DANIEL’S MUSIC ASSIGNMENTS

TUESDAYS > 4:00-5:00 > Skype


LESSON OVERVIEW


  • WARM UP

      • CHROMATIC SCALE (Honor Band)
          • Practice your chromatic scale with different articulations

  • SCSBOA AUDITION > DUE FEB 5, 2021 at 11:59pm
      • ALL THE INFO > LINK
      • RECORDING INSTRUCTIONS > PDF
      • FREEDOM’S MARCH > ALTO PART > Tempo=112 > PDF | YouTube
      • APPLICATION ONLINE (must be ready to submit video) > LINK
          • Adagio  (69bpm) & Allegro (126+bpm) | PDF
          • HONOR BAND SCALES / SET D / PDF
          • YOUR CBDA Recordings > LINK

  • KLOSE > EVERY DAY! MUST!!
      • 12/29/20
          • TONE-BUILDING, PLAY SLOWER:  Exercise #16 @88bpm. Set tempo to 3/4 in lieu of 6/8.
          • RHYTHMICALLY CHALLENGING:  Exercise #21 @ 60bpm
      • Pick any exercise.
      • Play 2-3 times in row.
      • For fun use Randon number generator. Pick a number between 1-25 >  https://www.random.org/

  • SCSBOA & CBDA 2022
      • HONOR BAND SCALES | SET A | PDF
      • RECITATIVE & ALLEGRO “SOLO” | PDF

  • MINOR SCALES
      • Melodic Minor > Page 3 > 2 octaves? > PDF
  • PARES SCALES
      • Bb Major > Page 14-16 > Exercises #45-55

  • JAZZ & BIG BAND ARRANGEMENTS
      • REVIEW:  “Foo Birds” Solo. Prepare to play it with drum track.
      • PREVIEW:  Count Bubba’s Revenge | PDF | Audio | YouTube

  • MELODIOUS & PROGRESSIVE STUDIES:
      • 12/22/20  – Bb Major
          • Tempo = 120-132 > 8th note > set to 3
          • Each measure will equal four measures of 3/4

MRS FRUELING’S

    • Major Scales up to 4-sharps & 4-flats | Grand Master Scales > LINK
    • TWO OCTAVE SCALES | PDF
    • LEVELSPDF
        • Sept 15 > Level 3 > Write out the third exercise in 2/4 time
        • Sept 8 > Levels 1 & 2

Please alert me to any new assignments!

  • VIBRATO EXERCISE:
      • Concert Bb Scale going up by 1/2 steps.
      • Whole notes with vibrato!
      • 1/2 notes-1/2 steps with continuous vibrato pulse.
        ** If you need to first play the 16th note pulse pattern, you can do that to set the vibrato pattern – with emphasis on the down beats (or)  note 1 of 4.
        *** Work on holding out  “problem notes” out with vibrato.


  • ALL MINOR SCALES | LINK
      • 12/08/2020 – Melodic Minor
      • 10/20/2020 – Natural Minors
      • 10/27/2020 – Harmonic Minor
        – IF you think can play the scales two octaves, give it a try.
        – Play chords for the easier scales.

  • TABLEAUX DE PROVENCE | HS Honor Band 2022
      • Sheet Music: click here
      • June 16 – Farandoulo – ALL of the 1st page > 8th note = 152
      • June 23 –  Cansoun > 8th note = 120
        June 30 – Review:  Farandoulo & Cansoun (above)

SCALES: MAJOR, MINOR, CHROMATIC & MODES

    • COMPLETE CHROMATIC SCALE | PDF
    • MAJOR SCALE EXERCISES
        • Circle of Fifths | PDF
        • Two Octave Scales | PDF
        • Grand Master Scales | PDF
    • ALL MINOR SCALES | PDF
        • Natural Minor
        • Harmonic Minor
        • Melodic Minor
    • SCALES/MODES & CHORDS | PDF


JAZZ ASSIGNMENTS


OTHER MUSIC:

  • JAZZ TRANSCRIPTONS / SOLOS
  • Spectacular | PDF | Backing Track | YouTube <– need to find this track!
  • MARIO BROTHERS