RUTGER’S MUSIC ASSIGNMENTS

** ALL BLUE LINKS ARE HYPERLINK resources – click on them!

MARCH | LESSON OVERVIEW

    • The Marches of John Williams arranged by Johnnie Vinson (m104-end) | PDFYouTube
    • CHROMATIC SCALE
    • 1 OCTAVE CHROMATIC SCALES walking up (or) down in 1/2 note steps.
        • Starting on Low D. Two beat per note, unless you’re feeling confident about going faster.
        • Up & down ONE OCTAVE
        • Walk up in 1/2 steps. (D, Eb, E, F . . . etc).
        • NAME NOTES using sharp ascending, flats descending.
        • Don’t play the scales until you can name the note correctly.
        • SAXOPHONE FINGERING CHART: PDF
  • WARM-UPS, MANY OPTIONS
    MS & HS Honor Band | PDF |Warm-up | Set: 3, 6 & 12 -note slurs with a pause.
    First Practical Studies | Page 32 – All Exercises | PDF
    First Practical Studies | Exercises #1 & 2 | Tempo = 104
    KLOSE #15 – with articulations! Revisit the last line.


  • KLOSE | 25 DAILY EXERCISES
    SHUFFLE THROUGH EXERCISES #13-15

    • Exercise #17 > Page 19 > April 18
    • Exercise #16 > Page 18 > March 14
    • Exercise #15 > Page 17
    • Exercise #14 > Page 16
    • Review #13 > Page 15

CONCERT BAND MUSIC

JAZZ BAND MUSIC


MRS FRUELING’S SYLLABUS:

      • Major Scales up to 4-sharps & 4-flats | Grand Master Scales > LINK
      • LEVELS | PDF
      • SAXOHONE FINGERING | PDF
      • STEP BY STEP BAND BOOK
          • Page 5 > #21 & 22
          • Page 6 > #23-26
          • Page 6 > #27 & 28 > Clap the Rhythms
      • STEP BY STEP BAND BOOK | Page 6 & 7
          • All exercises on both pages

MINOR SCALES | LINK
** Start at the bottom and work your way up
July 1 — Natural Minor > Green notes > G minor to C# minorJuly 8 — Harmonic Minor > Red notes > G minor to C# minor
July 15 — Melodic Minor > BLUE notes> C minor to Eb minor
July 22 & July 29 – continute Melodic minor from Ab melodic into the sharp scales


MAJOR SCALES | ** Play every time you practice
Grand Master Scales  🢀  for alto sax
All 12 Major Scales  > 1 & 2 octaves
*** Play each scale twice in a row in ONE breath! 🢀🢀🢀


FIRST PRACTICAL STUDIES + Metronome 
REVIEW EVERY WEEK:
— Page 8 – #13 > Giocoso > Try to add staccatos on 8th notes >
tempo = 100
— Page 8 – #14 >  Andante moderato > tempo = 76
August 23 / Page 9 – #15-17 


PRACTICAL STUDIES | BACK OF THE BOOK EXERCISES:
Page 28 – Exercise #2 …. review #1 – no metronome

Page 32: Exercise #1

KLOSE | 25 DAILY EXERCISES
SHUFFLE THROUGH EXERCISES #13-15
—– Page 17 – Exercise #15
—– Page 16 – Exercise #14
—– Page 15 – Review #13

MOVIE FAVORITES | PDF MUSIC
Raider’s March

OTHER “FUN” MUSIC
Mario Brothers Theme | PDF MUSIC

METRONOME ONLINEclick here

MATERIALS | PDF LINKS

MRS FRUELING MUSIC MATERIALS: