Ezra
Recommended minutes to practice: 15-20min/day
What to practice: Major scales (C, D, G, A) hands separately, one octave
“Hedwig’s Theme” – continue practicing pages 1 & 2, hands together slowly
Next week we will choose a new piece and continue working on Hedwig’s Theme.

Melody
Recommended minutes to practice: 15-20min/day
What to practice: C major scale, G major scale (GABCDEF#G)
“Impossible” hands together for the whole song except for when the LH plays the fifths (two notes together)
How to practice it most effectively: practice at normal speed and challenge yourself to play at 1.5x (RH only)

Kevin
Recommended minutes to practice: 15-20min/day
What to practice: “Reflections” the new section (measures 21-28) hands together slowly, and the middle section – LH holds for two counts and then switches for two counts – use the two counts to find the new position

Evora
Recommended minutes to practice: 15-20min/day
What to practice: Prelude 2, the chords from last week (Amaj, Am, Emaj, Em), and the chords for “Wake up alone” 
How to practice it most effectively: for “wake up alone” spend time placing your fingers in the correct positions, practice the bar chords – do a little bit each day to build strength and dexterity.
Look for a guitar book at Long and McQuade.

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