2018-2019 Lesson 27 of 30


Lesson Assignments

  1. Etude Level 4: Little Etude by Bela Bartok

    1. Follow your speed-building practice chart

  2. Air in B-flat Major by George Frederic Handel (L.4)

    1. Follow your speed-building practice chart

  3. Sonatina in F Major Op. 168 No, 1 by Anton Diabelli (L.4)

    1. Follow your speed-building practice chart

  4. Old French Song Op. 39 No. 16 by P.I. Tchaikovsky (L.4)

    1. Follow your NFRPE chart

Assignments on Hold

Magnetic Rag

  1. Fix the tie and LH / RH entrance in beat 3 of m. 12.

  2. Fix counting in measures 12-14

  1. *Songs of the Cavalry

    1. ms. 41-42 - fix the notes and blue pen.

    2. ms. 26 - 29 - PLEASE FIX ALL YOUR G-FLATS!

  2. Imagine

    1. Practice to the end of page 3. Be able to play it hands together with voice.

    2. How did we practice this at your lesson?

2018-2019 Lesson 26: Abigail Chen


Lesson Assignments

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  1. Arpeggios:

    1. Learn ALL

  2. Chords

    1. Learn ALL blocked chords

  3. Scales:

    1. Learn ALL

  4. Etude Level 4: Prayer Op. 25 No. 5 by Genari Karganov

    1. HALF NOTE HALF NOTE HALF NOTE HALF NOTE HALF NOTE!!!

  5. Etude Level 4: Little Etude by Bela Bartok

    1. Register!!!!

  6. RCM List A - Level 4

    1. Air in B-flat Major by Handel

      1. Think of the tempo before you start

  7. RCM List B - Level 4

    1. Sonatina in F Major Op. 168 No, 1 by Anton Diabelli

      1. Don’t slow down in second to last measure.

  8. RCM level 4 list c

    1. Tchaikovsky

  9. INTERVAL RECOGNITION

    1. Identify Min. 3, Maj. 4, Per. 4, Per. 5 and Per. 8

  10. *FOUR STAR: SIGHT-READING & EAR TESTS LEVEL 3

    1. Do two “days” per practice session.

    2. Remember to do the star 4 in each “day.”

  11. Review Piece

    1. Crazy Comics

Assignments on Hold

Magnetic Rag

  1. Fix the tie and LH / RH entrance in beat 3 of m. 12.

  2. Fix counting in measures 12-14

  1. *Songs of the Cavalry

    1. ms. 41-42 - fix the notes and blue pen.

    2. ms. 26 - 29 - PLEASE FIX ALL YOUR G-FLATS!

  2. Imagine

    1. Practice to the end of page 3. Be able to play it hands together with voice.

    2. How did we practice this at your lesson?

2018-2019 Lesson 25: Abigail Chen


Lesson Assignments

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  1. Arpeggios:

    1. Learn ALL

  2. Chords

    1. Learn ALL blocked chords

  3. Scales:

    1. Learn ALL

  4. Etude Level 4: Prayer Op. 25 No. 5 by Genari Karganov

    1. Cantabile -= singing style!

  5. Etude Level 4: Little Etude by Bela Bartok

    1. What does resolute mean?

    2. Slow this down so you can play it with determination and confidence!

    3. No faster than m.m. 54 per quarter note.

  6. RCM List A - Level 4

    1. Air in B-flat Major by Handel

      1. Practice with metronome at m.m. 72

      2. See Diabelli instructions

  7. RCM List B - Level 4

    1. Sonatina in F Major Op. 168 No, 1 by Anton Diabelli

      1. Practice this with the metronome at m.m. 88

      2. When you make a mistake, go back one measure and “spot” it.

      3. Then move on!

      4. The reason for this tempo is to exaggerate and focus on the expression.

  8. RCM level 4 list c

    1. Tchaikovsky

      1. See practice video

  9. INTERVAL RECOGNITION

    1. Identify Min. 3, Maj. 4, Per. 4, Per. 5 and Per. 8

  10. *FOUR STAR: SIGHT-READING & EAR TESTS LEVEL 3

    1. Do two “days” per practice session.

    2. Remember to do the star 4 in each “day.”

  11. Review Piece

    1. Crazy Comics

Assignments on Hold

Magnetic Rag

  1. Fix the tie and LH / RH entrance in beat 3 of m. 12.

  2. Fix counting in measures 12-14

  1. *Songs of the Cavalry

    1. ms. 41-42 - fix the notes and blue pen.

    2. ms. 26 - 29 - PLEASE FIX ALL YOUR G-FLATS!

  2. Imagine

    1. Practice to the end of page 3. Be able to play it hands together with voice.

    2. How did we practice this at your lesson?

2018-2019 Lesson 24: Abigail Chen


Lesson Assignments

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  1. Arpeggios:

    1. Learn ALL

  2. Chords

    1. Learn ALL blocked chords

  3. Scales:

    1. Learn ALL

  4. Etude Level 4: Prayer Op. 25 No. 5 by Genari Karganov

    1. See your practice charts

  5. Etude Level 4: Little Etude by Bela Bartok

    1. See your practice charts

  6. *RCM List A - Level 4

    1. *Air in B-flat Major by Handel

      1. Accent (a little bit!) the first beat in each measure and soften the later beats.

      2. Detached notes - quarter notes, eighths notes.

  7. *RCM List B - Level 4

    1. *Sonatina in F Major Op. 168 No, 1 by Anton Diabelli

      1. Use your NFRPE chart to do two measures a day

      2. Review from beginning to end at least twice a week (keep track of this in your “Spotting Chart”)

  8. RCM level 4 list c

    1. Tchaikovaly Old French Song

  9. INTERVAL RECOGNITION

    1. Identify Min. 3, Maj. 4, Per. 4, Per. 5 and Per. 8

  10. *FOUR STAR: SIGHT-READING & EAR TESTS LEVEL 3

    1. Do two “days” per practice session.

    2. Remember to do the star 4 in each “day.”

  11. Review Piece

    1. Crazy Comics

Assignments on Hold

Magnetic Rag

  1. Fix the tie and LH / RH entrance in beat 3 of m. 12.

  2. Fix counting in measures 12-14

  1. *Songs of the Cavalry

    1. ms. 41-42 - fix the notes and blue pen.

    2. ms. 26 - 29 - PLEASE FIX ALL YOUR G-FLATS!

  2. Imagine

    1. Practice to the end of page 3. Be able to play it hands together with voice.

    2. How did we practice this at your lesson?

2018-2019 Lesson 23: Abigail Chen


Lesson Assignments

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  1. Arpeggios:

    1. Learn ALL

  2. Chords

    1. Learn ALL blocked chords

  3. Scales:

    1. Learn ALL

  4. Etude Level 4: Prayer Op. 25 No. 5 by Genari Karganov

    1. See orange pen and Emma’s danger sign.

  5. Etude Level 4: Little Etude by Bela Bartok

    1. See orange pen

    2. ms. 12-13, 17-18 - practice separately for articulation

    3. ms. 11-13, 14-15, 15-16 - 5 times correctly each day slowly

    4. ms. 17-18 turn on the metronome and ta the rhythm before you play.

  6. RCM List A - Level 4

    1. Air in B-flat Major by Handel

      1. Accent (a little bit!) the first beat in each measure and soften the later beats.

      2. Detached notes - quarter notes, eighths notes.

  7. RCM List B - Level 4

    1. Sonatina in F Major Op. 168 No, 1 by Anton Diabelli

      1. Use your NFRPE chart to do two measures a day

      2. Review from beginning to end at least twice a week (keep track of this in your “Spotting Chart”)

  8. RCM level 4 list c

    1. Tchaikovaly Old French Song

  9. INTERVAL RECOGNITION

    1. Identify Min. 3, Maj. 4, Per. 4, Per. 5 and Per. 8

  10. *FOUR STAR: SIGHT-READING & EAR TESTS LEVEL 3

    1. Do two “days” per practice session.

    2. Remember to do the star 4 in each “day.”

  11. Review Piece

    1. Crazy Comics

Assignments on Hold

Magnetic Rag

  1. Fix the tie and LH / RH entrance in beat 3 of m. 12.

  2. Fix counting in measures 12-14

  1. *Songs of the Cavalry

    1. ms. 41-42 - fix the notes and blue pen.

    2. ms. 26 - 29 - PLEASE FIX ALL YOUR G-FLATS!

