January 25, 2023 Homework Preludio

WELCOME PRELUDIO! Great job today! Practice our new tone exercise- tennis up bows! Set your bow at the tip on the string and play a long note, lifting your bow at the end to let it ring. Practice Twinkle with ALL rhythms. Be prepared to play through all of them next week! Keep an eye…

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November 30, 2022 Homework Preludio

WELCOME PRELUDIO!   Here’s what you should work on: Watch here: Preludio Play Along Video! Here’s the Twinkle Rhythms Handout _____________________________________ Theory homework: Music Basics 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…

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November 16, 2022 Homework Preludio

WELCOME PRELUDIO! Concert is coming soon!! No classes November 23.  We resume with Class on November 30! Here’s what you should work on: Watch here: Preludio Play Along Video! Here’s the Twinkle Rhythms Handout _____________________________________ Theory homework: A Little Revision For best printing results, click on the Homework date title at the top of the…

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November 9, 2022 Homework Preludio

WELCOME PRELUDIO!   Great work in class today! Here’s what you should work on this week: We have three more rehearsals until the concert!  This week, focus on practicing the songs you are the least comfortable with. Next week, we will primarily focus on Jolly Old St. Nicholas and Twinkle peanut butter. Twinkle: Bread- A…

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November 2, 2022 Homework Preludio

WELCOME PRELUDIO!   Great work in class today! Here’s what you should work on this week: Keep working the A major scale!  Practice it going up and down Practice connecting the Magic X to the fingerboard, and be sure to leave space for Gilbert!  Remember that a flat hand will squish him. Keep working on…

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October 19, 2022 Homework Preludio

WELCOME PRELUDIO!   Great work in class today! Here’s what you should work on this week: Keep airbowing and singing all of our concert songs! Remember- if you can sing it, you can play it. A Major Scale A, rest, A1, rest, A2, rest, A3, rest, E, rest, E1, rest, E2, rest, E3 When working…

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October 12, 2022 Homework Preludio

WELCOME PRELUDIO!   Great work in class today! Here’s what you should work on this week: Keep using the Magic X concept to keep your left hand in its correct place on the fingerboard! Keep up all the great left hand work!  All of the exercises we have been using in class are showing fantastic…

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October 5, 2022 Homework Preludio

WELCOME PRELUDIO!   Great work in class today! Here’s what you should work on this week: Great job these past few weeks practicing getting comfortable putting fingers down on the fingerboard!  I know it’s hard work, and I am so proud of all of you. Keep doing left hand exercises! At this point, we’ve gone…

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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 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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