2018-2019 Lesson 19: Michael Isaacson

Goals

  1. Finish Red Satin Jazz by October 31st.

  2. New Piece finished by December 16th

Lesson Assignments

  1. Funny Puppy

    1. Fix your pedal

  2. Gallop

    1. Fix the PENCIL markings

    2. STACCATO STACCATO

    3. REST REST

    4. FINGERING FINGERING :)

    5. PASS OFF NEXT WEEK WITH THE ABOVE FIXED.

  3. Red Satin Jazz

  1. REVIEW THIS AT LEAST ONCE EACH WEEK WITH WITH WITH WITH WITH WITH THE MUSIC. :)

2018-2019 Lesson 18: Michael Isaacson

Goals

  1. Finish Red Satin Jazz by October 31st.

  2. New Piece finished by December 16th

Lesson Assignments

  1. Funny Puppy

    1. MUST HAVE HANDS TOGETHER TO THE END

    2. IF YOU ARE HAVING TROUBLE, YOU MUST CALL ME BY SATURDAY.

  2. Gallop

    1. Fix the PENCIL markings

    2. STACCATO STACCATO

    3. REST REST

    4. FINGERING FINGERING :)

    5. PASS OFF NEXT WEEK WITH THE ABOVE FIXED.

  3. Red Satin Jazz

  1. REVIEW THIS AT LEAST ONCE EACH WEEK WITH WITH WITH WITH WITH WITH THE MUSIC. :)

2018-2019 Lesson 17: Michael Isaacson

Goals

  1. Finish Red Satin Jazz by October 31st.

  2. New Piece finished by December 16th

Lesson Assignments

  1. Funny Puppy

    1. MUST HAVE HANDS TOGETHER TO THE END

    2. IF YOU ARE HAVING TROUBLE, YOU MUST CALL ME BY SATURDAY.

  2. Gallop

    1. Fix the PENCIL markings

    2. STACCATO STACCATO

    3. REST REST

    4. FINGERING FINGERING :)

    5. PASS OFF NEXT WEEK WITH THE ABOVE FIXED.

  3. Red Satin Jazz

  1. REVIEW THIS AT LEAST ONCE EACH WEEK WITH WITH WITH WITH WITH WITH THE MUSIC. :)

2018-2019 Lesson 16: Michael Isaacson

Goals

  1. Finish Red Satin Jazz by October 31st.

  2. New Piece finished by December 16th

Lesson Assignments

  1. Funny Puppy

    1. Learn hands alone!

  2. Gallop

    1. Fix the PENCIL markings

    2. STACCATO STACCATO

    3. REST REST

    4. FINGERING FINGERING :)

    5. PASS OFF NEXT WEEK WITH THE ABOVE FIXED.

  3. Red Satin Jazz

  1. REVIEW THIS AT LEAST ONCE EACH WEEK WITH WITH WITH WITH WITH WITH THE MUSIC. :)

2018-2019 Lesson 15: Michael Isaacson

Goals

  1. Finish Red Satin Jazz by October 31st.

  2. New Piece finished by December 16th

Lesson Assignments

  1. Gallop

    1. Rh hold 5th finger down in measures 1 and 2

    2. PLAY THIS SLOWLY

    3. Learn measures 8-end hands together.

    4. TAKE IS SLOWLY, MR!!!!

  2. Red Satin Jazz

  1. REVIEW THIS AT LEAST ONCE EACH WEEK WITH WITH WITH WITH WITH WITH THE MUSIC. :)

2018-2019 Lesson 14: Michael Isaacson

Goals

  1. Finish Red Satin Jazz by October 31st.

  2. New Piece finished by December 16th

Lesson Assignments

  1. Gallop

    1. Rh hold 5th finger down in measures 1 and 2

    2. PLAY THIS SLOWLY

    3. Learn measures 8-end hands together.

    4. TAKE IS SLOWLY, MR!!!!

  2. Red Satin Jazz

  1. REVIEW THIS AT LEAST ONCE EACH WEEK WITH WITH WITH WITH WITH WITH THE MUSIC. :)

LESSON CREDIT: 8-11

Goals

  1. Finish Red Satin Jazz by October 31st.

  2. New Piece finished by December 16th

Lesson Assignments

  1. Gallop

    1. DROP - SIZZLE - POP IN LH TWO-NOTE SLURS.

    2. RH AND LH ALONE, MM. 1-8

  2. Red Satin Jazz

  1. Fix all pink pen!

(LESSON CREDITS) 2017-2018 Lesson 29-33: Michael Isaacson

Performance Class: Three

  1. May 20th, DiMenna Center

    1. Pieces:

      1. Swining Leprechaun

      2. Bears

      3. Minuet

Final Recital

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

    Books on Loan:

    1. Four Star Level 1
    2. Etudes Level 1 

    ____________________________________________

    Lesson Assignments:

    1. Minuet in D Minor Leopold Mozart

      1. Learn the rest HT the way we practiced at your lesson.
    2. *Flash Cards

      1. Practice the group of cards that need more work
    3. Scales - KEEP WRISTS UP PLEASE

      1. PREPARE: C MAJOR, RH & LH alone.
      2. PREPARE: A MINOR, RH & LH alone.
      3. PREPARE: A HARMONIC MINOR, RH & LH alone
      4. PREPARE: G MAJOR, RH & LH alone.
      5. PREPARE: E NATURAL MINOR, RH & LH alone.  
      6. PREPARE: E HARMONIC MINOR RH & LH ALONE
      7. PREPARE: F MAJOR, RH & LH alone
    4. Bears by Lina Niamath (L.1 List B)

      1. WRIST FORWARD, WRISTS FORWARD, WRISTS FORWARD.
      2. Make sure your left hand isn't skipping any beats!
    5. Four Star: Sight Reading and Ear Tests Level 1

      1. REDO: All of Set 6
        1. LAZER FOCUS - EYES

    On Hold:

    1. Czerny

      1. Where did we leave off?
    2. RHYTHM BOOK (no assignment)

      1. NO ASSIGNMENT
      2. Left off at Nos. 31-35

    ____________________________

    REVIEW - (Allegro in B-flat & Sneaky Sam)

    1. Relay Race by Jon George (L. 1 Etude)

      1. A Swinging Leprechaun by Mike Schoenmehl (L. 1 Etude)

        1. Detectives by Christine Donkin (L. 1 Etude)

          1. *Allegro in B-flat (L.1)

          2. Celebration by Anne Crosby Gaudet (L.1 Etudes)

          3. Oranges and Lemons" by Boris Berlin (Prep.B)

          4. "Sneaky Sam" by Melody Bober (Prep.B)  

          5. "Haunted Mouse" (where is your music?)

          6. "New Shoes" (10/25/17)

          Performance Class: Two

          1. February 11th at the DiMenna Center
            1. Relay Race
            2. A Swinging Leprechaun

          2017-2018 Lesson 28: Michael Isaacson

          Performance Class: Three

          1. May 20th, DiMenna Center

            1. Pieces:

              1. Swining Leprechaun

              2. Bears

              3. Minuet

          Final Recital

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

            Books on Loan:

            1. Four Star Level 1
            2. Etudes Level 1 

            ____________________________________________

            Lesson Assignments:

            1. Minuet in D Minor Leopold Mozart

              1. Learn the rest HT the way we practiced at your lesson.
            2. *Flash Cards

              1. Practice the group of cards that need more work
            3. Scales - KEEP WRISTS UP PLEASE

              1. PREPARE: C MAJOR, RH & LH alone.
              2. PREPARE: A MINOR, RH & LH alone.
              3. PREPARE: A HARMONIC MINOR, RH & LH alone
              4. PREPARE: G MAJOR, RH & LH alone.
              5. PREPARE: E NATURAL MINOR, RH & LH alone.  
              6. PREPARE: E HARMONIC MINOR RH & LH ALONE
              7. PREPARE: F MAJOR, RH & LH alone
            4. Bears by Lina Niamath (L.1 List B)

              1. WRIST FORWARD, WRISTS FORWARD, WRISTS FORWARD.
              2. Make sure your left hand isn't skipping any beats!
            5. Four Star: Sight Reading and Ear Tests Level 1

              1. REDO: All of Set 6
                1. LAZER FOCUS - EYES

            On Hold:

            1. Czerny

              1. Where did we leave off?
            2. RHYTHM BOOK (no assignment)

              1. NO ASSIGNMENT
              2. Left off at Nos. 31-35

            ____________________________

            REVIEW - (Allegro in B-flat & Sneaky Sam)

            1. Relay Race by Jon George (L. 1 Etude)

              1. A Swinging Leprechaun by Mike Schoenmehl (L. 1 Etude)

                1. Detectives by Christine Donkin (L. 1 Etude)

                  1. *Allegro in B-flat (L.1)

                  2. Celebration by Anne Crosby Gaudet (L.1 Etudes)

                  3. Oranges and Lemons" by Boris Berlin (Prep.B)

                  4. "Sneaky Sam" by Melody Bober (Prep.B)  

                  5. "Haunted Mouse" (where is your music?)