  2. Imagine

    1. Practice to the end of page 3. Be able to play it hands together with voice.

    2. How did we practice this at your lesson?

2018-2019 Lesson 22: Abigail Chen


Lesson Assignments

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  1. Arpeggios:

    1. prepare all on page 15

  2. Scales:

    1. Prepare all on pages 7-9

  3. Etude Level 4: Prayer Op. 25 No. 5 by Genari Karganov

    1. LEARN!!!

  4. Etude Level 4: Little Etude by Bela Bartok

    1. Slow it down - practicing two - three phrases at a time.

  5. RCM List A - Level 4

    1. Air in B-flat Major by Handel

      1. Accent (a little bit!) the first beat in each measure and soften the later beats.

      2. Detached notes - quarter notes, eighths notes.

  6. RCM List B - Level 4

    1. Sonatina in F Major Op. 168 No, 1 by Anton Diabelli

      1. Use your NFRPE chart to do two measures a day

      2. Review from beginning to end at least twice a week (keep track of this in your “Spotting Chart”)

  7. RCM level 4 list c

    1. Tchaikovaly

  8. INTERVAL RECOGNITION

    1. Identify Min. 3, Maj. 4, Per. 4, Per. 5 and Per. 8

  9. *FOUR STAR: SIGHT-READING & EAR TESTS LEVEL 3

    1. Do two “days” per practice session.

    2. Remember to do the star 4 in each “day.”

  10. Review Piece

    1. Crazy Comics

Assignments on Hold

Magnetic Rag

  1. Fix the tie and LH / RH entrance in beat 3 of m. 12.

  2. Fix counting in measures 12-14

  1. *Songs of the Cavalry

    1. ms. 41-42 - fix the notes and blue pen.

    2. ms. 26 - 29 - PLEASE FIX ALL YOUR G-FLATS!

  2. Imagine

    1. Practice to the end of page 3. Be able to play it hands together with voice.

    2. How did we practice this at your lesson?

2018-2019 Lesson 21: Abigail Chen

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  1. Etude Level 4: Prayer Op. 25 No. 5 by Genari Karganov

    1. LEARN!!!

  2. Etude Level 4: Little Etude by Bela Bartok

    1. LEARN!

  3. Teach Me About Root Position & Inversions.

  4. *RCM List A - Level 4

    1. Air in B-flat Major by Handel

      1. Accent (a little bit!) the first beat in each measure and soften the later beats.

      2. Detached notes - quarter notes, eighths notes.

  5. RCM List B - Level 4

    1. Sonatina in F Major Op. 168 No, 1 by Anton Diabelli

      1. TWO MEASURES AT A TIME

      2. N. F. R. P. E. practice please!!!!

      3. DON’T WORRY ABOUT RHYTHM.

  6. INTERVAL RECOGNITION

    1. Identify Min. 3, Maj. 4, Per. 4, Per. 5 and Per. 8

  7. FOUR STAR: SIGHT-READING & EAR TESTS LEVEL 3

    1. Do Sets 8-9

    2. REMEMBER TO DO THE “4TH STAR” IN EACH SET

  8. *Magnetic Rag

    1. Fix the tie and LH / RH entrance in beat 3 of m. 12.

    2. Fix counting in measures 12-14

  9. *Songs of the Cavalry

    1. ms. 41-42 - fix the notes and blue pen.

    2. ms. 26 - 29 - PLEASE FIX ALL YOUR G-FLATS!

  10. Imagine

    1. Practice to the end of page 3. Be able to play it hands together with voice.

    2. How did we practice this at your lesson?

  11. Review Piece

    1. Crazy Comics






On Hold:

Books on Loan:

  1. Four Star: Sight Reading and Ear Tests: Level 2 (1/17/18)

Performance Class: Three

  1. May 20th, DiMenna Center: 6;30pm

    1. Pieces:

      1. Crazy Comics

      2. Half Asleep

Final Recital

  1. June 3rd, Domingo Hall, NOC

    1. Pieces:

      1. Crazy Comics by Christine Donkin

      2. Half Asleep by Christopher Norton

      3. I Spy by Melody Bober

Lesson Assignments:

  1. RCM

    1. Dustin bring assignments next time.

  2. Technical Requirements Level 3: 

    1. Memorize the number of sharps or flats in each key:

      1. D Major - 2 sharps - F, C

        1. Tempo even - DO WITH THE METRONOME. 

        2. Note and fingering fixed please.

      2. F Major - 1 flat - B

        1. Wrists up and steady.

      3. B-flat Major - 2 flats - B, E

        1. Fingering needs to be correct on the first try.

      4. D minor - 1 flat - B

        1. Learn

      5. G minor - 2 flats - B, E

        1. Learn

  3. Hanon No. 2, 3 and 4

    1. Learn hands together.

    2. memorize the patter first and then do it.

  4. Hanon No. 1

    1. CLOSE LOUD: m.m. 84 per 8th note

      1. Make sure finger 5 is curved and no chopping.

      2. Wrists raises on each attack!

      3. SLOW DOWN.

      4. ELBOW SHOULD NOT BE RAISED.

  5. Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear Tests

    1. Do all of set 9. One "day" per practice session. 

    2. We'll have a test on this next week. 

  6. Czerny for the Young Pianist Op. 823

    1. Learn No. 7 hands alone with correct articulation / expression.

    2. COME UP WITH YOUR LYRICS TO THIS EXERCISE.

      1. use the patterns in the music as a guide for your story!

On Hold:

  1. Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

    1. PREPARE: page 12, 14, 17, 19, 20 and 21 - fill in the blanks.

  2. Celebrate Piano! Solos 2

*REVIEW - Celebration & Angelfish

  1. Morning Person (one measure at a time)

     

  2. Half Asleep by Christopher Norton

     

  3. Crazy Comics by Christine Donkin (Etude.2)

     

  4. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2)

     

  5. Canon by Cornelius Gurlitt (list C










  6. Ecossaise in G Major by L. v. Beethoven (list A)










  7. Sonatina in C Major Op. 36 No. 1

  8. *CROSBY GAUDET, ANNE: Celebration - 9/27

  9. HAYDN, FRANZ JOSEPH: German Dance in D Major, Hob. IX:22 No. .2

  10. *CROSBY GAUDET, ANNE: Angelfish

  11. Swirling Leaves by Gordon A. McKinnon

  12. Detectives (Etude: Level 1)

  13. Drifting Clouds by William GIllock (Etude: Level 1)

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THEORY (no assignment)

  1. Level 1: Unit 3 (start with Dustin at a later lesson)

2018-2019 Lesson 20: Abigail Chen

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  1. Etude Level 4: Prayer Op. 25 No. 5 by Genari Karganov

    1. LEARN!!!

  2. Etude Level 4: Little Etude by Bela Bartok

    1. LEARN!

  3. Teach Me About Root Position & Inversions.

  4. *RCM List A - Level 4

    1. Air in B-flat Major by Handel

      1. Accent (a little bit!) the first beat in each measure and soften the later beats.

      2. Detached notes - quarter notes, eighths notes.

  5. RCM List B - Level 4

    1. Sonatina in F Major Op. 168 No, 1 by Anton Diabelli

      1. TWO MEASURES AT A TIME

      2. N. F. R. P. E. practice please!!!!

      3. DON’T WORRY ABOUT RHYTHM.

  6. INTERVAL RECOGNITION

    1. Identify Min. 3, Maj. 4, Per. 4, Per. 5 and Per. 8

  7. FOUR STAR: SIGHT-READING & EAR TESTS LEVEL 3

    1. Do Sets 8-9

    2. REMEMBER TO DO THE “4TH STAR” IN EACH SET

  8. *Magnetic Rag

    1. Fix the tie and LH / RH entrance in beat 3 of m. 12.

    2. Fix counting in measures 12-14

  9. *Songs of the Cavalry

    1. ms. 41-42 - fix the notes and blue pen.

    2. ms. 26 - 29 - PLEASE FIX ALL YOUR G-FLATS!

  10. Imagine

    1. Practice to the end of page 3. Be able to play it hands together with voice.

    2. How did we practice this at your lesson?

  11. Review Piece

    1. Crazy Comics






On Hold:

Books on Loan:

  1. Four Star: Sight Reading and Ear Tests: Level 2 (1/17/18)

Performance Class: Three

  1. May 20th, DiMenna Center: 6;30pm

    1. Pieces:

      1. Crazy Comics

      2. Half Asleep

Final Recital

  1. June 3rd, Domingo Hall, NOC

    1. Pieces:

      1. Crazy Comics by Christine Donkin

      2. Half Asleep by Christopher Norton

      3. I Spy by Melody Bober

Lesson Assignments:

  1. RCM

    1. Dustin bring assignments next time.

  2. Technical Requirements Level 3: 

    1. Memorize the number of sharps or flats in each key:

      1. D Major - 2 sharps - F, C

        1. Tempo even - DO WITH THE METRONOME. 

        2. Note and fingering fixed please.

      2. F Major - 1 flat - B

        1. Wrists up and steady.

      3. B-flat Major - 2 flats - B, E

        1. Fingering needs to be correct on the first try.

      4. D minor - 1 flat - B

        1. Learn

      5. G minor - 2 flats - B, E

        1. Learn

  3. Hanon No. 2, 3 and 4

    1. Learn hands together.

    2. memorize the patter first and then do it.

