2017-2018 Lesson 17: Emma Chen

RCM Musicianship 

RCM Repertoire  

RCM Technique 

Notes & Makeups

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. Musicianship Handout: Level 2 (we didn't get to this)

    1. Practice "playbacks" with audio recording above.
  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 hands together. 

        2. Fix your fingering. 

      2. F Major - 1 flat - B

      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. 72 per quarter note
    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. RHYTHM: no. 4
  4. Colored Windows by Edna-Mae Burnam (Etude.2)

    1. FIX: Fingering RH m. 15
    2. PRACTICE: making the top voice ring out (practice this hands alone first, then two measures at a time.)
  5. Etude in C Major Op. 36 No. 22 by Alexander Gedike (Etude.2)

    1. FIX: LH notes in m. 17
    2. Work up to m.m. 63 with all expressive markings.
  6. Little Piece No. 3 (L.2)

    1. Keep your shoulders down
    2. Keep wrist up when you play RH finger five.
    3. LH is FROZEN when you play the harmonic triads. Pop your wrists when you play the staccato chords.
    4. Fix all pencil.  
  7. Little Red Wagon by Teresa Richert (L.2)

    1. practice with the metronome mm. 7-9
    2. Fix all pencil.   
  8. *Czerny Op. 823

    1. No. 7
      1. Where do the notes repeat? Which measures repeat? What are you going to do when something repeats? Add expression accordingly. 
  9. *Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A

    1. Dustin ordered and will bring when it arrives. 

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