2018-2019 Lesson 14

1. Technique: tip-joint perpendicular to the fretboard!

2. Rhythm. Copy no. 12 on No. 17 and compose 18! 

3. Sight-reading: review exercises 1-3 and exercises 10-12

4. Autumn Waltz. Relax the right hand after playing the melody and keep off the strings. Hold the sound for the correct rhythm. Pay attention to the left hand fingers! Specially on the B2 part.

 

2018-2019 Lesson 9

1. Warm-up/Technique Exercise: let’s do the robot Exercise! 

2. Sight-reading: Exercises 10, 11 and 12. Notes on the second string. 

3. New song: “Autumn Waltz”, read and practice part A and B. 

4. Keep playing old songs. “Ode to Joy”, “Canon”, “Song of the Wind” and “Lightly Row. 

2018-2019 Lesson 5

1. Warm-up/Technique: make sure your fingers are round and touching he fingertips. 

2. Sight-Reading, Exercises 1-4. Pick one a day

3. Memorize “Lightly Row”, say the name of the notes with the paper. Say the name of the notes without the paper. Say the name of the notes as you play without he paper. 

4. Read and learn “Song of the Wind”. Learn it small phrases at a time. 

2018-2019 Lesson 4

1. Warm-up/Technique.

2. Memory work for “Ode to Joy” and “Lightly Row”. Say the name of the notes with the paper and try after saying it without the paper! Try playing without looking at the paper. 

For “Lightly Row” , go with small phrases and build up the song!

3. “Rhythm book” (Red book), Exercises 1, 2 and 3. “Ta” the top notes and tap the bottom notes. 

2018-2019 Lesson 3

1. Warm-up/Technique Exercise.

2. “Ode to Joy”, Notes/Rhythm/Fingers. Practice with the paper and try without the paper. Memory! 

3. “Lightly Row”, learn the notes, pay attention to Rhythm and use your fingers the best way. Work on memory as well! 

2018-2019 Lesson 2

1. Warm-up/Technique Exercise: 

 https://youtu.be/u42jYueoKkg

2. “Ode to Joy” , practice each part by saying the name of the notes first and then playing it 3 times good. Practice the next part then same way and add both together. Practice first and second ending (green part) and play the whole song. Lastly, move away from the paper and try playing from memory.

2018-2019 Lesson 1

1. Warm-up/Technique:  get in a good posture and pick a string. Play four times and then add finger 1, play four times. Finger 2, 4 Times... all the way to finger 4 and back: 3, 2, 1 and open strong to finish.

2. Practice the 3 Exercises on the end of Lesson #1. 

3. Practice the 3 phrases on Ode to Joy, end of Lesson #2.