Dr. Charles Colin, 100 Original Warm-ups (Charles Colin), 7-24

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Things to remember when you practice

1. 5 times 10 breathing exercise before you begin
2. BIG BREATH – CHEST UP – SHOULDERS BACK (NOT UP)
3. Work toward speeding up the study
4. Models for each study: Single, double tongue; slur two; slur measure
5. Rest for a few moments between each study
6. Rest whenever necessary on longer studies
7. Play entire study in one breath (if possible)
8. WATCH THE TONGUE

This exercise is part of a customized 5 part lesson plan. Click here to see the entire plan thesystematicapproach.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/haag_201203222.pdf

My teacher, Bruce Haag is a certified Claude Gordon instructor, and the practice routines he assigns serve to set goals for progress and to help the student understand exactly what is causing the progress.

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