All band and orchestra students have been working diligently every Wednesday on their Genius Hour projects. They first chose what they wanted to do, and then have had one day a week to work on that project. The only stipulation was that their project be music-related. Students are researching composers and instruments, making their own websites, composing music, arranging music, learning new instruments, inventing instruments, 3-D printing, learning sign language, making comics, drawing, making podcasts and many more!
All County Band Participants
Congratulations to these band students for making it into the Chapel Hill/Carrboro /Orange All-County Band. Students were selected through an audition process. They then spent a day and a half practicing for the concert then performed the concert under the direction of one of the composers - Ed Kiefer. Pictured from left to right: Eric, Carrie, Surya, Harrison, Lior, Lilly, Liam, Eddie, Andy, Nora, and Grace. Way to represent Smith!
Fall Concert Video from 10.23.19 - listen and watch here
Beginner Blast Concert from 10.30.19 - listen and wat
New Solos for All County Band (and All District) 2019 - 2020
All County Audition - Nov. 4, 2019 from 5:30 - 9:00 at A.L. Stanback
All County Clinic - Nov. 21, and Nov. 22
Starting with the 2019 - 2020 school year our county will begin using solos from the All State list. Here is a link to the solo list. It's never too early to start listening and working on the solo! All County Band cuts will be decided at a later date.
High Strung Violins & Guitars, Durham 919-286-3801 - rent or purchase string instruments
Bob’s Bass Violin Shop, Greensboro 336-272-2877 - new or used basses for rent or sale
Dr. Bass, Durham 919-399-5061 - rent or purchase a string bass
Triangle Strings, Raleigh 919-858-0429 - rent or purchase string instruments
Hills Music Shoppe, Henderson 252-492-4118 - rent or purchase new or used string or band instruments
Music & Arts, Durham 919-402-9270 - rent or purchase string or band instruments
Cascio Interstate Music - Instruments and accessories
Southwest Strings - Instruments and accessories
Taylor Music - Instruments and accessories
West Music - Instrument accessories
Woodwind & Brasswind - Instruments and accessories
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