Scale Assessment Information

  • Major Assessments:

    Students enrolled in concert band, symphonic band, and/or jazz will perform scales or rudiments for their major assessment grades according to the following:

    • Concert band wind players & keyboardists - One octave major scale
    • Concert band percussionists - Rudiment
    • Symphonic band wind players & keyboardists - One octave major scale plus one octave natural minor sale
    • Symphonic band percussionists - Rudiment
    • Jazz band wind players, keyboardists, and guitarists - One octave blues scale
    • Jazz band percussionists - Drum set style

    All major assessments must be uploaded to Google Classroom by midnight of the due date.

    Minor Assessments:

    Students enrolled in concert band, symphonic band, and/or jazz will write out scales and complete fingering charts for their minor assessment grades according to the following:

    • Concert band wind players & keyboardists - One octave major scale fingering chart
    • Concert band percussionists - One octave major scale fingering chart
    • Symphonic band wind players & keyboardists - One octave major scale fingering chart
    • Symphonic band percussionists - One octave major scale fingering chart
    • Jazz band wind players, keyboardists, and guitarists - One octave blues scale fingering chart
    • Jazz band percussionists - One octave blues scale fingering chart

    Minor assessment must be sumbitted via Google Classroom.

    All necessary forms are located below.  All fingering charts below are editable.  Please save them to your computer.  Once saved to your computer, complete the form and rename it.  Once it is renamed, sumbit it to Classroom.

    Late Assessments:

    Assignments can be handed in at any point prior to the deadline.
    After the due date, there is a three day grace period to hand in work.

    Work handed in late (4 day to 7 days) can only earn a maximum of grade of 85.
    Work handed in late (8 days to 14 days) can only earn a maximum of grade of 75.
    Work handed in late (15 days to 21 days) can only earn a maximum of grade of 65.
    Work handed in late (22 days or later) can only earn a maximum of grade of 50.

Fillable Fingering Charts (for Minor Assessments)

Major Scales (Concert & Symphonic Band Major Assessments)

One Octave Natural Minor Scales

Blues Scales (Jazz Band Major Assessments)