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									                              Participant Handout
                             MABC Percussion Ensemble




    MABC PERCUSSION
       ENSEMBLE


               PARTICIPANT
                HANDOUT




Music Ministry                          1               March 2006
Rev. Raymond Rax, Director
                                 Participant Handout
                                MABC Percussion Ensemble




Purpose
Provide qualified percussionists to support Mt. Ararat’s Music Ministry.

Goals
   •    Provide a Christian teaching environment that is supported by parents and
        participants.
   •    Train individuals in drum and percussion techniques.
   •    Train participants to read music.
   •    Train participants to listen and appreciate all types of music.
   •    Make training experience fun and enjoyable for participants.

Slogan
“If you can not master the single drum, you can not play multiple drums”

Motto
“Repetition breeds EXCELLENCE! Discipline breeds KNOWLEDGE!”

Biblical Guidance
   •    Participant attendance in Sunday School.
   •    Participant attendance at Mid-Week Bible study.
   •    Participant attendance at Sunday Worship Service(s).

Participant Drum Materials (Required)
   •    Practice pad can be either of the following:
           o Old residential pages phone book (preferred)
           o Thick catalog books: Sears, J.C. Penny, or Spiegel
           o Business pages phone book
           o Cable channel guide
   •    One pair of SD1 drumsticks made by VICFIRTH.
   •    Drum rudiments sheet (provided by instructor)
   •    Music book: Schinstine & Hoey’s Percussion Method,” Basic Drum Book”,
        published by the Southern Music Company, San Antonio, Texas
   •    2” Three ring binder (red)

Percussion Training Locations
   •    #1 - MABC music room, 2nd floor FLC
   •    #2 – Participant home – individual practice

Percussion Training Times
    •   7:30pm – 9:00pm : Music room location #1
    •   7:30pm – 8:10pm : Participant home location #2

Music Ministry                              2                                 March 2006
Rev. Raymond Rax, Director
                                  Participant Handout
                                 MABC Percussion Ensemble



Percussion Training Schedule
Mondays         Location                                Action
1st             MABC Music Room                         Training by instructor(s)
2nd             Participant Home                        Individual practice
3rd             MABC Music Room                         Training by instructor(s)
4th             Participant Home                        Individual practice
5th             MABC Music Room                         Training by instructor(s)
6th             Participant Home                        Individual practice
7th             MABC Music Room                         Training by instructor(s)
8th             Participant Home                        Individual practice



Schedule repeats with meeting every other Monday at the MABC location.

Field Trips
On occasion group field trips will be scheduled to help enhance the musical experience
taught as well as to grow the participant’s appreciation for music.

Progress Reports
Each participant will be reviewed for progress while in the program.

A progress chart will be provided to the participant.




Music Ministry                               3                                March 2006
Rev. Raymond Rax, Director
                                 Participant Handout
                                MABC Percussion Ensemble



Rules
The Percussion Program IS:
   • Under the direction and leadership of the music ministry director
   • A teaching and training environment
   • Learning environment
   • Emphasis on drum and percussion, and general music
   • A competitive and supportive environment
   • Fun and enjoyable
   • Music appreciation
   • A percussion ensemble working together cooperatively


The Percussion Program IS NOT:
   • A baby sitting service


The Participant is EXPECTED TO:
   • Be courteous and non-disruptive
   • Listen and participate in all activities
   • Respect other drum mates
   • Ask questions on any part of the lesson or instruction
   • Practice, practice, practice
   • Not to engage in fighting, shoving, or pushing with anyone in the program
   • Arrive promptly for all sessions
   • Have Fun


Disciplinary Actions:
First Infraction – Verbal warning to participant.

Second Infraction – Verbal warning to participant with parent present.

Third Infraction – Written statement is sent to parent. Participant is suspended
for two (2) weeks.

Fourth Infraction – Participant is suspended indefinitely. Re-instatement is only
permitted by review by the music ministry director and the percussion instructor.

Infractions:
    • Non-Christian behavior.
    • Behavior or attitudes that are in opposition to any rules or expectations set by the
        Rules section.
    • Fighting.

Music Ministry                               4                                  March 2006
Rev. Raymond Rax, Director
                                Participant Handout
                               MABC Percussion Ensemble

   •   Disrespectful to any participant or instructor.
   •   Insubordination (disobedience, defiance, rebelliousness, mutiny, unruliness, non-
       compliance)
   •   Bad language of any kind.




Music Ministry                             5                                  March 2006
Rev. Raymond Rax, Director
                              Participant Handout
                             MABC Percussion Ensemble



Percussion Program Curriculum

Segment       Topics                                    Length of Time
   1          § Introduction                            8-9 weeks
              § Timing
              § Sticking
              § Music Theory
              § Field #1
              § Rudiments (quadA/B)
              § Recorded music
              § Listening
              § Reading music
     2        § Field Trip #2                           6-8 weeks
              § Timing
              § Music Theory
              § Rudiments (quadA/B)
              § Recorded music
              § Listening
              § Reading music
     3        § Field Trip #3                           8 weeks
              § Timing
              § Music Theory
              § Rudiments (quadB/C)
              § Recorded music
              § Listening
              § Reading music
              § Drum cadences
     4        § Field Trip #4                           6 weeks
              § Timing
              § Music Theory
              § Rudiments (quadC/D)
              § Recorded music
              § Listening
     5        § Rudiments (quadD)
              § Drum cadences
              § Drum Line recital
     6        § Basic Percussion                        6 weeks
     7        § Introduction to the Drumset             6 weeks
     8        § Basic Drumset                           6 weeks
              § Listening
              § Basic Percussion
     9        § Basic Drumset                           6 weeks
              § Listening
              § Percussion
    10        § Drumset beats and patterns              6 weeks

Music Ministry                          6                           March 2006
Rev. Raymond Rax, Director
                              Participant Handout
                             MABC Percussion Ensemble

              §   Recorded music
    11        §   Percussion and drumset combinations   ‘TBD’ weeks
    12        §   Percussion Recital                    TBD
                     o Drumline
                     o Percussion
                     o Drumset
                     o Combined ensemble
                     o Musical ensemble




Music Ministry                          7                             March 2006
Rev. Raymond Rax, Director

								
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