JON’S MUSIC ASSIGNMENTS

WARM UP: THE CHROMATIC SCALE  | 3 CHOICES 

  • PDF | MS & HS Honor Band | Warm-up | Set: 3, 6 & 12 -note slurs with a pause.
  • CHROMATIC WORKOUT
    • First Practical Studies | Page 32 – All Exercises | PDF
    • Pares Scales red book | Page 42, #188 and #189

LESSON ASSIGNMENTS:

  • MINOR SCALES | PDF
  • KLOSE | 25 DAILY STUDIES
      • NEW: page 7, #5
      • REVIEW | Pick one:
          • Page 6, #4
          • Page 18, #16
          • Page 14, #12
          • Self assign a new exercise daily and review one you’ve played before
  • PRACTICAL STUDIES BOOK
  • PARES SCALES BOOK
    • Page 23, #78, 79 & 80
    • Exercises in the key of E Major! >>> Listen for incorrect notes and FIX!  : D

MAJOR SCALES | KNOWING THE BASICS

3 OPTIONS – 3 EXERCISES FOR REVIEW AND MAINTAIN
      1. Grand Master Scale | Play through all 12 scales! | SLUR all scales to build better tone (2-3 times in one breath)
      2. NEW!! ALL MAJOR Scales ONE OCTAVE going up by 1/2 steps. For example:  LOW Bb Scale one octave > then B Major > then C major … etc