Novice Strings Lesson Plans

January 2021
February 2021
March 2021
April 2021

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Novice Class January 2021

Wednesday, January 13
Essential Elements Book 2
Warm-up – Pg.43-45 Key of F
Rehearse – pg.37 #160 – In The Bleak Mid Winter
New Vocabulary – Rehearse
Warm-up – Pg.43-45 Key of G
Rehearse – pg.37 #159 – La Bamba  
Wednesday, January 20
Essential Elements Book 2
Warm-up – Pg.43-45 Key of D
Review – pg.27
Rehearse – pg.37 #161 Swallowtail Jig
New Vocabulary – Harmonic Pg.39  #166-167
Warm-up – Pg.43-45
Key of C Rehearse – pg.35 #157 Pomp and Circumstance
New Rhythm – Pg.16 #67-68
Review – Rehearsal Etiquette  
Wednesday, January 27
Essential Elements Book 2
Warm-up – Pg.43-45 Key of F
Rehearse – pg.37 #160 – In The Bleak Mid Winter
New Vocabulary – Harmonic Pg.39 #166-169
Warm-up – Pg.43-45 Key of Bb
Review – Pg.25
New Rhythm – Pg.16 (#67-69)  

Novice Class February 2021

Wednesday, February 3
Essential Elements Book 2
Warm-up – Pg.43-45 Key of D
Review – pg.27
Rehearse – pg.37 #161 Swallowtail Jig
New Vocabulary – Improvisation Pg.46 #204
Warm-up – Pg.43-45 Key of G
Rehearse – pg.37 #159 – La Bamba
New Rhythm – Pg.17 (#72-73)  
Wednesday, February 10
Essential Elements Book 2
Warm-up – Pg.43-45 Key of C
Rehearse – pg.35 #158 America the Beautiful
Rehearse – pg.35 #157 Pomp and Circumstance
New Vocabulary – Improvisation Pg.46 #204
Warm-up – Pg.43-45 Key of D
Rehearse – pg.37 #161 Swallowtail Jig
Rehearse – Pg.34 #154 Sagebrush Overture
New Rhythm – Pg.17 #72-74  
Wednesday, February 17
Essential Elements Book 2
Warm-up – Pg.43-45 Key of F
Rehearse – pg.37 #160 – In The Bleak Mid Winter
New Vocabulary – Sight-Read Pg.38 #162 – 163
Warm-up – Pg.43-45 Key of D
Rehearse – pg.37 #161 Swallowtail Jig
Rehearse – Pg.34 #154 Sagebrush Overture
New Rhythm – Pg.17 #75 – #77  
Wednesday, February 24
Essential Elements Book 2
Warm-up – Pg.43-45 Key of D
Rehearse – pg.37 #161 Swallowtail Jig
Rehearse – Pg.34 #154 Sagebrush Overture
New Vocabulary – Sight-Read Pg.38 #164 – 165
Warm-up – Pg.43-45 Key of C
Rehearse – pg.35 #158 America the Beautiful
Rehearse – pg.35 #157 Pomp and Circumstance
New Rhythm – Pg.17 #78 – 79

Novice Class March 2021

Wednesday, March 3 – Essential Elements Book 2

Sight-Read Pg.38 #164
Warm-up – Pg. 45
New Rhythm – Pg.17 (#78)
Rehearse – pg.37 #159 – La Bamba
Rehearse – pg.37 #160 – In The Bleak Mid Winter
Rehearse – pg.37 #161 Swallowtail Jig

Wednesday, March 10 – Essential Elements Book 2

Sight-Read Pg.38 #165
Warm-up – Pg.45
New Rhythm – Pg.17 (#79)
Rehearse – pg.35 #158 America the Beautiful
Rehearse – pg.35 #157 Pomp and Circumstance
Rehearse – pg.37 #161 Swallowtail Jig

Wednesday, March 17 – Essential Elements Book 2

Double Stops Pg. 47 #209 – 210
Warm-up – Pg.45
New Rhythm – Pg.18 (#80)
Rehearse – pg.37 #159 – La Bamba
Rehearse – pg.37 #160 – In The Bleak Mid Winter
Rehearse – pg.37 #161 Swallowtail Jig
Wednesday, February 24 – Essential Elements Book 2

Wednesday, March 24 – Essential Elements Book 2

Double Stops Pg. 47 #209 – 210
Warm-up – Pg.45
New Rhythm – Pg.18 (#81)
Performance Run
Pg.35 #158 America the Beautiful
Pg.35 #157 Pomp and Circumstance
Pg.37 #161 Swallowtail Jig

Wednesday, March 31 – Essential Elements Book 2
1st ZOOM/LIVE REHEARSAL  
Warm-up – Pg. 45
New Rhythm – Pg.18 (#81)
– pg.37 #159 – La Bamba
– pg.37 #160 – In The Bleak Mid Winter
– pg.37 #161 Swallowtail Jig  

Novice Class April 2021

Wednesday, April 7 – Essential Elements Book 2

#1 Dress Rehearsal 5:00 – 7:00
(Concert run through)
Recommended Warm-ups !!!!!!
– Pg.42, Dynamic Pyramid, Circle of 5ths

Wednesday, April 14 – Essential Elements Book 2

#2 Dress Rehearsal 5:00 – 7:00
(Concert run through)
Recommended Warm-ups !!!!!!
– Pg.42, Dynamic Pyramid, Circle of 5ths

Wednesday, April 21 – Recital

Wednesday, April 28 – No classes

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