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