  4. Hanon No. 1

    1. CLOSE LOUD: m.m. 84 per 8th note

      1. Make sure finger 5 is curved and no chopping.

      2. Wrists raises on each attack!

      3. SLOW DOWN.

      4. ELBOW SHOULD NOT BE RAISED.

  5. Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear Tests

    1. Do all of set 9. One "day" per practice session. 

    2. We'll have a test on this next week. 

  6. Czerny for the Young Pianist Op. 823

    1. Learn No. 7 hands alone with correct articulation / expression.

    2. COME UP WITH YOUR LYRICS TO THIS EXERCISE.

      1. use the patterns in the music as a guide for your story!

On Hold:

  1. Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

    1. PREPARE: page 12, 14, 17, 19, 20 and 21 - fill in the blanks.

  2. Celebrate Piano! Solos 2

*REVIEW - Celebration & Angelfish

  1. Morning Person (one measure at a time)

     

  2. Half Asleep by Christopher Norton

     

  3. Crazy Comics by Christine Donkin (Etude.2)

     

  4. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2)

     

  5. Canon by Cornelius Gurlitt (list C










  6. Ecossaise in G Major by L. v. Beethoven (list A)










  7. Sonatina in C Major Op. 36 No. 1

  8. *CROSBY GAUDET, ANNE: Celebration - 9/27

  9. HAYDN, FRANZ JOSEPH: German Dance in D Major, Hob. IX:22 No. .2

  10. *CROSBY GAUDET, ANNE: Angelfish

  11. Swirling Leaves by Gordon A. McKinnon

  12. Detectives (Etude: Level 1)

  13. Drifting Clouds by William GIllock (Etude: Level 1)

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THEORY (no assignment)

  1. Level 1: Unit 3 (start with Dustin at a later lesson)

2018-2019 Lesson 19: Abigail Chen



Notes:


Lesson Assignments

  1. Teach Me About Root Position & Inversions.

  2. *RCM List A - Level 4

    1. Air in B-flat Major by Handel

      1. Accent (a little bit!) the first beat in each measure and soften the later beats.

      2. Detached notes - quarter notes, eighths notes.

  3. RCM List B - Level 4

    1. Sonatina in F Major Op. 168 No, 1 by Anton Diabelli

      1. TWO MEASURES AT A TIME

      2. N. F. R. P. E. practice please!!!!

      3. DON’T WORRY ABOUT RHYTHM.

  4. FOUR STAR: SIGHT-READING & EAR TESTS LEVEL 3

    1. Do Sets 8-9

  5. *Magnetic Rag

    1. Fix the tie and LH / RH entrance in beat 3 of m. 12.

    2. Fix counting in measures 12-14

  6. *Songs of the Cavalry

    1. ms. 41-42 - fix the notes and blue pen.

    2. ms. 26 - 29 - PLEASE FIX ALL YOUR G-FLATS!

  7. Imagine

    1. Practice to the end of page 3. Be able to play it hands together with voice.

    2. How did we practice this at your lesson?

  8. Review Piece

    1. Crazy Comics





On Hold:

Books on Loan:

  1. Four Star: Sight Reading and Ear Tests: Level 2 (1/17/18)

Performance Class: Three

  1. May 20th, DiMenna Center: 6;30pm

    1. Pieces:

      1. Crazy Comics

      2. Half Asleep

Final Recital

  1. June 3rd, Domingo Hall, NOC

    1. Pieces:

      1. Crazy Comics by Christine Donkin

      2. Half Asleep by Christopher Norton

      3. I Spy by Melody Bober

Lesson Assignments:

  1. RCM

    1. Dustin bring assignments next time.

  2. Technical Requirements Level 3: 

    1. Memorize the number of sharps or flats in each key:

      1. D Major - 2 sharps - F, C

        1. Tempo even - DO WITH THE METRONOME. 

        2. Note and fingering fixed please.

      2. F Major - 1 flat - B

        1. Wrists up and steady.

      3. B-flat Major - 2 flats - B, E

        1. Fingering needs to be correct on the first try.

      4. D minor - 1 flat - B

        1. Learn

      5. G minor - 2 flats - B, E

        1. Learn

  3. Hanon No. 2, 3 and 4

    1. Learn hands together.

    2. memorize the patter first and then do it.

  4. Hanon No. 1

    1. CLOSE LOUD: m.m. 84 per 8th note

      1. Make sure finger 5 is curved and no chopping.

      2. Wrists raises on each attack!

      3. SLOW DOWN.

      4. ELBOW SHOULD NOT BE RAISED.

  5. Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear Tests

    1. Do all of set 9. One "day" per practice session. 

    2. We'll have a test on this next week. 

  6. Czerny for the Young Pianist Op. 823

    1. Learn No. 7 hands alone with correct articulation / expression.

    2. COME UP WITH YOUR LYRICS TO THIS EXERCISE.

      1. use the patterns in the music as a guide for your story!

On Hold:

  1. Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

    1. PREPARE: page 12, 14, 17, 19, 20 and 21 - fill in the blanks.

  2. Celebrate Piano! Solos 2

*REVIEW - Celebration & Angelfish

  1. Morning Person (one measure at a time)

     

  2. Half Asleep by Christopher Norton

     

  3. Crazy Comics by Christine Donkin (Etude.2)

     

  4. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2)

     

  5. Canon by Cornelius Gurlitt (list C









  6. Ecossaise in G Major by L. v. Beethoven (list A)









  7. Sonatina in C Major Op. 36 No. 1

  8. *CROSBY GAUDET, ANNE: Celebration - 9/27

  9. HAYDN, FRANZ JOSEPH: German Dance in D Major, Hob. IX:22 No. .2

  10. *CROSBY GAUDET, ANNE: Angelfish

  11. Swirling Leaves by Gordon A. McKinnon

  12. Detectives (Etude: Level 1)

  13. Drifting Clouds by William GIllock (Etude: Level 1)

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THEORY (no assignment)

  1. Level 1: Unit 3 (start with Dustin at a later lesson)

2018-2019 Lesson 18: Abigail Chen



Notes:


Lesson Assignments

  1. Teach Me About Root Position & Inversions.

  2. RCM List A - Level 4

    1. Air in B-flat Major by Handel

      1. Accent (a little bit!) the first beat in each measure and soften the later beats.

      2. Detached notes - quarter notes, eighths notes.

  3. RCM List B - Level 4

    1. Sonatina in F Major Op. 168 No, 1 by Anton Diabelli

      1. ms. 10-11 ta and clap the rhythm in RH before play it.

      2. SLOW MOTION PRACTICE learning this hands together in chunks of 2 ms. at a time. Think of NFRPE!

  4. FOUR STAR: SIGHT-READING & EAR TESTS LEVEL 3

    1. Do Sets 6-7

  5. Magnetic Rag

    1. Fix the tie and LH / RH entrance in beat 3 of m. 12.

    2. Fix counting in measures 12-14

  6. Songs of the Cavalry

    1. m. 6-7 Articulation

    2. m. 8 - RH fingering

    3. m. 36 -41 increase tempo by one tempo at a time.

    4. Finish to the end!

  7. Imagine

    1. Practice to the end of page 3. Be able to play it hands together with voice.

    2. How did we practice this at your lesson?

  8. Review Piece

    1. Crazy Comics





On Hold:

Books on Loan:

  1. Four Star: Sight Reading and Ear Tests: Level 2 (1/17/18)

Performance Class: Three

  1. May 20th, DiMenna Center: 6;30pm

    1. Pieces:

      1. Crazy Comics

      2. Half Asleep

Final Recital

  1. June 3rd, Domingo Hall, NOC

    1. Pieces:

      1. Crazy Comics by Christine Donkin

      2. Half Asleep by Christopher Norton

      3. I Spy by Melody Bober

Lesson Assignments:

  1. RCM

    1. Dustin bring assignments next time.

  2. Technical Requirements Level 3: 

    1. Memorize the number of sharps or flats in each key:

      1. D Major - 2 sharps - F, C

        1. Tempo even - DO WITH THE METRONOME. 

        2. Note and fingering fixed please.

      2. F Major - 1 flat - B

        1. Wrists up and steady.

      3. B-flat Major - 2 flats - B, E

        1. Fingering needs to be correct on the first try.

      4. D minor - 1 flat - B

        1. Learn

      5. G minor - 2 flats - B, E

        1. Learn

  3. Hanon No. 2, 3 and 4

    1. Learn hands together.

    2. memorize the patter first and then do it.

