LESSON CREDIT: 8-11

Lesson Assignment

  1. A Major Scale

    1. Hands Alone - Two Octaves

    2. Play root position chords on each note of the scale - hands alone.

  2. The Song of the Twilight

    1. Think about how we practiced at your lesson. Slow it down. One measure at a time, going to the downbeat.

(LESSON CREDITS) 2017-2018 Lessons 29-33: Jacqueline Isaacson

Notes & Makeups

  1. Try to have at least one practice session on the piano upstairs.

  2. PERFORMANCE CLASS: February 11, 2018
    1. Hopscotch
    2. Far Away
    3. German Dance 

Performance Class: Three

  1. May 20th, DiMenna Center

    1. Pieces:

      1. Minuet

      2. German Dance

Final Recital

  1. June 3rd, Domingo Hall, NOC
    1. Pieces:
      1. German Dance
      2. Far Away
      3. Minuet

Lesson Assignments:

  1. Minuet

    1. Practice with m.m. 108 per quarter note
    2. HUUUUUUUUUUUUUUGE contrasting dynamics. 
  2. Far Away

    1. Relearn and have performance-ready for your next lesson. 
  3. German Dance by Beethoven in D Major (L.2)

    1.  
  4. *MINOR SCALE: two octaves hands alone, memorized

    1. A Harmonic
    2. E Harmonic
    3. A Natural
    4. E Natural
    5. D Natural
    6. D Harmoic
      1. keep your 3rd finger ROUND.
  5. *MAJOR SCALE: two octaves hands alone, memorized.

    1. C
    2. G
    3. F
      1. No twisty-wrist.
      2. EVEN TEMPO!  
  6. *Lesson & Musicianship 1B

    1. REDO: page 11 
  7. Solos 1

  8. Minuet in F Major by Leopold Mozart

    1. Practice with the metronome! :) m.m. 96 - 2 times per practice session

    2. DYNAMICS!!! 

On Hold:

  1. Four Star Sight Reading and Ear Tests Level 1

    1. Take a break this week.
    2. Next week we'll come back to it
  2. Bartok

    1. Left off at 14
  3. Rhythm (no assignment) 

    1. NO ASSIGNMENT
    2. Left off at 57
  4. Solfege (no assignment)

    1. NO ASSIGNMENT
    2. Left off: Chapter 4 Nos. 15 & 17
  5. Czerny (no assignment)

    1. REDO: No. 1 

____________________________________

**REVIEW - once a week with music

  1. Hopscotch by Boris Berlin (L. 1 Etude) 

  2. Far Away by Teresa Richert (L. 1 Etude)

  3. Etude in C Major by Félix Le Couppey (L. 1 Etude)

  4. German Dance in D Major Hob.IX:22  No. 2 by Franz Joseph Haydn (L.1 List A)
  5. Dream Journey by Christine Donkin (L.1 List B)
  6. Tarntella by Lynes (Faber L.1)
  7. wAngelfish by Anne Crosby (L.1, List B)

 

 

 

    THEORY (no assignment)

    1. Level 1: Unit 3
      1. PREPARE: pages 37-38
    2. Prep: Unit 7
      1. Prepare for next week.
      2. Teach me about Major and Minor triads. 

    2017-2018 Lesson 28: Jacqueline Isaacson

    Notes & Makeups

    1. Try to have at least one practice session on the piano upstairs.

    2. PERFORMANCE CLASS: February 11, 2018
      1. Hopscotch
      2. Far Away
      3. German Dance 

    Performance Class: Three

    1. May 20th, DiMenna Center

      1. Pieces:

        1. Minuet

        2. German Dance

    Final Recital

    1. June 3rd, Domingo Hall, NOC
      1. Pieces:
        1. German Dance
        2. Far Away
        3. Minuet

    Lesson Assignments:

    1. Minuet

      1. Practice with m.m. 108 per quarter note
      2. HUUUUUUUUUUUUUUGE contrasting dynamics. 
    2. Far Away

      1. Relearn and have performance-ready for your next lesson. 
    3. German Dance by Beethoven in D Major (L.2)

      1.  
    4. *MINOR SCALE: two octaves hands alone, memorized

      1. A Harmonic
      2. E Harmonic
      3. A Natural
      4. E Natural
      5. D Natural
      6. D Harmoic
        1. keep your 3rd finger ROUND.
    5. *MAJOR SCALE: two octaves hands alone, memorized.

