2018-2019 Lesson 14: Katie Moore

Lesson Assignments:

 Level 6 RCM?

  1. *TECHNIQUE

    1. Scale Book

      1. C Major - m.m. 108 four notes per tic

        1. Parallel, Contrary, Formula Pattern, Triads broken, Tonic four-note chords broken, Arpeggios root position and in version.

          1. Technical practice (Nos. 3-4) on the arpeggios.

    2. Hanon

      1. No. 14 - work up to m.m. 96

        1. Prepare in B, F-sharp & C-sharp

        2. Fix tension in thumb by doing accent practice to fix the balance in fingers 3 and 4

      2. No. 18 - 126

        1. Prepare in C

        2. Double check your fingering.

  2. *READING

    1. Rhythm 

      1. Left off at 130-139

    2. Piano Adventures: Sightreading Level 4

      1. Continue from page 47

  3. THEORY

    1. RCM Level 6

  4. REPERTOIRE

    1. BAROQUE

      1. Sarabande in D Minor by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

        1. Learn AFTER you finish Hummel)

    2. CONTEMPORARY

      1. Prokofiev OP. 65 No. 12

        1. Memorize and perform next week.

        2. When you have melody, sing it more.

        3. m. 50 take time

        4. m. 60 pedal and T.V.

    3. SONATINAS

      1. Diabelli, Sonatina in F Major Op. 168 No. 1, movement III (L. 6 List B)

        1. m.m. 69 per dotted quarter note for next week with expression.

      2. Haydn Hob.XVI No. 8 or No. 7

        1. Play through as a performance first

        2. Spot any sections that need it

        3. Medium tempo practice

        4. .Play through as a performance.

    4. ETUDES

      1. Allegro in F Major by Johann Nepomuk Hummel (1778-1837) (L. 6 Etude)

        1. New for this week

      2. Kabalevsky, Toccatina Op. 27 No. 12 (L. 6)

        1. All expressive markings learned and up to tempo

    5. COUNTERPOINT

      1. French Suite No. 4 in E-flat Major BWV 815: Gigue

        1. Hold

On Hold: 

  1. Czerny Op. 823

  2. No. 50: Transpose to C, D and A

    1. Don't use your ear! Use your eyes and understanding of the chords!

    2. Use your theory skilils

  3. Solos 3 & 4 

    1. PREPARE: page 32

  4. Rhythm 

    1. Left off at 130-139

  5. Solfege

    1. Chapter 8

      1. Prepare Nos. 35-36 at m.m. 100.

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REVIEW

  1. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 7 Berceuse

  2. Clementi Sonatina No. 4 Op. 36

  3. Kabalevsky Etude in A Minor

  4. Beethoven Sonatina in F Major Anh 5 No. 2

  5. Bach Invention No. 8

  6. Etude In C Major by Concone (Level 6)

  7. The Happy Farmer Op. 68 No. 10 by Robert Schumann (level 4)

  8. Sweet Sorrow Op. 100 No. 16 by J. F. Burgmuller (level 5 etude)

  9. Cradle Song (level 4 etude)

  10. Kabalevsky - A Slow Waltz Op. 39 no. 23

  11. Foggy Bottom Blues (level 4

  12. Bartok Sonatina Sz. 55: 1. Bagpipers (recital

  13. Scarlatti Sonata in C Major K 159 (recital)

  14. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (Etude L.4

  15. Allegro in G Major (L. 4)

  16. Dragon Fly (Etude L. 4)

  17. Bartok, Dance in E Minor

  18. Clementi Op. 36 No. 2 Movement 3 

  19. Etude in D Major Op. 37 No. 17 by Henry Lemoine (Etude L.3)

  20. Etude in C Major by Carl Czerny Op. 261 No. 81 (Etude L.3)

  21. Folk Dance by Kabalevsky (Etude L.4)

  22. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmüller (L. 3 Etude)

