Welcome back!!! Woohoo!


-Warmups (slow, med, fast):
          8 on a hand
          *Singles, Doubles, and Paradiddles – four counts of each
          Roll Exercise (apple-apple-watermelon-watermelon) all single strokes
Basic Beat Level 5! Switchin LH and RH lead
*New beat!  (bass drum on “3 +”) We’ll keep working on this next week
Fruit Salad Game
*Worksheet – Alfred Lesson 4 ex 1-5 (in google drive)
*Xylophone- C Maj scale; reading C and G (p37 in piano book)
MYLES – 9yo – new – sushi
-Overview of Playing Position
-Warmups (try at three speeds)
          *8 on a Hand
          *Single Strokes
*Basic Beat Level 1
          Step 1) Count “1 2 3 4”
          Step 2) Play the Hihat on all counts
          Step 3) Play the Bass Drum on “1” and “3”
          Step 4) Play the Snare Drum on “2” and “4”


**Audition Prep
          Solo #11 -first three lines
focus on clean double strokes
                    *Add drum fill BEFORE the second stop
                    -Scale pattern: one-octave scale, arpeggio, broken thirds
                    -Sailing in the Sun ***please bring sheet music next week (for me)
*Triplet Exercise (Goal tempo = 100)
          1 measure RH, two measures LH
          1 minute without a break
*Sixteenth Note Exercise (goal tempo=80bpm)
*Stick Control Ex. 43-50** (120bpm)
          *Ex. 40 needs some work – pay extra attention the sticking
Snare drum tuning
*Paradiddles Exercise
Joel Rothman Lesson 14
          *Next three lines on first page (2 repetitions of each rhythm)
          *Hand Exercises #3-4 (two repetitions of each exercise)
          *Rock Beats # (4 times each)
          -Ex. 1 and 2 from Lesson 1 in the GH Green book
          G Major Scale
          F Major Scale
          New Scale next Week
          *Pno book pg 42
Hannaford Audition: the Mar-Keys: The Last Night
**Work in some extra drum fills next week


Pad Exercises:
          Singles, Doubles, and Paradiddles (120)
          Triplet Exercise (goal tempo=120)
          Sixteenth-note exercise (goal tempo=90)
                    **Keep the wrist involved
          Roll Exercises (80bpm)
Syncopation Set 1, p. 33,  ex. 1-4 (handout)
Review the Bossa Nova
Basic Swing Brush Pattern
          *try at 80bpm – 120 bpm. Look for drumless swing tracks on Youtube and try it out
          First four exercises from Syncopation
*This year’s goals
          Zackgrooves stuff (chops and halftime beats)
*Ghost Note Exercises
          A) on the “a” of 2 and 4
          B) on the “e” of 1 and 3
          C) Both A) and B)
          D) on all the “e”s