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Instrumental Ensembles

Concert & Symphonic Band

The concert and symphonic bands are scheduled ensembles at Unionville HS. They meet for one period every other day for the full school year. Concert band is on A/C/E days during period 4/5 and Symphonic band meets on B/D/F days during period 7/8. The Symphonic band is the advanced level band and selection is by audition.

Mr. Otto- Band Director
eotto@ucfsd.net
610-347-1600 x3065
 

Suggested apps for Band:
 
iRealb - 100's of chord changes for various songs. Very cool to play with and even add your own songs and chord changes. Can be used for any instrument to create play only sections for and solos you might have in your music. 
 
Band In A Box - A great program for making practice loops for songs that we play. Input the chord changes and have a way practice to them. Easy to learn. 
 
Theory Lessons - A portable version of musictheory.net for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
 

Suggested Web Sites (click on link)
 
8notes -  Free Sheet Music, Riffs, Lessons and Tools for musicians who play
MusicTheory.net - Free lessons and drill in music theory
Sightreadingfactory.com - Sight-reading drills and music
 
 
 
 

Jazz Band

The UHS Jazz Band consists of musicians from grades 9-12. We perform at many HS jazz festivals, as well as our concerts at Unionville HS.

Mr.Otto - Band Director
eotto@ucfsd.net
610-347-1600 x3065
 
2018 Jazz Recordings

Filthy McNasty
Secret Love
Send in the Clowns
Emergency Stopping Only
Plunger Mute Syndrome


Suggested apps for jazz:

iRealb 100's of chord changes for various songs. Very cool to play with and even add your own songs and chord changes. Can be used for any instrument to create play only sections for and solos you might have in your music.

Band In A Box  A great program for making practice loops for songs that we play. Input the chord changes and have a way practice to them. Easy to learn.

Theory Lessons  A portable version of musictheory.net for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
 


Suggested Web Sites (click on link)

8notes -  Free Sheet Music, Riffs, Lessons and Tools for musicians who play
 
MusicTheory.net Free lessons and drill in music theory
 

Orchestra

Welcome to the UHS Orchestra!
 
Orchestra meets B,D,F days period 6/7. Pull out lessons are on B,D,F days Monday AM, Wednesday PM, and Thursday AM- students may sign up for three lessons per marking period. 
 
Syllabus
 
Winter Concert recording- click here for the recording!
 
Orchestra Repertoire
Click each title to access recordings
Libertango this recording is of the original
 
Resources (click to access each link)