      1. C
      2. G
      3. F
        1. No twisty-wrist.
        2. EVEN TEMPO!  
    6. *Lesson & Musicianship 1B

      1. REDO: page 11 
    7. Solos 1

    8. Minuet in F Major by Leopold Mozart

      1. Practice with the metronome! :) m.m. 96 - 2 times per practice session

      2. DYNAMICS!!! 

    On Hold:

    1. Four Star Sight Reading and Ear Tests Level 1

      1. Take a break this week.
      2. Next week we'll come back to it
    2. Bartok

      1. Left off at 14
    3. Rhythm (no assignment) 

      1. NO ASSIGNMENT
      2. Left off at 57
    4. Solfege (no assignment)

      1. NO ASSIGNMENT
      2. Left off: Chapter 4 Nos. 15 & 17
    5. Czerny (no assignment)

      1. REDO: No. 1 

    ____________________________________

    **REVIEW - once a week with music

    1. Hopscotch by Boris Berlin (L. 1 Etude) 

    2. Far Away by Teresa Richert (L. 1 Etude)

    3. Etude in C Major by Félix Le Couppey (L. 1 Etude)

    4. German Dance in D Major Hob.IX:22  No. 2 by Franz Joseph Haydn (L.1 List A)
    5. Dream Journey by Christine Donkin (L.1 List B)
    6. Tarntella by Lynes (Faber L.1)
    7. wAngelfish by Anne Crosby (L.1, List B)

     

     

     

      THEORY (no assignment)

      1. Level 1: Unit 3
        1. PREPARE: pages 37-38
      2. Prep: Unit 7
        1. Prepare for next week.
        2. Teach me about Major and Minor triads. 

      2017-2018 Lesson 27: Jacqueline Isaacson

      Notes & Makeups

      1. Try to have at least one practice session on the piano upstairs.

      2. PERFORMANCE CLASS: February 11, 2018
        1. Hopscotch
        2. Far Away
        3. German Dance 

      Performance Class: Three

      1. May 20th, DiMenna Center

        1. Pieces:

          1. Minuet

          2. German Dance

      Final Recital

      1. June 3rd, Domingo Hall, NOC
        1. Pieces:
          1. German Dance
          2. Far Away
          3. Minuet

      Lesson Assignments:

      1. Far Away

        1. Relearn and have performance-ready for your next lesson. 
      2. German Dance by Beethoven in D Major (L.2)

        1. Practice starting from any measure of the piece. 
      3. *MINOR SCALE: two octaves hands alone, memorized

        1. A Harmonic
        2. E Harmonic
        3. A Natural
        4. E Natural
        5. D Natural
        6. D Harmoic
          1. keep your 3rd finger ROUND.
      4. *MAJOR SCALE: two octaves hands alone, memorized.

        1. C
        2. G
        3. F
          1. No twisty-wrist.
          2. EVEN TEMPO!  
        4. *Lesson & Musicianship 1B

          1. REDO: page 11 
        5. Solos 1

        6. Minuet in F Major by Leopold Mozart

          1. Practice with the metronome! :) m.m. 96 - 2 times per practice session

          2. DYNAMICS!!! 

        On Hold:

