2018-2019 Lesson 9: Emma Chen

Notes:

Royal Conservatory: Level 3 or 4

Repertoire


Notes:

PREPARE FOR THE ASSESSMENT IN THE FALL. 

More proactive with finding music that will inspire. More “coaching” less task master.

Lesson Assignments:

  1. REPERTOIRE

    1. Magnetic Rag

      1. TWO MEASURES AT A TIME

        1. ISOLATE any part of those two measures that needs work. Do this 5 times correctly

        2. Stand up and do a piano-twirl to refresh your brain! :)

    2. Funny Puppy

      1. Fix RED PEN

  2. Scale

    1. E-flat Major Two octaves

      1. Practice this scale in rhythms: SSLL, SLLS, LLSS

      2. Then Staccato

      3. Then Legato

  3. REVIEW

    1. Gavotte by Handel

    2. Clementi Waltz

On Hold:

  1. RCM

    1. DUSTIN BRING REQUIREMENTS FOR RCM

  2. *Technical Requirements Level 3: 

    1. ORDER OF SHARPS & FLATS:

      1. SHARPS: F, C, G, D, A, E, B

      2. FLATS: B, E, A, D, G, C, F

    2. SCALES: Hands Together, 2 octaves

      1. E-flat Major Two octaves

        1. m.m. 76 two notes per beat

        2. Fingering

        3. Wrists smooth

        4. Sturdy wrists.

  3. Hanon No. 2, 3 and 4

    1. Learn the patterns.

  4. Hanon No 1

    1. LEGATO: m.m. 80 per quarter note

  5. Czerny Op. 823

    1. No. 8

      1. Learn hands together slowly.

  6. *Celebrate Piano! Solos 2

    1. PREPARE: ALL OF UNIT 2

  7. *Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

    1. PREPARE: 22-27

  8. Four Star Sight Reading & Ear Tests: Level 2 

    1. Do Set 10

REVIEW (Mist & Frere Jacques)

  1. Ballade, Op. 100 No. 15 by Bergmuller

     

  2. Etude in C Major Op. 36 No. 22 by Alexander Gedike (Etude.2)

     

  3. Little Piece No. 3 (L.2)

     

  4. Little Red Wagon by Teresa Richert (L.2)

  5. Colored Windows by Edna-Mae Burnam (Etude.2)

  6. Periwinkle Twinkle by Anne Crosby Gaudet


  7. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau: Movements 1 and 2

  8. GEORGE, JON: Relay Race (10/11)

  9. DANIEL GOTTLOB, TURK: The Ballet (10/4)

  10. *POOLE, CLIFFORD: Mist

  11. *Frere Jacques Stands on His Head by Clifford Poole

  12. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau

2018-2019 Lesson 8: Emma Chen

Notes:

Royal Conservatory: Level 3 or 4

Repertoire


Notes:

PREPARE FOR THE ASSESSMENT IN THE FALL. 

More proactive with finding music that will inspire. More “coaching” less task master.

Lesson Assignments:

  1. Magnetic Rag

    1. Clap the beat and ta the rhythm

    2. Learn page 3!

  2. Funny Puppy

    1. Fix green pen

  3. Scale

    1. E-flat Major Two octaves

      1. Practice this scale in rhythms: SSLL, SLLS, LLSS

      2. Then Staccato

      3. Then Legato

  4. *Gavotte by Handel

    1. Start with this on Wednesday.

  5. *Clementi Waltz

    1. Nice work.

On Hold:

  1. RCM

    1. DUSTIN BRING REQUIREMENTS FOR RCM

  2. *Technical Requirements Level 3: 

    1. ORDER OF SHARPS & FLATS:

      1. SHARPS: F, C, G, D, A, E, B

      2. FLATS: B, E, A, D, G, C, F

    2. SCALES: Hands Together, 2 octaves

      1. E-flat Major Two octaves

        1. m.m. 76 two notes per beat

        2. Fingering

        3. Wrists smooth

        4. Sturdy wrists.

  3. Hanon No. 2, 3 and 4

    1. Learn the patterns.

  4. Hanon No 1

    1. LEGATO: m.m. 80 per quarter note

  5. Czerny Op. 823

    1. No. 8

      1. Learn hands together slowly.

  6. *Celebrate Piano! Solos 2

    1. PREPARE: ALL OF UNIT 2

  7. *Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

    1. PREPARE: 22-27

  8. Four Star Sight Reading & Ear Tests: Level 2 

    1. Do Set 10

REVIEW (Mist & Frere Jacques)

  1. Ballade, Op. 100 No. 15 by Bergmuller

     

  2. Etude in C Major Op. 36 No. 22 by Alexander Gedike (Etude.2)

     

  3. Little Piece No. 3 (L.2)

     

  4. Little Red Wagon by Teresa Richert (L.2)

  5. Colored Windows by Edna-Mae Burnam (Etude.2)

  6. Periwinkle Twinkle by Anne Crosby Gaudet


  7. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau: Movements 1 and 2

  8. GEORGE, JON: Relay Race (10/11)

  9. DANIEL GOTTLOB, TURK: The Ballet (10/4)

  10. *POOLE, CLIFFORD: Mist

  11. *Frere Jacques Stands on His Head by Clifford Poole

  12. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau

2018-2019 Lesson 7: Emma Chen

Notes:

Royal Conservatory: Level 3 or 4

Repertoire


Notes:

PREPARE FOR THE ASSESSMENT IN THE FALL. 

More proactive with finding music that will inspire. More “coaching” less task master.

Lesson Assignments:

  1. Magnetic Rag

    1. Learn the Secondo

  2. Funny Puppy

    1. Fix green pen

  3. Scale

    1. E-flat Major Two octaves

      1. Practice this scale in rhythms: SSLL, SLLS, LLSS

      2. Then Staccato

      3. Then Legato

  4. *Gavotte by Handel

    1. See the green pen and create your own practice chart!

    2. Performance ready at your next lesson

  5. *Clementi Waltz

    1. Performance ready at your next lesson.

On Hold:

  1. RCM

    1. DUSTIN BRING REQUIREMENTS FOR RCM

  2. *Technical Requirements Level 3: 

    1. ORDER OF SHARPS & FLATS:

      1. SHARPS: F, C, G, D, A, E, B

      2. FLATS: B, E, A, D, G, C, F

    2. SCALES: Hands Together, 2 octaves

      1. E-flat Major Two octaves

        1. m.m. 76 two notes per beat

        2. Fingering

        3. Wrists smooth

        4. Sturdy wrists.

  3. Hanon No. 2, 3 and 4

    1. Learn the patterns.

  4. Hanon No 1

    1. LEGATO: m.m. 80 per quarter note

  5. Czerny Op. 823

    1. No. 8

      1. Learn hands together slowly.

  6. *Celebrate Piano! Solos 2

    1. PREPARE: ALL OF UNIT 2

  7. *Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

    1. PREPARE: 22-27

  8. Four Star Sight Reading & Ear Tests: Level 2 

    1. Do Set 10

REVIEW (Mist & Frere Jacques)

  1. Ballade, Op. 100 No. 15 by Bergmuller

     

  2. Etude in C Major Op. 36 No. 22 by Alexander Gedike (Etude.2)

     

  3. Little Piece No. 3 (L.2)

     

  4. Little Red Wagon by Teresa Richert (L.2)

  5. Colored Windows by Edna-Mae Burnam (Etude.2)

  6. Periwinkle Twinkle by Anne Crosby Gaudet


  7. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau: Movements 1 and 2

  8. GEORGE, JON: Relay Race (10/11)

  9. DANIEL GOTTLOB, TURK: The Ballet (10/4)

  10. *POOLE, CLIFFORD: Mist

  11. *Frere Jacques Stands on His Head by Clifford Poole

  12. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau

2018-2019 Lesson 6: Emma Chen

Notes:

Royal Conservatory: Level 3 or 4

Repertoire


Notes:

PREPARE FOR THE ASSESSMENT IN THE FALL. 

