Focus will be given on the importance of warm-ups on your instrument. From arpeggios to scales passing by finger twisters, flexibility scales you will be prepared like an athlete for the technical aspect of your exams. Class opened to any woodwind player eager to build up their technique
Friday 4th February at 4:15 PM 45 mins
Arpeggios: Who said arpeggios were boring! Various arpeggio patterns to build up your technique will be given to you with tips on your air, breathing, legato phrasing and intonation control ABRSM and Trinity arpeggios will also be covered
Friday 11th February at 4:15 PM 45 mins
Flexibility: These exercises will turn you into an acrobate of big leaps and intervals working on your technique, the use of air speed, embouchure control and intonation
Friday 18th February at 4:15 PM 45 mins
Finger twisters: Challenging fun exercises on finger twisters! We will focus on a few annoying note changes on your instruments and set you in teams to see who can achieve these the fastest. Get ready to a fun challenge with a lot of laughs!
Friday 25th February at 4:15 PM 45 mins
Scales: Scales can be fun, scales can be interesting! Practice techniques and various patterns to make scales more interesting and no longer a chore to tock the boxes A bit of revision also on key signatures will be done ABRSM and Trinity scales will be covered
Friday 4th March at 4:15 PM 45 mins
Scales level 2: If you find scales too easy well here are a few little challenges for you: scales in 3rds, scales in waves, scales in patterns! An interesting way of building your technique, studying scales without just going up and down You will explore all sorts of exercises to make your warm-up interesting!
Friday 11th March at 4:15 PM 45 mins
Dominant and diminished sevenths: Different arpeggios based on these chords A bit of theory revision and then a lot of practice and tips on how to memories these with pretty warm-up exercises built on those sevenths. Warm-ups should always be pretty tunes!
Friday 18th March at 4:15 PM 45 mins
Q&A session and miscellaneous exercises so you never get bored with warming-up!
Play a reed to make your day! :) French, c'est facile! Experienced dynamic tutor in Music (oboe, theory) and in French. I always teach with good humour to make learning efficient and fun ! Native speaker in both French and English. 6 y. exp