SOLOMON’S MUSIC ASSIGNMENTS

AUDITION for Denver School of the Arts

  • AUDITION REQUIREMENT > LINK
  • 3 MAJOR SCALES | Two octaves
      • Bb Major, E Major & D Major > PDF
  • 3 MINOR SCALES | Two octaves
      • UPDATED:  C, D, E natural minor > PDF
  • CHROMATIC SCALE. PLAY THE LOWER “HONOR BAND HIGH SCHOOL” SCALE SHOWN ON THIS [PDF]
  • Part 3: Showcase pieces | Any etude, excerpt, Any kind of solo material showing what an awesome player you are.
      • TECHNICAL – “First Concertino”. PAGE 1 ONLY > PDF
      • OPTIONAL TECHNICAL STUDY:  C Major Etude > PDF > Audio
      • SLOW & EXPRESSIVE:  A minor (not C Major) > PDF > Audio

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  • WARM UP
  • GIAMPIERI #1 > PDF
  • GIAMPIERI #3 > PDF

ASSIGNMENTS FROM SCHOOL AND LESSONS

  • MARCH 9, 2021
      • CRAZEOLOGY / HANK MOBLEY TRANSCRIPTION | PDF | YouTube
  • FEBRUARY 9 & 16
      • Harmonic & Melodic Minors
  • FEBRUARY 2, 2021
      • School assignment > Transcribe a swing “lick”

  • LESSON REVIEW 

  • ALL IMPORTANT SCALES
  • CHROMATIC SCALE
  • ALL Major Scales > FULL RANGE > Circle of Fifths

  • MINOR SCALES PDF
      • MARCH 23 > Natural Minors | 2 octaves
      • Jan 27 > Harmonic Minor | 2 Octaves
      • Feb 2 & 9 > Melodic Minor

  • SAXOPHONE ETUDES
      • KLOSE: FEBRUARY 2 > #22, Page 26 & 27 > Tempo=72
      • REVIEW THESE: #8, 9, 10, 12
      • RANDOM NUMBER GENERATOR TO CHOOSE AN EXERCISE > LINK


CLARINET ASSIGNMENTS

  1. KLOSE > Choose an exercise | RANDOM NUMBER GENERATOR > LINK
  2. CHROMATIC SCALE  | *You can use a fingering chart > LINK
  3. MAJOR SCALES > LINK
  4. BOOK “Pares Scales” (ordered in Feb) > Page 2 > C major

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