More proactive with finding music that will inspire. More “coaching” less task master.

Lesson Assignments:

  1. Bring a RAG for Emma to learn, like Periwinkle Twinkle.

  2. Funny Puppy

    1. Finish learning!

  3. Scale

    1. E-flat Major Two octaves

      1. Practice this scale in rhythms: SSLL, SLLS, LLSS

      2. Then Staccato

      3. Then Legato

  4. *Gavotte by Handel

    1. mm. 1-4 - set m.m. 54 and focus only on detached notes and RH phrasing and leave out the lower octave notes (3 times correctly)

    2. mm. 1-4 - play 3 times with the correct notes with all notes

    3. mm. 5-8 - Hands alone two times each correct expression! :)

    4. mm. 5-8 - hands together, slowly with one goal of LH detached notes.

    5. mm. 5-8 - hands together, slowly with one goal of RH phrasing (and LH detached)

    6. mm. 5-8 - hands together, slowly with correct dynamics

    7. mm. 9-12 - hands alone two times correctly with expression and all detached notes

    8. mm. 9-12 - hands together, slowly with one goal of LH detached notes.

    9. mm. 9-12 - hands together, slowly with one goal of RH phrasing (and LH detached)

    10. mm.9-12 - hands together, slowly with correct dynamics

  5. *Clementi Waltz

    1. Take two measures at a time an speed build, making sure you do ALL of the expressive markings. Feel this as ONE beat per measure.

On Hold:

  1. RCM

    1. DUSTIN BRING REQUIREMENTS FOR RCM

  2. *Technical Requirements Level 3: 

    1. ORDER OF SHARPS & FLATS:

      1. SHARPS: F, C, G, D, A, E, B

      2. FLATS: B, E, A, D, G, C, F

    2. SCALES: Hands Together, 2 octaves

      1. E-flat Major Two octaves

        1. m.m. 76 two notes per beat

        2. Fingering

        3. Wrists smooth

        4. Sturdy wrists.

  3. Hanon No. 2, 3 and 4

    1. Learn the patterns.

  4. Hanon No 1

    1. LEGATO: m.m. 80 per quarter note

  5. Czerny Op. 823

    1. No. 8

      1. Learn hands together slowly.

  6. *Celebrate Piano! Solos 2

    1. PREPARE: ALL OF UNIT 2

  7. *Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

    1. PREPARE: 22-27

  8. Four Star Sight Reading & Ear Tests: Level 2 

    1. Do Set 10

REVIEW (Mist & Frere Jacques)

  1. Ballade, Op. 100 No. 15 by Bergmuller

     

  2. Etude in C Major Op. 36 No. 22 by Alexander Gedike (Etude.2)

     

  3. Little Piece No. 3 (L.2)

     

  4. Little Red Wagon by Teresa Richert (L.2)

  5. Colored Windows by Edna-Mae Burnam (Etude.2)

  6. Periwinkle Twinkle by Anne Crosby Gaudet


  7. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau: Movements 1 and 2

  8. GEORGE, JON: Relay Race (10/11)

  9. DANIEL GOTTLOB, TURK: The Ballet (10/4)

  10. *POOLE, CLIFFORD: Mist

  11. *Frere Jacques Stands on His Head by Clifford Poole

  12. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau

2018-2019 Lesson 5: Emma Chen

Notes:

2017-2018 Lessons 32 and 33 need to be made up.

Royal Conservatory: Level 3 or 4

Repertoire


Notes:

PREPARE FOR THE ASSESSMENT IN THE FALL. 

More proactive with finding music that will inspire. More “coaching” less task master.  Survey needed regarding events and workshops.

Lesson Assignments:

  1. Playful Puppy

    1. Finish learning!

  2. Scale

    1. E-flat Major Two octaves

      1. Practice this scale in rhythms: SSLL, SLLS, LLSS

      2. Then Staccato

      3. Then Legato

  3. Gavotte by Handel

    1. mm. 1-4 - set m.m. 54 and focus only on detached notes and RH phrasing and leave out the lower octave notes (3 times correctly)

    2. mm. 1-4 - play 3 times with the correct notes with all notes

    3. mm. 5-8 - Hands alone two times each correct expression! :)

    4. mm. 5-8 - hands together, slowly with one goal of LH detached notes.

    5. mm. 5-8 - hands together, slowly with one goal of RH phrasing (and LH detached)

    6. mm. 5-8 - hands together, slowly with correct dynamics

    7. mm. 9-12 - hands alone two times correctly with expression and all detached notes

    8. mm. 9-12 - hands together, slowly with one goal of LH detached notes.

    9. mm. 9-12 - hands together, slowly with one goal of RH phrasing (and LH detached)

    10. mm.9-12 - hands together, slowly with correct dynamics

  4. Clementi Waltz

    1. Take two measures at a time an speed build, making sure you do ALL of the expressive markings. Feel this as ONE beat per measure.

On Hold:

  1. RCM

    1. DUSTIN BRING REQUIREMENTS FOR RCM

  2. *Technical Requirements Level 3: 

    1. ORDER OF SHARPS & FLATS:

      1. SHARPS: F, C, G, D, A, E, B

      2. FLATS: B, E, A, D, G, C, F

    2. SCALES: Hands Together, 2 octaves

      1. E-flat Major Two octaves

        1. m.m. 76 two notes per beat

        2. Fingering

        3. Wrists smooth

        4. Sturdy wrists.

  3. Hanon No. 2, 3 and 4

    1. Learn the patterns.

  4. Hanon No 1

    1. LEGATO: m.m. 80 per quarter note

  5. Czerny Op. 823

    1. No. 8

      1. Learn hands together slowly.

  6. *Celebrate Piano! Solos 2

    1. PREPARE: ALL OF UNIT 2

  7. *Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

    1. PREPARE: 22-27

  8. Four Star Sight Reading & Ear Tests: Level 2 

    1. Do Set 10

REVIEW (Mist & Frere Jacques)

  1. Ballade, Op. 100 No. 15 by Bergmuller

     

  2. Etude in C Major Op. 36 No. 22 by Alexander Gedike (Etude.2)

     

  3. Little Piece No. 3 (L.2)

     

  4. Little Red Wagon by Teresa Richert (L.2)

  5. Colored Windows by Edna-Mae Burnam (Etude.2)

  6. Periwinkle Twinkle by Anne Crosby Gaudet


  7. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau: Movements 1 and 2

  8. GEORGE, JON: Relay Race (10/11)

  9. DANIEL GOTTLOB, TURK: The Ballet (10/4)

  10. *POOLE, CLIFFORD: Mist

  11. *Frere Jacques Stands on His Head by Clifford Poole

  12. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau

2018-2019 Lesson 4: Emma Chen

Notes:

2017-2018 Lessons 32 and 33 need to be made up.

Royal Conservatory: Level 3 or 4

Repertoire


Notes:

PREPARE FOR THE ASSESSMENT IN THE FALL. 