        1. Four Star Sight Reading and Ear Tests Level 1

          1. Take a break this week.
          2. Next week we'll come back to it
        2. Bartok

          1. Left off at 14
        3. Rhythm (no assignment) 

          1. NO ASSIGNMENT
          2. Left off at 57
        4. Solfege (no assignment)

          1. NO ASSIGNMENT
          2. Left off: Chapter 4 Nos. 15 & 17
        5. Czerny (no assignment)

          1. REDO: No. 1 

        ____________________________________

        **REVIEW - once a week with music

        1. Hopscotch by Boris Berlin (L. 1 Etude) 

        2. Far Away by Teresa Richert (L. 1 Etude)

        3. Etude in C Major by Félix Le Couppey (L. 1 Etude)

        4. German Dance in D Major Hob.IX:22  No. 2 by Franz Joseph Haydn (L.1 List A)
        5. Dream Journey by Christine Donkin (L.1 List B)
        6. Tarntella by Lynes (Faber L.1)
        7. wAngelfish by Anne Crosby (L.1, List B)

         

         

         

          THEORY (no assignment)

          1. Level 1: Unit 3
            1. PREPARE: pages 37-38
          2. Prep: Unit 7
            1. Prepare for next week.
            2. Teach me about Major and Minor triads. 

          2017-2018 Lesson 26: Jacqueline Isaacson

          Notes & Makeups

          1. Try to have at least one practice session on the piano upstairs.

          2. PERFORMANCE CLASS: February 11, 2018
            1. Hopscotch
            2. Far Away
            3. German Dance 

          Performance Class: Three

          1. May 20th, DiMenna Center

            1. Pieces:

          Final Recital

          1. June 3rd, Domingo Hall, NOC
            1. Pieces:
              1. German Dance
              2. Minuet

          Lesson Assignments:

          1. New Piece

            1. Dustin will send. 
          2. German Dance by Beethoven in D Major (L.2)

            1. Review
          3. MINOR SCALE: two octaves hands alone, memorized

            1. A Harmonic
            2. E Harmonic
            3. A Natural
            4. E Natural
            5. D Natural
            6. D Harmoic
              1. keep your 3rd finger ROUND.
          4. MAJOR SCALE: two octaves hands alone, memorized.

            1. C
            2. G
            3. F
              1. No twisty-wrist.
              2. EVEN TEMPO!  
          5. Four Star Sight Reading and Ear Tests Level 1

            1. Take a break this week.
            2. Next week we'll come back to it.
          6. Lesson & Musicianship 1B

            1. PREPARE: pages 8-16
            2. Be able to pass of each piece by following the practice plan. 
          7. Solos 1

            1. PREPARE: all of Unit 7
          8. **Bartok

            1. REDO: No. 13 and 14 
          9. Minuet in F Major by Leopold Mozart

            1. You don't need to play this so quickly

            2. Please have extreme contrasts in dynamics. 

          On Hold:

          1. Rhythm (no assignment) 

            1. NO ASSIGNMENT
            2. Left off at 57
          2. Solfege (no assignment)

            1. NO ASSIGNMENT
            2. Left off: Chapter 4 Nos. 15 & 17
          3. Czerny (no assignment)

            1. REDO: No. 1 

          ____________________________________

          **REVIEW - once a week with music

          1. Hopscotch by Boris Berlin (L. 1 Etude) 

          2. Far Away by Teresa Richert (L. 1 Etude)

          3. Etude in C Major by Félix Le Couppey (L. 1 Etude)

          4. German Dance in D Major Hob.IX:22  No. 2 by Franz Joseph Haydn (L.1 List A)
          5. Dream Journey by Christine Donkin (L.1 List B)
          6. Tarntella by Lynes (Faber L.1)
          7. wAngelfish by Anne Crosby (L.1, List B)

           

           

           

            THEORY (no assignment)

            1. Level 1: Unit 3
              1. PREPARE: pages 37-38
            2. Prep: Unit 7
              1. Prepare for next week.
              2. Teach me about Major and Minor triads. 

            2017-2018 Lesson 25: Jacqueline Isaacson

            Notes & Makeups

            1. Try to have at least one practice session on the piano upstairs.

            2. PERFORMANCE CLASS: February 11, 2018
              1. Hopscotch
              2. Far Away
              3. German Dance 

            Performance Class: Three

            1. May 20th, DiMenna Center

              1. Pieces:

            Final Recital

            1. June 3rd, Domingo Hall, NOC
              1. Pieces:

             

            1. *MINOR SCALE: two octaves hands alone, memorized

              1. A Harmonic
              2. E Harmonic
              3. A Natural
              4. E Natural
                1. keep your 3rd finger ROUND.
            2. MAJOR SCALE: two octaves hands alone, memorized.

