Academy for Enriched Sciences

Wednesdays (2:45PM - 5:05PM)

CONGRATULATIONS STUDENTS!

Practice the following topics this week- March 30th

Blue Book Violin 2:45

  • #31, 32, Blues
  • Practice #33 and make sure fingers are always on the tape!
  • Practice playing Blues on one string at a time

Piano/Keyboard 3:20

  • #27 and Blues
  • Practice #28 for correct notes and rhythm
  • Practice Blues with the new hand pattern with first finger on G and fifth finger on D

Video Tutorials!

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Returning Strings 3:55

  • #11, Blues B-flat
  • practice #11 and #12 for correct notes
    • make sure fingers don’t slide forward 
  • Practice Blues with B-flat finger)

Beginning Winds 4:30

  • Blues Beginning through-B
  • Flute practice #31, 32 with proper fingers and Blues song from mB-end;
  • trumpet practice #51 and blues song for rhythm and blow fast air for higher notes
  • saxophone practice #3, 4 with looser mouth around the mouthpiece and practice Blues rhythm with correct fingers

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Helpful Videos:

Previous Weeks:

    • Blue Book Violin 2:45

      • whole notes,
      • #29,
      • Super Hero Blues rhythm (practice Super Hero Blues rhythm on A string, D string, and G string and #30
       

      Piano/Keyboard 3:20

      • #26, 27,
      • Super Hero rhythm on A and D notes (practice Super Hero Blues rhythm on A and D notes and #27 with rhythm)

      Video Tutorials!

      Play Video
       

      Returning Strings 3:55

      • Musette 2 lines,
      • Super Hero Blues rhythm on A and D notes (practice Super Hero Blues on A and D string and Musette; make sure fingers are on the tapes)
       

      Beginning Winds 4:30

      • Caribbean Cruise, and Mary Had a Little Lamb
      • (practice both pieces faster with accurate rhythm)

Blue Book Violin 2:45

  • Practice songs #27-29
    • New note G#!
    • 2nd finger on the 2nd tape of the E string
  • Try to play the songs Hot Cross Buns and Go Fish Aunt Rhody
 

Piano/Keyboard 3:20

  • Practice Songs #25-27
    • Spring Theme
    • Twinkle Twinkle

Video Tutorials!

Play Video
 

Returning Strings 3:55

  • Play all of your 6 notes as a warmup
  • Work on playing these songs:
    • Pop goes the weasel
    • Are you sleeping
    • Musette
 

Beginning Winds 4:30

  • Practice songs 17 & 18
  • Read #21-25 for practicing Eighth Notes!
  • Songs #42-47 

 

Blue Book Violin 2:45

  • Pages 17-19
    • New note F#!
    • First finger on the 1st tape of the E string
 Piano/Keyboard 3:20
  • Continue to work out of your book on pages 9-11 
  • Try playing along with the videos below! 

Returning Strings 3:55

  • Play all of your 6 notes as a warmup
  • Work on songs from pages 5-6
    • london bridge, dreydl, twinkle

Beginning Winds 4:30

We had a few absent students today, so please make sure to review the information below:

Blue Book Violin 2:45

  • Pages 17-19
    • New note F#!
    • First finger on the 1st tape of the E string
 Piano/Keyboard 3:20
  • Continue to work out of your book on pages 9-11 
  • Try playing along with the videos below! 

Returning Strings 3:55

  • Play all of your 6 notes as a warmup
  • Work on songs from pages 5-6
    • london bridge, dreydl, twinkle

Beginning Winds 4:30

We had a few absent students today, so please make sure to review the information below:

Blue Book Violin 2:45

  • Pages 17-18
    • New note F#!
    • First finger on the 1st tape of the E string
 

Piano/Keyboard 3:20

  • Continue to work out of your book on pages 9-10 
  • Try playing French Fries and Going Home along with the video below!

Video Tutorials!

Play Video
 

Returning Strings 3:55

  • Play all of your 6 notes as a warmup
  • Work on songs from pages 3-5
    • frog song, go tell aunt rhodie, camptown races, london bridge
 

Beginning Winds 4:30

We had a few absent students today, so please make sure to review the information below:

Blue Book Violin 2:45

Welcome back to school!
  • Work on songs #16-17 for next time
    • Do you remember how to hold your bow properly?
    • Which part of the bow must we never touch?
 

Piano/Keyboard 3:20

Welcome back to school!
  • Continue to work out of your book on pages 9-10 
  • Try playing songs 13-14 with the video below
 
 

Returning Strings 3:55

Welcome back to school!
  • Play all of your 6 notes as a warmup
  • Work on songs from pages 3-5
 

Beginning Winds 4:30

Welcome back to school! We had a few absent students today, so please make sure to review the information below: