EXISTING STUDENTS

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COURSE ONE

Title: Building Instrumental Competencies and Eliminating Musical Weaknesses | by Burnett School of Music
  • Three Weeks to Mastery of All 12 Major and Natural Minor Scales
  • Six Weeks to Mastery of All 12 Melodic and Harmonic Minor Scales
  • Nine Weeks to Mastery of All Scales and Scale Harmony in Music

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COURSE ONE is designed to establish baseline competencies as a performing instrumental musician. This course eliminates weaknesses.


COURSE TWO

Title: Expanding Instrumental Competencies and Building Musical Foundations | by Burnett School of Music
  • Three Weeks to Mastery of All 12 Major Scales in Thirds
  • Six Weeks to Mastery of All 12 Melodic Minor Scales in Thirds
  • Nine Weeks to Mastery of Diatonic Chords in Major and Minor Keys

COURSE TWO is designed to expand upon baseline foundations as a performing instrumental musician. This course builds technical skill.


COURSE THREE

Title: Refining Instrumental Competencies and Expanding Musical Foundations | by Burnett School of Music
  • Three Weeks to Mastery of Reading Essential Rhythmic Figures
  • Six Weeks to Mastery of Common Song Forms in Western Music
  • Nine Weeks to Mastery of Hearing Diatonic and Chromatic Intervals

COURSE THREE is designed to establish artistic competencies as a performing instrumental musician. Honor band and artist-level study.


COURSE FOUR

Title: Understanding How Melodic Improvisation Works and Utilizing Existing Competencies | by Burnett School of Music
  • Three Weeks to Mastery of Essential Major Key Jazz Song Forms
  • Six Weeks to Mastery of Essential Minor Key Jazz Song Forms
  • Nine Weeks to Mastery of Selected Essential Compositions

FREE DOWNLOAD – Here’s a sampling of related content in this course from our MMEA Clinic: “PLAYING JAZZ USING STUFF YOU ALREADY KNOW”

COURSE FOUR is designed to establish baseline competencies as an improvising musician. This course is centered on Jazz studies.


FACULTY

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ABOUT US

The Burnett School of Music offers masterclasses and lessons for all ages and abilities. Featuring effective applied music lesson programs and progressive courses, the Burnett School of Music understands that the art of applied instrumental musical performance is most effectively learned and passed along by experienced musicians sharing knowledge with newer players. We do this by successfully using progressive and unique methods to codify complex subject matter.

Terri Anderson Burnett

Flute and Piccolo

Upon graduating from Lake High School, Terri Anderson Burnett attended Bowling Green State University as a music major. Terri’s aptitude scores qualified her to attend the Westpoint Military Academy Preparatory School, but she decided to stay with music by joining the US Army Bands Career Program and served as a Flute and Piccolo Player with the Army’s band at Ansbach, Germany. Since then, she has continued to perform with various ensembles, record professionally, and teach flute and piccolo privately. (website)

Christopher Burnett

Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone

Composition, Arranging, Finale

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Christopher is an award-winning BMI composer, improviser, alto saxophonist, clarinetist, and flutist who completed a full 22+year career in notable military musical organizations as a performing artist, band leader, and company manager. He has also taught independently and in affiliation with notable music schools since 1983. His students regularly earn scholarships, honors ensemble placements, and achieve the inculcation of musical competencies that realize a lifetime of pure enjoyment. (website)

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