              1. C
              2. G
              3. F
                1. No twisty-wrist.
                2. EVEN TEMPO!  
            3. Four Star Sight Reading and Ear Tests Level 1

              1. Prepare Set 10
                1. Practice with the Playback recording above.
            4. Lesson & Musicianship 1B

              1. PREPARE: all of Unit 7
              2. Be able to pass of each piece by following the practice plan. 
            5. Solos 1

              1. NO ASSIGNment

            6. *Bartok

              1. REDO: No. 13 and 14 
            7. Minuet in F Major by Leopold Mozart

              1. You don't need to play this so quickly

              2. Please have extreme contrasts in dynamics. 

            On Hold:

            1. Rhythm (no assignment) 

              1. NO ASSIGNMENT
              2. Left off at 57
            2. Solfege (no assignment)

              1. NO ASSIGNMENT
              2. Left off: Chapter 4 Nos. 15 & 17
            3. Czerny (no assignment)

              1. REDO: No. 1 

            ____________________________________

            **REVIEW - once a week with music

            1. German Dance by Beethoven in D Major (L.2)

            2. Hopscotch by Boris Berlin (L. 1 Etude) 

              1. Far Away by Teresa Richert (L. 1 Etude)

                1. Etude in C Major by Félix Le Couppey (L. 1 Etude)

                  1. German Dance in D Major Hob.IX:22  No. 2 by Franz Joseph Haydn (L.1 List A)
                  2. Dream Journey by Christine Donkin (L.1 List B)
                  3. Tarntella by Lynes (Faber L.1)
                  4. wAngelfish by Anne Crosby (L.1, List B)

                     

                     

                     

                      THEORY (no assignment)

                      1. Level 1: Unit 3
                        1. PREPARE: pages 37-38
                      2. Prep: Unit 7
                        1. Prepare for next week.
                        2. Teach me about Major and Minor triads. 

                      2017-2018 Lesson 24: Jacqueline Isaacson

                      Notes & Makeups

                      1. Try to have at least one practice session on the piano upstairs.

                      2. PERFORMANCE CLASS: February 11, 2018
                        1. Hopscotch
                        2. Far Away
                        3. German Dance 

                      RCM Repertoire

                      RCM Musicianship

                      RCM Technique

                       

                      1. ***MINOR SCALE: two octaves hands alone, memorized

                        1. A Harmonic Minor - remember to play the 7th degree descending.
                        2. ***E Harmonic Minor
                          1. LH needs fingering and position work
                          2. RH needs position work. 
                        3. A Natural Minor
                        4. **E Natural Minor
                          1. Lower your 5th finger.
                          2. *Make sure your fingers are round and curved.
                      2. MAJOR SCALE: two octaves hands alone, memorized.

                        1. C
                        2. G
                          1. No twisty-wrist.
                          2. EVEN TEMPO!  
                      3. Four Star Sight Reading and Ear Tests Level 1

                        1. Prepare Set 10
                          1. Practice with the Playback recording above.
                      4. *Lesson & Musicianship 1B

                        1. Start on Wednesday with Dustin. 
                      5. Solos 1

                        1. NO ASSIGNment

                      6. *Bartok

                        1. PREPARE: No. 12, 12 and 14
                      7. Minuet in F Major by Leopold Mozart

                        1. Fix pink pen

                        2. Practice moving between sections to get rid of the pauses. 5 times correctly each day. 

                      On Hold:

                      1. Rhythm (no assignment) 

                        1. NO ASSIGNMENT
                        2. Left off at 57
                      2. Solfege (no assignment)

                        1. NO ASSIGNMENT
                        2. Left off: Chapter 4 Nos. 15 & 17
                      3. Czerny (no assignment)

