Hi Everyone,

Here are your assignments for this week:

Hugo

Reccomended minutes to practice: 15 min/day

What to practice: Shape Of You, Fingerpicking Excercise, F major Scale

How to practice it most effectively: Go through the chords and notes to shape of you, each bar starts with a chords followed by two melody notes. Fingerpicking-play through the chord progression at 77, two clicks per note, 4 notes per chord. Start checking out the notes to F major scale, (all letters except Bb)

Jack

What to practice: Tidal Wave

How to practice it most effectively: Pat the rhythm of this riff on your lap, or try playing it on a single note, then try adding in the notes to the song in the same rhythm that you patted.

How parents can support practice: Encouraging jack to spend a bit of time on the guitar as well as discussing what he’s learning in class is a great way to support practice.

Jett

Reccomended minutes to practice: 10 min/day

What to practice: Arms Around You

How to practice it most effectively: Take it one box at a time, and pay atttention to the timing, aim to play it the way it sounds when it’s sung.

How parents can support practice: Encouraging Jett to continue spending time on the guitar is the best way to support practice.

Hythem

Reccomended minutes to practice: 10 min/day

What to practice: Radioactive (with new part)

How to practice it most effectively: Review what you’ve played so far, and try the new part as well (2nd line), play through one box at a time at first before trying it all together.

How parents can support practice: Encouraging Hythem to spend time on the instrument is the best way to support practice. Also have him fill out his practice chart for the week.

Maurya

Reccomended minutes to practice: 20 min/day

What to practice: Dancing in the Street

How to practice it most effectively: Play with a metronome, 114 is roughly the speed of the song, also try playing along with the song. You can practice on guitar for now unless you have access to a bass to play on.

How parents can support practice: Encouraging Maurya to continue spending time on the instrument is the best way to support practice.

Aria

Recommended minutes to practice: 10 min/day

What to practice: Yankee Doodle

How to practice it most effectively: Go through step by step, 1. Find your string (Eddie ate dynamite good bye Eddie) 2. Find your fret (open or fret number) 3. Play your note on guitar.

How parents can support practice: Encouraging Aria to spend a bit of time on guitar each day is the best way to support practice.

Have a good week everyone!

Trevor

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