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Practice Time Information

Each student is required to practice on a regular basis.  Below is a list of information for each class.  They need to turn in their practice card the week following the week we are on…Tuesday’s.  The first week of school is week one and then it is due on the second Tuesday of the year. 


Grade

 

Percentage grade

Beginner Band and Orchestra

Scale in

Minutes

Intermediate
Band

Scale in Minutes

Advanced Orchestra

Scale in

Minutes

A+/4+

100%

100

125

150

A/ 4

96%

96

120

145

A4

93%

93

116

140

A-/4-

90%

90

112

135

B/3+

86%

86

108

130

B/3

83%

83

104

125

B-/3-

80%

8

100

120

C/2+

76%

76

95

115

C/2

73%

73

91

110

C-/2-

70%

70

87

105

D/1+

66%

66

83

100

D-/ 1

60%

60

75

90

F 1

55%

55

67

80

But 1

49%

49

59

70

Worth 1

42%

42

51

60

Turning 1-

35%

35

42

50

Something 1-

28%

28

34

40

In each 1-

21%

21

25

30

Week 1-

14%

14

17

20

Thanks! 1-

7%

7

8

10

 

Sample Practice Card  

Wk

M

T

W

Th

Fr

Sa

Su

Total

Grade

Signature

1

20

20

30

30

0

30

0

130

B

Your Dad

2

30

30

30

30

30

0

0

150

A+

Your Dad

3

10

40

0

20

20

0

0

90

D-

Your Mom

4

60

30

25

15

45

60

0

250

A+

Your Mom

Total the minutes each week

 

Extra practice will be accepted each week up to 150 minutes over the expected amount per grade.