September

4th Grade
Instrumental Lessons Introduction:
    Lesson & Orchestra Procedures
    Parts of the Instrument
    Instrument Care & Maintenance 
    Importance of Regular Practice
First Notes:
    Proper Playing Position/Posture
    Pizzacatto (Plucking) D, E, & F#
    Arco (Bowing) Open Strings (C), G, D, A, (E)

5th Grade
Returning to Your Instrument:
    Lesson & Orchestra Procedures
    Instrument Care & Maintenance
    Importance of Regular Practice
Review of Note Reading:
    Review of Concert Songs from Last Year
    Review of Book Exercises from Last Year
Part Independence:
    Introduction of a New Round
    Introduction of Known Scales in a Round