  4. Hanon No. 1

    1. CLOSE LOUD: m.m. 84 per 8th note

      1. Make sure finger 5 is curved and no chopping.

      2. Wrists raises on each attack!

      3. SLOW DOWN.

      4. ELBOW SHOULD NOT BE RAISED.

  5. Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear Tests

    1. Do all of set 9. One "day" per practice session. 

    2. We'll have a test on this next week. 

  6. Czerny for the Young Pianist Op. 823

    1. Learn No. 7 hands alone with correct articulation / expression.

    2. COME UP WITH YOUR LYRICS TO THIS EXERCISE.

      1. use the patterns in the music as a guide for your story!

On Hold:

  1. Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

    1. PREPARE: page 12, 14, 17, 19, 20 and 21 - fill in the blanks.

  2. Celebrate Piano! Solos 2

*REVIEW - Celebration & Angelfish

  1. Morning Person (one measure at a time)

     

  2. Half Asleep by Christopher Norton

     

  3. Crazy Comics by Christine Donkin (Etude.2)

     

  4. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2)

     

  5. Canon by Cornelius Gurlitt (list C









  6. Ecossaise in G Major by L. v. Beethoven (list A)









  7. Sonatina in C Major Op. 36 No. 1

  8. *CROSBY GAUDET, ANNE: Celebration - 9/27

  9. HAYDN, FRANZ JOSEPH: German Dance in D Major, Hob. IX:22 No. .2

  10. *CROSBY GAUDET, ANNE: Angelfish

  11. Swirling Leaves by Gordon A. McKinnon

  12. Detectives (Etude: Level 1)

  13. Drifting Clouds by William GIllock (Etude: Level 1)

__________________________________

THEORY (no assignment)

  1. Level 1: Unit 3 (start with Dustin at a later lesson)

2018-2019 Lesson 17: Abigail Chen



Notes:


Lesson Assignments

  1. Teach Me About Root Position & Inversions.

  2. RCM List A - Level 4

    1. Air in B-flat Major by Handel

      1. Accent (a little bit!) the first beat in each measure and soften the later beats.

      2. Detached notes - quarter notes, eighths notes.

  3. RCM List B - Level 4

    1. *Sonatina in F Major Op. 168 No, 1 by Anton Diabelli

      1. Learn hands alone with NFRPE

  4. FOUR STAR: SIGHT-READING & EAR TESTS LEVEL 3

    1. Do Sets 6-7

  5. Magnetic Rag

    1. Fix pink in measures 10, 12

    2. Fix the counting in measures 16-17

    3. Fix all pink pen.

  6. Songs of the Cavalry

    1. m. 6-7 Articulation

    2. m. 8 - RH fingering

    3. m. 36 -41 increase tempo by one tempo at a time.

    4. Finish to the end!

  7. Imagine

    1. Practice to the end of page 3. Be able to play it hands together with voice.

    2. How did we practice this at your lesson?

  8. Review Piece

    1. Crazy Comics





On Hold:

Books on Loan:

  1. Four Star: Sight Reading and Ear Tests: Level 2 (1/17/18)

Performance Class: Three

  1. May 20th, DiMenna Center: 6;30pm

    1. Pieces:

      1. Crazy Comics

      2. Half Asleep

Final Recital

  1. June 3rd, Domingo Hall, NOC

    1. Pieces:

      1. Crazy Comics by Christine Donkin

      2. Half Asleep by Christopher Norton

      3. I Spy by Melody Bober

Lesson Assignments:

  1. RCM

    1. Dustin bring assignments next time.

  2. Technical Requirements Level 3: 

    1. Memorize the number of sharps or flats in each key:

      1. D Major - 2 sharps - F, C

        1. Tempo even - DO WITH THE METRONOME. 

        2. Note and fingering fixed please.

      2. F Major - 1 flat - B

        1. Wrists up and steady.

      3. B-flat Major - 2 flats - B, E

        1. Fingering needs to be correct on the first try.

      4. D minor - 1 flat - B

        1. Learn

      5. G minor - 2 flats - B, E

        1. Learn

  3. Hanon No. 2, 3 and 4

    1. Learn hands together.

    2. memorize the patter first and then do it.

  4. Hanon No. 1

    1. CLOSE LOUD: m.m. 84 per 8th note

      1. Make sure finger 5 is curved and no chopping.

      2. Wrists raises on each attack!

      3. SLOW DOWN.

      4. ELBOW SHOULD NOT BE RAISED.

  5. Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear Tests

    1. Do all of set 9. One "day" per practice session. 

    2. We'll have a test on this next week. 

  6. Czerny for the Young Pianist Op. 823

    1. Learn No. 7 hands alone with correct articulation / expression.

    2. COME UP WITH YOUR LYRICS TO THIS EXERCISE.

      1. use the patterns in the music as a guide for your story!

On Hold:

  1. Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

    1. PREPARE: page 12, 14, 17, 19, 20 and 21 - fill in the blanks.

  2. Celebrate Piano! Solos 2

*REVIEW - Celebration & Angelfish

  1. Morning Person (one measure at a time)

     

  2. Half Asleep by Christopher Norton

     

  3. Crazy Comics by Christine Donkin (Etude.2)

     

  4. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2)

     

  5. Canon by Cornelius Gurlitt (list C









  6. Ecossaise in G Major by L. v. Beethoven (list A)









  7. Sonatina in C Major Op. 36 No. 1

  8. *CROSBY GAUDET, ANNE: Celebration - 9/27

  9. HAYDN, FRANZ JOSEPH: German Dance in D Major, Hob. IX:22 No. .2

  10. *CROSBY GAUDET, ANNE: Angelfish

  11. Swirling Leaves by Gordon A. McKinnon

  12. Detectives (Etude: Level 1)

  13. Drifting Clouds by William GIllock (Etude: Level 1)

__________________________________

THEORY (no assignment)

  1. Level 1: Unit 3 (start with Dustin at a later lesson)

2018-2019 Lesson 16: Abigail Chen



Notes:


Lesson Assignments

  1. Teach Me About Root Position & Inversions.

  2. RCM List A - Level 4

    1. Air in B-flat Major by Handel

      1. m. 17 - RH fix notes.

      2. ARTICULATION: All notes detached unless they are in a slur or 16th notes.

      3. Finish learning to the end hands together. SLOW SLOW SLOW

  3. RCM List B - Level 4

    1. Sonatina in F Major Op. 168 No, 1 by Anton Diabelli

      1. Start learning this hands alone!!!!

  4. *FOUR STAR: SIGHT-READING & EAR TESTS LEVEL 3

    1. Do Sets 3 and 4.

  5. Magnetic Rag

    1. Fix pink in measures 10, 12

    2. Fix the counting in measures 16-17

    3. Fix all pink pen.

  6. Songs of the Cavalry

    1. m. 6-7 Articulation

    2. m. 8 - RH fingering

    3. m. 36 -41 increase tempo by one tempo at a time.

    4. Finish to the end!

  7. Imagine

    1. Practice to the end of page 3. Be able to play it hands together with voice.

    2. How did we practice this at your lesson?

  8. Review Piece

    1. Crazy Comics





On Hold:

Books on Loan:

  1. Four Star: Sight Reading and Ear Tests: Level 2 (1/17/18)

Performance Class: Three

  1. May 20th, DiMenna Center: 6;30pm

    1. Pieces:

      1. Crazy Comics

      2. Half Asleep

Final Recital

  1. June 3rd, Domingo Hall, NOC

    1. Pieces:

      1. Crazy Comics by Christine Donkin

      2. Half Asleep by Christopher Norton

      3. I Spy by Melody Bober

Lesson Assignments:

  1. RCM

    1. Dustin bring assignments next time.

  2. Technical Requirements Level 3: 

    1. Memorize the number of sharps or flats in each key:

      1. D Major - 2 sharps - F, C

        1. Tempo even - DO WITH THE METRONOME. 

        2. Note and fingering fixed please.

      2. F Major - 1 flat - B

        1. Wrists up and steady.

      3. B-flat Major - 2 flats - B, E

        1. Fingering needs to be correct on the first try.

      4. D minor - 1 flat - B

        1. Learn

      5. G minor - 2 flats - B, E

        1. Learn

  3. Hanon No. 2, 3 and 4

    1. Learn hands together.

    2. memorize the patter first and then do it.

