Sight Reading Lessons
Site reading is the skill of reading and performing a piece of music written in standard music notation. These lessons focus on the study of this skill starting at the most basic level
Rudiments of Music
In this lesson we will start our study of sight reading. Sight reading is the skill of being able to read standard music notation. This lesson specifically covers the basic symbols, note types, and the staff.
1st String Exercises
In this lesson we will learn 3 notes on the 1st string - E, F, and G.
In this lesson we will sight read a simple tune using the 6 notes we have learned thus far.
Notes On The G String
In this lesson we will study 2 notes on the G string. We will also study a simple song using the notes we have learned so far on the E, B, and G string. The song is Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (Sparkling Stella).
Red River Valley
In this lesson we will sight read the melody to Red River Valley and learn two new rudiments of music. The tune uses ties and dotted notes. We will discuss these concepts in the lesson
Love Me Tender
In this lesson we will be sight reading the melody to Love Me Tender. The tune uses notes we have learned thus far from the E, B, and G strings.
Notes on the D string
In this lesson we will study 3 notes on the D string. D, E, and F.
Cockles and Mussels
In this lesson we will sight read a simple tune applying some notes from the D string.
In this lesson we are going to study eighth notes and practice with a few exercises.