Hi Everyone,

Here are your assignments for this week:


Recommended minutes to practice: 10 min/day

What to practice: Scales, Rhythm, Ear Training

How to practice it most effectively: Circle of Fourths/Fifths + 1, 2, 3, and 4 notes per click


Recommended minutes to practice: 5 min/day

What to practice: Mary Had A Little Lamb

How to practice it most effectively: Try playing the first part and second part to the song. Here is how it goes – Part 1 – 4202444 222444 Part 2 – 4202444 22420 . We’ll try this next time and also maybe Señorita. Feel free to bring in any other song suggestions.


Recommended minutes to practice: 15-20 min/day

What to practice: Believe In Me

How to practice it most effectively: Use a metronome and try playing once every two clicks at a range of speeds. Try going as fast and as slow as you can. The slower you go the more time you have to focus on tone, long notes and finger placement. The faster you go the closer you’ll be to the speed of the song.


Recommended minutes to practice: 15 min/day

What to practice: 12 Bar Blues in Bb + Technique Exercise

How to practice it most effectively: Try applying the positioning from the technique exercise we looked at to the blues. You can reference the positioning guidelines in the Hal Leonard book as well for this.

Have a good week everyone!