                        1. REDO: No. 1 

                      ____________________________________

                      **REVIEW - once a week with music

                      1. German Dance by Beethoven in D Major (L.2)

                      2. Hopscotch by Boris Berlin (L. 1 Etude) 

                        1. Far Away by Teresa Richert (L. 1 Etude)

                          1. Etude in C Major by Félix Le Couppey (L. 1 Etude)

                            1. German Dance in D Major Hob.IX:22  No. 2 by Franz Joseph Haydn (L.1 List A)
                            2. Dream Journey by Christine Donkin (L.1 List B)
                            3. Tarntella by Lynes (Faber L.1)
                            4. wAngelfish by Anne Crosby (L.1, List B)

                               

                               

                               

                                THEORY (no assignment)

                                1. Level 1: Unit 3
                                  1. PREPARE: pages 37-38
                                2. Prep: Unit 7
                                  1. Prepare for next week.
                                  2. Teach me about Major and Minor triads. 

                                2017-2018 Lesson 23: Jacqueline Isaacson

                                Notes & Makeups

                                1. Try to have at least one practice session on the piano upstairs.

                                2. PERFORMANCE CLASS: February 11, 2018
                                  1. Hopscotch
                                  2. Far Away
                                  3. German Dance 

                                RCM Repertoire

                                RCM Musicianship

                                RCM Technique

                                 

                                1. *MINOR SCALE: two octaves hands alone, memorized

                                  1. A Harmonic Minor - remember to play the 7th degree descending.
                                  2. **E Harmonic Minor
                                  3. A Natural Minor
                                  4. **E Natural Minor
                                    1. Lower your 5th finger.
                                    2. *Make sure your fingers are round and curved.
                                2. MAJOR SCALE: two octaves hands alone, memorized.

                                  1. G
                                    1. No twisty-wrist.
                                    2. EVEN TEMPO!  
                                3. *Four Star Sight Reading and Ear Tests Level 1

                                  1. Prepare Set 10
                                    1. Finish the test with Dustin on Wednesday
                                    2. Go online with Dustin Wednesday.
                                4. Lesson & Musicianship 1B

                                  1. Start on Wednesday with Dustin. 
                                5. Solos 1

                                  1. NO ASSIGNment

                                6. *Bartok

                                  1. PREPARE: No. 12 & 13
                                7. *Minuet in F Major by Leopold Mozart

                                  1. Hands together to the end!   

                                On Hold:

                                1. Rhythm (no assignment) 

                                  1. NO ASSIGNMENT
                                  2. Left off at 57
                                2. Solfege (no assignment)

                                  1. NO ASSIGNMENT
                                  2. Left off: Chapter 4 Nos. 15 & 17
                                3. Czerny (no assignment)

                                  1. REDO: No. 1 

                                ____________________________________

                                **REVIEW - once a week with music

                                1. German Dance by Beethoven in D Major (L.2)

                                2. Hopscotch by Boris Berlin (L. 1 Etude) 

                                  1. Far Away by Teresa Richert (L. 1 Etude)

                                    1. Etude in C Major by Félix Le Couppey (L. 1 Etude)

                                      1. German Dance in D Major Hob.IX:22  No. 2 by Franz Joseph Haydn (L.1 List A)
                                      2. Dream Journey by Christine Donkin (L.1 List B)
                                      3. Tarntella by Lynes (Faber L.1)
                                      4. wAngelfish by Anne Crosby (L.1, List B)

                                         

                                         

                                         

                                          THEORY (no assignment)

                                          1. Level 1: Unit 3
                                            1. PREPARE: pages 37-38
                                          2. Prep: Unit 7
                                            1. Prepare for next week.
                                            2. Teach me about Major and Minor triads. 

                                          2017-2018 Lesson 22: Jacqueline Isaacson

                                          Notes & Makeups

                                          1. Try to have at least one practice session on the piano upstairs.

                                          2. PERFORMANCE CLASS: February 11, 2018
                                            1. Hopscotch
                                            2. Far Away
                                            3. German Dance 

                                          RCM Repertoire

                                          RCM Musicianship

                                          RCM Technique

                                           

                                          1. MINOR SCALE: two octaves hands alone, memorized

                                            1. A & E Harmonic
                                            2. A & E Natural
                                              1. Lower your 5th finger.
                                              2. *Make sure your fingers are round and curved.
                                          2. MAJOR SCALE: two octaves hands alone, memorized.

