Practice Resources

Practice Journal

  • Get your Practice Journal Template HERE (Please use your student’s APS Google Login).

How to fill out the Practice Journal:

  • Monday (Beginning of the week) – Fill out the “Week of,” due date, and weekly goals on Monday
    • As you set your goals, consider what SKILLS you will work on and WHAT MUSIC you will learn them through
  • Record rehearsal notes & document practice information (what material was practiced & how many minutes) Monday-Sunday
    • Practice Requirements
      • Symphonic Band – 30 minutes per day, 5 days per week
      • Concert Band Gold, Concert Band Blue, Cadet Band – 20 minutes per day, 5 days per week
  • Sunday evening: Complete reflections (IB Learner Profile Trait & Musical Accomplishments); get student/parent signatures
  • Monday (end of the week) – turn in during class and pick up another Practice Journal!

SmartMusic – Computer-based Music Assessment Software

Website-based Tuners & Metronomes for your home computer:

Metronome & Tuner Applications for your Phone: