Spring Pops Concert On May 14, 2013 the Wind Ensemble held their annual spring pops concert. Wind ensemble students were required to be proficient in equipment preparation, concert execution, appearance and attitude and overall concert preparation. For the equipment section I gave myself a 4.0 because I came prepared with 100% of the required equipment. First, I gave myself a 4.0 because my trumpet was in perfect working order. Second, I gave myself a 4.0 because I had all music needed to participate in 100% of the concert. Finally, I gave myself a 4.0 because I had a all additional equipment like my mute and my flashlight for VooDoo. For the Execution section of the assessment sheet I gave myself a 4.0. First, I gave myself a 4.0 because I did the “P” word and prepared all parts as best as I could. Second, I gave myself a 4.0 because I was able to perfectly execute all passages and selections. Finally I gave myself a 4.0 because I had perfect posture and position the entire time. For the appearance/ attitude section of the rubric I gave myself a 4.0. First, I gave myself a 4.0 because I wore the school issued pants and jacket, black socks, black shoes, a white wing-tipped shirt. Second, I gave myself a 4.0 because I reported to school in full uniform before 6:00, I did what the instructor expected when it was expected and I was never talking during other the choir or wind ensembles performances. Finally, I gave myself a 4.0 because I was well behaved, never in an off
Background to the story Note by Robert Hess
Thirteen years prior to the action, Costanza, her husband Gernando and her little sister Silvia were shipwrecked on an uninhabited island. Leaving Costanza and Silvia behind, Gernando searches for help, but is captured and enslaved by pirates. For all these years, Costanza has believed herself betrayed and abandoned by her husband.
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