More proactive with finding music that will inspire. More “coaching” less task master.  Survey needed regarding events and workshops.

Lesson Assignments:

  1. Playful Puppy

    1. Bonus assignment or we can start next time.

  2. Scale

    1. E-flat Major Two octaves

      1. Practice this scale in rhythms: SSLL, SLLS, LLSS

      2. Then Staccato

      3. Then Legato

  3. Gavotte by Handel

    1. Learn to the end hands together

    2. Fix blue pen

    3. RH pay close attention to phrasing! :)

  4. Clementi Waltz

    1. Fi the blue pen.

On Hold:

  1. RCM

    1. DUSTIN BRING REQUIREMENTS FOR RCM

  2. *Technical Requirements Level 3: 

    1. ORDER OF SHARPS & FLATS:

      1. SHARPS: F, C, G, D, A, E, B

      2. FLATS: B, E, A, D, G, C, F

    2. SCALES: Hands Together, 2 octaves

      1. E-flat Major Two octaves

        1. m.m. 76 two notes per beat

        2. Fingering

        3. Wrists smooth

        4. Sturdy wrists.

  3. Hanon No. 2, 3 and 4

    1. Learn the patterns.

  4. Hanon No 1

    1. LEGATO: m.m. 80 per quarter note

  5. Czerny Op. 823

    1. No. 8

      1. Learn hands together slowly.

  6. *Celebrate Piano! Solos 2

    1. PREPARE: ALL OF UNIT 2

  7. *Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

    1. PREPARE: 22-27

  8. Four Star Sight Reading & Ear Tests: Level 2 

    1. Do Set 10

REVIEW (Mist & Frere Jacques)

  1. Ballade, Op. 100 No. 15 by Bergmuller

     

  2. Etude in C Major Op. 36 No. 22 by Alexander Gedike (Etude.2)

     

  3. Little Piece No. 3 (L.2)

     

  4. Little Red Wagon by Teresa Richert (L.2)

  5. Colored Windows by Edna-Mae Burnam (Etude.2)

  6. Periwinkle Twinkle by Anne Crosby Gaudet


  7. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau: Movements 1 and 2

  8. GEORGE, JON: Relay Race (10/11)

  9. DANIEL GOTTLOB, TURK: The Ballet (10/4)

  10. *POOLE, CLIFFORD: Mist

  11. *Frere Jacques Stands on His Head by Clifford Poole

  12. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau

2018-2019 Lesson 3: Emma Chen

Notes:

2017-2018 Lessons 32 and 33 need to be made up.

Royal Conservatory: Level 3 or 4

Repertoire


Notes:

PREPARE FOR THE ASSESSMENT IN THE FALL. 

More proactive with finding music that will inspire. More “coaching” less task master.  Survey needed regarding events and workshops.

Lesson Assignments:

  1. Scale

    1. E-flat Major Two octaves

      1. m.m. 88 two notes per beat

      2. Fingering

      3. Wrists smooth

      4. Sturdy wrists.

  2. Gavotte by Handel

    1. Start to learn hands alone

  3. Clementi Waltz

    1. Play FURTHER INTO THE BLACK!

    2. DYNAMICS PLEASE! :)

On Hold:

  1. RCM

    1. DUSTIN BRING REQUIREMENTS FOR RCM

  2. *Technical Requirements Level 3: 

    1. ORDER OF SHARPS & FLATS:

      1. SHARPS: F, C, G, D, A, E, B

      2. FLATS: B, E, A, D, G, C, F

    2. SCALES: Hands Together, 2 octaves

      1. E-flat Major Two octaves

        1. m.m. 76 two notes per beat

        2. Fingering

        3. Wrists smooth

        4. Sturdy wrists.

  3. Hanon No. 2, 3 and 4

    1. Learn the patterns.

  4. Hanon No 1

    1. LEGATO: m.m. 80 per quarter note

  5. Czerny Op. 823

    1. No. 8

      1. Learn hands together slowly.

  6. *Celebrate Piano! Solos 2

    1. PREPARE: ALL OF UNIT 2

  7. *Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

    1. PREPARE: 22-27

  8. Four Star Sight Reading & Ear Tests: Level 2 

    1. Do Set 10

REVIEW (Mist & Frere Jacques)

  1. Ballade, Op. 100 No. 15 by Bergmuller

     

  2. Etude in C Major Op. 36 No. 22 by Alexander Gedike (Etude.2)

     

  3. Little Piece No. 3 (L.2)

     

  4. Little Red Wagon by Teresa Richert (L.2)

  5. Colored Windows by Edna-Mae Burnam (Etude.2)

  6. Periwinkle Twinkle by Anne Crosby Gaudet


  7. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau: Movements 1 and 2

  8. GEORGE, JON: Relay Race (10/11)

  9. DANIEL GOTTLOB, TURK: The Ballet (10/4)

  10. *POOLE, CLIFFORD: Mist

  11. *Frere Jacques Stands on His Head by Clifford Poole

  12. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau

2018-2019 Lesson 2: Emma Chen

Notes:

2017-2018 Lessons 32 and 33 need to be made up.

Royal Conservatory: Level 3 or 4

Repertoire

Notes:

PREPARE FOR THE ASSESSMENT IN THE FALL. 

More proactive with finding music that will inspire. More “coaching” less task master.  Survey needed regarding events and workshops.

Lesson Assignments:

  1. Scale

    1. E-flat Major Two octaves

      1. m.m. 76 two notes per beat

      2. Fingering

      3. Wrists smooth

      4. Sturdy wrists.

  2. Clementi Waltz

    1. E flat Major

    2. Fix the green pen and apply to the entire piece.

On Hold:

  1. RCM

    1. DUSTIN BRING REQUIREMENTS FOR RCM

  2. *Technical Requirements Level 3: 

    1. ORDER OF SHARPS & FLATS:

      1. SHARPS: F, C, G, D, A, E, B

      2. FLATS: B, E, A, D, G, C, F

    2. SCALES: Hands Together, 2 octaves

      1. E-flat Major Two octaves

        1. m.m. 76 two notes per beat

        2. Fingering

        3. Wrists smooth

        4. Sturdy wrists.

  3. Hanon No. 2, 3 and 4

    1. Learn the patterns.

  4. Hanon No 1

    1. LEGATO: m.m. 80 per quarter note

  5. Czerny Op. 823

    1. No. 8

      1. Learn hands together slowly.

  6. *Celebrate Piano! Solos 2

    1. PREPARE: ALL OF UNIT 2

  7. *Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

    1. PREPARE: 22-27

  8. Four Star Sight Reading & Ear Tests: Level 2 

    1. Do Set 10

REVIEW (Mist & Frere Jacques)

  1. Ballade, Op. 100 No. 15 by Bergmuller

     

  2. Etude in C Major Op. 36 No. 22 by Alexander Gedike (Etude.2)

     

  3. Little Piece No. 3 (L.2)

     

  4. Little Red Wagon by Teresa Richert (L.2)

  5. Colored Windows by Edna-Mae Burnam (Etude.2)

  6. Periwinkle Twinkle by Anne Crosby Gaudet

  7. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau: Movements 1 and 2

  8. GEORGE, JON: Relay Race (10/11)

  9. DANIEL GOTTLOB, TURK: The Ballet (10/4)

  10. *POOLE, CLIFFORD: Mist

  11. *Frere Jacques Stands on His Head by Clifford Poole

  12. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau

2018-2019 Lesson 1: Emma Chen

Notes:

2017-2018 Lessons 32 and 33 need to be made up.

