The First Lesson
What should I teach in the first bassoon lesson?
Well... why don't we watch one?
The following is a full recording (split into parts) of a first bassoon lesson
taught to a high school freshman saxophone player with 3 years playing experience
Workbook Page: 28
Part 1: Assembly and Playing Position
Part 2: Air, Embouchure, and First Sounds
Part 3: First Notes and F Scale
Part 4: Tunes
Part 5: Disassembly
Read and Review
My "First Lesson" Plan - Topics to Cover
Embouchure and First Sounds
Fingering Practice - Teach a Tune!
Tunes for the first lesson:
Use the Method
Disassembly and Maintenance