Level Three

“What you stay focused on will grow.” ― Roy T. Bennett

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You can't hit your target with your eyes closed. Keep your eyes open, stay focused, practice, rehearse, record yourself. how do you sound? What do you want to change? Just ask and we will help.

Here is what you will learn in Maestro Melody's Level Three:

Sight Reading

  1. Note recognition in keys of F, Bb, Eb, Ab, Db,    Gb
  2. Including use of relative minors Dm, Gm, Cm, Fm, Bbm, Ebm
  3. Circle of 4ths (learning flat keys)
  4. Learn Songs utilizing realized keys
  5. Timing Accuracy
    1. Clapping and counting
    2. Playing songs evenly, steady and musical
  6. Positions
    1. 1st and 2nd
    2. Proficiency with scales, arpeggios and chords
  7. Sight reading studies

 

Instrument Proficiency

  1. Left and right hand coordination and synchronization
  2. Alternate picking
  3. Basic Strumming techniques
  4. Intervallic relationships in given positions through sight reading, writing and ear training
  5. Using dynamics effectively
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Ear Training

  1. Major, Minor, intervals
  2. Melodic and harmonic intervals
  3. Intervallic relationships
  4. Writing what you hear

Musical Notation

  1. Copying and writing music properly and clearly
  2. Basic Songwriting including melody, chords and lyrics (lyrics if applicable)

At the end of this level the student will be able to play in the given keys; basic leads, chords, deepen understand basic music fundamentals, read and write simple melodies, read simple chord charts