- How do I use mallets to play pitched percussion instruments?
- Pitched percussion utilizes specific playing techniques.
- Mallets, in particular, need to be played properly for correct sound production.
- (Priority) Performing #4: Select, analyze, and interpret artistic work for presentation.
- (Priority) MU:Pr4.1.2b Demonstrate knowledge of musical concepts (for example, tonality, meter) in a variety of music for performance.
What to Teach
- I can/SWBAT hold mallets properly.
- I can/SWBAT use alternating mallet technique.
- I can/SWBAT use "hands-together" mallet technique.
- I can/SWBAT center my mallets on the instrument bars.
- I can/SWBAT bounce the mallets from the instrument bars.