Royal Conservatory: Level 4
More proactive with finding music that will inspire. More “coaching” less task master.
RCM List A, Level 4
March in D Major by CPE Bach
GREEN PEN IS NOT FIXED
Add blue pen
PRACTICE EACH PHRASE SLOWLY SLOWLY SLOWLY - Don’t play any faster than m.m. 60 per quarter note.
RCM List B, Level 4
Sonatina in C Major Op. 34 No. 1: II: Rondo by Johann Anton André
NO FASTER THAN M.M. 60 PER 8TH NOTE
Fix all green pen!
SLOW SLOW SLOW SLOW PRACTICE!!!!
RCM List C, Level 4
Keep this very slow until you feel confident about all the notes
NEXT WEEK I’LL LOOK FOR GOOD POSITION! :)
FOUR STAR: SIGHT-READING AND EAR TESTS Level 3
Finish 8 and move on to 9
PREPARE PAGES 3 & 4 WITH THE FOLLOWING THINGS FIXED.
ms. 27-28 = spot until cleeeeeean!
“silent stuff” or “ghost practice” - play the piece without pushing down the keys. Only touch the surface of the key.
Grace notes: “accidentally play them”
SPOT EACH PRACTICE SESSION
Fix m. 29-30 - notes and articulation . - PRACTICE THIS SLOOOOWW MOTION.
LH notes in m. 33
Staccato starting in m. 28
Gavotte by Handel
DUSTIN BRING REQUIREMENTS FOR RCM
*Technical Requirements Level 3:
ORDER OF SHARPS & FLATS:
SHARPS: F, C, G, D, A, E, B
FLATS: B, E, A, D, G, C, F
SCALES: Hands Together, 2 octaves
E-flat Major Two octaves
m.m. 76 two notes per beat
Hanon No. 2, 3 and 4
Learn the patterns.
Hanon No 1
LEGATO: m.m. 80 per quarter note
Czerny Op. 823
Learn hands together slowly.
*Celebrate Piano! Solos 2
PREPARE: ALL OF UNIT 2
*Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 2A
Four Star Sight Reading & Ear Tests: Level 2
Do Set 10
REVIEW (Mist & Frere Jacques)
Funny Puppy by Anne Crosby Gauted.
Ballade, Op. 100 No. 15 by Bergmuller
Etude in C Major Op. 36 No. 22 by Alexander Gedike (Etude.2)
Little Piece No. 3 (L.2)
Little Red Wagon by Teresa Richert (L.2)
Colored Windows by Edna-Mae Burnam (Etude.2)
Periwinkle Twinkle by Anne Crosby Gaudet
Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau: Movements 1 and 2
GEORGE, JON: Relay Race (10/11)
DANIEL GOTTLOB, TURK: The Ballet (10/4)
*POOLE, CLIFFORD: Mist
*Frere Jacques Stands on His Head by Clifford Poole
Sonatina Op. 20 No. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau