2018-2019 Lesson 13: Jacob Djebali-Radowitz

Lesson Assignments

Next performance class and guest artist workshop: February 10, 2019 at the National Opera Center: 330 7th Ave.

  1. READING

    1. Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 1A

      1. No Assignment

    2. Celebrate Piano! Solos 1

ALL ASSIGNMENTS BELOW THIS ARE ON HOLD

  1. MUSICIANSHIP

    1. Basic Rhythmic Training (red book)

      1. Follow the practice video below. Be able to start together for each exercise.

      2. Prepare the new exercises with rests.

    2. Solfege

      1. Memorize the syllables forward and backward:

        1. Set a steady tempo in your mind and speak the names of the syllables forward and backward to a steady pulse.

        2. Do, Re, Mi, Fa, Sol, La, Si, Do - Si, La, Sol, Fa, Mi, Re, Do.

  2. THEORY

    1. THEORY: Unit 1 (blue pamphlet)

      1. TEST NEXT LESSON: on anything in the entire pamphlet. Up to page 11.

      2. DUSTIN WILL BRING NEXT PART AFTER PAGE 11

  3. REPERTOIRE

    1. The Mouse Running Away from the Elephant

      1. Compose part 3 with Dustin next lesson.

    2. This is Me! Greatest Showman

      1. Review, once a day.

Videos

2018-2019 Lesson 12: Jacob Djebali-Radowitz

Lesson Assignments

Next performance class and guest artist workshop: February 10, 2019 at the National Opera Center: 330 7th Ave.

  1. MUSICIANSHIP

    1. Basic Rhythmic Training (red book)

      1. Follow the practice video below. Be able to start together for each exercise.

      2. Prepare the new exercises with rests.

    2. Solfege

      1. Memorize the syllables forward and backward:

        1. Set a steady tempo in your mind and speak the names of the syllables forward and backward to a steady pulse.

        2. Do, Re, Mi, Fa, Sol, La, Si, Do - Si, La, Sol, Fa, Mi, Re, Do.

  2. THEORY

    1. THEORY: Unit 1 (blue pamphlet)

      1. TEST NEXT LESSON: on anything in the entire pamphlet. Up to page 11.

      2. DUSTIN WILL BRING NEXT PART AFTER PAGE 11

  3. REPERTOIRE

    1. The Mouse Running Away from the Elephant

      1. Compose part 3 with Dustin next lesson.

    2. This is Me! Greatest Showman

      1. Review, once a day.

  4. READING

    1. Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 1A

      1. No Assignment

    2. Celebrate Piano! Solos 1

      1. PREPARE: all of Unit 2. See your practice video for help.

Videos

2018-2019 Lesson 11: Jacob Djebali-Radowitz

Lesson Assignments

  1. The Mouse Running Away from the Elephant

    1. Compose part 3 with Dustin next lesson.

  2. THEORY: Unit 1 (blue pamphlet)

    1. TEST NEXT LESSON: on anything in the entire pamphlet. Up to page 11.

    2. DUSTIN WILL BRING NEXT PART AFTER PAGE 11

  3. This is Me! Greatest Showman

    1. Watch your practice video below. Be able to play your part with the video.

  4. Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 1A

    1. No Assignment

  5. Basic Rhythmic Training (red book)

    1. Learn about number 8 with Dustin next week.

      1. Clap the pulse (the small down-stem notes on the bottom)

      2. “Ta” the rhythm (the larger up-stem notes on the top)

  6. Celebrate Piano! Solos 1

    1. PREPARE: all of Unit 2. See your practice video for help.

Videos

2018-2019 Lesson 10: Jacob Djebali-Radowitz

This week, focus on This Is Me, then the rest of your assignments.

Lesson Assignments

  1. The Mouse Running Away from the Elephant

    1. Compose part 3 with Dustin next lesson.

  2. THEORY: Unit 1 (blue pamphlet)

    1. TEST NEXT LESSON: on anything in the entire pamphlet. Up to page 11.

    2. DUSTIN WILL BRING NEXT PART AFTER PAGE 11

  3. This is Me! Greatest Showman

    1. Watch your practice video below. Be able to play your part with the video.

  4. Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 1A

    1. No Assignment

  5. Basic Rhythmic Training (red book)

    1. Learn about number 8 with Dustin next week.

      1. Clap the pulse (the small down-stem notes on the bottom)

      2. “Ta” the rhythm (the larger up-stem notes on the top)

  6. Celebrate Piano! Solos 1

    1. PREPARE: all of Unit 2. See your practice video for help.

Videos

2018-2019 Lesson 9: Jacob Djebali-Radowitz

Lesson Assignments

  1. The Mouse Running Away from the Elephant

    1. Compose part 3 with Dustin next lesson.

  2. THEORY: Unit 1 (blue pamphlet)

    1. TEST NEXT LESSON: on anything in the entire pamphlet. Up to page 11.

    2. DUSTIN WILL BRING NEXT PART AFTER PAGE 11

  3. This is Me! Greatest Showman

    1. Watch your practice video below. Be able to play your part with the video.

  4. Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 1A

    1. No Assignment

  5. Basic Rhythmic Training (red book)

    1. Learn about number 8 with Dustin next week.

      1. Clap the pulse (the small down-stem notes on the bottom)

      2. “Ta” the rhythm (the larger up-stem notes on the top)