  23. Musette in D Major by J.S. Bach (L. 3 List A)

  24. Clowns Op. 39 No. 20 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L. 3 List C)

  25. Sonatina in A Minor Op. 94 No. 4 by Albert Biehl (L. 3 List B)

  26. Clementi, Sonatina Op. 36 No. 1 in C Major

  27. Faure Dolly Suite

  28.  Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2, List B)

  29. Kuhlau, movement 2

  30. *"Allegro in B-flat" by W. A. Mozart

  31. "Angelfish" by Anne Crosby (

  32. "Celebration" by Anne Crosby

  33. Sonatina in G Major by Beethoven

  34. **Adieu by Bergmuller

  35. **Chanson Italienne Op.39 No. 15 Tchaikovsky

  36. Pastorale by Bergmuller

__________________________________________

Repertoire Goals

  1. Counterpoint

    1. Bach Invention No. 8

    2. Bach Gigue from French Suite…

    3. Scarlatti Sonata K…

    4. Handel Movement from Suite…

    5. Bach Invention No…

  2. Etudes

    1. Kabalevsky Etude in A Minor Op. 27 No.8

      1. Due November 8th

    2. *Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 23 Le Retour

      1. (repeated chords)

    3. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 1 Confidence

    4. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 8 Agitato

      1. Rotating balance

    5. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 10 La Vélocité

      1. 16th note Passage work

    6. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 14 Refrain du Gondolier

    7. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 18 La Fileuse

    8. Mendelssohn Op. 140

    9. Clementi…

    10. Czerny Op. 740

    11. Moszkowski Op. 72 No. 1…

  3. Sonatinas

    1. Clementi Op. 36 No. 4

      1. Performance Ready on November 8th

    2. Diabelli Op. 151 or 168

    3. Clementi Op. 36 No. 5

    4. Haydn Hob.XVI No. 8 or No. 7

    5. Kuhlau Op. 20 No. 1, Op. 55 No. 3, 4 or Op. 88 No. 4

    6. Clementi Op. 36 No. 6

  4. Contemporary / Modern - Late 19th & 20th Century

    1. Kabalevsky

    2. Prokofiev

    3. Debussy

  5. ROMANTIC

    1. Paderewski: Humoresque de Concert “Minuet”

  6. Contemporary / Modern - Post 1950

  1. Mendelssohn Op. 30 No. 6 "Venetian Boat-Song No. 2"

  2. Moszkowski, Vingt Petites Etudes Op. 91 No. 10, 11

2018-2019 Goals

  1. Jr. High applications - which schools?

  2. Kaufman Competition

    1. JUNIOR DIVISION 2: AGES 11-14
      Preliminary YouTube Round: Up to 15 minutes of music,
      Contestant's choice. (Needs to include at least one fast-paced work.)

      Semi-Final Round: Up to 20 minutes
      1. One Baroque polyphonic work
      2. One virtuoso etude by Czerny, Clementi, Moszkowski, Chopin, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, etc.
      3. One or more pieces at the participant's discretion

      Finals: Up to 25 minutes
      1. A Classical sonata (or first or last movement)
      2. One or more compositions from the Romantic era
      3. One or more Contemporary pieces, written after 1950
      One work from semi-final round may be repeated.
      Works from preliminary round can be performed at the semifinal or the final rounds.

    2. All application materials must be postmarked by March 1, 2019 and submitted by mail and/or email to:

2018-2019 Lesson 13: Katie Moore

Lesson Assignments:

 Level 6 RCM?

  1. TECHNIQUE

    1. Scale Book

      1. C Major - m.m. 108 four notes per tic

        1. Parallel, Contrary, Formula Pattern, Triads broken, Tonic four-note chords broken, Arpeggios root position and in version.

