Hi Everyone,

Here are your assignments for this week:

Ella

Recommended minutes to practice: 10 min/day

What to practice: C major scale

How to practice it most effectively: Try playing the scale up and down, saying the solfege (Do re mi) and the numbers. For bonus try playing the “123” pattern (123234345456567 etc)

How parents can support practice: Encourage Ella to continue picking up the guitar and taking a look at her lesson materials.

Lucien

Recommended minutes to practice: 10 min/day

What to practice: Aura Lee + Jingle Bells

How to practice it most effectively: Take 1 bar at a time, 1 line at a time and work on putting the song together. Check that you’re using finger 2 for fret 2.

How parents can support practice: Encourage Lucien to continue picking up the guitar and taking a look at his lesson materials.

Augustin

Recommended minutes to practice: 10 min/day

What to practice: Amazing Grace + Riffin’

How to practice it most effectively: Check that 1 count notes are short and 2 count notes are long.

How parents can support practice: Encourage Augustin to continue picking up the guitar and taking a look at his lesson materials.

Jayden

Recommended minutes to practice: 10 min/day

What to practice: # 12-15

How to practice it most effectively: Start by saying the counting (1 2 3 4 – tik Tok like a clock) then add in the notes on the guitar and the same time as saying the counting. Try this 1 bar at a time and work on piecing the song together.

How parents can support practice: I’m sending a progress report home with Jayden today which happens once a semester, please take a look if you have a chance, and we can also review it together at the beginning or end of the lesson next week.

Have a good week everyone!

Trevor

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