PlayTunes Curriculum Overview

A better way to practice.

 

Each day of practice contains the following exercise types:

  1. Tunes: Many well-known tunes, songs of the world,  and a few original compositions.

2.  Long Tones: Animated, great for kids, blow up a balloon with your air! Gradually get longer.

3. Long Tone PR: Play as long as you can! Set your record.

4. Rhythm Party: Clapping exercise to isolate rhythmic concepts, and give your chops a quick rest.

5. Rhythm Prep: Play a tune on one note, building toward both changing rhythm and pitch.

6. Lip Slurs (for brass only; for clarinets, we have register exercises, etc.)

7. Scale Skills - Major and Minor, 10 scales overall.

8. Intervals - 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, in progressive leaps.



 

Example: Level 7, Day 1

(5 days each Level)

  1. Animated Long Tone 18:  B3, C4, D4, E4, F4, G4, A4 - 3 Seconds Each

2. Lip Slur 3

3. Lip Slur 4

4. Rhythm Prep for Tune 25

5. Tune 25

6. Rhythm Party 15

7. Rhythm Prep for Tune 26

8. Tune 26

9. Rhythm Party 16

10. Long Tone 20: Timed PR - A4

11. Tune 27

12. Rhythm Prep 28

13. Tune 28

14. Tune 29

These exercises happen on Day 1, Day 3, and Day 5. Days 2 and 4 Mix up exercises from former Levels.

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