          1. Technical practice (Nos. 3-4) on the arpeggios.

    2. Hanon

      1. No. 14 - work up to m.m. 96

        1. Prepare in B, F-sharp & C-sharp

        2. Fix tension in thumb by doing accent practice to fix the balance in fingers 3 and 4

      2. No. 18 - 126

        1. Prepare in C

        2. Double check your fingering.

  2. READING

    1. Rhythm 

      1. Left off at 130-139

    2. Piano Adventures: Sightreading Level 4

      1. Continue from page 47

  3. REPERTOIRE

    1. CONTEMPORARY

      1. Prokofiev OP. 65 No. 12

        1. See blue pen

        2. Think along the lines of Debussy in some sections i.e. 69-74

    2. SONATINAS

      1. Diabelli, Sonatina in F Major Op. 168 No. 1, movement III (L. 6)

        1. Learn

      2. Haydn Hob.XVI No. 8 or No. 7

        1. See red pen

        2. Slow motion practice

        3. Hands alone practice

        4. Practice similar sections back to back.

    3. ETUDES

      1. Kabalevsky, Toccatina Op. 27 No. 12 (L. 6)

        1. Learn

      2. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 7 Berceuse

        1. See blue pen

        2. Melody more present and singing

        3. Think about being more elastic

    4. COUNTERPOINT

      1. French Suite No. 4 in E-flat Major BWV 815: Gigue

        1. Hold

On Hold: 

  1. Czerny Op. 823

  2. No. 50: Transpose to C, D and A

    1. Don't use your ear! Use your eyes and understanding of the chords!

    2. Use your theory skilils

  3. Solos 3 & 4 

    1. PREPARE: page 32

  4. Rhythm 

    1. Left off at 130-139

  5. Solfege

    1. Chapter 8

      1. Prepare Nos. 35-36 at m.m. 100.

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REVIEW

  1. Clementi Sonatina No. 4 Op. 36

  2. Kabalevsky Etude in A Minor

  3. Beethoven Sonatina in F Major Anh 5 No. 2

  4. Bach Invention No. 8

  5. Etude In C Major by Concone (Level 6)

  6. The Happy Farmer Op. 68 No. 10 by Robert Schumann (level 4)

  7. Sweet Sorrow Op. 100 No. 16 by J. F. Burgmuller (level 5 etude)

  8. Cradle Song (level 4 etude)

  9. Kabalevsky - A Slow Waltz Op. 39 no. 23

  10. Foggy Bottom Blues (level 4

  11. Bartok Sonatina Sz. 55: 1. Bagpipers (recital

  12. Scarlatti Sonata in C Major K 159 (recital)

  13. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (Etude L.4

  14. Allegro in G Major (L. 4)

  15. Dragon Fly (Etude L. 4)

  16. Bartok, Dance in E Minor

  17. Clementi Op. 36 No. 2 Movement 3 

  18. Etude in D Major Op. 37 No. 17 by Henry Lemoine (Etude L.3)

  19. Etude in C Major by Carl Czerny Op. 261 No. 81 (Etude L.3)

  20. Folk Dance by Kabalevsky (Etude L.4)

  21. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmüller (L. 3 Etude)

  22. Musette in D Major by J.S. Bach (L. 3 List A)

  23. Clowns Op. 39 No. 20 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L. 3 List C)

  24. Sonatina in A Minor Op. 94 No. 4 by Albert Biehl (L. 3 List B)

  25. Clementi, Sonatina Op. 36 No. 1 in C Major

  26. Faure Dolly Suite

  27.  Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2, List B)

  28. Kuhlau, movement 2

  29. *"Allegro in B-flat" by W. A. Mozart

  30. "Angelfish" by Anne Crosby (

  31. "Celebration" by Anne Crosby

  32. Sonatina in G Major by Beethoven

  33. **Adieu by Bergmuller

  34. **Chanson Italienne Op.39 No. 15 Tchaikovsky

  35. Pastorale by Bergmuller

__________________________________________

Repertoire Goals

  1. Counterpoint

    1. Bach Invention No. 8

    2. Bach Gigue from French Suite…

    3. Scarlatti Sonata K…

    4. Handel Movement from Suite…

    5. Bach Invention No…

  2. Etudes

    1. Kabalevsky Etude in A Minor Op. 27 No.8

      1. Due November 8th

    2. *Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 23 Le Retour

      1. (repeated chords)

