MWSU FLUTE STUDIO

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FLUTE STUDIO SYLLABUS

2020 Fall Semester

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HANDEL FLUTE SONATAS

Recordings and Info

We will be collecting our favorite recordings and historical information on this page.  Along with suggestions and information about ornamentation and performance practice.

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Flute Player in Orchestra

FLUTE STUDIO CALENDAR

Spring 2020 Semester

Semester Calendar


Week 1, 8/17 - 

Warm-up video with Body Mapping (Primary Control and Inclusive Attention)

E Major/C# minor Scale p. 22-23 in Scale Book

Ex. 1 & Variation in 24 Little Melodies

Pick your French Piece

Due on Sunday - Video- Scales and Ex. 1&Variations Little Melodies


Week 2, 8/24

Warm-up video with Body Mapping (Ch. 5 Support and Balance)

Ab Major/F minor Scales p.  20-21 in Scale Book

Ex. 2 & Variation in 24 Little Melodies

Begin French Piece - Mark phrases and breaths

Due on Sunday- Video - Scales and Ex. 2& Variations Little Melodies


Week 3, 8/31

Warm-up video with Body Mapping (Ch. 5)

A Major/F# minor p. 18-20 in Scale Book

Ex. 3 & Variation in 24 Little Melodies

Continue French Piece - Listen to 2 different performances

Due on Sunday - Video with Scale,  Ex. 3, First section of French Piece


Week 4, 9/7

Warm-up video with Body Mapping (Ch. 5) and Bel Canto Flute 

Eb Major/C minor Scales p. 16-17 in Scale Book

Bel Canto - Diaphragm - HU or HA and KU

Continue French Piece - Begin 2nd movt.

Due on Sunday - Video with Scales, Bel Canto, Second Section of French Piece


Week 5, 9/14

Warm-up video with Body Mapping (Ch. 5) and Bel Canto

D Major/B minor Scales p. 14 - 15 in Scale Book

Bel Canto - Single tongue TU, Double tonguing TU KU

Continue French Piece -  mark phrases and breaths in 2nd mvt

Begin Flute Choir Rep

Due on Sunday - Video with Scales, Bel Canto, Complete 1st mvt. French Piece


Week 6, 9/21

Warm-up video with Body Mapping (Ch. 6 - Arm) and Bel Canto

Bb major/G minor Scales p. 12-13 in Scale Book

Bel Canto - Triple tonguing TU-KU-TU, Legato slurring

Continue French Piece - work with metronome to check tempos

Flute Choir Rep - Start recording on Acapella - The Entertainer (test to see if this works)

Due on Sunday - Video with Scales, Bel Canto, French Piece 2nd mvt - 1st section


Week 7, 9/28

Warm-up video with Body Mapping (Ch. 6) and Bel Canto

G Major/E minor Scales p. 10-11 Scale Book

Bel Canto - Double and triple tonguing over entire scale

Continue French Piece - Begin to play with recorded accompaniment 

Flute Choir Rep. - Ravel’s Sleeping Beauty, my quartet.  Record- Mission Impossible

Due on Sunday - Scales, Bel Canto, French Piece 2nd mvt- 2nd section


Week 8, 10/5

Warm-up video with Body Mapping (Ch. 7 - Hands) and Bel Canto

F Major/d minor Scales p. 8-9 in Scale Book

Bel Canto - Tafannel/Gaubert #1 with metronome

Continue French Piece

Begin Mélodies Passagères - Puisque Tout Passe  by Samuel Barber

Flute Choir Rep. - Ravel, Holzhausen, Boismortier.  Record - Ravel

Due on Sunday - Scales, Bel Canto, Selected Sections from French Piece

Week 9, 10/12

Warm-up video with Body Mapping (Ch. 8 - Head and Neck) and Bel Canto

Db Major/Bb minor Scales p. 24-25 in Scale Book

Bel Canto - Tafannel/Gaubert #1 with metronome

Continue French Piece

Melodies Passageres - Un Cygne

Flute Choir Rep. - Ravel, Holzhausen, Bosimortier. Record - Boismortier mvt. 1

Due on Sunday - Scales, Bel Canto, Selected Sections French Piece, Mélodies Passagères


Week 10,  10/19

Warm-up video with Body Mapping (Ch. 9 Breathing) and Bel Canto

B Major/g# minor Scales p. 26-27 in Scale Book

Bel Canto - Tafannel/Gaubert #2 with metronome

Continue French Piece

Mélodies Passagères - Tombeau Dans Un Parc

Flute Choir Rep. - Ravel, Holzhausen, Boismortier. Record - Boismortier mvt. 2

Due on Sunday - Scales, Bel Canto, Selected Sections French Piece, Mélodies Passagères

Week 11, 10/26

Warm-up video with Body Mapping (Ch. 9) and Bel Canto

Gb Major/Eb minor Scales p. 28-29 in Scale Book

Bel Canto - Tafannel/Gaubert #1, #2

Continue French Piece

Mélodies Passagères - Le Clocher Chant

Flute Choir Rep. - Ravel, Holzhausen, Boismortier.  Record - Boismortier mvt. 3

Due on Sunday - Scales, Bel Canto, French Piece Complete


Week 12, 11/2

Warm-up video with Body Mapping (Ch. 9) and Bel Canto

F# Major/d# minor Scales p. 30-31 in Scale Book

Bel Canto - Taffanel/Gaubert #10

Continue French Piece - Practice for Jury- Straight through and mark any mistakes

Mélodies Passagères - Départ

Flute Choir Rep. - Ravel, Holzhausen, Boismortier, Record - Holzhausen

Due on Sunday - All major # scales with Bel Canto tonguing, French Piece, Mélodies 

Week 13, 11/9

Warm-up video with Body Mapping (Ch. 9) and Bel Canto

All Scales - practice for scale juries

Bel Canto - practice all exercises for scale juries

Continue French Piece

Mélodies Passagères - pick one to play on jury

Flute Choir Rep.  - Ravel, Holzhausen, Boismortier

Due on Sunday - All major flat scales with Bel Canto tonguing, French Piece, Mélodies

Week 14, 11/16  Scale Juries in lessons or on video 

Be ready to play all major scales in lesson with Bel Canto tonguing and demonstrate Taffanel/Gaubert exercises #1,#2,#4, #10

Finals 11/20-11/23 If we are not doing in person juries, your video recordings due no later than 11/23

Jury run-through

Wrap-up Semester Project

Week 15 Juries

 

PROJECTS

What we are working on!

RIGHT HAND POSITION

Who knew this was going to open such a can of worms for all of us!?!  Click here for links to articles and videos.  We will be documenting some of our discoveries on the blog and in the KCFA newsletter.

PREPARING FOR LESSONS

This is our weekly goal sheet to help students organize their thoughts and practice for lessons.

PROJECT

More to come!!

PROJECT

More to come!...

 

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