PreSoli– This week we continued playing in our books!  We worked on number 17.  Review 10-16 each day!  Continue to practice singing and reading your notes.  Review the exercises we did in class and go on to the next ones!   You should be able to go all the way to number 18! Your homework this week is to learn the A string notes with the music: in your books this is #24-26.  Your secret code this week is Valentine.  Remember your fingers and their note names on your D string Open-D, 1-E, 2-F#, 3-G, 4-A and your A string Open-A, 1-B, 2-C#, 3-D.  Here are the FIRST notes for our new song: D-E-G-G-AGE-G.  Finger numbers are 0-1-3-3-431-3

Here is the entire song in case you are super-motivated:

D-E-G-G-AGE-G–D-E-G-B-AGE-D(repeat) D—B—AGE-G–D-E-G-B-AGE-D (repeat)

SoliPrelude– Review the book exercises 2-32 and numbers 54-60. Continue to work on Cripple Creek(#188) in your book.  Make sure you log in to Smartmusic and work on your assignments! Practice D major scale and arpeggio.  Your secret code this week is Valentine. Practice long, slow bows an keep working on your concert music.

Allegro:  D—-D—-A—-A—-B-C#-D-C#-B—-B—-G—-G—-F#—F#—E-D-E-F#-D—-

Bonnie James Campbell: D-E-G-G-AGE-G–D-E-G-B-AGE-D(repeat) D—B—AGE-G–D-E-G-B-AGE-D (repeat)

SoliCamerata– Review the book exercises 2-32 and numbers 54-60. Continue to work on Cripple Creek(#188) in your book.  Make sure you log in to Smartmusic and work on your assignments! Practice D major scale and arpeggio.  Your secret code this week is Valentine. Practice long, slow bows an keep working on your concert music.

Allegro:  D—-D—-A—-A—-B-C#-D-C#-B—-B—-G—-G—-F#—F#—E-D-E-F#-D—-

Bonnie James Campbell: D-E-G-G-AGE-G–D-E-G-B-AGE-D(repeat) D—B—AGE-G–D-E-G-B-AGE-D (repeat)

SoliMezzo– Continue practicing your concert music: La Boca Grande, Loch Lomond, Sailor’s Song and Pirates of the Caribbean.  Focus on your posture and tone this week in your practice time.  Also, work with a metronome and practice dividing the beat in half at many different speeds (tempi).  You have no secret code this week. Remember to check for and complete Smartmusic Assignments.  This week we worked on Loch Lomond and Pirates.  Focus on your rhythm and when your notes change.  Cellos work on F# on C string.  Listen carefully to your intonation!!!!!!!!!

Bonnie James Campbell: D-E-G-G-AGE-G–D-E-G-B-AGE-D(repeat) D—B—AGE-G–D-E-G-B-AGE-D (repeat)

1st violin on Sailor’s Song: Isabella, Audrey, Andrew

1st violin on Loch Lomond, La Boca Grande: Cairo and Lauren

SoliChamber– Counting and Tone!  Smartmusic Assignments!  Also, practice with a metronome different divisions of the beat.  Divide in twos(eighth notes) and threes (triplets) and combinations of the two.  Today we worked on Star Wars 39-end and Spring Breezes.  Practice measures 16-20 in Star Wars very slowly and intentionally.  You have no secret code this week. Violins and violas, especially, get your notes and rhythms learned in these measures so we can put it together next week.  Get very familiar with Spring Breezes this week.

Bonnie James Campbell: D-E-G-G-AGE-G–D-E-G-B-AGE-D—(repeat) D—B—AGE-G–D-E-G-B-AGE-D (repeat)

1st violin on Star Wars: Pierce, Catherine, Madeline

1st violin on Gauntlet and Spring Breezes: Mary, Kaitlyn, Emily

 

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