    3. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 1 Confidence

    4. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 8 Agitato

      1. Rotating balance

    5. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 10 La Vélocité

      1. 16th note Passage work

    6. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 14 Refrain du Gondolier

    7. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 18 La Fileuse

    8. Mendelssohn Op. 140

    9. Clementi…

    10. Czerny Op. 740

    11. Moszkowski Op. 72 No. 1…

  3. Sonatinas

    1. Clementi Op. 36 No. 4

      1. Performance Ready on November 8th

    2. Diabelli Op. 151 or 168

    3. Clementi Op. 36 No. 5

    4. Haydn Hob.XVI No. 8 or No. 7

    5. Kuhlau Op. 20 No. 1, Op. 55 No. 3, 4 or Op. 88 No. 4

    6. Clementi Op. 36 No. 6

  4. Contemporary / Modern - Late 19th & 20th Century

    1. Kabalevsky

    2. Prokofiev

    3. Debussy

  5. ROMANTIC

    1. Paderewski: Humoresque de Concert “Minuet”

  6. Contemporary / Modern - Post 1950

  1. Mendelssohn Op. 30 No. 6 "Venetian Boat-Song No. 2"

  2. Moszkowski, Vingt Petites Etudes Op. 91 No. 10, 11

2018-2019 Goals

  1. Jr. High applications - which schools?

  2. Kaufman Competition

    1. JUNIOR DIVISION 2: AGES 11-14
      Preliminary YouTube Round: Up to 15 minutes of music,
      Contestant's choice. (Needs to include at least one fast-paced work.)

      Semi-Final Round: Up to 20 minutes
      1. One Baroque polyphonic work
      2. One virtuoso etude by Czerny, Clementi, Moszkowski, Chopin, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, etc.
      3. One or more pieces at the participant's discretion

      Finals: Up to 25 minutes
      1. A Classical sonata (or first or last movement)
      2. One or more compositions from the Romantic era
      3. One or more Contemporary pieces, written after 1950
      One work from semi-final round may be repeated.
      Works from preliminary round can be performed at the semifinal or the final rounds.

    2. All application materials must be postmarked by March 1, 2019 and submitted by mail and/or email to:

2018-2019 Lesson 12: Katie Moore

Lesson Assignments:

 

  1. TECHNIQUE

    1. Scale Book

      1. C Major - m.m. 108 four notes per tic

        1. Parallel, Contrary, Formula Pattern, Triads broken, Tonic four-note chords broken, Arpeggios root position and in version.

          1. Technical practice (Nos. 3-4) on the arpeggios.

    2. Hanon

      1. No. 14 - work up to m.m. 96

        1. Prepare in B, F-sharp & C-sharp

        2. Fix tension in thumb by doing accent practice to fix the balance in fingers 3 and 4

      2. No. 18 - 126

        1. Prepare in C

        2. Double check your fingering.

  2. READING

    1. Rhythm 

      1. Left off at 130-139

    2. Piano Adventures: Sightreading Level 4

      1. Continue from page 47

  3. REPERTOIRE

    1. CONTEMPORARY

      1. Prokofiev OP. 65 No. 12

        1. Establish two textures: accompaniment and melody

        2. Listen to the new pieces on your playlist.

    2. SONATINAS

      1. Haydn Hob.XVI No. 8 or No. 7

        1. Listen to your playlists!

        2. Learn to the end. Study the contract.

    3. ETUDES

      1. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 7 Berceuse

        1. See orange pen

        2. Find moments of tension in the piece.

        3. Relaxed / moving elbow (not too much) especially on long notes an notes with more strength.

    4. COUNTERPOINT

      1. French Suite No. 4 in E-flat Major BWV 815: Gigue

        1. Hold

On Hold: 