  4. Hanon No. 1

    1. CLOSE LOUD: m.m. 84 per 8th note

      1. Make sure finger 5 is curved and no chopping.

      2. Wrists raises on each attack!

      3. SLOW DOWN.

      4. ELBOW SHOULD NOT BE RAISED.

  5. Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear Tests

    1. Do all of set 9. One "day" per practice session. 

    2. We'll have a test on this next week. 

  6. Czerny for the Young Pianist Op. 823

    1. Learn No. 7 hands alone with correct articulation / expression.

    2. COME UP WITH YOUR LYRICS TO THIS EXERCISE.

      1. use the patterns in the music as a guide for your story!

On Hold:

  1. Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

    1. PREPARE: page 12, 14, 17, 19, 20 and 21 - fill in the blanks.

  2. Celebrate Piano! Solos 2

*REVIEW - Celebration & Angelfish

  1. Morning Person (one measure at a time)

     

  2. Half Asleep by Christopher Norton

     

  3. Crazy Comics by Christine Donkin (Etude.2)

     

  4. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2)

     

  5. Canon by Cornelius Gurlitt (list C









  6. Ecossaise in G Major by L. v. Beethoven (list A)









  7. Sonatina in C Major Op. 36 No. 1

  8. *CROSBY GAUDET, ANNE: Celebration - 9/27

  9. HAYDN, FRANZ JOSEPH: German Dance in D Major, Hob. IX:22 No. .2

  10. *CROSBY GAUDET, ANNE: Angelfish

  11. Swirling Leaves by Gordon A. McKinnon

  12. Detectives (Etude: Level 1)

  13. Drifting Clouds by William GIllock (Etude: Level 1)

__________________________________

THEORY (no assignment)

  1. Level 1: Unit 3 (start with Dustin at a later lesson)

2018-2019 Lesson 15: Abigail Chen



Notes:


Lesson Assignments

  1. Teach Me About Root Position & Inversions.

  2. RCM List A - Level 4

    1. Air in B-flat Major by Handel

    2. START TO LEARN HANDS TOGETHER AT A VERY SLOW TEMPO

  3. RCM List B - Level 4

    1. Sonatina in F Major Op. 168 No, 1 by Anton Diabelli

      1. NO ASSIGNMENT

  4. FOUR STAR: SIGHT-READING & EAR TESTS LEVEL 3

    1. Do Sets 3 and 4.

  5. Magnetic Rag

    1. Fix pink in measures 10, 12

    2. Fix the counting in measures 16-17

    3. Fix all pink pen.

  6. Songs of the Cavalry

    1. PRACTICE BELOW - NO FASTER THAN M.M. 40 PER QUARTER NOTE

    2. FIX THE NOTES IN MEASURES 36-40

  7. Imagine

    1. Practice to the end of page 3. Be able to play it hands together with voice.

    2. How did we practice this at your lesson?

  8. Review Piece

    1. Crazy Comics





On Hold:

Books on Loan:

  1. Four Star: Sight Reading and Ear Tests: Level 2 (1/17/18)

Performance Class: Three

  1. May 20th, DiMenna Center: 6;30pm

    1. Pieces:

      1. Crazy Comics

      2. Half Asleep

Final Recital

  1. June 3rd, Domingo Hall, NOC

    1. Pieces:

      1. Crazy Comics by Christine Donkin

      2. Half Asleep by Christopher Norton

      3. I Spy by Melody Bober

Lesson Assignments:

  1. RCM

    1. Dustin bring assignments next time.

  2. Technical Requirements Level 3: 

    1. Memorize the number of sharps or flats in each key:

      1. D Major - 2 sharps - F, C

        1. Tempo even - DO WITH THE METRONOME. 

        2. Note and fingering fixed please.

      2. F Major - 1 flat - B

        1. Wrists up and steady.

      3. B-flat Major - 2 flats - B, E

        1. Fingering needs to be correct on the first try.

      4. D minor - 1 flat - B

        1. Learn

      5. G minor - 2 flats - B, E

        1. Learn

  3. Hanon No. 2, 3 and 4

    1. Learn hands together.

    2. memorize the patter first and then do it.

  4. Hanon No. 1

    1. CLOSE LOUD: m.m. 84 per 8th note

      1. Make sure finger 5 is curved and no chopping.

      2. Wrists raises on each attack!

      3. SLOW DOWN.

      4. ELBOW SHOULD NOT BE RAISED.

  5. Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear Tests

    1. Do all of set 9. One "day" per practice session. 

    2. We'll have a test on this next week. 

  6. Czerny for the Young Pianist Op. 823

    1. Learn No. 7 hands alone with correct articulation / expression.

    2. COME UP WITH YOUR LYRICS TO THIS EXERCISE.

      1. use the patterns in the music as a guide for your story!

On Hold:

  1. Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

    1. PREPARE: page 12, 14, 17, 19, 20 and 21 - fill in the blanks.

  2. Celebrate Piano! Solos 2

*REVIEW - Celebration & Angelfish

  1. Morning Person (one measure at a time)

     

  2. Half Asleep by Christopher Norton

     

  3. Crazy Comics by Christine Donkin (Etude.2)

     

  4. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2)

     

  5. Canon by Cornelius Gurlitt (list C









  6. Ecossaise in G Major by L. v. Beethoven (list A)









  7. Sonatina in C Major Op. 36 No. 1

  8. *CROSBY GAUDET, ANNE: Celebration - 9/27

  9. HAYDN, FRANZ JOSEPH: German Dance in D Major, Hob. IX:22 No. .2

  10. *CROSBY GAUDET, ANNE: Angelfish

  11. Swirling Leaves by Gordon A. McKinnon

  12. Detectives (Etude: Level 1)

  13. Drifting Clouds by William GIllock (Etude: Level 1)

__________________________________

THEORY (no assignment)

  1. Level 1: Unit 3 (start with Dustin at a later lesson)

2018-2019 Lesson 14: Abigail Chen



Notes:


Lesson Assignments

  1. Teach Me About Root Position & Inversions.

  2. RCM List A - Level 4

    1. Air in B-flat Major by Handel

    2. START TO LEARN HANDS TOGETHER AT A VERY SLOW TEMPO

  3. RCM List B - Level 4

    1. Sonatina in F Major Op. 168 No, 1 by Anton Diabelli

      1. NO ASSIGNMENT

  4. FOUR STAR: SIGHT-READING & EAR TESTS LEVEL 3

    1. Do Sets 3 and 4.

  5. Magnetic Rag

    1. Fix pink in measures 10, 12

    2. Fix the counting in measures 16-17

    3. Fix all pink pen.

  6. Songs of the Cavalry

    1. PRACTICE BELOW - NO FASTER THAN M.M. 40 PER QUARTER NOTE

    2. FIX THE NOTES IN MEASURES 36-40

  7. Imagine

    1. Practice to the end of page 3. Be able to play it hands together with voice.

    2. How did we practice this at your lesson?

  8. Review Piece

    1. Crazy Comics





On Hold:

Books on Loan:

  1. Four Star: Sight Reading and Ear Tests: Level 2 (1/17/18)

Performance Class: Three

  1. May 20th, DiMenna Center: 6;30pm

    1. Pieces:

      1. Crazy Comics

      2. Half Asleep

Final Recital

  1. June 3rd, Domingo Hall, NOC

    1. Pieces:

      1. Crazy Comics by Christine Donkin

      2. Half Asleep by Christopher Norton

      3. I Spy by Melody Bober

Lesson Assignments:

  1. RCM

    1. Dustin bring assignments next time.

  2. Technical Requirements Level 3: 

    1. Memorize the number of sharps or flats in each key:

      1. D Major - 2 sharps - F, C

        1. Tempo even - DO WITH THE METRONOME. 

        2. Note and fingering fixed please.

      2. F Major - 1 flat - B

        1. Wrists up and steady.

      3. B-flat Major - 2 flats - B, E

        1. Fingering needs to be correct on the first try.

      4. D minor - 1 flat - B

        1. Learn

      5. G minor - 2 flats - B, E

        1. Learn

  3. Hanon No. 2, 3 and 4

    1. Learn hands together.

    2. memorize the patter first and then do it.

