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June 11 Homework Post

Eamon The solo is sounding really good, make sure you practice the second half of the solo a lot more this week since that part is newer to your fingers. Secondly, see if you can play the in my life chord progression in every key. Lastly, try to transcribe the solo from Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd. It [...]

2022-06-11T14:51:44-04:00June 11th, 2022|

June 9th Homework

Hey everyone, something seems to have gone wrong with zoom the other night so we're looking it! So sorry for the inconvenience!   Fredrick You've been absolutely killing it on ukulele. Keep working on Island in The Sun. Next week you have to have the C major scale memorized, along with the chords and bassline for Stand By Me. These [...]

2022-06-11T13:12:49-04:00June 11th, 2022|

June 4 2022 Homework Post

Hello Everyone! So sorry for my absence last week, unfortunately I won't be seeing you on this week either but Simon will be coming in to substitute for me. See in you next week!   Andrea Amazing Grace sounds so good! Let's keep working on Will The Circle Be Unbroken. You're definitely getting fast at memorizing tunes. Also the chords [...]

2022-06-01T20:15:14-04:00June 1st, 2022|

Jan 29 Homework

Isaac Recommended minutes to practice: 30 minutes a day What to practice: Keep practicing the triads and the inversions. You definitely caught onto the idea quickly which is great. Next week we'll focus more on Thunder Rolls. How to practice it most effectively: Keep naming the triads, don't feel rushed, triads take a lifetime to work on. If you can, use a metronome [...]

2022-01-31T22:17:08-05:00January 31st, 2022|

Jan 27 Homework

Kaylee Recommended minutes to practice: 5 minutes a day What to practice: You did a great job tuning your guitar this week! Keep trying to get a note out of the guitar and work on Smoke On The Water. Ask your parents for help trying to get a note out.  How to practice it most effectively: I would just try to keep [...]

2022-01-31T21:55:10-05:00January 31st, 2022|

Homework for Jan 20

Kaylee Recommended minutes to practice: 5 minutes a day What to practice: On each string try to put your finger just behind the fret (the metal line) and try to get a sound out of the guitar. Your fingers may hurt at first, this is completely normal and when they start to hurt just take a break and then try again. [...]

2022-01-21T09:02:34-05:00January 21st, 2022|

Jan 15 Homework

Isaac Recommended minutes to practice: 15 minutes a day What to practice: Listen to Thunder Roll and try to figure out bass notes and even the chords. Secondly, name all the triads in the C major scale and if you have time the F major. Lastly, find every C, F, and Bb note on the fretboard. How to practice it most [...]

2022-01-18T10:44:40-05:00January 18th, 2022|

Homework for Dec 4

Eamon Recommended minutes to practice: 20 minutes a day What to practice: We worked a lot on sight reading and Don't Stop Me Now. Practice playing those chords along with the track. As for the solo really take your time with those bends and make sure every detail is perfect. Remember to have your fingers closer to the frets, this will [...]

2021-12-06T12:07:42-05:00December 6th, 2021|

Homework for Dec 2

Katarina Recommended minutes to practice: 5 minutes a day What to practice: Let's keep working on You Are My Sunshine we're so close to finishing it up! You did such a good job this week on that, so next week I want to play the whole thing. Also we worked on the C chord and the A minor chord. How to [...]

2021-12-06T11:53:41-05:00December 6th, 2021|

Homework for Nov 27

Eamon Recommended minutes to practice: 20 minutes a day What to practice: Next time we'll talk about some sight reading you can do at home. Secondly, keep working on memorizing those chords and playing them faster. Lastly, work on the solo for Don't Stop Me Now. How to practice it most effectively: For practicing the chords, your metronome is going to be your [...]

2021-11-29T20:52:51-05:00November 29th, 2021|
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