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Students start with basic breathing exercises to improve lung capacity. Scales in varying vowel combinations are learned to stretch and strengthen range as well as fortify the break between head and chest voices. Students use classical fundamentals to learn their favorite songs.
Breathing exercises and scale warm-ups increase in difficulty. Sight reading exercises are introduced. Music history is introduced spanning from Baroque to Modern pieces. Bringing in favorite pieces is highly encouraged.
Breathing exercises and scale warm-ups increase in difficulty. Sight reading and music theory are emphasized. In-depth analysis of chamber music repertoire. Students learn a phonetic approach to singing in foreign languages and learn to push well-learned fundamentals to their limits in order to safely stylize their tone.
Students begin with classical fundamentals, warm-ups, and beginning theory. They are taught to apply their newfound tools toward playing their favorite songs.
Students continue with more advanced warm-ups and theory. Music history is introduced from Baroque to the Modern era. Students are encouraged to participate in improvisational exercises to improve ear training and ensemble skills. Bringing in favorite pieces is highly encouraged.
Students continue with more advanced warm-ups and theory. Advanced pieces are explored. Students are encouraged to participate in improvisational exercises to improve ear training and ensemble skills. Bringing in favorite pieces is highly encouraged.
Students learn proper stroke technique and music theory. Exercises in reading music, practice habits, and playing with a metronome are introduced.
Students learn to play more complex orchestral pieces and learn more advanced techniques and rudiments.
Students are challenged to perfect advanced rudiments, develop their stamina and interpretation, and play complex pieces for school band or drum corps auditions.
Students workshop their own songs and participate in exercises to explore language, lyrical expression, melody, and finding stories and styles that suit their taste and experience.