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Hi Michael! Here's a review of the past lesson (June 23) and what to practice for the next lesson...

What we covered:

Below are some of the things we discussed:

1) Theory/Glossary:
  • One Minute Club: Practice using your study sheet and links online.

What to practice:

1) Technique:
  • DAILY:
    Long Tones
    "7 Positions"/Chromatics: Take big breaths; start on low C, then G, then higher C
    Slurs: next time
    Tonguing: use legato tongueing when playing your scales and arpeggios (C Major and a minor)
2) Method:
  • Standard of Excellence (Bk 1): p. 14 (#53), p. 15 (#58), p. 35 (#152, 155)
  • Duets (Amsden): work on 1 and 2
3) Repertoire/Composition:
  • Next time...
4) Listening:
  • None this week.
5) Internet:
  • Trumpet Game (on your Games Page): write down your high score on your lesson sheet
Extra) Tuning Note Bucks:
  • 20 min/day, 7/7 days = 3 Tuning Note Bucks
    Current total = ___

See you at your next lesson!   :)

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