Words of the week

Club Band

Alla Marcia – played or sung in the style of a march
Accent – an emphasis, stress, or stronger attack placed on a particular note
Allegro con moto – quick, bright
Dynamics – the volume of a note; how loud or quiet a phrase or piece is
Spirito – played in a lively manner

Junior Band

Allegro Agitato – play it as if you’re nervous or agitated!
Pesante – heavy and ponderous
Accent – an emphasis, stress, or stronger attack placed on a particular note
Sforzando –  make a strong, sudden accent on a note
Rallentando – a gradual slowing of the tempo. The abbreviation is rall. 

Junior Voices 

Moderato – sung or played at a moderate speed
Con energico – sung or played with energy
Allegro – lively, cheerful, brisk
Dynamics – the volume of a note; how loud or quiet a phrase or piece is