Shire Session Notes Monday April 11

Monday, April 11, 2016 by Natalie Warkentin | Uncategorized

3:45pm Piano 1A w/Natalie:

  • Reviewed treble (RH) and bass (LH) clef 
  • Reviewed anchor notes C and F
  • Played Arrowhead p36
  • Played My New Piece p37
  • Learned 3/4 time signature 
  • Dotted half notes have three counts
  • Learned Waltzing
  • Review Change on C (make sure to watch for changing finger positions)
  1. Review identifying F and C on different staves
  2. Review Arrowhead 
  3. Practice playing My New Piece (note tricky F anc C changes) 
  4. Practice counting 3/4 time (1 2 3.. 1 2 3...) 

4:15pm Advanced Drums w/Craig:

  • Reviewed 32nd Notes
  • Reviewed When I Come Around
  • Learned Iris
  • Rudiments and dbl stroke 32nd fills
  1. Play through Pg 28 & 29 slow and fast
  2. Play through When I Come arounf or Come Together (Lots of 32nds)

4:15pm Piano 2B w/Natalie:

  • Before starting songs, warm up with C, G and D major scales in right and left hand 
  • Reviewed Scale finger positions
  • Reviewed C major, G major (F#) and D major (F# C#) 
  • REviewed Scales my Way (watch for accidental shifts) 
  • Practice Pachelbels Canon 
  1. Warm up with C G and D mojor scales with RH and LH
  2. Practice Scales my WAy (watch for F#s)
  3. Practice Pachelbels Canon RH only (dont forget F#s) 

4:45pm Beginning Drums w/Craig:

  • Continue work on Ghost Snares
  • Reviewed Pg 56 Drum Solo
  • Practiced PG 57 Drum Solo
  1. Practice all 5 lines of Pg 56 Rocking Time Drum Solo
  2. Practice pg 57 Drum Solo 'Rocking in Time'
  3. Review Accents pg 12-13

4:45pm Piano 1B w/Natalie:

  • Reviewed The Joke p39 (practice pick up beat) 
  • Reviewed Broadway Star p38
  • Learned My Sombrero p40
  1. Review The Joke (pratice pick up beat)
  2. Practice My Sombrero ( make smooth transitions between sections) (watch for #s)
  3. Sight read The Mythical Unicorn 

6:15pm Advanced Guitar w/Craig:

  • Reviewed Centuries
  • Learned Iris
  • Reviewed The First Day of My Life
  1. Review What I've Done and Cool Kids
  2. Practice Drag Me Down with Power Chords
  3. Work on Centuries
  4. Pracice This is the First Day of My Life

6:45pm Beginner w/Craig:

  • Reviewed Pg 36 Drum Patterns
  • Started Pg 37 Drum Patterns
  • Reviewed Boulevard of Broken Dreams
  1. Work on Beats on Pg 36 & 37
  2. Pg 11 Eight Note Rests
  3. Pg 56 first 2 lines of Rocking Time

7:15pm Piano 1A w/Craig:

  • Reviewed Skateboard
  1. Practice Pg 47-49

7:45pm Guitar Jam w/Craig:

  • Reviewed: I Will Wait (Bluegrass rhythms)
  • Reviewed: Free Falling (D4, D2)
  • Reviewed: Superman Song (Picking)
  • Learned Iris
  • Requests: Blur - Tender
  1. Heart of God
  2. I Will Wait and The Girl
  3. Free Falling
  4. Superman Song
  5. Try Scientist