Course curriculum

  • 1

    Start Here - Download the Course Sheet Music Companion Book

    • Intermediate Bassoon Sheet Music Companion Book

  • 2

    Module 1 - Dotted Quarter + Eighth Notes

    • Lesson 1: Intro

    • Lesson 2: Recap

    • Lesson 3: Recap, part II

    • Lesson 4: Exercise 1.1 - Dotted Quarter + Eighth Note

    • Lesson 5: Melody 1.1 - My Country 'Tis of Thee

    • Lesson 6: Melody 1.2 - My Country 'Tis of Thee

    • Lesson 7: Melody 1.3 - My Country 'Tis of Thee

    • Lesson 8: Note D#, Eb

    • Lesson 9: Bb-Major Scale

    • Lesson 10: Melody 1.4 - My Country 'Tis of Thee

    • Lesson 11: Chromatic Scale

    • Lesson 12: Melody 2.1 - Gnomes

  • 3

    Module 2 - The Bassoon's Low Register

    • Lesson 13: Introduction

    • Lesson 14: Recap

    • Lesson 15: Recap, part II

    • Lesson 16: Notes Low E to Low Bb

    • Lesson 17: Exercise 1.1 - Low Notes

    • Lesson 18: Melody 1.1 - Up on the Housetop

    • Lesson 19: C-Major Scale

    • Lesson 20: Note High D

    • Lesson 21: D-Major Scale

    • Lesson 22: Chromatic Scale

    • Lesson 24: Exercise 2.1 - Low Note Challenge

  • 4

    Module 3 - The Bassoon's High Register

    • Lesson 25: Introduction

    • Lesson 26: Recap

    • Lesson 27: Note High Eb

    • Lesson 28: Exercise 1.1 - Getting to know High Eb

    • Lesson 29: Exercise 1.2 - Getting to know High Eb

    • Lesson 30: Chromatic Scale

    • Lesson 31: Exercise 2.1 - Dynamics

    • Lesson 32: Exercise 3.1 - Tying it All Together

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    Module 4 - Tempo Markings

    • Lesson 33: Introduction

    • Lesson 4: Recap

    • Lesson 35: Notes High E, F

    • Lesson 36: Exercise 1.1 - Getting to know High E and F

    • Lesson 37: F-Major Scale

    • Lesson 38: E-Major Scale

    • Lesson 39: Chromatic Scale

    • Lesson 40: Exercise 2.1 - Tempo Adagio

    • Lesson 41: Exercise 2.2 - Tempo Andante

    • Lesson 42: Exercise 2.3 - Tempo Allegro

    • Lesson 43: Exercise 3.1 - Dynamic Changes

    • Lesson 44: Exercise 3.2 - Dynamic Changes

    • Lesson 45: Melody 1.1 - When the Saints

    • Lesson 46: Melody 2.1 - Wayfaring Stranger

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    Module 5 - 16th Notes

    • Lesson 47: Introduction

    • Lesson 48: Recap

    • Lesson 49: Recap, part II

    • Lesson 50: Notes Low Eb and Db

    • Lesson 51: Exercise 1.1 - Getting to know Low Eb and Db

    • Lesson 52: Exercise 1.2 - Getting to know Low Eb and Db

    • Lesson 53: Eb-Major Scale

    • Lesson 54: Chromatic Scale

    • Lesson 55: Exercise 2.1 - 16th Notes

    • Lesson 56: Exercise 2.2 - 16th Notes

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    Module 6 - Cut Time

    • Lesson 57: Introduction

    • Lesson 58: Recap

    • Lesson 59: Ab-Major Scale

    • Lesson 60: Exercise 1.1 - Moving 16th Notes

    • Lesson 61: Exercise 2.1 - Cut Time

    • Lesson 62: Exercise 2.2 - Chromatic Cut Time

    • Lesson 63: Exercise 2.3 - Cut Time Skills

    • Lesson 64: Exercise 3.1 - Intervals and Arpeggios

    • Lesson 65: Melody 1.1 - A Brahms Melody

    • Lesson 66: Exercise 4.1 - Combining 16th Notes and Articulation

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    Module 7 - Dotted Eighth Note

    • Lesson 67: Introduction

    • Lesson 68: Recap

    • Lesson 69: Note High F#

    • Lesson 70: Db-Major Scale

    • Lesson 71: Exercise 1.1 - Db Scale with 16th Notes

    • Lesson 72: Exercise 2.1 - 16th Note Combinations

    • Lesson 73: Exercise 2.2 - 16th Note Combinations

    • Lesson 74: Exercise 2.3 - 16th Note Combinations

    • Lesson 75: Exercise 3.1 - Dotted Eighth + Sixteenths

    • Lesson 76: Melody 1.1 - Bridal March

    • Lesson 77: Melody 2.1 - March of the Toreador

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    Module 8 - Compound Meter

    • Lesson 78: Introduction

    • Lesson 79: Recap, part I

    • Lesson 80: Recap, part II

    • Lesson 81: Note High G

    • Lesson 82: Note High Ab

    • Lesson 83: Ab-Major Scale, Two-Octaves

    • Lesson 84: G-Major Scale, Two-Octaves

    • Lesson 85: B-Major Scale, Two-Octaves

    • Lesson 86: Chromatic Scale

    • Lesson 87: Exercise 1.1 - 6:8 Time

    • Lesson 88: Exercise 1.2 - 6:8 Time

    • Lesson 89: Exercise 1.3 - 6:8 Time

    • Lesson 90: Exercise 2.1 - Eighth Rests

    • Lesson 91: Melody 1.1 - Panther

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    Module 9 - Bassoon High A and Bb

    • Lesson 92: Introduction

    • Lesson 93: Recap

    • Lesson 94: Notes High A and Bb

    • Lesson 95: A-Major Scale, Two-Octaves

    • Lesson 96: Bb-Major Scale, Three-Octaves

    • Lesson 97: Chromatic Scale, Three-Octaves

    • Lesson 98: Gb:F#-Major Scale, Two-Octaves

    • Lesson 99: Exercise 1.1 - Triplets

    • Lesson 100: Exercise 1.2 - Triplets

    • Lesson 101: Exercise 1.3 - Triplets