E5 [(use thumb)], B5)
 12-1.  Read High E, high B
  Exercise
Read Notes
Level 12
 12-2.  Write High E, high B
  Exercise
Write Notes
Level 12
 12-3.  Fingering High E, high B
  Exercise
Finger Notes
Level 12
 12-4.  Read Rhythms in 4/4
  Exercise
Read Rhythms
Level 12
 12-5.  Terms & Symbols 12
  Exercise
Terms & Symbols
Level 12
 12-6.  Key Signatures (C, D, G) 2
  Exercise
Key Signatures
Level 6