Royal Conservatory: Level 3 or 4

Repertoire

Notes:

PREPARE FOR THE ASSESSMENT IN THE FALL. 

More proactive with finding music that will inspire. More “coaching” less task master.  Survey needed regarding events and workshops.

Lesson Assignments:

  1. Clementi Waltz

    1. E flat Major

    2. Learn the scale: LH 3, 2, 1, 4, 3, 2, 1, 3 - RH: 2, 1, 2, 3, 4, 1, 2, 3

    3. Learn small chunks at a time with NFRPE

    4. Learn the entire piece for your next lesson!

On Hold:

  1. RCM

    1. DUSTIN BRING REQUIREMENTS FOR RCM

  2. *Technical Requirements Level 3: 

    1. ORDER OF SHARPS & FLATS:

      1. SHARPS: F, C, G, D, A, E, B

      2. FLATS: B, E, A, D, G, C, F

    2. SCALES: Hands Together, 2 octaves

      1. D Major - 2 sharps - F, C

        1. Sharps on the first black notes in each set. 

        2. Where is finger 4?

      2. F Major - 1 flat - B

        1. Careful of your RH fingering. 

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

        1. Hands alone practice.

        2. Prepare hands together. 

      4. D minor - 1 flat - B

        1. Learn Hands Together.

      5. G minor - 2 flats - B, E

        1. Learn hands together.

  3. Hanon No. 2, 3 and 4

    1. Learn the patterns.

  4. Hanon No 1

    1. LEGATO: m.m. 80 per quarter note

  5. Czerny Op. 823

    1. No. 8

      1. Learn hands together slowly.

  6. *Celebrate Piano! Solos 2

    1. PREPARE: ALL OF UNIT 2

  7. *Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

    1. PREPARE: 22-27

  8. Four Star Sight Reading & Ear Tests: Level 2 

    1. Do Set 10

REVIEW (Mist & Frere Jacques)

  1. Ballade, Op. 100 No. 15 by Bergmuller

     

  2. Etude in C Major Op. 36 No. 22 by Alexander Gedike (Etude.2)

     

  3. Little Piece No. 3 (L.2)

     

  4. Little Red Wagon by Teresa Richert (L.2)

  5. Colored Windows by Edna-Mae Burnam (Etude.2)

  6. Periwinkle Twinkle by Anne Crosby Gaudet

  7. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau: Movements 1 and 2

  8. GEORGE, JON: Relay Race (10/11)

  9. DANIEL GOTTLOB, TURK: The Ballet (10/4)

  10. *POOLE, CLIFFORD: Mist

  11. *Frere Jacques Stands on His Head by Clifford Poole

  12. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau

2017-2018 Lesson 31: Emma Chen

 

Notes:

PREPARE FOR THE ASSESSMENT IN THE FALL. 

More proactive with finding music that will inspire. More “coaching” less task master.  Survey needed regarding events and workshops.

Books on Loan

  1. Four Star: Sight Reading and Ear Tests Level 2 (same as in Abby's guide)

Final Recital

  1. June 3rd, Domingo Hall, NOC
    1. Pieces:
      1. Ballade Op. 100 No. 15 by Johann Burgmuller
      2. Etude in C Major Op. 36 No. 22 by Alexander Gedike
      3. Little Piece No. 3 by Bela Bartok
      4. Little Red Wagon by Teresa Richert

Lesson Assignments:

 

  1. RCM

    1. DUSTIN BRING REQUIREMENTS FOR RCM
  2. *Technical Requirements Level 3: 

    1. ORDER OF SHARPS & FLATS:

      1. SHARPS: F, C, G, D, A, E, B

      2. FLATS: B, E, A, D, G, C, F

    2. SCALES: Hands Together, 2 octaves

      1. D Major - 2 sharps - F, C

        1. Sharps on the first black notes in each set. 

        2. Where is finger 4?

      2. F Major - 1 flat - B

        1. Careful of your RH fingering. 

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

        1. Hands alone practice.

        2. Prepare hands together. 

      4. D minor - 1 flat - B

        1. Learn Hands Together.

      5. G minor - 2 flats - B, E

        1. Learn hands together.
  3. Hanon No. 2, 3 and 4

    1. Learn the patterns. 
  4. Hanon No 1

    1. LEGATO: m.m. 80 per quarter note
  5. Czerny Op. 823

    1. No. 8
      1. Learn hands together slowly.  
  6. *Celebrate Piano! Solos 2

    1. PREPARE: ALL OF UNIT 2
  7. *Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

    1. PREPARE: 22-27
  8. Four Star Sight Reading & Ear Tests: Level 2 

    1. Do Set 10

REVIEW (Mist & Frere Jacques)

  1. Ballade, Op. 100 No. 15 by Bergmuller

     

  2. Etude in C Major Op. 36 No. 22 by Alexander Gedike (Etude.2)

     

  3. Little Piece No. 3 (L.2)

     

  4. Little Red Wagon by Teresa Richert (L.2)

  5. Colored Windows by Edna-Mae Burnam (Etude.2)

  6. Periwinkle Twinkle by Anne Crosby Gaudet
    1. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau: Movements 1 and 2
    2. GEORGE, JON: Relay Race (10/11)
    3. DANIEL GOTTLOB, TURK: The Ballet (10/4)

    4. *POOLE, CLIFFORD: Mist
    5. *Frere Jacques Stands on His Head by Clifford Poole
    6. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau

    2017-2018 Lesson 30: Emma Chen

     

    Notes:

    PREPARE FOR THE ASSESSMENT IN THE FALL. 

    More proactive with finding music that will inspire. More “coaching” less task master.  Survey needed regarding events and workshops.

    Books on Loan

    1. Four Star: Sight Reading and Ear Tests Level 2 (same as in Abby's guide)

    Final Recital

    1. June 3rd, Domingo Hall, NOC
      1. Pieces:
        1. Ballade Op. 100 No. 15 by Johann Burgmuller
        2. Etude in C Major Op. 36 No. 22 by Alexander Gedike
        3. Little Piece No. 3 by Bela Bartok
        4. Little Red Wagon by Teresa Richert

    Lesson Assignments:

     

    1. RCM

      1. DUSTIN BRING REQUIREMENTS FOR RCM
    2. *Technical Requirements Level 3: 

      1. ORDER OF SHARPS & FLATS:

        1. SHARPS: F, C, G, D, A, E, B

        2. FLATS: B, E, A, D, G, C, F

      2. SCALES: Hands Together, 2 octaves

        1. D Major - 2 sharps - F, C

          1. Sharps on the first black notes in each set. 

          2. Where is finger 4?

        2. F Major - 1 flat - B

          1. Careful of your RH fingering. 

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

          1. Hands alone practice.

          2. Prepare hands together. 

        4. D minor - 1 flat - B

          1. Learn Hands Together.

        5. G minor - 2 flats - B, E

          1. Learn hands together.
    3. Hanon No. 2, 3 and 4

      1. Learn the patterns. 
    4. Hanon No 1

      1. LEGATO: m.m. 80 per quarter note
    5. Czerny Op. 823

      1. No. 8
        1. Learn hands together slowly.  
    6. *Celebrate Piano! Solos 2

      1. PREPARE: ALL OF UNIT 2
    7. *Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

      1. PREPARE: 22-27
    8. Four Star Sight Reading & Ear Tests: Level 2 

      1. Do Set 10

    REVIEW (Mist & Frere Jacques)