                                            1. G
                                              1. No twisty-wrist.
                                              2. EVEN TEMPO!  
                                          3. Four Star Sight Reading and Ear Tests Level 1

                                            1. Prepare Set 9
                                              1. Go online and put in the code from your book to practice the ear training exercises.
                                              2. Remember to do "star 4" of each "day."
                                              3. Do the tests with Dustin at your lesson
                                          4. Lesson & Musicianship 1B

                                            1. Waiting for this to arrive by post. 
                                          5. Solos 1

                                            1. NO ASSIGNment

                                          6. Bartok

                                            1. PREPARE: No. 12 & 13
                                          7. Minuet in F Major by Leopold Mozart

                                            1. Hands together to the end!   

                                          On Hold:

                                          1. Rhythm (no assignment) 

                                            1. NO ASSIGNMENT
                                            2. Left off at 57
                                          2. Solfege (no assignment)

                                            1. NO ASSIGNMENT
                                            2. Left off: Chapter 4 Nos. 15 & 17
                                          3. Czerny (no assignment)

                                            1. REDO: No. 1 

                                          ____________________________________

                                          **REVIEW - once a week with music

                                          1. German Dance by Beethoven in D Major (L.2)

                                          2. Hopscotch by Boris Berlin (L. 1 Etude) 

                                            1. Far Away by Teresa Richert (L. 1 Etude)

                                              1. Etude in C Major by Félix Le Couppey (L. 1 Etude)

                                                1. German Dance in D Major Hob.IX:22  No. 2 by Franz Joseph Haydn (L.1 List A)
                                                2. Dream Journey by Christine Donkin (L.1 List B)
                                                3. Tarntella by Lynes (Faber L.1)
                                                4. wAngelfish by Anne Crosby (L.1, List B)

                                                   

                                                   

                                                   

                                                    THEORY (no assignment)

                                                    1. Level 1: Unit 3
                                                      1. PREPARE: pages 37-38
                                                    2. Prep: Unit 7
                                                      1. Prepare for next week.
                                                      2. Teach me about Major and Minor triads. 

                                                    2017-2018 Lesson 21: Jacqueline Isaacson

                                                    Notes & Makeups

                                                    1. Try to have at least one practice session on the piano upstairs.

                                                    2. PERFORMANCE CLASS: February 11, 2018
                                                      1. Hopscotch
                                                      2. Far Away
                                                      3. German Dance 

                                                    RCM Repertoire

                                                    RCM Musicianship

                                                    RCM Technique

                                                     

                                                    1. MINOR SCALE: two octaves hands alone, memorized

                                                      1. **A Harmonic
                                                      2. A Natural
                                                        1. Lower your 5th finger.
                                                        2. Make sure your fingers are round and curved.
                                                    2. MAJOR SCALE: two octaves hands alone, memorized.

                                                      1. G
                                                        1. LH fingering descending - incorrect. Ask yourself: on which note does my 4th finger play?
                                                        2. No twisty-wrist.
                                                        3. EVEN TEMPO!  
                                                    3. Four Star Sight Reading and Ear Tests Level 1

                                                      1. Prepare Set 9
                                                        1. Remember to do "star 4" of each "day."
                                                        2. Do the tests with Dustin at your lesson
                                                    4. Lesson & Musicianship 1B

                                                      1. Waiting for this to arrive by post. 
                                                    5. *Solos 1

                                                      1. NO ASSIGNment

                                                    6. *Bartok

                                                      1. REDO: No. 10
                                                      2. PREPARE: No. 11
                                                    7. Minuet in F Major by Leopold Mozart

                                                      1. Learn hands together until measure 9

                                                      2. Hands alone to the end.   

                                                    On Hold:

