LOGAN’S MUSIC ASSIGNMENTS

LONG TONES!!

  • CHROMATIC SCALES USING ALTERNATE FINGERINGS
  • LONG TONES USING THE SCORECARD

AHS AUDITION MAY/JUNE 2024

    • FRESHMEN > SET A HONOR BAND SCALES > PDF
    • IMPROV:  Have You Met Miss Jones > Play the melody and improvise on the changes. 
    • MEMORIZE A TRANSCRIPTION > “SEGMENT / DIVERSE” > PDF > YouTube
        • You will be given a choice of songs to solo on.
    • 12/14/23 — CLASSICAL ALTO SOLO > Creston Sonata > YouTube
    • CLASSICAL CLARINET SOLO > Mozart’s K622 > PDF

 


SOLOS / TRANSCRIBING


AND WHAT TO PRACTICE > 45 MINS PER INSTRUMENT

  • 15 mins – warmup
      • Full chromatic scale
      • Long tones with vibrato (based on the 16th note)
  • 15 min – maintenance
      • 12 major scales > HS MAJOR SCALES (PDF)
      • Play 2 (two) Klose exercises.
          • Mar 13 – Page 15, #13. Be SUPER aware of your articulations.
      • Practice Studies: Page 11, #21 – Sight-reading
  • 15 mins – you will gain new skills! Check the AHS audition materials below.
      • Clarinet:  Mozart K622 > Classical solo. Your AHS audition solo.
      • (7/23) Saxophone: Recitative & Allegro > Classical solo. Your AHS audition solo. ** Watch out for articulations.
      • Jazz:  Working on memorizing ONE solo a month!
      • MEMORIZING SOLO #1 – Charlie Parker’sDIVERSE” > YouTube
      • CHARLIE PARKERS ARTICULATION: YouTube

 

SCALES & MODES > Play modes & outline chords > PDF

  • Use your chart to mark your progress.
  • Modes > Tempo = 94.
  • Chords. Triplets tempo in 3/4 = 76
      • FUN stuff > check out the “possible Jazz A songs for next year” list below. Do this LAST! It’s a reward for going over all the materials above.


SAXOPHONE MATERIALS

  • GRAND MASTER SCALES > PDF
  • TWO OCTAVE SCALES > PDF
  • CIRCLE OF FIFTHS > PDF
  • CHROMATIC SCALE > PDF


COMMUNITY BAND

COMING SOON?

 


SCSBOA HONOR JAZZ 2024

CLARINET

CLARINET MUSIC RESOURCES

  • GRAND MASTER SCALES | PDF
  • CHROMATIC SCALE (ms) | PDF 
  • CLARINET FINGERING CHART | PDF
  • CLARINET MAJOR SCALES (High School level) | PDF
  • GLOSSARY OF TERMS | PDF

 

 

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