    1. Ballade, Op. 100 No. 15 by Bergmuller

       

    2. Etude in C Major Op. 36 No. 22 by Alexander Gedike (Etude.2)

       

    3. Little Piece No. 3 (L.2)

       

    4. Little Red Wagon by Teresa Richert (L.2)

    5. Colored Windows by Edna-Mae Burnam (Etude.2)

    6. Periwinkle Twinkle by Anne Crosby Gaudet
      1. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau: Movements 1 and 2
      2. GEORGE, JON: Relay Race (10/11)
      3. DANIEL GOTTLOB, TURK: The Ballet (10/4)

      4. *POOLE, CLIFFORD: Mist
      5. *Frere Jacques Stands on His Head by Clifford Poole
      6. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau

      2017-2018 Lesson 29: Emma Chen

      Books on Loan

      1. Four Star: Sight Reading and Ear Tests Level 2 (same as in Abby's guide)

      Final Recital

      1. June 3rd, Domingo Hall, NOC
        1. Pieces:
          1. Ballade Op. 100 No. 15 by Johann Burgmuller
          2. Etude in C Major Op. 36 No. 22 by Alexander Gedike
          3. Little Piece No. 3 by Bela Bartok
          4. Little Red Wagon by Teresa Richert

      Lesson Assignments:

      1. Ballade, Op. 100 No. 15 by Bergmuller

        1. Follow your spotting and section work chart 
      2. Etude in C Major Op. 36 No. 22 by Alexander Gedike (Etude.2)

        1. Follow your spotting and section work chart 
      3. Little Piece No. 3 (L.2)

        1.  GO THROUGH THE ENTIRE PIECE AND FOCUS ON EXPRESSION MARKINGS. 
      4. Little Red Wagon by Teresa Richert (L.2)

        1. Have confidence in your PIANO playing as much as you do your FORTE playing

      On Hold:

      1. *Technical Requirements Level 3: 

        1. ORDER OF SHARPS & FLATS:

          1. SHARPS: F, C, G, D, A, E, B

          2. FLATS: B, E, A, D, G, C, F

        2. SCALES: Hands Together, 2 octaves

          1. D Major - 2 sharps - F, C

            1. Sharps on the first black notes in each set. 

            2. Where is finger 4?

          2. F Major - 1 flat - B

            1. Careful of your RH fingering. 

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

            1. Hands alone practice.

            2. Prepare hands together. 

          4. D minor - 1 flat - B

            1. Learn Hands Together.

          5. G minor - 2 flats - B, E

        3. *Hanon No 1

          1. LEGATO: m.m. 80 per quarter note
            1. remember to move wrists up and down smoothly
          2. CLOSE LOUD: m.m. 108 per 8th note
            1. Wrist needs to be up on RH finger 5 please!
            2. Don't overlap any notes. Don't let the sound bleed into the next sound.
          3. SPRINTS
            1. Don't expect this to be perfect. It's more about exploring how to have good form while you're playing uncomfortably fast.
            2. Go as fast as you can! Three times through. :)
            3. Align your body! Shoulder position!
            4. Fingers close to the keys. 
            5. Wrists up on RH finger five.
            6. LEAN INTO THE KEYS
        4. Czerny Op. 823

          1. No. 7
            1. Transpose to the following keys F & B-flat with no pauses.  
        5. Celebrate Piano! Solos 2

          1. PREPARE: ALL OF UNIT 2
        6. Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

          1. PREPARE: 22-27
        7. Four Star Sight Reading & Ear Tests: Level 2

          1. Use the bookmark your mom saved for doing ear training online. 
          2. Do Set 10

        REVIEW (Mist & Frere Jacques)

        1. Colored Windows by Edna-Mae Burnam (Etude.2)

        2. Periwinkle Twinkle by Anne Crosby Gaudet
          1. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau: Movements 1 and 2
          2. GEORGE, JON: Relay Race (10/11)
          3. DANIEL GOTTLOB, TURK: The Ballet (10/4)

          4. *POOLE, CLIFFORD: Mist
          5. *Frere Jacques Stands on His Head by Clifford Poole
          6. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau

          2017-2018 Lesson 28: Emma Chen

          Books on Loan

          1. Four Star: Sight Reading and Ear Tests Level 2 (same as in Abby's guide)

          Final Recital

          1. June 3rd, Domingo Hall, NOC
            1. Pieces:
              1. Ballade Op. 100 No. 15 by Johann Burgmuller
              2. Etude in C Major Op. 36 No. 22 by Alexander Gedike
              3. Little Piece No. 3 by Bela Bartok
              4. Little Red Wagon by Teresa Richert

          Lesson Assignments:

          1. Ballade, Op. 100 No. 15 by Bergmuller

            1. Follow your spotting and section work chart 
          2. Etude in C Major Op. 36 No. 22 by Alexander Gedike (Etude.2)

            1. Follow your spotting and section work chart 
          3. Little Piece No. 3 (L.2)

            1.  GO THROUGH THE ENTIRE PIECE AND FOCUS ON EXPRESSION MARKINGS. 
          4. Little Red Wagon by Teresa Richert (L.2)

            1. Have confidence in your PIANO playing as much as you do your FORTE playing

          On Hold:

          1. *Technical Requirements Level 3: 

            1. ORDER OF SHARPS & FLATS:

              1. SHARPS: F, C, G, D, A, E, B

              2. FLATS: B, E, A, D, G, C, F

            2. SCALES: Hands Together, 2 octaves

              1. D Major - 2 sharps - F, C

                1. Sharps on the first black notes in each set. 

                2. Where is finger 4?

              2. F Major - 1 flat - B

                1. Careful of your RH fingering. 

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

                1. Hands alone practice.

                2. Prepare hands together. 

              4. D minor - 1 flat - B

                1. Learn Hands Together.

              5. G minor - 2 flats - B, E

            3. *Hanon No 1

              1. LEGATO: m.m. 80 per quarter note
                1. remember to move wrists up and down smoothly
              2. CLOSE LOUD: m.m. 108 per 8th note
                1. Wrist needs to be up on RH finger 5 please!
                2. Don't overlap any notes. Don't let the sound bleed into the next sound.
              3. SPRINTS
                1. Don't expect this to be perfect. It's more about exploring how to have good form while you're playing uncomfortably fast.
                2. Go as fast as you can! Three times through. :)
                3. Align your body! Shoulder position!
                4. Fingers close to the keys. 
                5. Wrists up on RH finger five.
                6. LEAN INTO THE KEYS
            4. Czerny Op. 823

              1. No. 7
                1. Transpose to the following keys F & B-flat with no pauses.  
            5. Celebrate Piano! Solos 2

              1. PREPARE: ALL OF UNIT 2
            6. Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

              1. PREPARE: 22-27
            7. Four Star Sight Reading & Ear Tests: Level 2

              1. Use the bookmark your mom saved for doing ear training online. 
              2. Do Set 10

            REVIEW (Mist & Frere Jacques)

            1. Colored Windows by Edna-Mae Burnam (Etude.2)

            2. Periwinkle Twinkle by Anne Crosby Gaudet
              1. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau: Movements 1 and 2
              2. GEORGE, JON: Relay Race (10/11)
              3. DANIEL GOTTLOB, TURK: The Ballet (10/4)

              4. *POOLE, CLIFFORD: Mist
              5. *Frere Jacques Stands on His Head by Clifford Poole
              6. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau

              2017-2018 Lesson 27: Emma Chen

              Books on Loan

              1. Four Star: Sight Reading and Ear Tests Level 2 (same as in Abby's guide)

              Performance Class: Three

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

                1. Pieces:

                  1. Etude in C Major

                  2.  