  4. Hanon No. 1

    1. CLOSE LOUD: m.m. 84 per 8th note

      1. Make sure finger 5 is curved and no chopping.

      2. Wrists raises on each attack!

      3. SLOW DOWN.

      4. ELBOW SHOULD NOT BE RAISED.

  5. Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear Tests

    1. Do all of set 9. One "day" per practice session. 

    2. We'll have a test on this next week. 

  6. Czerny for the Young Pianist Op. 823

    1. Learn No. 7 hands alone with correct articulation / expression.

    2. COME UP WITH YOUR LYRICS TO THIS EXERCISE.

      1. use the patterns in the music as a guide for your story!

On Hold:

  1. Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

    1. PREPARE: page 12, 14, 17, 19, 20 and 21 - fill in the blanks.

  2. Celebrate Piano! Solos 2

*REVIEW - Celebration & Angelfish

  1. Morning Person (one measure at a time)

     

  2. Half Asleep by Christopher Norton

     

  3. Crazy Comics by Christine Donkin (Etude.2)

     

  4. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2)

     

  5. Canon by Cornelius Gurlitt (list C









  6. Ecossaise in G Major by L. v. Beethoven (list A)









  7. Sonatina in C Major Op. 36 No. 1

  8. *CROSBY GAUDET, ANNE: Celebration - 9/27

  9. HAYDN, FRANZ JOSEPH: German Dance in D Major, Hob. IX:22 No. .2

  10. *CROSBY GAUDET, ANNE: Angelfish

  11. Swirling Leaves by Gordon A. McKinnon

  12. Detectives (Etude: Level 1)

  13. Drifting Clouds by William GIllock (Etude: Level 1)

__________________________________

THEORY (no assignment)

  1. Level 1: Unit 3 (start with Dustin at a later lesson)

2018-2019 Lesson 13: Abigail Chen


Notes:

Royal Conservatory: Level 3 or 4

Lesson Assignments

  1. RCM List A - Level 4

    1. Air in B-flat Major by Handel

      1. NFRPE entire piece hands alone.

      2. 4 measures at a time, only

  2. RCM List B - Level 4

    1. Sonatina in F Major Op. 168 No, 1 by Anton Diabelli

    2. NO ASSIGNMENT

  3. FOUR STAR: SIGHT-READING & EAR TESTS LEVEL 3

    1. DO REVIEW SET 2 & SET 1

      1. TAKE MORE TIME BEFORE YOU START AND

  4. *Magnetic Rag

    1. Fix pink in measures 10, 12

    2. Fix the counting in measures 16-17

    3. Fix all pink pen.

  5. *Songs of the Cavalry

    1. PRACTICE BELOW - NO FASTER THAN M.M. 40 PER QUARTER NOTE.

    2. m. 37 - fix LH notes and RH staccato

    3. m. 38 - fix LH notes (F) and RH detached notes

    4. m. 39 - practice hands alone first. Fix LH notes. Fix RH articulation.

  6. Imagine

    1. Practice to the end of page 3. Be able to play it hands together with voice.

    2. How did we practice this at your lesson?

  7. Review Piece

    1. Crazy Comics




On Hold:

Books on Loan:

  1. Four Star: Sight Reading and Ear Tests: Level 2 (1/17/18)

Performance Class: Three

  1. May 20th, DiMenna Center: 6;30pm

    1. Pieces:

      1. Crazy Comics

      2. Half Asleep

Final Recital

  1. June 3rd, Domingo Hall, NOC

    1. Pieces:

      1. Crazy Comics by Christine Donkin

      2. Half Asleep by Christopher Norton

      3. I Spy by Melody Bober

Lesson Assignments:

  1. RCM

    1. Dustin bring assignments next time.

  2. Technical Requirements Level 3: 

    1. Memorize the number of sharps or flats in each key:

      1. D Major - 2 sharps - F, C

        1. Tempo even - DO WITH THE METRONOME. 

        2. Note and fingering fixed please.

      2. F Major - 1 flat - B

        1. Wrists up and steady.

      3. B-flat Major - 2 flats - B, E

        1. Fingering needs to be correct on the first try.

      4. D minor - 1 flat - B

        1. Learn

      5. G minor - 2 flats - B, E

        1. Learn

  3. Hanon No. 2, 3 and 4

    1. Learn hands together.

    2. memorize the patter first and then do it.

  4. Hanon No. 1

    1. CLOSE LOUD: m.m. 84 per 8th note

      1. Make sure finger 5 is curved and no chopping.

      2. Wrists raises on each attack!

      3. SLOW DOWN.

      4. ELBOW SHOULD NOT BE RAISED.

  5. Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear Tests

    1. Do all of set 9. One "day" per practice session. 

    2. We'll have a test on this next week. 

  6. Czerny for the Young Pianist Op. 823

    1. Learn No. 7 hands alone with correct articulation / expression.

    2. COME UP WITH YOUR LYRICS TO THIS EXERCISE.

      1. use the patterns in the music as a guide for your story!

On Hold:

  1. Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

    1. PREPARE: page 12, 14, 17, 19, 20 and 21 - fill in the blanks.

  2. Celebrate Piano! Solos 2

*REVIEW - Celebration & Angelfish

  1. Morning Person (one measure at a time)

     

  2. Half Asleep by Christopher Norton

     

  3. Crazy Comics by Christine Donkin (Etude.2)

     

  4. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2)

     

  5. Canon by Cornelius Gurlitt (list C








  6. Ecossaise in G Major by L. v. Beethoven (list A)








  7. Sonatina in C Major Op. 36 No. 1

  8. *CROSBY GAUDET, ANNE: Celebration - 9/27

  9. HAYDN, FRANZ JOSEPH: German Dance in D Major, Hob. IX:22 No. .2

  10. *CROSBY GAUDET, ANNE: Angelfish

  11. Swirling Leaves by Gordon A. McKinnon

  12. Detectives (Etude: Level 1)

  13. Drifting Clouds by William GIllock (Etude: Level 1)

__________________________________

THEORY (no assignment)

  1. Level 1: Unit 3 (start with Dustin at a later lesson)

2018-2019 Lesson 12: Abigail Chen


Notes:

Royal Conservatory: Level 3 or 4

Lesson Assignments

  1. RCM List A - Level 4

    1. Air in B-flat Major by Handel

      1. NFRPE MS. 1-8 hands together

  2. RCM List B - Level 4

    1. Sonatina in F Major Op. 168 No, 1 by Anton Diabelli

    2. NO ASSIGNMENT

  3. FOUR STAR: SIGHT-READING & EAR TESTS LEVEL 3

    1. DO REVIEW SET 1 AND 2

  4. Magnetic Rag

    1. Fix pink in measures 10, 12

    2. Fix the counting in measures 16-17

    3. Fix all pink pen.

  5. Songs of the Cavalry

    1. PRACTICE BELOW - NO FASTER THAN M.M. 40 PER QUARTER NOTE.

    2. m. 37 - fix LH notes and RH staccato

    3. m. 38 - fix LH notes (F) and RH detached notes

    4. m. 39 - practice hands alone first. Fix LH notes. Fix RH articulation.

  6. *Imagine

    1. TWO BEATS AT A TIME - ONLY

    2. Play RH first and sing

    3. Play LH and sing

    4. Play HT piano only

    5. Play HT and sing (5 times correctly)

    6. Make sure your pedal is correct!

  7. Review Piece

    1. Crazy Comics




On Hold:

Books on Loan:

  1. Four Star: Sight Reading and Ear Tests: Level 2 (1/17/18)

Performance Class: Three

  1. May 20th, DiMenna Center: 6;30pm

    1. Pieces:

      1. Crazy Comics

      2. Half Asleep

Final Recital

  1. June 3rd, Domingo Hall, NOC

    1. Pieces:

      1. Crazy Comics by Christine Donkin

      2. Half Asleep by Christopher Norton

      3. I Spy by Melody Bober

Lesson Assignments:

  1. RCM

    1. Dustin bring assignments next time.

  2. Technical Requirements Level 3: 

    1. Memorize the number of sharps or flats in each key:

      1. D Major - 2 sharps - F, C

        1. Tempo even - DO WITH THE METRONOME. 

        2. Note and fingering fixed please.

      2. F Major - 1 flat - B

        1. Wrists up and steady.

      3. B-flat Major - 2 flats - B, E

        1. Fingering needs to be correct on the first try.

      4. D minor - 1 flat - B

        1. Learn

      5. G minor - 2 flats - B, E

        1. Learn

  3. Hanon No. 2, 3 and 4

    1. Learn hands together.

    2. memorize the patter first and then do it.

  4. Hanon No. 1

    1. CLOSE LOUD: m.m. 84 per 8th note

      1. Make sure finger 5 is curved and no chopping.

      2. Wrists raises on each attack!

      3. SLOW DOWN.

      4. ELBOW SHOULD NOT BE RAISED.

  5. Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear Tests

    1. Do all of set 9. One "day" per practice session. 

    2. We'll have a test on this next week. 

  6. Czerny for the Young Pianist Op. 823

    1. Learn No. 7 hands alone with correct articulation / expression.

    2. COME UP WITH YOUR LYRICS TO THIS EXERCISE.

      1. use the patterns in the music as a guide for your story!

On Hold:

  1. Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

    1. PREPARE: page 12, 14, 17, 19, 20 and 21 - fill in the blanks.

  2. Celebrate Piano! Solos 2

*REVIEW - Celebration & Angelfish

  1. Morning Person (one measure at a time)

     

  2. Half Asleep by Christopher Norton

     

  3. Crazy Comics by Christine Donkin (Etude.2)

     

  4. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2)

     

  5. Canon by Cornelius Gurlitt (list C








  6. Ecossaise in G Major by L. v. Beethoven (list A)








  7. Sonatina in C Major Op. 36 No. 1

  8. *CROSBY GAUDET, ANNE: Celebration - 9/27

  9. HAYDN, FRANZ JOSEPH: German Dance in D Major, Hob. IX:22 No. .2

  10. *CROSBY GAUDET, ANNE: Angelfish

  11. Swirling Leaves by Gordon A. McKinnon

  12. Detectives (Etude: Level 1)

  13. Drifting Clouds by William GIllock (Etude: Level 1)

__________________________________

THEORY (no assignment)

  1. Level 1: Unit 3 (start with Dustin at a later lesson)

2018-2019 Lesson 11: Abigail Chen


Notes:

Royal Conservatory: Level 3 or 4

Lesson Assignments

  1. RCM List A - Level 4

    1. Air in B-flat Major by Handel

      1. Start learning hands alone

  2. Magnetic Rag

    1. Fix pink in measures 10, 12

    2. Fix the counting in measures 16-17

    3. Fix all pink pen.

  3. Songs of the Cavalry

    1. PRACTICE BELOW - NO FASTER THAN M.M. 40 PER QUARTER NOTE.

    2. m. 37 - fix LH notes and RH staccato

    3. m. 38 - fix LH notes (F) and RH detached notes

    4. m. 39 - practice hands alone first. Fix LH notes. Fix RH articulation.

  4. *Imagine

    1. TWO BEATS AT A TIME - ONLY

    2. Play RH first and sing

    3. Play LH and sing

    4. Play HT piano only

    5. Play HT and sing (5 times correctly)

    6. Make sure your pedal is correct!

  5. Review Piece

    1. Crazy Comics




On Hold:

Books on Loan:

  1. Four Star: Sight Reading and Ear Tests: Level 2 (1/17/18)

Performance Class: Three

  1. May 20th, DiMenna Center: 6;30pm

    1. Pieces:

      1. Crazy Comics

      2. Half Asleep

Final Recital

  1. June 3rd, Domingo Hall, NOC

    1. Pieces:

      1. Crazy Comics by Christine Donkin

      2. Half Asleep by Christopher Norton

      3. I Spy by Melody Bober

Lesson Assignments:

  1. RCM

    1. Dustin bring assignments next time.

  2. Technical Requirements Level 3: 

    1. Memorize the number of sharps or flats in each key:

      1. D Major - 2 sharps - F, C

        1. Tempo even - DO WITH THE METRONOME. 

        2. Note and fingering fixed please.

      2. F Major - 1 flat - B

        1. Wrists up and steady.

      3. B-flat Major - 2 flats - B, E

        1. Fingering needs to be correct on the first try.

      4. D minor - 1 flat - B

        1. Learn

      5. G minor - 2 flats - B, E

        1. Learn

  3. Hanon No. 2, 3 and 4

    1. Learn hands together.

    2. memorize the patter first and then do it.

  4. Hanon No. 1

    1. CLOSE LOUD: m.m. 84 per 8th note

      1. Make sure finger 5 is curved and no chopping.

      2. Wrists raises on each attack!

      3. SLOW DOWN.

      4. ELBOW SHOULD NOT BE RAISED.

  5. Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear Tests

    1. Do all of set 9. One "day" per practice session. 

    2. We'll have a test on this next week. 

  6. Czerny for the Young Pianist Op. 823

    1. Learn No. 7 hands alone with correct articulation / expression.

    2. COME UP WITH YOUR LYRICS TO THIS EXERCISE.

      1. use the patterns in the music as a guide for your story!

On Hold:

  1. Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

    1. PREPARE: page 12, 14, 17, 19, 20 and 21 - fill in the blanks.

  2. Celebrate Piano! Solos 2

*REVIEW - Celebration & Angelfish

  1. Morning Person (one measure at a time)

     

  2. Half Asleep by Christopher Norton

     

  3. Crazy Comics by Christine Donkin (Etude.2)

     

  4. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2)

     

  5. Canon by Cornelius Gurlitt (list C








  6. Ecossaise in G Major by L. v. Beethoven (list A)








  7. Sonatina in C Major Op. 36 No. 1

  8. *CROSBY GAUDET, ANNE: Celebration - 9/27

  9. HAYDN, FRANZ JOSEPH: German Dance in D Major, Hob. IX:22 No. .2

  10. *CROSBY GAUDET, ANNE: Angelfish

  11. Swirling Leaves by Gordon A. McKinnon

  12. Detectives (Etude: Level 1)

  13. Drifting Clouds by William GIllock (Etude: Level 1)

__________________________________

THEORY (no assignment)

  1. Level 1: Unit 3 (start with Dustin at a later lesson)

2018-2019 Lesson 10: Abigail Chen


Notes:

Royal Conservatory: Level 3 or 4

Lesson Assignments

  1. Magnetic Rag

    1. Get rid of the pause in measure 6. Practice three times in-a-row correctly.

    2. No pause in measure 9-10.

    3. Fix the E-flat in measure 11

    4. Fix the notes in measure 12 (especially LH) and remember the tie on the G

  2. D-flat Major Scale

    1. Improvise within the scale of D-flat Major by doing the following:

      1. Set m.m. 100 and start to improvise within the scale. Experiment with different rhythms and speeds WITHIN the beat of the m.m. 100.

  3. Songs of the Cavalry

    1. SEE YOUR PRACTICE VIDEO

  4. *Imagine

    1. TWO BEATS AT A TIME - ONLY

    2. Play RH first and sing

    3. Play LH and sing

    4. Play HT piano only

    5. Play HT and sing (5 times correctly)

    6. Make sure your pedal is correct!

  5. Review Piece

    1. Crazy Comics




On Hold:

Books on Loan:

  1. Four Star: Sight Reading and Ear Tests: Level 2 (1/17/18)

Performance Class: Three

  1. May 20th, DiMenna Center: 6;30pm

    1. Pieces:

      1. Crazy Comics

      2. Half Asleep

Final Recital

  1. June 3rd, Domingo Hall, NOC

    1. Pieces:

      1. Crazy Comics by Christine Donkin

      2. Half Asleep by Christopher Norton

      3. I Spy by Melody Bober

Lesson Assignments:

  1. RCM

    1. Dustin bring assignments next time.

  2. Technical Requirements Level 3: 

    1. Memorize the number of sharps or flats in each key:

      1. D Major - 2 sharps - F, C

        1. Tempo even - DO WITH THE METRONOME. 

        2. Note and fingering fixed please.

      2. F Major - 1 flat - B

        1. Wrists up and steady.

      3. B-flat Major - 2 flats - B, E

        1. Fingering needs to be correct on the first try.

      4. D minor - 1 flat - B

        1. Learn

      5. G minor - 2 flats - B, E

        1. Learn

  3. Hanon No. 2, 3 and 4

    1. Learn hands together.

    2. memorize the patter first and then do it.

  4. Hanon No. 1

    1. CLOSE LOUD: m.m. 84 per 8th note

      1. Make sure finger 5 is curved and no chopping.

      2. Wrists raises on each attack!

      3. SLOW DOWN.

      4. ELBOW SHOULD NOT BE RAISED.

  5. Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear Tests

    1. Do all of set 9. One "day" per practice session. 

    2. We'll have a test on this next week. 

  6. Czerny for the Young Pianist Op. 823

    1. Learn No. 7 hands alone with correct articulation / expression.

    2. COME UP WITH YOUR LYRICS TO THIS EXERCISE.

      1. use the patterns in the music as a guide for your story!

On Hold:

  1. Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

    1. PREPARE: page 12, 14, 17, 19, 20 and 21 - fill in the blanks.

  2. Celebrate Piano! Solos 2

*REVIEW - Celebration & Angelfish

  1. Morning Person (one measure at a time)

     

  2. Half Asleep by Christopher Norton

     

  3. Crazy Comics by Christine Donkin (Etude.2)

     

  4. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2)

     

  5. Canon by Cornelius Gurlitt (list C








  6. Ecossaise in G Major by L. v. Beethoven (list A)








  7. Sonatina in C Major Op. 36 No. 1

  8. *CROSBY GAUDET, ANNE: Celebration - 9/27

  9. HAYDN, FRANZ JOSEPH: German Dance in D Major, Hob. IX:22 No. .2

  10. *CROSBY GAUDET, ANNE: Angelfish

  11. Swirling Leaves by Gordon A. McKinnon

  12. Detectives (Etude: Level 1)

  13. Drifting Clouds by William GIllock (Etude: Level 1)

__________________________________

THEORY (no assignment)

  1. Level 1: Unit 3 (start with Dustin at a later lesson)

2018-2019 Lesson 9: Abigail Chen


Notes:

Royal Conservatory: Level 3 or 4

Lesson Assignments

  1. Magnetic Rag

    1. Get rid of the pause in measure 6. Practice three times in-a-row correctly.

    2. No pause in measure 9-10.

    3. Fix the E-flat in measure 11

    4. Fix the notes in measure 12 (especially LH) and remember the tie on the G

  2. D-flat Major Scale

    1. Improvise within the scale of D-flat Major by doing the following:

      1. Set m.m. 100 and start to improvise within the scale. Experiment with different rhythms and speeds WITHIN the beat of the m.m. 100.

  3. Songs of the Cavalry

    1. SEE YOUR PRACTICE VIDEO

  4. *Imagine

    1. TWO BEATS AT A TIME - ONLY

    2. Play RH first and sing

    3. Play LH and sing

    4. Play HT piano only

    5. Play HT and sing (5 times correctly)

    6. Make sure your pedal is correct!

  5. Review Piece

    1. Crazy Comics




On Hold:

Books on Loan:

  1. Four Star: Sight Reading and Ear Tests: Level 2 (1/17/18)

Performance Class: Three

  1. May 20th, DiMenna Center: 6;30pm

    1. Pieces:

      1. Crazy Comics

      2. Half Asleep

Final Recital

  1. June 3rd, Domingo Hall, NOC

    1. Pieces:

      1. Crazy Comics by Christine Donkin

      2. Half Asleep by Christopher Norton

      3. I Spy by Melody Bober

Lesson Assignments:

  1. RCM

    1. Dustin bring assignments next time.

  2. Technical Requirements Level 3: 

    1. Memorize the number of sharps or flats in each key:

      1. D Major - 2 sharps - F, C

        1. Tempo even - DO WITH THE METRONOME. 

        2. Note and fingering fixed please.

      2. F Major - 1 flat - B

        1. Wrists up and steady.

      3. B-flat Major - 2 flats - B, E

        1. Fingering needs to be correct on the first try.

      4. D minor - 1 flat - B

        1. Learn

      5. G minor - 2 flats - B, E

        1. Learn

  3. Hanon No. 2, 3 and 4

    1. Learn hands together.

    2. memorize the patter first and then do it.

  4. Hanon No. 1

    1. CLOSE LOUD: m.m. 84 per 8th note

      1. Make sure finger 5 is curved and no chopping.

      2. Wrists raises on each attack!

      3. SLOW DOWN.

      4. ELBOW SHOULD NOT BE RAISED.

  5. Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear Tests

    1. Do all of set 9. One "day" per practice session. 

    2. We'll have a test on this next week. 

  6. Czerny for the Young Pianist Op. 823

    1. Learn No. 7 hands alone with correct articulation / expression.

    2. COME UP WITH YOUR LYRICS TO THIS EXERCISE.

      1. use the patterns in the music as a guide for your story!

On Hold:

  1. Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

    1. PREPARE: page 12, 14, 17, 19, 20 and 21 - fill in the blanks.

  2. Celebrate Piano! Solos 2

*REVIEW - Celebration & Angelfish

  1. Morning Person (one measure at a time)

     

  2. Half Asleep by Christopher Norton

     

  3. Crazy Comics by Christine Donkin (Etude.2)

     

  4. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2)

     

  5. Canon by Cornelius Gurlitt (list C








  6. Ecossaise in G Major by L. v. Beethoven (list A)








  7. Sonatina in C Major Op. 36 No. 1

  8. *CROSBY GAUDET, ANNE: Celebration - 9/27

  9. HAYDN, FRANZ JOSEPH: German Dance in D Major, Hob. IX:22 No. .2

  10. *CROSBY GAUDET, ANNE: Angelfish

  11. Swirling Leaves by Gordon A. McKinnon

  12. Detectives (Etude: Level 1)

  13. Drifting Clouds by William GIllock (Etude: Level 1)

__________________________________

THEORY (no assignment)

  1. Level 1: Unit 3 (start with Dustin at a later lesson)

2018-2019 Lesson 8: Abigail Chen







Notes:

Royal Conservatory: Level 3 or 4

Lesson Assignments

  1. Magnetic Rag

    1. Follow our practice video and fix the pink pen

  2. D-flat Major Scale

    1. Do two “Rhythmic Variations” and one “Touch Variation” each day on this scale. (see page 46 in Hanon)

  3. Songs of the Cavalry

    1. Detach notes unless there is a slur.

    2. Watch your video for how to play measures 36 - 40

  4. Imagine

    1. Speed up a bit!

    2. Voice & piano softer, especially on the first page.

    3. Go on to 3rd page!

  5. Review Piece

    1. Crazy Comics



On Hold:

Books on Loan:

  1. Four Star: Sight Reading and Ear Tests: Level 2 (1/17/18)

Performance Class: Three

  1. May 20th, DiMenna Center: 6;30pm

    1. Pieces:

      1. Crazy Comics

      2. Half Asleep

Final Recital

  1. June 3rd, Domingo Hall, NOC

    1. Pieces:

      1. Crazy Comics by Christine Donkin

      2. Half Asleep by Christopher Norton

      3. I Spy by Melody Bober

Lesson Assignments:

  1. RCM

    1. Dustin bring assignments next time.

  2. Technical Requirements Level 3: 

    1. Memorize the number of sharps or flats in each key:

      1. D Major - 2 sharps - F, C

        1. Tempo even - DO WITH THE METRONOME. 

        2. Note and fingering fixed please.

      2. F Major - 1 flat - B

        1. Wrists up and steady.

      3. B-flat Major - 2 flats - B, E

        1. Fingering needs to be correct on the first try.

      4. D minor - 1 flat - B

        1. Learn

      5. G minor - 2 flats - B, E

        1. Learn

  3. Hanon No. 2, 3 and 4

    1. Learn hands together.

    2. memorize the patter first and then do it.

  4. Hanon No. 1

    1. CLOSE LOUD: m.m. 84 per 8th note

      1. Make sure finger 5 is curved and no chopping.

      2. Wrists raises on each attack!

      3. SLOW DOWN.

      4. ELBOW SHOULD NOT BE RAISED.

  5. Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear Tests

    1. Do all of set 9. One "day" per practice session. 

    2. We'll have a test on this next week. 

  6. Czerny for the Young Pianist Op. 823

    1. Learn No. 7 hands alone with correct articulation / expression.

    2. COME UP WITH YOUR LYRICS TO THIS EXERCISE.

      1. use the patterns in the music as a guide for your story!

On Hold:

  1. Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

    1. PREPARE: page 12, 14, 17, 19, 20 and 21 - fill in the blanks.

  2. Celebrate Piano! Solos 2

*REVIEW - Celebration & Angelfish

  1. Morning Person (one measure at a time)

     

  2. Half Asleep by Christopher Norton

     

  3. Crazy Comics by Christine Donkin (Etude.2)

     

  4. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2)

     

  5. Canon by Cornelius Gurlitt (list C







  6. Ecossaise in G Major by L. v. Beethoven (list A)







  7. Sonatina in C Major Op. 36 No. 1

  8. *CROSBY GAUDET, ANNE: Celebration - 9/27

  9. HAYDN, FRANZ JOSEPH: German Dance in D Major, Hob. IX:22 No. .2

  10. *CROSBY GAUDET, ANNE: Angelfish

  11. Swirling Leaves by Gordon A. McKinnon

  12. Detectives (Etude: Level 1)

  13. Drifting Clouds by William GIllock (Etude: Level 1)

__________________________________

THEORY (no assignment)

  1. Level 1: Unit 3 (start with Dustin at a later lesson)