April 14, 2021 Homework Sinfonia Allegro

It’s the final push to our May 17th concert! We have 4 weeks left!

Scales/Arpeggios to review:
G, A, Bb, C, D, F (SA audition scales/arpeggios)

Bring your “Habits of a Successful Middle-Level String Musician” each week!

Brian Balmages – Wood Splitter Fanfare
Brian Balmages – Wood Splitter Fanfare
Practice the whole piece with a particular focus on accents and dynamics.


Soon Hee Newbold – Mythos


Beethoven/Hoffman – Allegro from Symphony No. 5
Practice all!
Practice with your part recording as well as another instrument part recording!
*Practice with tiny, crisp bows at the balance point. Try practice by skipping the whole notes/half notes and counting through them. This will help you keep the bow near the balance point. Smaller bows are better!








Neuendorff/Conley – Wandern ach Wandern
Neuendorff/Conley – Wandern ach Wandern
(1) Practice your A major scale.
(2) Practice counting ONE two three FOUR five six SEVEN eight nine
NEW! Individual Part Recordings available below!
Wandern ach Wandern – Violin 1
Wandern ach Wandern – Violin 2


Jeffrey S. Bishop – Orange Jam
Jeffrey S. Bishop – Orange Jam
Review the entire piece! Focus on your rhythms and play with a metronome at 84.
*Focus in particular on mm. 37 to 44–this is our “gotcha” section!
No divisi! Play both notes whenever you can!

Theory Homework
Sinfonia Allegro A: off week
Sinfonia Allegro B: off week
Sinfonia Allegro C: off week
Sinfonia Allegro D: off week


For best printing results, click on the Homework date title at the top of the page to bring up the Homework post by itself. Then click this print button for a printer-friendly version.