2017-2018 Lesson 19: 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. Four Star Sight Reading & Ear Tests: Level 2

    1. Practice "playbacks" with audio recording from last week.
    2. If this doesn't help you progress quickly by next lesson, we'll recreate audio of 3 intervals only. 
  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. No bleeding tones!!

        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. 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. RHYTHM: no. 4
      1. Looking good! Don't think about keeping in time. The shorter notes should be quieter and faster (not like close loud). 
  4. Colored Windows by Edna-Mae Burnam (Etude.2)

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

    1. Exaggerate all your dynamics and RH wrist up on all staccato notes. 
  6. Little Piece No. 3 (L.2)

    1. See all pencil markings
    2. Experiment with your LH to see how you make it more relaxed.  
  7. Little Red Wagon by Teresa Richert (L.2)

    1. Practice with a metronome 132   
  8. Czerny Op. 823

    1. No. 7
      1. Fix the green pen. 
  9. Celebrate Piano! Solos 2

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

    1. Prepare All of Unit 1
    2. REDO: page 5, 7 and 10
    3. REDO: page 12 in pencil!

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