List of Goals for the week:
Warm Up: Finger stretches, finger exercises
Scale: question about last week’s C major scale? Review the error that Neha made!
Repertoire: You Are My Sunshine
Paragraph summary of what was covered in class
We began with our usual finger stretches and finger exercise warm-up (see Week #2) for recap on finger exercises.
Chord review: Chord Practice # 1
Adding a strumming pattern of D U D U (down up down up)
I V vi IV (remember what that means -see beloq?) to our new strum: down up down up down
C G Am Fm
Review our C major scale (see below for major scale recap) Say names of notes out loud
You are my sunshine:
Building off our C major Scale: You Are My Sunshine - Let’s learn the melody. Remember what open strings mean in our tablature? We’ll learn the entire song today and trade playing melody and chords
NEW CHORDS and NEW PROGRESSION:
We’ll learn four new chords: A7, D7, G7 and Em. Chord Progression #3. Remember to practice 4 times daily with last week’s strum as well. Also please spend time with each new chord voicing— play one note at a time a few times each day until they feel natural to you.
How to Practice this at home
Practice C major scale ascending and descending 3x daily
Chord Practice #2: 2 measures of each chord
Chord practice #3 (see below) Practice daily 3x
Review main melody from you are my sunshine (see Below)
CHORDS + SHEETS + DIAGRAMS