              Final Recital

              1. June 3rd, Domingo Hall, NOC
                1. Pieces:

              Lesson Assignments:

              1. Ballade, Op. 100 No. 15 by Bergmuller

                1. mm. 19-23 - everything short!
                2. mm. 87-90 = do the diminuendo. At the end of the section, make it staccato.
                3. 4th system 1st page - very short and do the crescendo
                4. mm. 24-27 - each note smashing the roaches!
                5. Middle section - roaches in love - RH make it sound like a string instrument. 
                6. WHAT IS A BALLADE? 
                7. Work up tempo. 
              2. *Technical Requirements Level 3: 

                1. ORDER OF SHARPS & FLATS:

                  1. SHARPS: F, C, G, D, A, E, B

                  2. FLATS: B, E, A, D, G, C, F

                2. SCALES: Hands Together, 2 octaves

                  1. D Major - 2 sharps - F, C

                    1. Sharps on the first black notes in each set. 

                    2. Where is finger 4?

                  2. F Major - 1 flat - B

                    1. Careful of your RH fingering. 

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

                    1. Hands alone practice.

                    2. Prepare hands together. 

                  4. D minor - 1 flat - B

                    1. Learn Hands Together.

                  5. G minor - 2 flats - B, E

                3. Etude in C Major Op. 36 No. 22 by Alexander Gedike (Etude.2)

                  1. Watch your practice video and focus on extreme dynamics!!!!! 

                4. Little Piece No. 3 (L.2)

                  1. RH cannot have KARATE CHOP 5TH FINGERS! - see m. 2 and 6 for example. 
                  2. m. 3 - PIANO!
                  3. M. 4 AND 8, you're playing too many notes in the RH.
                  4. we need HUGE contrasts in dynamics, especially in the beginning 8 measures of the piece!
                  5. m. 16, do the fermata!  
                5. Little Red Wagon by Teresa Richert (L.2)

                  1. Have confidence in your PIANO playing as much as you do your FORTE playing

                  On Hold:

                  1. *Hanon No 1

                    1. LEGATO: m.m. 80 per quarter note
                      1. remember to move wrists up and down smoothly
                    2. CLOSE LOUD: m.m. 108 per 8th note
                      1. Wrist needs to be up on RH finger 5 please!
                      2. Don't overlap any notes. Don't let the sound bleed into the next sound.
                    3. SPRINTS
                      1. Don't expect this to be perfect. It's more about exploring how to have good form while you're playing uncomfortably fast.
                      2. Go as fast as you can! Three times through. :)
                      3. Align your body! Shoulder position!
                      4. Fingers close to the keys. 
                      5. Wrists up on RH finger five.
                      6. LEAN INTO THE KEYS
                  2. Czerny Op. 823

                    1. No. 7
                      1. Transpose to the following keys F & B-flat with no pauses.  
                  3. Celebrate Piano! Solos 2

                    1. PREPARE: ALL OF UNIT 2
                  4. Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

                    1. PREPARE: 22-27
                  5. Four Star Sight Reading & Ear Tests: Level 2

                    1. Use the bookmark your mom saved for doing ear training online. 
                    2. Do Set 10

                  REVIEW (Mist & Frere Jacques)

                  1. Colored Windows by Edna-Mae Burnam (Etude.2)

                  2. Periwinkle Twinkle by Anne Crosby Gaudet
                    1. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau: Movements 1 and 2
                    2. GEORGE, JON: Relay Race (10/11)
                    3. DANIEL GOTTLOB, TURK: The Ballet (10/4)

                    4. *POOLE, CLIFFORD: Mist
                    5. *Frere Jacques Stands on His Head by Clifford Poole
                    6. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau

                    2017-2018 Lesson 26: Emma Chen

                    Books on Loan

                    1. Four Star: Sight Reading and Ear Tests Level 2 (same as in Abby's guide)

                    Performance Class: Three

                    1. May 20th, DiMenna Center

                      1. Pieces:

                    Final Recital

                    1. June 3rd, Domingo Hall, NOC
                      1. Pieces:

                    Lesson Assignments:

                    1. Ballade, Op. 100 No. 15 by Bergmuller

                      1. mm. 3-5
                        1. Close Loud hands together with RH pp and LH strong for each note. 
                        2. Staccato practice in both hands
                        3. Repeat number 1 above. 
                        4. High Loud in LH and RH pp
                        5. Legato at a medium tempo - with correct dynamics - 3 TIMES
                        6. Accent / Rhythm #1 - RH pp
                        7. Accent / Rhythm #2 - RH pp
                        8. Accent / Rhythm #5 - RH pp - remember the long notes are CLOSE LOUD
                          1. LH ALONE FIRST, THEN TOGETHER
                        9. Accent / Rhythm #6 - RH pp
                          1. H ALONE FIRST, THEN TOGETHER
                        10. Accent / Rhythm #7 - RH pp
                          1. H ALONE FIRST, THEN TOGETHER
                        11. Repeat step number 5 above.
                        12. Do a little speed building! 
                      2. mm. 87-91
                        1. Close Loud hands together with RH pp and LH strong for each note. 
                        2. Staccato practice in both hands
                        3. Repeat number 1 above. 
                        4. High Loud in LH and RH pp
                        5. Legato at a medium tempo - with correct dynamics - 3 TIMES
                        6. Accent / Rhythm #1 - RH pp
                        7. Accent / Rhythm #2 - RH pp
                        8. Accent / Rhythm #5 - RH pp - remember the long notes are CLOSE LOUD
                          1. H ALONE FIRST, THEN TOGETHER
                        9. Accent / Rhythm #6 - RH pp
                          1. H ALONE FIRST, THEN TOGETHER
                        10. Accent / Rhythm #7 - RH pp
                          1. H ALONE FIRST, THEN TOGETHER
                        11. Repeat step number 5 above.
                        12. Do a little speed building! 
                      3. Play through entire piece at slow motion tempo with ALL expressive markings... SO IMPORTANT!
                    2. *Technical Requirements Level 3: 

                      1. ORDER OF SHARPS & FLATS:

                        1. SHARPS: F, C, G, D, A, E, B

                        2. FLATS: B, E, A, D, G, C, F

                      2. SCALES: Hands Together, 2 octaves

                        1. D Major - 2 sharps - F, C

                          1. Sharps on the first black notes in each set. 

                          2. Where is finger 4?

                        2. F Major - 1 flat - B

                          1. Careful of your RH fingering. 

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

                          1. Hands alone practice.

                          2. Prepare hands together. 

                        4. D minor - 1 flat - B

                          1. Learn Hands Together.

                        5. G minor - 2 flats - B, E

                      3. **Etude in C Major Op. 36 No. 22 by Alexander Gedike (Etude.2)

                        1. Spot the LH notes in measure 7 (3-5 in-a-row correctly, for at least three days)

                        2. Even tempo in measure 11

                        3. Downbeats should be slightly accented, the up-beats are weaker. 

                      4. *Little Piece No. 3 (L.2)

                        1. Fix all pencil markings and treat them as "spots." At least 3 times correct for each spot.  
                      5. *Little Red Wagon by Teresa Richert (L.2)

                        1. Dynamics more contrasting. 
                        2. descending scale: no bleeding tones (wrist up)
                        3. Practice with your metronome. 

