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Aurora’s Homework – Jan 21st 2023

Isla What we worked on: Dead Mom What to work on: We spent a lot of time exploring bringing our more belt-y chest voice up higher and we came to a sort of breakthrough! This week, spend your practice time using the open arms method we tried in class. Review those higher, harder parts, and let yourself open up - really feel [...]

2023-01-22T20:53:56-05:00January 22nd, 2023|

Aurora’s Homework – Jan 19, 2023

Emmanuel What we worked on: We finished up White Christmas and began choosing a new song. What to practice: This week, I want you to focus on reviewing what we’ve learned singing White Christmas - so breathing and vowels mostly. Spend around 10 - 15 minutes a day practicing. And spend some time thinking of a new song you’d like to learn. [...]

2023-01-19T23:46:00-05:00January 19th, 2023|

Aurora’s homework – Jan 7, 2023

Happy new year everyone! Hope you all had a great holiday season! Isla What we worked on:  reviewed "Guy That I’d Kinda Be In To” and really dug into “Dead Mom” Recommended minutes to practice: 15 a day. What to practice: Vowel elongation in “Guy” and belting technique Review for “Dead Mom“ How to practice most effectively: Just remember that the tripthong in [...]

2023-01-08T18:48:59-05:00January 8th, 2023|

Aurora’s Homework – Jan 5, 2023

Happy New Year, everyone! Hope you all had a wonderful holiday season and got much needed rest. Very happy to be back with all of you again.   Emmanuel What we worked on: We dug into “White Christmas” today. Recommended minutes to practice: 15 mins a day What to practice: Vowels in White Christmas. How to practice most effectively: We’ve been working on breath [...]

2023-01-05T21:39:01-05:00January 5th, 2023|

Aurora’s Homework – Dec 17th & 18th, 2022

Hey everyone! I hope you all have a wonderful holidays and a Happy New Year with your loved ones. ? Sahira What we worked on: We reviewed “How Far I’ll Go” and decided to begin working on “O Christmas Tree” linked here is a folder I created her with will have all her sheet music moving forward, so save it. I’ll [...]

2022-12-18T12:18:16-05:00December 18th, 2022|

Aurora’s Homework – Dec 15, 2022

Lizzie What we worked on: We learned about Treble Clef and Bass Clef today. How long to practice: 10 minutes a day. What to practice: Try and work through pages 22 and 23 in your workbook, all about the quarter note. How to practice most effectively: Have mom and dad read the instructions on the page to you. And bring your book to our [...]

2022-12-16T11:33:43-05:00December 16th, 2022|

Aurora’s homework – December 10th, 2022

Hey everyone! Apologies this is late getting to you - holidays madness got the best of me this weekend. Isla What we worked on: “Guy That I’d Kinda Be Into” and finding some strength for belting. Recommended minutes to practice: 15 - 20 mins a day. What to practice: Find your breathing your breath and shaping your vowels. How to practice most effectively: Remember [...]

2022-12-12T17:08:40-05:00December 12th, 2022|

Aurora’s Homework – Dec 8th, 2022

Emmanuel What we worked on today: We finalized the track we’ll be singing with (linked here) and worked more on our song. Recommended minutes to practice: 15 minutes a day - make sure some of that time is spent in front of a mirror. What to practice: We’re only going to work on the first three verses of the song, so please review [...]

2022-12-08T19:31:26-05:00December 8th, 2022|

Hey everyone! Hope you’re keeping warm. Isla What we worked on: We went through “Guy That I’d Kind of Be Into”, especially the end. Recommended minutes to practice: 15 minutes a day. What to practice: Review the difficult rhythms in the bridge and end of the song. We also want to practice rounding out our vowels on “who knew” How to practice [...]

2022-12-04T09:56:06-05:00December 4th, 2022|

Aurora’s Homework – Thurs Dec 1 2022

Emmanuel What we worked on: We dived into “O Come O Come Emmanuel” more. Recommended minutes to practice: 15 - 20 minutes. He mentioned only practicing two days this week so let’s try and get it to three this week. What to practice: We want to enhance our musicality when we sing. As always, really work on dropping your jaw this week and [...]

2022-12-02T10:49:47-05:00December 2nd, 2022|
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