                                                    1. Rhythm (no assignment) 

                                                      1. NO ASSIGNMENT
                                                      2. Left off at 57
                                                    2. Solfege (no assignment)

                                                      1. NO ASSIGNMENT
                                                      2. Left off: Chapter 4 Nos. 15 & 17
                                                    3. Czerny (no assignment)

                                                      1. REDO: No. 1 

                                                    ____________________________________

                                                    **REVIEW - once a week with music

                                                    1. German Dance by Beethoven in D Major (L.2)

                                                    2. Hopscotch by Boris Berlin (L. 1 Etude) 

                                                      1. Far Away by Teresa Richert (L. 1 Etude)

                                                        1. Etude in C Major by Félix Le Couppey (L. 1 Etude)

                                                          1. German Dance in D Major Hob.IX:22  No. 2 by Franz Joseph Haydn (L.1 List A)
                                                          2. Dream Journey by Christine Donkin (L.1 List B)
                                                          3. Tarntella by Lynes (Faber L.1)
                                                          4. wAngelfish by Anne Crosby (L.1, List B)

                                                             

                                                             

                                                             

                                                              THEORY (no assignment)

                                                              1. Level 1: Unit 3
                                                                1. PREPARE: pages 37-38
                                                              2. Prep: Unit 7
                                                                1. Prepare for next week.
                                                                2. Teach me about Major and Minor triads. 

                                                              2017-2018 Lesson 20: Jacqueline Isaacson

                                                              Notes & Makeups

                                                              1. Try to have at least one practice session on the piano upstairs.

                                                              2. PERFORMANCE CLASS: February 11, 2018
                                                                1. Hopscotch
                                                                2. Far Away
                                                                3. German Dance 

                                                              RCM Repertoire

                                                              RCM Musicianship

                                                              RCM Technique

                                                               

                                                              1. MINOR SCALE: two octaves hands alone

                                                                1. A Harmonic
                                                                2. A Natural
                                                                  1. Lower your 5th finger.
                                                                  2. Make sure your fingers are round and curved.
                                                              2. MAJOR SCALE: two octaves hands alone

                                                                1. G
                                                                  1. LH fingering descending - incorrect. Ask yourself: on which note does my 4th finger play?
                                                                  2. No twisty-wrist.
                                                                  3. EVEN TEMPO!  
                                                              3. Four Star Sight Reading and Ear Tests Level 1

                                                                1. Prepare Set 8
                                                                  1. Remember to do "star 4" of each "day."
                                                                  2. Do the tests with Dustin at your lesson
                                                              4. *Lesson & Musicianship 1B

                                                                1. DUSTIN ORDER BOOK. 
                                                              5. *Solos 1

                                                                1. NO ASSIGNment

                                                              6. Bartok

                                                                1. REDO: No. 10
                                                                2. PREPARE: No. 11
                                                              7. Choose L.1 Repertoire Piece when finished with German Dance

                                                                1. DUSTIN BRING NEW LEVEL 1 PIECE
                                                              8. **German Dance by Beethoven in D Major (L.2)

                                                                1. To move on:
                                                                  1. 99% correct rhythm - practice slowly, then medium, then up to tempo.
                                                                  2. 99% correct notes
                                                                  3. 100% dynamics. 
                                                              9. Minuet in C Major K 6 by Mozart (L.2)

                                                                1. System one: hands together
                                                                2. Entire piece: hands alone with no pauses! 
                                                              10. Rhythm (no assignment) 

                                                                1. NO ASSIGNMENT
                                                                2. Left off at 57
                                                              11. Solfege (no assignment)

                                                                1. NO ASSIGNMENT
                                                                2. Left off: Chapter 4 Nos. 15 & 17
                                                              12. Czerny (no assignment)

                                                                1. REDO: No. 1 

                                                              ____________________________________

                                                              **REVIEW - once a week with music

                                                              1. Hopscotch by Boris Berlin (L. 1 Etude) 

                                                                1. Far Away by Teresa Richert (L. 1 Etude)

                                                                  1. Etude in C Major by Félix Le Couppey (L. 1 Etude)

                                                                    1. German Dance in D Major Hob.IX:22  No. 2 by Franz Joseph Haydn (L.1 List A)
                                                                    2. Dream Journey by Christine Donkin (L.1 List B)
                                                                    3. Tarntella by Lynes (Faber L.1)
                                                                    4. wAngelfish by Anne Crosby (L.1, List B)

