September 28, 2022 Homework Arioso

WELCOME ARIOSO!!! Great job in class today! Scales/Arpeggios: G, A, D, C – 3 octaves for violin Ab, Bb, Eb, E, F – 2 octaves for violin C, D, F, G – 3 octaves for viola/cello Eb, E, Ab, A, Bb – 2 octaves for viola/cello   Work on your concert pieces!   Below is…

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September 28, 2022 Homework Sinfonia Allegro

WELCOME to SINFONIA ALLEGRO!! Great job in class today! 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! Concert Pieces Continue working on your music.   Below is the theory homework.  If you have a book, you will see the pages…

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September 28, 2022 Homework Da Capo Strings

DA CAPO STRINGS!!! Wonderful job today! Below are what you should work on this week to prepare for next week’s class. Essential Elements #43 #51 Challenge: #81 Below is the theory homework.  If you did not get your homework today, use the link below for Group A or Group C to print it out.  …

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September 28, 2022 Homework Accelerando

ACCELERANDO!! Great job in class today!   Remember to practice at least 6 days a week…even if it is just for 10 minutes! Scales to practice: C Major (violins 1 octave, viola/cello 2 octaves) and D major scales Uni-Tunes: Uni-Tunes: practice Little Symphony in G Major Concert Pieces: This week, I have an important challenge:…

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September 28, 2022 Homework Preludio

WELCOME PRELUDIO!   Great work in class today! Here’s what you should work on this week: Practice playing open strings by opening and closing your right elbow.   Keep clapping and singing the Twinkle rhythms.  Once you’re comfortable doing that, start bowing them on the E string!   Use the concept of the Magic X…

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September 28, 2022 Homework Poco Players

POCO PLAYERS! Great job in class today! Here’s what you should work on this week: Practice making your bow hold 5x every day!  Remember that next week you have to pass the Olympic bow hold trials before we can do our relay races.  Refer to the diagram for a reminder of what your bow hold…

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September 21, 2022 Homework Accelerando

ACCELERANDO!! Great job in class today!   Remember to practice at least 6 days a week…even if it is just for 10 minutes! Scales to practice: C Major (violins 1 octave, viola/cello 2 octaves) and D major scales Uni-Tunes: Uni-Tunes: practice Little Symphony in G Major Concert Pieces: Listen to every piece twice!  Once just…

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September 21, 2022 Homework Preludio

WELCOME PRELUDIO!   Great work in class today! Here’s what you should work on this week: Keep singing and air bowing Jolly Old! Lyrics: Jolly old saint nicholas, lean your ear this wayyyyy, don’t you tell a single soul, what I’m going to sayyyyy, Christmas eve is coming soon, Now you dear old maaaaan, whisper…

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September 21, 2022 Homework Poco Players

POCO PLAYERS! Great job in class today! Here’s what you should work on this week:  The Ape song is sounding fantastic!  Keep it up this week!  I’d love to hear more solo performances next week.   Practice making your bow hold 5x every day!  Add in the chicken wing exercise this week and practice moving…

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September 21, 2022 Homework Sinfonia Allegro

WELCOME to SINFONIA ALLEGRO!! Great job in class today! 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! Concert Pieces Continue working on your music.   Below is the theory homework.  If you have a book, you will see the pages…

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