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SUMMER ASSIGNMENT

  • PREPARE 1 CHORUS  UNACCOMPANIED TRANSCRIPTION:
  • MODES & CHORDS based on the MAJOR SCALE > PDF
      • SLUR > ONE OCTAVE MODES.  If your run out of notes going upward, drop down one octave.
      • SLUR > OUTLINING CHORDS. Again – if you run out of notes going upward, drop down one octave.
  • HS JAZZ > ETUDES > PDF
  • GRAND MASTER MAJOR SCALES > PDF
  • 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

CLARINET

  • FINGERING CHART | PDF
  • WARM-UP & TONE BUILDER + SCALE STUDIES @72-bpm | PDF
  • TONE BUILDER & GOING OVER THE BREAK | PDF
  • THE LONELY BIRCH, CLARINET SOLO | PDF

2022 CBDA/SCSBOA HONOR BAND

  • MAY 2021 | HS JAZZ > ETUDES > PDF

FUTURE AUDITIONS

  • PERFORM A CLASSICAL SELECTION:
    • CLASSICAL/TRADITIONAL SOLO | Adagio & Allegro > PDF
  • PREPARE A CLARINET SOLO > LINK

  • TECHNICAL WORK
      • KLOSE > TONE & TECHNIQUE BUILDING | PDF
      • FEB 7 – Page 26 & 27 > Exercise 22-23 > Naming “saxophone” notes to improve sightreading.
  • JAZZ TRANSCRIPTIONS