Viola Beginner II

Viola Beginner II: Week #6

Week #6


List of Goals for the week:

  • Warm Up: N/A

  • Scale: C Scale

  • Technique: Double Stop Scale

  • Repertoire: Old Joe Clark all phrases in Hoedown Rhythm


Paragraph summary of what was covered in class

This week everything is starting to come together towards the final arrangement of the piece. Keep reviewing the hoedown rhythm, C scale and double stop scale, but focus your energy on getting the phrases of Old Joe Clark comfortable in Hoedown Rhythm


Assignment for next week

Comfortably play the C major scale with single notes and no rests

Comfortably play the double stop scale ascending and descending

Comfortably play each phrase of Old Joe Clark in Hoedown Rhythm 

How to Practice this at home 

Old Joe Clark: Review the whole piece in hoedown rhythm 3-5 times (keep practicing sections as well). Practice each phrase in double stops 5-7 times cleanly


Charts + Sheet Music + Diagrams 


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