KARA MUSIC ASSIGNMENTS

LESSON OVERVIEW

  • JANUARY 11, 2021
  • 1. HS Chromatic Scale | WRITTEN SCALE  | FINGERING CHART | Aiming for 1-2 breaths
  • 2. Melodic Minor | LINK
      • One octave with chords outline.
  • 3. PRACTICAL STUDIES | *use your new metronome
      • Jan 11 > Page 10
          • A – “The Scale”
          • B – “Scale Exercise”
          • C – “Exercise in Thirds”
      • Jan 11 > PREVIEW:  Page 9, Etude 8.
          • Lines A-D > Tempo=92/96 to fermata, then reset metronome
          • UPDATED with matching tempo > Lines E-H > Tempo=92

WHS SYMPHONIC BAND MUSIC | FALL 2020

CHROMATIC SCALE | Everyday
 – How many notes can you play in one breath?

 – Chromatic Scale: Low C1 to double high C4
–  Maintain rhythm integrity with 3 note slurs. Then 6 note slurs. THEN 12 note slurs.

NEW: MINOR SCALES FOR FLUTE | LINK
January 11 | Melodic Minor
January 4 | Harmonic Minors
November 2 | Natural Minors

PARES SCALES BOOK
Take all repeats (2-3). // Try to play daily
Play the exercises with some speed || Analyze the exercise for patterns.
* Watch out for your breath marks that change every other measure. Quick breaths!
* Keep a steady rhythm.
REVIEW, POLISH AND CONQUER!
Page 3 – Exercises #5 | 8th = 88 bpm

NEW ————————————
Page 4 – Exercises #7
Page 4 – Exercises #8
Page 4 – Exercises #9 & 10 > Embouchure Studies > SLUR the whole line or as many measures as you can in ONE BREATH. Adjust your embouchure for the wide gaps.

MATERIALS & TOOLS / ALL LINKS in blue are hyperlinks

FLUTE FINGERING CHART
METRONOME ONLINE
FLUTE | 12 MAJOR SCALES
SCALES BY KEY SIGNATURE | CIRCLE OF FIFTHS
CONCERTINO FOR FLUTE | CHAMINADE