VIOLIN SUP. ADV (Cycle 1): Week #1
List of Goals for the week:
D Scale - 3rd Position
Long Tone Review
Intermezzo Read Through
This week we reviewed posture and tone production and worked on creating a full, loud round sounds across the whole bow with drones. We reviewed the D major, 2 octave scale in 3rd position. We did a full read through of the Intermezzo.
Assignment for next week
Comfortably play a full, round tone across the whole bow
Comfortably play the D Major 2 octave scale in 3rd position with clear intonation.
Start to get comfortable with the Intermezzo notes and rhythms
How to Practice this at home
Spend 30 seconds to one minute droning on an open string paying attention to posture, tone production and bow speed
Practice the D Major scale 3x in third position, focusing on clean intonation
Read through the intermezzo, spend 5-10 minutes focusing on any trouble spots that arise then re-read the intermezzo.