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