Summer 2019 Lesson 2 of 5

Ethan:

  1. Musicianship

    1. Solfege

      1. speak the names of the solfege syllables, forward and backward. 10 times each day.

    2. Basic Rhythmic Training

      1. Ta the beat and clap the rhythm for 2 and 3

  2. Technique

    1. Bunny Hops

      1. On a set of two black keys, make a hook with RH finger number 2 and drop into the key, the natural weight of your arm. Keep your finger rounders and your wrist low.

      2. Now play the adjacent black key with your 3rd finger and pop your wrist up, keeping your finger tips close to the keys.

    2. Rolling Wrists

      1. Practice your same composition with rolling wrists and cat claws

  3. Theory:

    1. Notes Moving Up / Down

      1. See your staff paper

    2. Steps & Skips on the Staff

      1. See your staff paper

    3. Blue Note:

      1. Level 1 & 2 Treble Clef

      2. Level 1 & 2 Bass Clef

    4. Treble Cat:

      1. Levels 1-1 through 1-5 in LETTER NAMES & SOLFEGE SYLLABLES

    5. Bass Cat:

      1. Levels 1-1 through 1-5 in LETTER NAMES & SOLFEGE SYLLABLES

Toby:

  1. Technique

    1. Finger Number Game:

      1. Test next week

    2. Practice Finding The Bubble

      1. Play the 2 sets with your bubble

    3. Piano Soldier Position

      1. Sit with back straight

      2. Legs down

      3. Piano Bench

  2. Theory:

    1. Keyboard Street:

      1. Read the story

    2. RH and LH exercise

      1. Test next week

    3. Treble Cat:

      1. Levels 1-1 through 1-5 in LETTER NAMES & SOLFEGE SYLLABLES

    4. Bass Cat:

      1. Levels 1-1 through 1-5 in LETTER NAMES & SOLFEGE

Michael:

  1. Musicianship

    1. Solfege

  2. Reading:

    1. Blue Note

      1. G CLEF & F CLEF

  3. Theory:

    1. Briggs Handout

      1. Study Chapter 1

    2. Composition

      1. Compose your own piece in the G clef, using the notes

    3. Basic Rudiments.

      1. To page 18

Summer 2019 Lesson 1 of 5

Ethan:

  1. Musicianship

    1. READ pages 4-5

    2. Ta the beat and clap the rhythm on page 6

  2. Technique

    1. Rolling Wrists

      1. Practice playing all the 2 sets and the 3 sets all across the keyboard.

      2. Make up your own piece using the 2 and 3 sets of black keys.

      3. Be able to play your piece for me at least twice.

  3. Theory:

    1. Staff Paper

      1. See your paper for the assignment

    2. Blue Note:

      1. Level 1 Treble Clef

      2. Level 1 Bass Clef

      3. https://apps.apple.com/us/app/blue-note-learn-to-read-music-notes-flash-cards/id310962073

    3. Treble Cat:

      1. Levels 1-1 through 1-5 in LETTER NAMES & SOLFEGE SYLLABLES

      2. https://apps.apple.com/us/app/treble-cat-hd-read-music/id513764898

    4. Bass Cat:

      1. Levels 1-1 through 1-5 in LETTER NAMES & SOLFEGE SYLLABLES

      2. https://apps.apple.com/us/app/bass-cat-hd/id553988462

Toby:

  1. Technique

    1. Practice Finding The Bubble

      1. Play the 2 sets with your bubble

    2. Piano Soldier Position

      1. Sit with back straight

      2. Legs down

      3. Piano Bench

  2. Theory:

    1. RH and LH exercise

      1. Complete the paper

    2. Treble Cat:

      1. Levels 1-1 through 1-5 in LETTER NAMES & SOLFEGE SYLLABLES

      2. https://apps.apple.com/us/app/treble-cat-hd-read-music/id513764898

    3. Bass Cat:

      1. Levels 1-1 through 1-5 in LETTER NAMES & SOLFEGE SYLLABLES

      2. https://apps.apple.com/us/app/bass-cat-hd/id553988462

Michael:

  1. READING

    1. BLUE NOTE APP

      1. G CLEF & F CLEF

  2. Theory:

    1. To page 18 in Basic Rudiments.