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Bear Road Elementary
Mrs. LaFave

Tuesdays/Fridays

Mark your calendar!
Concert: Thursday, June 11th, 6:30pm, Roxboro Middle School

 

 Lesson 4 + 5
Open String Cycle Video (with the bow!!!)
*Cycle Form (doing the same thing on all 4 strings!)
-2 note prep - open and first finger (Page 14)
-Finger Pattern #1 (Page 17)
-Finger Pattern #2 (Page 17)
*VIOLIN/VIOLA Video 2 note prep + Finger Pattern #1/#2
*CELLO Video - 2 note prep + Finger Pattern #1/#2
*BASS Video - 2 note prep + Finger Pattern #1/#2
*Keep practicing ARCO on every single string with the Open String Cycle. Long, full bows from frog to tip! :)

 

Lessons 2 + 3
*THE BOW!! 
*ARCO - using the bow
*FROG - bottom part of bow
*TIP - top part of bow
*WHOLE BOW - using the entire bow from frog to tip, or tip to frog
*Bow Games - windshield wipers, fruit loops (up and down), rocketship, circles foward/backward, pinky taps (violin/viola) or pinky kicks (cello/bass)
Lesson 2 + 3 Video - Bow hold and Bow Games!!!

 

Lesson 1
*Taking care of and holding the instrument
*PIZZICATO - plucking the strings
*OPEN STRING CYCLE - using all 4 open strings, going up and going down
Lesson 1 Video