Carthay School

Mondays (2:55PM - 5:00PM)

CONGRATULATIONS STUDENTS!

Practice the following topics this week- April 18th

Blue Book Violin 2:55

Please practice the following a few days every week!

Superhero Blues Beginning – [B] (practice playing the rhythm on each string. Make sure it’s only on one string at a time)

Blue Book Violin 3:25

Please practice the following a few days every week!

Superhero Blues Beginning – [C] (practice playing the rhythm on each string. Make sure it’s only on one string at a time. Practice plucking the quarter-notes at square C and count the rests)

Brown Book Strings 3:55

Please practice the following a few days every week!

Superhero Blues Beginning – [C] (practice playing the rhythm on A and B-flat for violins and A and G for cello. Practice plucking the quarter-notes at square C and be ready to strum at the arco notes AA)

Ukulele 4:30

Superhero Blues Beginning -[C] (practice remembering the D minor chord. It’s just your third finger right behind your second finger when you play the F chord. Practice the Blues rhythm on F chord, D minor chord, and C7 chord)

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Previous Weeks:

Blue Book Violin 2:55

Please practice the following a few days every week!

  • F Sharp! (F#)
    • 1st Finger on the tape
    • Practice songs #18-19
  • Great bowing on open strings!
    • Remember to use the whole bow every time
    • Alternate Down and Up bow
 

Blue Book Violin 3:25

Please practice the following a few days every week!

  • Work on songs #21-23
  • Great bowing on open strings!
    • Remember to use the whole bow every time
    • Alternate Down and Up bow
 

Brown Book Strings 3:55

Please practice the following a few days every week!

  • We worked on songs #41-43 in class
  • Work on keeping your bows straight and playing full bows down and up (See pg 19)
 

Ukulele 4:30

Blue Book Violin 2:55

Please practice the following a few days every week!

  • F Sharp! (F#) 
    • 1st Finger on the tape
    • Practice song #18
  • Great bowing on open strings!
    • Remember to use the whole bow every time
    • Alternate Down and Up bow
 

Blue Book Violin 3:25

Please practice the following a few days every week!

  • Work on songs #18-21
  • Great bowing on open strings!
    • Remember to use the whole bow every time
    • Alternate Down and Up bow
 

Brown Book Strings 3:55

Please practice the following a few days every week!

  • We worked on songs #36-41 in class
  • Practice #41-43 at home for next time!
  • We now know 6 notes:
    • D-E-F#-G-A-B
  • Work on keeping your bows straight and playing full bows down and up (See pg 19)
 

Ukulele 4:30

Blue Book Violin 2:55

Please practice the following a few days every week!

  • Let’s review the songs on pages 14-15
    • Songs #16-17
  • Great bowing on open strings!
    • Remember to use the whole bow every time
    • Alternate Down and Up bow
 

Blue Book Violin 3:25

Please practice the following a few days every week!

  • Let’s review the songs on pages 15-18
    • Songs #17-19
  • Great bowing on open strings!
    • Remember to use the whole bow every time
    • Alternate Down and Up bow
 

Brown Book Strings 3:55

Please practice the following a few days every week!

  • Page 14-17
  • We now know 6 notes:
    • D-E-F#-G-A-B
  • Work on keeping your bows straight and playing full bows down and up (See pg 19)
 

Ukulele 4:30

Blue Book Violin 2:55

Please practice the following a few days every week!

  • Let’s review the songs on pages 14-15
    • Songs #16-17
  • Great bowing on open strings!
    • Remember to use the whole bow every time
    • Alternate Down and Up bow
 

Blue Book Violin 3:25

Please practice the following a few days every week!

  • Let’s review the songs on pages 15-18
    • Songs #17-19
  • Great bowing on open strings!
    • Remember to use the whole bow every time
    • Alternate Down and Up bow
 

Brown Book Strings 3:55

Please practice the following a few days every week!

  • Page 14-17
  • We now know 6 notes:
    • D-E-F#-G-A-B
  • Work on keeping your bows straight and playing full bows down and up (See pg 19)
 

Ukulele 4:30

Blue Book Violin 2:55

Please practice the following a few days every week!

  • Let’s review the songs on pages 14-15
    • Songs #16-17
  • Great bowing on open strings!
    • Remember to use the whole bow every time
    • Alternate Down and Up bow
 

Blue Book Violin 3:25

Please practice the following a few days every week!

  • Let’s review the songs on pages 15-18
    • Songs #16-18
  • Great bowing on open strings!
    • Remember to use the whole bow every time
    • Alternate Down and Up bow
 

Brown Book Strings 3:55

Please practice the following a few days every week!

  • Page 14-17
  • We now know 6 notes:
    • D-E-F#-G-A-B
  • Work on keeping your bows straight and playing full bows down and up (See pg 19)
 

Ukulele 4:30

Blue Book Violin 2:55

Please practice the following a few days every week!

  • Let’s review the songs on pages 14-15
    • Songs #14-16
  • Great bowing on open strings!
    • Remember to use the whole bow every time
    • Alternate Down and Up bow
 

Blue Book Violin 3:25

Please practice the following a few days every week!

  • Let’s review the songs on pages 14-15
    • Songs #16-17
  • Great bowing on open strings!
    • Remember to use the whole bow every time
    • Alternate Down and Up bow
 

Brown Book Strings 3:55

Please practice the following a few days every week!

  • Page 8-10
  • 1st Finger E
    • Our first finger plays the first tape
  • 2nd Finger F#
    • Our second finger plays the second tape 
  • Half Notes get 2 beats of sound!
  • Work on keeping your bows straight and playing full bows down and up (See pg 19)
 

Ukulele 4:30

Blue Book Violin 2:55

Welcome back to school!

  • Let’s review the songs on pages 14-15
  • Great bowing on open strings!
    • Remember to use the whole bow every time
    • Alternate Down and Up bow
 

Blue Book Violin 3:25

Welcome back to school!

  • Let’s review the songs on pages 14-15
  • Great bowing on open strings!
    • Remember to use the whole bow every time
    • Alternate Down and Up bow
 

Brown Book Strings 3:55

  • Page 8-10
  • 1st Finger E
    • Our first finger plays the first finger tape
  • 2nd Finger F# 
    • Our second finger plays the second finger tape 
  • Half Notes get 2 beats of sound!
  • Work on keeping your bows straight and playing full bows down and up (See pg 19)
 

Ukulele 4:30

  • Review all 4 chords below
  • Practice Page 11

Blue Book Violin 2:55

  • Keep working on playing the songs on pages 14-15
  • Great bowing on open strings!
    • Remember to use the whole bow every time
    • Alternate Down and Up bow
 

Brown Book Strings 3:35

  • Page 8- First Finger E
    • Play through all of the songs on page 8
    • watch out for rests!
  • Work on keeping your bows straight and playing full bows down and up (See pg 19)
 

Ukulele 4:10

  • Play Jingle Bells over the break for your family!
  • Keep practicing our chords below

Blue Book Strings 2:45

  • Work on the songs on pages 14-15
  • Great bowing on open strings!
    • Remember to use the whole bow every time

Brown Book Strings 3:35

  • Page 8- First Finger E
    • Play through all of the songs on page 8
    • watch out for rests!
  • Work on keeping your bows straight and playing full bows down and up (See pg 19)

Ukulele 4:10

    • Try to play pages 10-11 for next time!
    • A minor chord- only one finger
    • G Chord- 3 Fingers down! Build this chord by pressing your fingers down in order (1-2-3)