• Welcome to Mr. DeFiglia's String Department and AP Music Theory Home Page

    I have been teaching at Weaver Academy since the fall of 2004, the first year of the orchestral strings program at the school.  Please see my bio under AP Music Theory Content. 

    As a member of the performing and visual arts (PVA) faculty at Weaver I've taught the following courses:

    * Orchestral Strings

    * Basic Musicianship

    * Music History

    * Jazz Performance 

    * AP Music Theory

    My schedule for the 2019-2020 school year is listed below:

    1st Block (9:00-10:30AM) - Planning

    2nd Block (10:35AM-12:05PM) - Intermediate Strings (9th grade)/Honors Strings Proficient (10th grade), Honors Strings Advanced (11th and 12th grades), 

    3rd Block (12:50-2:20PM) - Honors Music Theory (fall), AP Music Theory (spring)

    4th Block (2:25-3:55PM) - Honors Music Theory (fall), AP Music Theory (spring)

  • Seven Weaver String Students Invited to Participate in NCHO! Twelve Selected for GCS All-County Orchestra!

    Brianna Aye, Margot Cunningham, Sean Iannantuono, Kate Mackenzie, Ella Rawls, Xander Wood, and Siana Wong have been named to perform with the North Carolina Honors Orchestra in Winston-Salem the weekend of November 8th -10th, 2019. Please congratulate the following twelve string students for auditioning and being accepted to perform in the GCS All-County Orchestra. The students are: Kayla Burgess, Ella Rawls, Kaila Smith, Sean Iannantuono, Taylor Acosta-Vielma, Sunsunee Bell, Mikayla Brinson, Darren Brumbach, Zorayah Resper, Kate MacKenzie, Peter Egan, and Xander Wood. The performance will take place at Southwest HS on Saturday, November 23rd at 3:30PM. Admission is free so come out and support your fellow students!

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