                  6. "New Shoes" (10/25/17)

                  Performance Class: Two

                  1. February 11th at the DiMenna Center
                    1. Relay Race
                    2. A Swinging Leprechaun

                  2017-2018 Lesson 27: Michael Isaacson

                  Performance Class: Three

                  1. May 20th, DiMenna Center

                    1. Pieces:

                      1. Swining Leprechaun

                      2. Bears

                      3. Minuet?

                  Final Recital

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

                    Books on Loan:

                    1. Four Star Level 1
                    2. Etudes Level 1 

                    ____________________________________________

                    Lesson Assignments:

                    1. Minuet in D Minor Leopold Mozart

                      1. Learn the rest HT the way we practiced at your lesson.
                    2. *Flash Cards

                      1. Practice the group of cards that need more work
                    3. Scales - KEEP WRISTS UP PLEASE

                      1. PREPARE: C MAJOR, RH & LH alone.
                      2. PREPARE: A MINOR, RH & LH alone.
                      3. PREPARE: A HARMONIC MINOR, RH & LH alone
                      4. PREPARE: G MAJOR, RH & LH alone.
                      5. PREPARE: E NATURAL MINOR, RH & LH alone.  
                      6. PREPARE: E HARMONIC MINOR RH & LH ALONE
                      7. PREPARE: F MAJOR, RH & LH alone
                    4. Bears by Lina Niamath (L.1 List B)

                      1. WRIST FORWARD, WRISTS FORWARD, WRISTS FORWARD.
                      2. Make sure your left hand isn't skipping any beats!
                    5. Four Star: Sight Reading and Ear Tests Level 1

                      1. REDO: All of Set 6
                        1. LAZER FOCUS - EYES

                    On Hold:

                    1. Czerny

                      1. Where did we leave off?
                    2. RHYTHM BOOK (no assignment)

                      1. NO ASSIGNMENT
                      2. Left off at Nos. 31-35

                    ____________________________

                    REVIEW - (Allegro in B-flat & Sneaky Sam)

                    1. Relay Race by Jon George (L. 1 Etude)

                      1. A Swinging Leprechaun by Mike Schoenmehl (L. 1 Etude)

                        1. Detectives by Christine Donkin (L. 1 Etude)

                          1. *Allegro in B-flat (L.1)

                          2. Celebration by Anne Crosby Gaudet (L.1 Etudes)

                          3. Oranges and Lemons" by Boris Berlin (Prep.B)

                          4. "Sneaky Sam" by Melody Bober (Prep.B)  

                          5. "Haunted Mouse" (where is your music?)

                          6. "New Shoes" (10/25/17)

                          Performance Class: Two

                          1. February 11th at the DiMenna Center
                            1. Relay Race
                            2. A Swinging Leprechaun

                          2017-2018 Lesson 26: Michael Isaacson

                          Performance Class: Three

                          1. May 20th, DiMenna Center

                            1. Pieces:

                          Final Recital

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

                            Books on Loan:

                            1. Four Star Level 1
                            2. Etudes Level 1 

                            ____________________________________________

                            Lesson Assignments:

                            1. Minuet in D Minor Leopold Mozart

                              1. Follow your new practice video above.
                            2. *Flash Cards

                              1. Practice the group of cards that need more work
                            3. Scales - KEEP WRISTS UP PLEASE

                              1. PREPARE: C MAJOR, RH & LH alone.
                              2. PREPARE: A MINOR, RH & LH alone.
                              3. PREPARE: A HARMONIC MINOR, RH & LH alone
                              4. PREPARE: G MAJOR, RH & LH alone.
                              5. PREPARE: E NATURAL MINOR, RH & LH alone.  
                              6. PREPARE: E HARMONIC MINOR RH & LH ALONE
                              7. PREPARE: F MAJOR, RH & LH alone
                            4. Bears by Lina Niamath (L.1 List B)

                              1. WRIST FORWARD, WRISTS FORWARD, WRISTS FORWARD.
                              2. Make sure your left hand isn't skipping any beats!
                            5. Four Star: Sight Reading and Ear Tests Level 1

                              1. REDO: All of Set 6
                                1. LAZER FOCUS - EYES

                            On Hold:

                            1. Czerny

                              1. Where did we leave off?
                            2. RHYTHM BOOK (no assignment)

                              1. NO ASSIGNMENT
                              2. Left off at Nos. 31-35

                            ____________________________

                            REVIEW - (Allegro in B-flat & Sneaky Sam)

                            1. Relay Race by Jon George (L. 1 Etude)

                              1. A Swinging Leprechaun by Mike Schoenmehl (L. 1 Etude)

                                1. Detectives by Christine Donkin (L. 1 Etude)

                                  1. *Allegro in B-flat (L.1)

                                  2. Celebration by Anne Crosby Gaudet (L.1 Etudes)

                                  3. Oranges and Lemons" by Boris Berlin (Prep.B)

                                  4. "Sneaky Sam" by Melody Bober (Prep.B)  

                                  5. "Haunted Mouse" (where is your music?)

                                  6. "New Shoes" (10/25/17)

                                  Performance Class: Two

                                  1. February 11th at the DiMenna Center
                                    1. Relay Race
                                    2. A Swinging Leprechaun