January 31st, 2011

Deer Hollow
recital March 28th?

C major Scale
free stroke
8th Position
Rhythms
4
31
hollow
13
hollow
22
hollow
1111

Compose!

Remember, you can have an extremely fruitful one day of composing, but it takes 2-3 weeks of daily guitar practice to feel comfortable on the instrument. If your goal is to perform, practice everyday. But always follow your inspiration to compose!

Maryknoll Fathers

Stella's Plaint

January 24th, 2011

Deer Hollow
recital March 28th?

Maryknoll Fathers
write out the fingering for the rest of the piece

C major Scales
1st Position
2nd Position
5th Position
7th Position
8th Position

Compose!

Remember, you can have an extremely fruitful one day of composing, but it takes 2-3 weeks of daily guitar practice to feel comfortable on the instrument. If your goal is to perform, practice everyday. But always follow your inspiration to compose!

October 4th, 2010

Theme and Variations

Clarinet and Guitar Duet

D Harmonic Minor
Chord Progressions

keep it simple!

look at Spark of Knowledge

January 5th, 2010

Josh, I will not be playing at the Feb. 2 recital. I need more practice playing for smaller groups.
thanks for the opportunity however.
Joann

January 5th, 2010

November 20th, 2009

Julian Bream Nocturnal
(If it is out of print and you can't find a reasonably priced copy, I will burn you one)

RH Technique
-----------
RH Velocity
62x4
68x4
72x4
76x4

LH Technique
-----------
p 51 Triplets (#6)
120x1

Coordination
----------
C Major Scale in 1st Position
All Rhythm Patterns
100x1

C Major Arpeggio in 1st Position
All Rhythm Patterns
120x1

Guitar at Sight
one page a day

Repertoire
--------
Minuet - polyphonic

Heath - open strings
practice rolled chord

La Bourree
60x2

-open strings

Bourree

-open strings

November 13th, 2009

RH Technique
-----------
RH Velocity
62x4
68x4
72x4
76x4

LH Technique
-----------
p 51 Triplets (#6)
120x1

Coordination
----------
C Major Scale in 1st Position
All Rhythm Patterns
100x1

C Major Arpeggio in 1st Position
All Rhythm Patterns
120x1

Guitar at Sight
one page a day

Repertoire
--------
Minuet - polyphonic

Heath - open strings
practice rolled chord

La Bourree
60x2

-open strings

Bourree

-open strings

Guardeme las Vacas

November 6th, 2009

RH Technique
-----------
RH Velocity
62x4
70x4
76x4

LH Technique
-----------
p 51 Triplets (#6)
132x1
44x3

Coordination
----------
C Major Scale in 1st Position
All Rhythm Patterns
100x1

C Major Arpeggio in 1st Position
All Rhythm Patterns
120x1

Bourree Embellishment exercise
1) trill 1010 all strings
2) trill 2121 all strings
3) mordent 101 all strings

Guitar at Sight
one page a day

Repertoire
--------
Minuet

Heath - open strings
practice rolled chord

La Bourree
60x2

-open strings

Bourree

-open strings

Guardeme las Vacas

October 30th, 2009

RH Technique
-----------
RH Velocity
76x4

LH Technique
-----------
p 51 Triplets (#6)

Coordination
----------
C Major Scale in 1st Position
All Rhythm Patterns
100x1

C Major Arpeggio in 1st Position
All Rhythm Patterns
120x1

sight reading #3
Rhythm and Pitch

Bourree Embellishment exercise
1) trill 1010 all strings
2) trill 2121 all strings
3) mordent 101 all strings

Guitar at Sight
one page a day

Repertoire
--------
Minuet

Heath - open strings

La Bourree
60x2

-open strings

Bourree

-open strings

October 23rd, 2009

RH Technique
-----------
RH Velocity
76x4

LH Technique
-----------
p 22 #6 The Spider

Coordination
----------
C Major Scale in 1st Position
All Rhythm Patterns
100x1

sight reading #3
Rhythm and Pitch

Bourree Embellishment exercise
1) trill 1010 all strings
2) trill 2121 all strings
3) mordent 101 all strings

Guitar at Sight
one page a day

Repertoire
--------
Minuet

Heath by York
Write out on staff paper the piece open strings
right hand fingering
dynamics
don't double right hand fingering

La Bourree
staccatos
60x2

Bourree

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