Flute: Basics 2 (non-credit)

Lessons Overview:

Lesson 1: Intro to Clarke Technical Studies

  • Flute family
  • High note review
  • New note: Low D
  • D major scale two octaves

Lesson 2: Dynamics

  • Dynamics
  • Dotted quarter, eighth note
  • Eighth note triplets

Lesson 3: Compound Meter

  • Famous flutist: Joachim Quantz
  • New dynamics
  • Tempo markings
  • Compound meter

Lesson 4: Arpeggios and Grace Notes

  • Famous flutist: Paul Taffanel
  • Arpeggios
  • Grace notes

Lesson 5: E-flat Major

  • Famous flutist: James Galway
  • New notes: low E-flat and high E-flat
  • E-flat major scale: two octaves
  • First and second endings
  • Sixteenth notes in simple meter

Lesson 6: Timekeeping in Compound Meter

  • Sixteenth notes in compound meter
  • Irish melodies
  • New note: low C
  • C major scale: two octaves

Lesson 7: The Circle of Fifths

  • Famous flutist: Jean-Pierre Rampal
  • Eighth and two sixteenth note rhythms
  • The circle of fifths
  • New note: high E
  • E major scale: two octaves

Lesson 8: F Major and Dotted Rhythms

  • Expression terms
  • New note: high F
  • F major scale
  • Dotted eighth-sixteenth notes in simple meter
  • Cut time

Lesson 9: A Major, A-flat Major, and Articulations

  • Famous flutist: Claire Chase
  • A and A-flat major scales
  • Tenuto and portato articulations
  • Dotted eighth-sixteenth-eighth rhythm

Lesson 10: Ornaments, Form and Review

  • Mordents
  • D.C. al Fine
  • Scale review
  • Performance review

Required Materials

Optional:

  • Bubble solution and a bubble wand
  • A mirror
  • Timer (watch or smartphone will work)

Flute: Basics 1 (non-credit)

Lessons Overview:

Lesson One: An Introduction to the Flute

  • History of the flute
  • Parts of the flute
  • Flute care
  • Proper playing posture
  • Breathing, embouchure, first sounds

Lesson Two: Assembling and Playing the Flute

  • Holds—extending time and troubleshooting
  • Introduction to articulation
  • First song on the headjoint
  • Assembling the flute

Lesson Three: Fingering Charts and Note Reading

  • Hand position
  • Fingering chart review and first three ntoes
  • Flute history
  • Reading notes on the staff
  • Beat, tempo and rhythm

Lesson Four: Breath Control

  • How to warm up
  • Notation
  • Flute history
  • New note C and exercises
  • Breath control
  • Right-hand note F and exercises

Lesson Five: Ornamentations and Accidentals

  • Intro to trills
  • Intro to slurs
  • Intro to accidentals
  • New notes B♭, D , E♭

Lesson Six: Key Centers, Scales and Additional Rhythms

  • Warming Up
  • Cumulative study
  • Intro to major scales
  • Eighth-notes
  • Key signatures
  • Performance review preparation

Lesson Seven: Tone Refinement and Articulations

  • Tone refinement exercises
  • Intro to staccato
  • Intro to pickup notes
  • New notes F♯ and A♭
  • C and G major scales

Lesson Eight: The Chromatic Scale

  • Enharmonic review
  • New note C♯
  • Chromatic scale
  • The tie

Lesson Nine: Key Signatures

  • New note high D
  • D major scale and exercises
  • Accents
  • Sharp key signatures

Lesson Ten: The Shinobue and Technical Review

  • Shinobue
  • Breathing revisited
  • Ritardando
  • Scale review
  • Performance Review

Required Materials

  • Flute in playable condition
  • Tuning rod (comes with your instrument)
  • A thin piece of cotton fabric
  • Computer with Internet access
  • Recording device (smartphone, tablet, camera, etc.)

Optional:

  • Bubble solution and a bubble wand
  • A mirror
  • Timer (watch or smartphone will work)

Flute: Basics 2—UC Approved

Lessons Overview:

Lesson 1: Intro to Clarke Technical Studies

  • Flute family
  • High note review
  • New note: Low D
  • D major scale two octaves

Lesson 2: Dynamics

  • Dynamics
  • Dotted quarter, eighth note
  • Eighth note triplets

Lesson 3: Compound Meter

  • Famous flutist: Joachim Quantz
  • New dynamics
  • Tempo markings
  • Compound meter

Lesson 4: Arpeggios and Grace Notes

  • Famous flutist: Paul Taffanel
  • Arpeggios
  • Grace notes

Lesson 5: E-flat Major

  • Famous flutist: James Galway
  • New notes: low E-flat and high E-flat
  • E-flat major scale: two octaves
  • First and second endings
  • Sixteenth notes in simple meter

Lesson 6: Timekeeping in Compound Meter

  • Sixteenth notes in compound meter
  • Irish melodies
  • New note: low C
  • C major scale: two octaves

Lesson 7: The Circle of Fifths

  • Famous flutist: Jean-Pierre Rampal
  • Eighth and two sixteenth note rhythms
  • The circle of fifths
  • New note: high E
  • E major scale: two octaves

Lesson 8: F Major and Dotted Rhythms

  • Expression terms
  • New note: high F
  • F major scale
  • Dotted eighth-sixteenth notes in simple meter
  • Cut time

Lesson 9: A Major, A-flat Major, and Articulations

  • Famous flutist: Claire Chase
  • A and A-flat major scales
  • Tenuto and portato articulations
  • Dotted eighth-sixteenth-eighth rhythm

Lesson 10: Ornaments, Form and Review

  • Mordents
  • D.C. al Fine
  • Scale review
  • Performance review

Required Materials

Optional:

  • Bubble solution and a bubble wand
  • A mirror
  • Timer (watch or smartphone will work)

Flute: Basics 1—UC Approved

Lessons Overview:

Lesson One: An Introduction to the Flute

  • History of the flute
  • Parts of the flute
  • Flute care
  • Proper playing posture
  • Breathing, embouchure, first sounds

Lesson Two: Assembling and Playing the Flute

  • Holds—extending time and troubleshooting
  • Introduction to articulation
  • First song on the headjoint
  • Assembling the flute

Lesson Three: Fingering Charts and Note Reading

  • Hand position
  • Fingering chart review and first three ntoes
  • Flute history
  • Reading notes on the staff
  • Beat, tempo and rhythm

Lesson Four: Breath Control

  • How to warm up
  • Notation
  • Flute history
  • New note C and exercises
  • Breath control
  • Right-hand note F and exercises

Lesson Five: Ornamentations and Accidentals

  • Intro to trills
  • Intro to slurs
  • Intro to accidentals
  • New notes B♭, D , E♭

Lesson Six: Key Centers, Scales and Additional Rhythms

  • Warming Up
  • Cumulative study
  • Intro to major scales
  • Eighth-notes
  • Key signatures
  • Performance review preparation

Lesson Seven: Tone Refinement and Articulations

  • Tone refinement exercises
  • Intro to staccato
  • Intro to pickup notes
  • New notes F♯ and A♭
  • C and G major scales

Lesson Eight: The Chromatic Scale

  • Enharmonic review
  • New note C♯
  • Chromatic scale
  • The tie

Lesson Nine: Key Signatures

  • New note high D
  • D major scale and exercises
  • Accents
  • Sharp key signatures

Lesson Ten: The Shinobue and Technical Review

  • Shinobue
  • Breathing revisited
  • Ritardando
  • Scale review
  • Performance Review

Required Materials

  • Flute in playable condition
  • Tuning rod (comes with your instrument)
  • A thin piece of cotton fabric
  • Computer with Internet access
  • Recording device (smartphone, tablet, camera, etc.)

Optional:

  • Bubble solution and a bubble wand
  • A mirror
  • Timer (watch or smartphone will work)

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