                                                                       

                                                                       

                                                                       

                                                                        THEORY (no assignment)

                                                                        1. Level 1: Unit 3
                                                                          1. PREPARE: pages 37-38
                                                                        2. Prep: Unit 7
                                                                          1. Prepare for next week.
                                                                          2. Teach me about Major and Minor triads. 

                                                                        2017-2018 Lesson 19: Jacqueline Isaacson

                                                                        Notes & Makeups

                                                                        1. Try to have at least one practice session on the piano upstairs. 
                                                                        2. PERFORMANCE CLASS: February 11, 2018
                                                                          1. Hopscotch
                                                                          2. Far Away
                                                                          3. German Dance 

                                                                        RCM Repertoire

                                                                        RCM Musicianship

                                                                        RCM Technique

                                                                         

                                                                        1. **MINOR SCALE: two octaves hands alone

                                                                          1. A Natural (see page 7)
                                                                            1. see comments below
                                                                        2. **MAJOR SCALE: two octaves hands alone

                                                                          1. C (see page 7)
                                                                            1. LH fingering descending - incorrect. Ask yourself: on which note does my 4th finger play?
                                                                            2. No twisty-wrist.
                                                                            3. EVEN TEMPO!  
                                                                        3. **Four Star Sight Reading and Ear Tests Level 1

                                                                          1. Prepare Set 7
                                                                          2. Remember to do "star 4" of each "day."
                                                                          3. Do the tests with Dustin at your lesson
                                                                        4. Lesson & Musicianship 1B

                                                                          1. Find your book. If you can't find it, i need to know BEFORE you next lesson so I can bring one. 
                                                                        5. Solos 1

                                                                          1. NO ASSIGNment

                                                                        6. Bartok

                                                                          1. Prepare No. 10
                                                                        7. Choose L.1 Repertoire Piece when finished with German Dance

                                                                          1. Dustin bring book next week.
                                                                        8. German Dance by Beethoven in D Major (L.2)

                                                                          1. To move on:
                                                                            1. 99% correct rhythm - practice slowly, then medium, then up to tempo.
                                                                            2. 99% correct notes
                                                                            3. 100% dynamics. 
                                                                        9. Minuet in C Major K 6 by Mozart (L.2)

                                                                          1. System one: hands together
                                                                          2. Entire piece: hands alone with no pauses! 
                                                                        10. Rhythm (no assignment) 

                                                                          1. NO ASSIGNMENT
                                                                          2. Left off at 57
                                                                        11. Solfege (no assignment)

                                                                          1. NO ASSIGNMENT
                                                                          2. Left off: Chapter 4 Nos. 15 & 17
                                                                        12. Czerny (no assignment)

                                                                          1. REDO: No. 1 

                                                                        ____________________________________

                                                                        **REVIEW - once a week with music

                                                                        1. Hopscotch by Boris Berlin (L. 1 Etude) 

                                                                          1. Far Away by Teresa Richert (L. 1 Etude)

                                                                            1. Etude in C Major by Félix Le Couppey (L. 1 Etude)

                                                                              1. German Dance in D Major Hob.IX:22  No. 2 by Franz Joseph Haydn (L.1 List A)
                                                                              2. Dream Journey by Christine Donkin (L.1 List B)
                                                                              3. Tarntella by Lynes (Faber L.1)
                                                                              4. wAngelfish by Anne Crosby (L.1, List B)

                                                                                 

                                                                                 

                                                                                 

                                                                                  THEORY (no assignment)

                                                                                  1. Level 1: Unit 3
                                                                                    1. PREPARE: pages 37-38
                                                                                  2. Prep: Unit 7
                                                                                    1. Prepare for next week.
                                                                                    2. Teach me about Major and Minor triads.