                        On Hold:

                        1. *Hanon No 1

                          1. LEGATO: m.m. 80 per quarter note
                            1. remember to move wrists up and down smoothly
                          2. CLOSE LOUD: m.m. 108 per 8th note
                            1. Wrist needs to be up on RH finger 5 please!
                            2. Don't overlap any notes. Don't let the sound bleed into the next sound.
                          3. SPRINTS
                            1. Don't expect this to be perfect. It's more about exploring how to have good form while you're playing uncomfortably fast.
                            2. Go as fast as you can! Three times through. :)
                            3. Align your body! Shoulder position!
                            4. Fingers close to the keys. 
                            5. Wrists up on RH finger five.
                            6. LEAN INTO THE KEYS
                        2. Czerny Op. 823

                          1. No. 7
                            1. Transpose to the following keys F & B-flat with no pauses.  
                        3. Celebrate Piano! Solos 2

                          1. PREPARE: ALL OF UNIT 2
                        4. Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

                          1. PREPARE: 22-27
                        5. Four Star Sight Reading & Ear Tests: Level 2

                          1. Use the bookmark your mom saved for doing ear training online. 
                          2. Do Set 10

                        REVIEW (Mist & Frere Jacques)

                        1. Colored Windows by Edna-Mae Burnam (Etude.2)

                        2. Periwinkle Twinkle by Anne Crosby Gaudet
                          1. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau: Movements 1 and 2
                          2. GEORGE, JON: Relay Race (10/11)
                          3. DANIEL GOTTLOB, TURK: The Ballet (10/4)

                          4. *POOLE, CLIFFORD: Mist
                          5. *Frere Jacques Stands on His Head by Clifford Poole
                          6. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau

                          2017-2018 Lesson 25: Emma Chen

                          Books on Loan

                          1. Four Star: Sight Reading and Ear Tests Level 2 (same as in Abby's guide)

                          Performance Class: Three

                          1. May 20th, DiMenna Center

                            1. Pieces:

                          Final Recital

                          1. June 3rd, Domingo Hall, NOC
                            1. Pieces:

                          Lesson Assignments:

                          1. Ballade by Bergmuller

                            1. Play entire piece next week.
                            2. Page 2: 
                              1. RH melody - sing it!
                              2. LH sticky staccato and quieter
                              3. Riten.  = means to suddenly slow down.
                          2. Four Star Sight Reading & Ear Tests: Level 2

                            1. Use the bookmark your mom saved for doing ear training online. 
                            2. Do Set 10
                          3. *Technical Requirements Level 3: 

                            1. ORDER OF SHARPS & FLATS:

                              1. SHARPS: F, C, G, D, A, E, B

                              2. FLATS: B, E, A, D, G, C, F

                            2. SCALES: Hands Together, 2 octaves

                              1. D Major - 2 sharps - F, C

                                1. Sharps on the first black notes in each set. 

                                2. Where is finger 4?

                              2. F Major - 1 flat - B

                                1. Careful of your RH fingering. 

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

                                1. Hands alone practice.

                                2. Prepare hands together. 

                              4. D minor - 1 flat - B

                                1. Learn Hands Together.

                              5. G minor - 2 flats - B, E

                          4. *Hanon No 1

                            1. LEGATO: m.m. 80 per quarter note
                              1. remember to move wrists up and down smoothly
                            2. CLOSE LOUD: m.m. 108 per 8th note
                              1. Wrist needs to be up on RH finger 5 please!
                              2. Don't overlap any notes. Don't let the sound bleed into the next sound.
                            3. SPRINTS
                              1. Don't expect this to be perfect. It's more about exploring how to have good form while you're playing uncomfortably fast.
                              2. Go as fast as you can! Three times through. :)
                              3. Align your body! Shoulder position!
                              4. Fingers close to the keys. 
                              5. Wrists up on RH finger five.
                              6. LEAN INTO THE KEYS
                          5. **Etude in C Major Op. 36 No. 22 by Alexander Gedike (Etude.2)

                            1. Spot the LH notes in measure 7 (3-5 in-a-row correctly, for at least three days)

                            2. Even tempo in measure 11

                            3. Downbeats should be slightly accented, the up-beats are weaker. 

                          6. Little Piece No. 3 (L.2)

                            1. Fix all pencil markings and treat them as "spots." At least 3 times correct for each spot.  
                          7. Little Red Wagon by Teresa Richert (L.2)

                            1. Dynamics more contrasting. 
                            2. descending scale: no bleeding tones (wrist up)
                            3. Practice with your metronome. 
                          8. Czerny Op. 823

                            1. No. 7
                              1. Transpose to the following keys F & B-flat with no pauses.  
                          9. Celebrate Piano! Solos 2

                            1. PREPARE: ALL OF UNIT 2
                          10. Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

                            1. PREPARE: 22-27

                          REVIEW (Mist & Frere Jacques)

                          1. Colored Windows by Edna-Mae Burnam (Etude.2)

                          2. Periwinkle Twinkle by Anne Crosby Gaudet
                            1. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau: Movements 1 and 2
                            2. GEORGE, JON: Relay Race (10/11)
                            3. DANIEL GOTTLOB, TURK: The Ballet (10/4)

                            4. *POOLE, CLIFFORD: Mist
                            5. *Frere Jacques Stands on His Head by Clifford Poole
                            6. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau

                            2017-2018 Lesson 24: Emma Chen

                            Books on Loan

                            1. Four Star: Sight Reading and Ear Tests Level 2 (same as in Abby's guide)

                            Performance Class

                            Lesson Assignments:

                            1. Ballade by Bergmuller

                              1. Learn page 2
                            2. Four Star Sight Reading & Ear Tests: Level 2

                              1. Use the bookmark your mom saved for doing ear training online. 
                              2. Do Set 10
                            3. *Technical Requirements Level 3: 

                              1. ORDER OF SHARPS & FLATS:

                                1. SHARPS: F, C, G, D, A, E, B

                                2. FLATS: B, E, A, D, G, C, F

                              2. SCALES: Hands Together, 2 octaves

                                1. D Major - 2 sharps - F, C

                                  1. Sharps on the first black notes in each set. 

                                  2. Where is finger 4?

                                2. F Major - 1 flat - B

                                  1. Careful of your RH fingering. 

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

                                  1. Hands alone practice.

                                  2. Prepare hands together. 

                                4. D minor - 1 flat - B

                                  1. Learn Hands Together.

                                5. G minor - 2 flats - B, E

                            4. *Hanon No 1

                              1. LEGATO: m.m. 80 per quarter note
                                1. remember to move wrists up and down smoothly
                              2. CLOSE LOUD: m.m. 108 per 8th note
                                1. Wrist needs to be up on RH finger 5 please!
                                2. Don't overlap any notes. Don't let the sound bleed into the next sound.
                              3. SPRINTS
                                1. Don't expect this to be perfect. It's more about exploring how to have good form while you're playing uncomfortably fast.
                                2. Go as fast as you can! Three times through. :)
                                3. Align your body! Shoulder position!
                                4. Fingers close to the keys. 
                                5. Wrists up on RH finger five.
                                6. LEAN INTO THE KEYS
                            5. *Colored Windows by Edna-Mae Burnam (Etude.2)

