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Solo Submission (Spring 2017)

Please submit a video of your solo to your Personal Orchestra Folder (see below for directions) in OneDrive. If your solo is long, you should only capture a maximum of about 2-3 minutes to upload.

Before your play your solo, please tell me:

  • The title of the piece
  • how long you have been working on the piece
  • specific things you have been working on in the piece (bowings, particular passages, etc.)

Directions to upload are on the “Members” page of the orchestra website at www.alpharettaorchestra.org.

Due Date is Friday, March 31 at 11:59 PM

Microsoft OneDrive for iOS

https://appsto.re/us/MAQDC.i

Get the app to upload directly from your iPhone or iPad’s camera roll. 

Uploading to OneDrive with you Surface Pro

To upload your PAV, please follow these directions:

  1. Record your video.
    • Using your surface pro, open the Camera app.  Be sure that the video recording mode is enabled.  You may need to turn on the front facing camera.
    • IMPORTANT: Be sure that your shot captures your entire bow arm and left hand. See examples here.
    • Your video will be saved in the “Camera Roll” in your Pictures folder.
  2. Upload your video to OneDrive
    • Log onto http://portal.office.com  (bookmark this site)
    • Enter your school email address (formatted as your_student_id_number@fcstu.org)
    • Enter your password
    • Click on OneDrive
    • On the left hand side, click on “Shared with Me”
    • You will see a folder named: “Orchestra_YourLastName_YourFirstName.” (This is your personal orchestra folder that Dr. Laux has shared with only you.)
    • Open your personal orchestra folder.  It should be empty.
      • At the top of the folder, click Upload, and select Files.
      • At this point you will then select the video file you recorded, then click open.  The file will then begin uploading.

OneDrive Orchestra Shared Resources

To access the Orchestra Shared Resources folder on OneDrive, simply follow these directions.

  1. Log onto http://portal.office.com  (bookmark this site)
    • Enter your school email address (formatted as your_student_id_number@fcstu.org)
    • Enter your password
    • Click on OneDrive
    • On the left hand side, click on “Shared with Me
    • You will see a folder named: “Orchestra Shared Resources
    • The main folder contains resources for all orchestra students and there are folders for specific items for each of the orchestra classes.

Performance Assessment Rubric

Please download the rubric (pdf)

Listening…

Dr. Laux has setup YouTube playlists for each class.  Bookmark the links and the playlists will be updated when new music is distributed.