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Welcome to "the Heartbeat of Fulshear", your Charger Band!
Necessary Accessories:
  • Cleaning Rod
  • Cleaning Cloth
  • Metronome & Tuner (either or)
    • Korg Tuner (can be purchased at the music store
    • "Tonal Energy" Smart Phone App

Everything FLute!!!​​​​​​

We need our flutes to stay in great playing condition. Be sure that you swab out every part of your flute immeiately after you finish playing EVERYTIME. 

Do not wait until later to clean your flute. By then it will be too late.
Back to Beginning Band
Drum Beat @ 60 BPM
Posture- Flat Feet
Foot Tap
Breath
Pitch
Articulation
Rhythm
Tone Quality

1. Parts of the Flute

Professional vs. Beginner Flute

2. How to Make a Sound!

Week 8: October 15th - October 19th
  • Learn First Six Notes of Sounda Innovations
  • Developing Skill: Octave Leaps
  • #22 Scaling New Heights- Playing Test
  • Start on Chromatic Notes

Week 7: October 8th - October 12th
  • Learn First Six Notes of Sounda Innovations
  • New Skill: Octave Leaps
  • Practice New Notes on Sightreading Factory​
  • #17 Quarterly Report- Playing Test

Week 6: October 1st - October 5t
  • New Note: "C"
  • New Skill: Octave Leaps
  • Practice New Notes on Sightreading Factory

Week 5: September 23rd- September 26th
You will need your flute and a mirror.
Review Reading the lines and spaces on the staff.
  • Learn to assemble the entire flute.
  • "Flute First Weeks"
  • Practice New Notes on Sightreading Factory


Week 4: September 17th- September 21st
You will need your flute and a mirror.
  • Review Reading the lines and spaces on the staff.
  • Continue to shift between high/low head joint through slurring and tonguing.
  • Add the footjoint to the headjoint to practice reading music.
  • Lesson 1: The First notes: B, A, G.
  • Learn to assemble the entire flute.


Week 3: September 10th- September 14th
You will need your flute and a mirror.
  • Continue to make a constant, steady, smooth sound on the open-end headjoint.
  • Learn how to articulate with a "too" syllable on the head joint.
  • Learn how to shift octaves on a closed headjoint through slurring and tonguing.
  • Add the footjoint to the headjoint to practice reading music.

Week 2: September 4th- September 7th
You will need your flute and a mirror.
  • Label/describe the embochure.
  • Learn how to clean your flute headjoint.
  • Learn to make a constant, stead, smooth sound on the headjoint.

Week 1: August 27th- August 31st

3. How to put your flute together.

4. How to hold a flute.