                              1. See the new pencil.
                              2. Memorize it!
                              3. Pass it off next week.
                            6. *Etude in C Major Op. 36 No. 22 by Alexander Gedike (Etude.2)

                              1. Play through with a goal of:
                                1. Tidy Attacks
                                2. Then, forward high wrists in the RH
                                3. Then, expression!
                              2. Fix the LH notes in measure 7 
                            7. Little Piece No. 3 (L.2)

                              1. Fix all pencil markings and treat them as "spots." At least 3 times correct for each spot.  
                            8. *Little Red Wagon by Teresa Richert (L.2)

                              1. Memorized with extreme expression next week!   
                            9. *Czerny Op. 823

                              1. No. 7
                                1. Keep LH p the entire time.
                                2. Pass off next week.
                                3. Transpose to the following keys: D, F & B-flat 
                            10. Celebrate Piano! Solos 2 (no assignment)

                            11. *Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

                              1. PREPARE: 17-21

                            REVIEW (Mist & Frere Jacques)

                            1. Periwinkle Twinkle by Anne Crosby Gaudet
                              1. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau: Movements 1 and 2
                              2. GEORGE, JON: Relay Race (10/11)
                              3. DANIEL GOTTLOB, TURK: The Ballet (10/4)

                              4. *POOLE, CLIFFORD: Mist
                              5. *Frere Jacques Stands on His Head by Clifford Poole
                              6. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau

                              2017-2018 Lesson 22: Emma Chen

                              Books on Loan

                              1. Four Star: Sight Reading and Ear Tests Level 2 (same as in Abby's guide)

                              Performance Class

                              Lesson Assignments:

                              1. Four Star Sight Reading & Ear Tests: Level 2

                                1. Use the bookmark your mom saved for doing ear training online. 
                                2. Do Set 9
                              2. Technical Requirements Level 3: 

                                1. ORDER OF SHARPS & FLATS:

                                  1. SHARPS: F, C, G, D, A, E, B

                                  2. FLATS: B, E, A, D, G, C, F

                                2. **SCALES: Hands Together, 2 octaves

                                  1. D Major - 2 sharps - F, C

                                    1. Practice slowly

                                    2. No bleeding tones!!

                                    3. Fix your fingering. 

                                  2. F Major - 1 flat - B

                                    1. Careful of your RH fingering. 

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

                                    1. Learn with correct fingering and no bleeding tones.

                                  4. D minor - 1 flat - B

                                  5. G minor - 2 flats - B, E

                              3. Hanon No 1

                                1. LEGATO: m.m. 80 per quarter note
                                  1. remember to move wrists up and down smoothly
                                2. CLOSE LOUD: m.m. 108 per 8th note
                                  1. Wrist needs to be up on RH finger 5 please!
                                  2. Don't overlap any notes. Don't let the sound bleed into the next sound.
                                3. SPRINTS
                                  1. Don't expect this to be perfect. It's more about exploring how to have good form while you're playing uncomfortably fast.
                                  2. Go as fast as you can! Three times through. :)
                                  3. Align your body! Shoulder position!
                                  4. Fingers close to the keys. 
                                  5. Wrists up on RH finger five.
                                  6. LEAN INTO THE KEYS
                              4. *Colored Windows by Edna-Mae Burnam (Etude.2)

                                1. New pencil markings.
                              5. *Etude in C Major Op. 36 No. 22 by Alexander Gedike (Etude.2)

                                1. See new pencil markings. 
                              6. Little Piece No. 3 (L.2)

                                1. Fix all pencil markings and treat them as "spots." At least 3 times correct for each spot.  
                              7. *Little Red Wagon by Teresa Richert (L.2)

                                1. See all your new pencil markings.   
                              8. *Czerny Op. 823

                                1. No. 7
                                  1. Fix the green pen. 
                                  2. Remember to keep your wrists high when you play staccato. 
                              9. *Celebrate Piano! Solos 2

                                1. PREPARE: Unit 1
                              10. *Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

                                1. ***REDO: 10 - fix your dynamics!
                                2. PREPARE: 14 - 15

                              REVIEW (Mist & Frere Jacques)

                              1. Periwinkle Twinkle by Anne Crosby Gaudet
                                1. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau: Movements 1 and 2
                                2. GEORGE, JON: Relay Race (10/11)
                                3. DANIEL GOTTLOB, TURK: The Ballet (10/4)

                                4. *POOLE, CLIFFORD: Mist
                                5. *Frere Jacques Stands on His Head by Clifford Poole
                                6. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau

                                2017-2018 Lesson 21: Emma Chen

                                Books on Loan

                                1. Four Star: Sight Reading and Ear Tests Level 2 (same as in Abby's guide)

                                Performance Class

                                1. Absent from Performance Class due to baby shower.

                                 

                                Lesson Assignments:

                                1. *Four Star Sight Reading & Ear Tests: Level 2

                                  1. Use the bookmark your mom saved for doing ear training onine. 
                                2. *Technical Requirements Level 3: 

                                  1. ORDER OF SHARPS & FLATS:

                                    1. SHARPS: F, C, G, D, A, E, B

                                    2. FLATS: B, E, A, D, G, C, F

                                  2. SCALES: Hands Together, 2 octaves

                                    1. D Major - 2 sharps - F, C

                                      1. Practice slowly

                                      2. No bleeding tones!!

                                      3. Fix your fingering. 

                                    2. F Major - 1 flat - B

                                      1. Careful of your RH fingering. 

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

                                    4. B Minor - 2 sharps - F, C

                                    5. D minor - 1 flat - B

                                    6. G minor - 2 flats - B, E

                                3. *Hanon No 1

                                  1. LEGATO: m.m. 80 per quarter note
                                    1. remember to move wrists up and down smoothly
                                  2. CLOSE LOUD: m.m. 108 per 8th note
                                    1. Wrist needs to be up on RH finger 5 please!
                                    2. Don't overlap any notes. Don't let the sound bleed into the next sound.
                                  3. SPRINTS
                                    1. Go as fast as you can! Three times through. :)
                                    2. Align your body! Soldier position!
                                    3. Fingers close to the keys. 
                                    4. Use your wrists to move, NOT your body!
                                4. Colored Windows by Edna-Mae Burnam (Etude.2)

                                  1. New pencil markings.
                                5. Etude in C Major Op. 36 No. 22 by Alexander Gedike (Etude.2)

                                  1. See new pencil markings. 
                                6. *Little Piece No. 3 (L.2)

                                  1. Work with Dustin next week.  
                                7. Little Red Wagon by Teresa Richert (L.2)

                                  1. See all your new pencil markings.   
                                8. Czerny Op. 823

                                  1. No. 7
                                    1. Fix the green pen. 
                                    2. Remember to keep your wrists high when you play staccato. 
                                9. *Celebrate Piano! Solos 2

                                  1. Dustin Bring Book.
                                10. *Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

                                  1. **REDO: 10
                                  2. PREPARE: 11, 13-16

                                REVIEW (Mist & Frere Jacques)

                                1. Periwinkle Twinkle by Anne Crosby Gaudet
                                  1. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau: Movements 1 and 2
                                  2. GEORGE, JON: Relay Race (10/11)
                                  3. DANIEL GOTTLOB, TURK: The Ballet (10/4)

                                  4. *POOLE, CLIFFORD: Mist
                                  5. *Frere Jacques Stands on His Head by Clifford Poole
                                  6. Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau