Helpful Practicing Tips and Routine
-Practicing a little every day (15-20 min) will help you learn your music faster.
-Start with long tones/scales/remington to develop your tone. Long tones on your instrument helps focus your sound!
-Warm up using different articulations: Staccato (Tum/Toh), Legato (Doo, Loo), Accent (Tah, Ti), Marcato (Daht)
-Practice at different dynamics! (soft- less air) pp p mp mf f ff (strong/loud- more air).
-Practice at different tempos: How fast can your fingers go!
-If you are ever having trouble, please ask for help. Feel free to come practice in the band room before school or after school.
-Always bring a pencil to class and always mark your music