Hope this helps some people.
- become more fluent in scales and chords in different Keys
- increase ease and process for sight reading pieces
- Introduce technical study
Personal warm up – focus on Eb , F, and Chromatic scales
Question to flutes: Who want’s to switch instruments – we need a more balanced band for Festivals.
Bb concert #39 in Symphonic – play quarter notes
Eb Concert #40 Whole notes – focus on tuning
P. 2 #5 sight reading – listen to balance and tuning
Ab Concert Scale #42 – whole notes
F Concert Scale #41 – quarter notes
Sight reading – Yamaha book P. 7 #4 – give my regards to broadway
– 30 sec. silence looking over – we went over what to look for, then 30 sec. playing
Perform, refelct, then listen to Mr. Kools play it.
60 sec. or correcting , then play as group again.
Listening example – Give my regards to broadway – Judy Garland
Listen for one piece of information about each of the seven elements of music.
Melody, harmony, rhythm, timbre, texture, form, and dynamics & articulations
Start looking at Etude #89 on P. 16
Listen, play and break it down.