  1. Czerny Op. 823

  2. No. 50: Transpose to C, D and A

    1. Don't use your ear! Use your eyes and understanding of the chords!

    2. Use your theory skilils

  3. Solos 3 & 4 

    1. PREPARE: page 32

  4. Rhythm 

    1. Left off at 130-139

  5. Solfege

    1. Chapter 8

      1. Prepare Nos. 35-36 at m.m. 100.

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REVIEW

  1. Clementi Sonatina No. 4 Op. 36

  2. Kabalevsky Etude in A Minor

  3. Beethoven Sonatina in F Major Anh 5 No. 2

  4. Bach Invention No. 8

  5. Etude In C Major by Concone (Level 6)

  6. The Happy Farmer Op. 68 No. 10 by Robert Schumann (level 4)

  7. Sweet Sorrow Op. 100 No. 16 by J. F. Burgmuller (level 5 etude)

  8. Cradle Song (level 4 etude)

  9. Kabalevsky - A Slow Waltz Op. 39 no. 23

  10. Foggy Bottom Blues (level 4

  11. Bartok Sonatina Sz. 55: 1. Bagpipers (recital

  12. Scarlatti Sonata in C Major K 159 (recital)

  13. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (Etude L.4

  14. Allegro in G Major (L. 4)

  15. Dragon Fly (Etude L. 4)

  16. Bartok, Dance in E Minor

  17. Clementi Op. 36 No. 2 Movement 3 

  18. Etude in D Major Op. 37 No. 17 by Henry Lemoine (Etude L.3)

  19. Etude in C Major by Carl Czerny Op. 261 No. 81 (Etude L.3)

  20. Folk Dance by Kabalevsky (Etude L.4)

  21. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmüller (L. 3 Etude)

  22. Musette in D Major by J.S. Bach (L. 3 List A)

  23. Clowns Op. 39 No. 20 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L. 3 List C)

  24. Sonatina in A Minor Op. 94 No. 4 by Albert Biehl (L. 3 List B)

  25. Clementi, Sonatina Op. 36 No. 1 in C Major

  26. Faure Dolly Suite

  27.  Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2, List B)

  28. Kuhlau, movement 2

  29. *"Allegro in B-flat" by W. A. Mozart

  30. "Angelfish" by Anne Crosby (

  31. "Celebration" by Anne Crosby

  32. Sonatina in G Major by Beethoven

  33. **Adieu by Bergmuller

  34. **Chanson Italienne Op.39 No. 15 Tchaikovsky

  35. Pastorale by Bergmuller

__________________________________________

Repertoire Goals

  1. Counterpoint

    1. Bach Invention No. 8

    2. Bach Gigue from French Suite…

    3. Scarlatti Sonata K…

    4. Handel Movement from Suite…

    5. Bach Invention No…

  2. Etudes

    1. Kabalevsky Etude in A Minor Op. 27 No.8

      1. Due November 8th

    2. *Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 23 Le Retour

      1. (repeated chords)

    3. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 1 Confidence

    4. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 8 Agitato

      1. Rotating balance

    5. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 10 La Vélocité

      1. 16th note Passage work

    6. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 14 Refrain du Gondolier

    7. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 18 La Fileuse

    8. Mendelssohn Op. 140

    9. Clementi…

    10. Czerny Op. 740

    11. Moszkowski Op. 72 No. 1…

  3. Sonatinas

    1. Clementi Op. 36 No. 4

      1. Performance Ready on November 8th

    2. Diabelli Op. 151 or 168

    3. Clementi Op. 36 No. 5

    4. Haydn Hob.XVI No. 8 or No. 7

    5. Kuhlau Op. 20 No. 1, Op. 55 No. 3, 4 or Op. 88 No. 4

    6. Clementi Op. 36 No. 6

  4. Contemporary / Modern - Late 19th & 20th Century

    1. Kabalevsky

    2. Prokofiev

    3. Debussy

  5. ROMANTIC

    1. Paderewski: Humoresque de Concert “Minuet”

  6. Contemporary / Modern - Post 1950

  1. Mendelssohn Op. 30 No. 6 "Venetian Boat-Song No. 2"

  2. Moszkowski, Vingt Petites Etudes Op. 91 No. 10, 11

2018-2019 Goals

  1. Jr. High applications - which schools?

  2. Kaufman Competition

    1. JUNIOR DIVISION 2: AGES 11-14
      Preliminary YouTube Round: Up to 15 minutes of music,
      Contestant's choice. (Needs to include at least one fast-paced work.)