  6. Celebrate Piano! Solos 1

    1. PREPARE: all of Unit 2. See your practice video for help.

Videos

2018-2019 Lesson 8: Jacob Djebali-Radowitz

Lesson Assignments

  1. THEORY: Unit 1 (blue pamphlet)

    1. Practice drawing whole notes on the lines and spaces of the staff.

    2. Prepare page 11

  2. *This is Me! Greatest Showman

    1. Review what you know. We’ll do this together next time.

  3. Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 1A (green book)

    1. PREPARE: pages 23-26

      1. Use the NFRPE chart and watch the video if you need to remember how to use it.

  4. Basic Rhythmic Training (red book)

    1. Prepare Nos. 6 and 7

      1. Clap the pulse (the small down-stem notes on the bottom)

      2. “Ta” the rhythm (the larger up-stem notes on the top)

  5. Celebrate Piano! Solos 1 (green book)

    1. No assignment

Videos

2018-2019 Lesson 7: Jacob Djebali-Radowitz

Lesson Assignments

  1. THEORY: Unit 1 (blue pamphlet)

    1. Prepare 8-11

  2. *This is Me! Greatest Showman

    1. NEXT TIME

  3. Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 1A (green book)

    1. Redo pages 21-22

      1. Use the NFRPE chart and watch the video to remember how to use it.

  4. Basic Rhythmic Training (red book)

    1. PLEASE MEMORIZE info on page 8 and do no. 5

      1. Clap the pulse (the small down-stem notes on the bottom)

      2. “Ta” the rhythm (the larger up-stem notes on the top)

  5. Celebrate Piano! Solos 1 (green book)

    1. No assignment

Videos

2018-2019 Lesson 6: Jacob Djebali-Radowitz

Lesson Assignments

  1. THEORY: Unit 1 (blue pamphlet)

    1. Prepare 4-7

  2. This is Me! Greatest Showman

    1. See your new practice video!

  3. Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 1A (green book)

    1. Prepare pages 20-22

      1. Memorize the names: “quarter note & half note”

  4. *Basic Rhythmic Training (red book)

    1. Memorize info on page 8 and do Nos. 4 and 5!

      1. Clap the pulse (the small down-stem notes on the bottom)

      2. “Ta” the rhythm (the larger up-stem notes on the top)

  5. Celebrate Piano! Solos 1 (green book)

    1. No assignment

Videos

2018-2019 Lesson 5: Jacob Djebali-Radowitz

Notes



Lesson Assignments

  1. This is Me! Greatest Showman

    1. See your practice video!

  2. Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 1A (green book)

    1. Prepare 16-19

      1. Be able to play this with a steady beat, good bubble hand and no pauses.

      2. You can go as slow as you like. No need to play it fast! :)

  3. *Basic Rhythmic Training (red book)

    1. Memorize info on page 8 and do no. 4!

      1. Clap the pulse (the small down-stem notes on the bottom)

      2. “Ta” the rhythm (the larger up-stem notes on the top)

  4. Celebrate Piano! Solos 1 (green book)

    1. No assignment

2018-2019 Lesson 4: Jacob Djebali-Radowitz

Notes

  1. Hi David. If you know of any tune that Jacob is interested in, I’d be happy to create an arrangement for him to learn. Something to keep his interest peaked while we learn the fundamentals below. Let me know.


Lesson Assignments

  1. Note finding game with your brother (we’ll do this at the lesson)

  2. Celebrate Piano! Lesson & Musicianship 1A (green book)

    1. REDO page 9

      1. Be able to play this with a steady beat, good bubble hand and no pauses.

      2. You can go as slow as you like. No need to play it fast! :)

  3. Celebrate Piano! Solos 1 (green book)

    1. Prepare pages 2-3

      1. Be able to play this with a steady beat and good bubble hand.

      2. Please sit in the middle of your piano bench!

  4. *Basic Rhythmic Training (red book)

    1. Prepare Page 6-7

      1. Clap the pulse (the small down-stem notes on the bottom)

      2. “Ta” the rhythm (the larger up-stem notes on the top)

2018-2019 Lesson 3: Jacob Djebali-Radowitz

Notes

  1. A little trouble with focus this week. Remember that your books are the green ones! :)

  2. Next week: Black Key Harmonic Etude


Lesson Assignments

  1. *Lesson & Musicianship 1A (greed books)

    1. REDO all of unit 1 (pages 6 - 15)

      1. WATCH YOUR PRACTICE VIDEO FOR INSTRUCTIONS

  2. *Basic Rhythmic Training (red book)

    1. Prepare Page 6

      1. Clap the pulse (the small down-stem notes on the bottom)

      2. “Ta” the rhythm (the larger up-stem notes on the top)

      3. Call me with questions!

  3. *Black Key Warmup

    1. GOALS:

      1. Play all the two-sets and three-sets of black keys with:

      2. “bubble hand” (fingers down and round)

      3. Shoulder and elbow relaxed

      4. Wrist raising.

2018-2019 Lesson 2: Jacob Djebali-Radowitz

Notes

  1. Next week: Black Key Harmonic Etude

Lesson Assignments

  1. Basic Rhythmic Training (red book)

    1. Prepare Page 6

      1. Clap the pulse (the small down-stem notes on the bottom)

      2. “Ta” the rhythm (the larger up-stem notes on the top)

      3. Call me with questions!

  2. Black Key Warmup

    1. Follow your practice video below

    2. GOALS:

      1. Play all the two-sets and three-sets of black keys with:

      2. “bubble hand” (fingers down and round)

      3. Shoulder and elbow relaxed

      4. Wrist raising

  3. Lesson & Musicianship 1A

    1. Prepare all of unit 1 (pages 3 - 15)

      1. Please contact me with any help following the instructions.