Thoughts as you go through these exercises
As you go through these exercises, you’ll see thoughts here that are aimed at giving you some general practice guidelines for them.
Always use these as a guide. Eventually, you’ll want to be able to play them cleanly and efficiently both off the page and by memory. Always work for smoothness in your efforts. Slow, methodic practice is always better than fast and sloppy practice.
Review: C major scales and 3rds
Review the C major scale and the scale in intervals of 3rds over the entire range of your instrument.
Do: D# minor scales and 3rds
Review the D# minor scale and the scale in intervals of 3rds over the entire range of your instrument.
Review: G Arpeggio Exercises
Review these exercises with the goal of eventually being able to do them from memory in all 12 keys.