Hi Everyone,

Here are your assignments for this week:

Hugo

Recommended minutes to practice: 10 min/day

What to practice: Landslide + G major improvising

How to practice it most effectively: Use a metronome and try at different speeds. Try both G major and G pentatonic in a few different positions.

Paul

Recommended minutes to practice: 10 min/day

What to practice: Grouping Bmi + A major Triads over B in the bass. Learning songs by ear.

How to practice it most effectively: Find a few different ways to play the triads on the 3 highest strings (there are 3 different shapes before they repeat). For learning songs by ear, try going for the high notes first, then the bass, and finally the middle notes.

Yasmim

Recommended minutes to practice: 5 min/day

What to practice: Open, 2nd Fret and Fourth Fret on the E string.

How to practice it most effectively: Try playing groups of 1, 2, 3, and 4 notes at a time with the three notes we’ve played so far.

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

Maurya

Recommended minutes to practice: 20 min/day

What to practice: Efemeras + Chocolate Jesus

How to practice it most effectively: For learning rhythms on the guitar – Step 1 – Say the counting – Step 2 – Count and Clap – Step 3 – Count and play on guitar

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

Van

Recommended minutes to practice: 10 min/day

What to practice: Smoke On The Water

How to practice it most effectively: Use your index finger to play the d and e strings together.

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

Raven

Recommended minutes to practice: 10 min/day

What to practice: Jingle Bells – Verse

How to practice it most effectively: Take it section by section and check that your right hand and left hand are on the same string. Then try putting sections together.

Have a good week everyone!

Trevor

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