The consensus is that we’re ready to move on, and while the current pieces are not perfect, we do not need to belabor them. Today we went over the fingering to the Minuet of the First Suite. It’s a nice way to start my third year of Cello playing.

Other things that are new : Melodic minor scales, although Dan suggested that if they’re a little disorienting, to do the natural minor first.

Once I get my intonation down, I need to focus on getting more sound out of each string. If need be, take some breaks during practices between each phrase to really make sure I’m “ready to go”.

Also, coming soon : another La Cinquantaine recording.