Goals for the week:
Scale: D Major Scale
Technique: Shifting/3rd position exercises
Repertoire: Ashokan Farewell
This week we reviewed many of the techniques that we’ve been working on over the past 7 weeks and got Ashokan Farewell into it’s performance arrangement.
Assignment for next week
Comfortably play Ashokan Farewell at it’s final performance tempo
How to Practice this at home
Review all previously worked on techniques
D Scale: Practice the scale 3-5 times per day with solid intonation and relaxed shifts
Ashokan Farewell: Practice each phrase 3-5 times (drilling any trouble spots that arise 3-5 times each). Isolate measures 29 and 30 and practice them 7-10 times. Play through all of Ashokan Farewell 3-5 times per day.