      Semi-Final Round: Up to 20 minutes
      1. One Baroque polyphonic work
      2. One virtuoso etude by Czerny, Clementi, Moszkowski, Chopin, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, etc.
      3. One or more pieces at the participant's discretion

      Finals: Up to 25 minutes
      1. A Classical sonata (or first or last movement)
      2. One or more compositions from the Romantic era
      3. One or more Contemporary pieces, written after 1950
      One work from semi-final round may be repeated.
      Works from preliminary round can be performed at the semifinal or the final rounds.

    2. All application materials must be postmarked by March 1, 2019 and submitted by mail and/or email to:

2018-2019 Lesson 11: Katie Moore

Lesson Assignments:

 

  1. TECHNIQUE

    1. Scale Book

      1. C Major - m.m. 108 four notes per tic

        1. Parallel, Contrary, Formula Pattern, Triads broken, Tonic four-note chords broken, Arpeggios root position and in version.

          1. Technical practice (Nos. 3-4) on the arpeggios.

    2. Hanon

      1. No. 14 - work up to m.m. 96

        1. Prepare in B, F-sharp & C-sharp

        2. Fix tension in thumb by doing accent practice to fix the balance in fingers 3 and 4

      2. No. 18 - 126

        1. Prepare in C

        2. Double check your fingering.

  2. READING

    1. Rhythm 

      1. Left off at 130-139

    2. Piano Adventures: Sightreading Level 4

      1. Continue from page 47

  3. REPERTOIRE

    1. CONTEMPORARY

      1. Prokofiev OP. 65 No. 12

        1. Learn

    2. SONATINAS

      1. Haydn Hob.XVI No. 8 or No. 7

        1. Learn Movement 1

    3. ETUDES

      1. *Czerny No. 849 No. 9 (by the 20th)

        1. Focus on any long notes being loose in your arm / elbow. Slow practice with this.

      2. *Czerny Op. 849 No. 8 (by the 20th)

        1. Practice stop and go technique on any measure in which you have trouble.

          1. Be picky with: “don’t stay stiff in the air on the long notes”

          2. Picky with mistakes. Sound, wrong notes, and imbalance.

          3. More effort into playing light and fast on the notes between the long notes.

      3. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 7 Berceuse

        1. See orange pen

        2. Find moments of tension in the piece.

        3. Relaxed / moving elbow (not too much) especially on long notes an notes with more strength.

    4. COUNTERPOINT

      1. French Suite No. 4 in E-flat Major BWV 815: Gigue

        1. Hold

On Hold: 

  1. Czerny Op. 823

  2. No. 50: Transpose to C, D and A

    1. Don't use your ear! Use your eyes and understanding of the chords!

    2. Use your theory skilils

  3. Solos 3 & 4 

    1. PREPARE: page 32

  4. Rhythm 

    1. Left off at 130-139

  5. Solfege

    1. Chapter 8

      1. Prepare Nos. 35-36 at m.m. 100.

__________________________________________

REVIEW

  1. Clementi Sonatina No. 4 Op. 36

  2. Kabalevsky Etude in A Minor

  3. Beethoven Sonatina in F Major Anh 5 No. 2

  4. Bach Invention No. 8

  5. Etude In C Major by Concone (Level 6)

  6. The Happy Farmer Op. 68 No. 10 by Robert Schumann (level 4)

  7. Sweet Sorrow Op. 100 No. 16 by J. F. Burgmuller (level 5 etude)

  8. Cradle Song (level 4 etude)

  9. Kabalevsky - A Slow Waltz Op. 39 no. 23

  10. Foggy Bottom Blues (level 4

  11. Bartok Sonatina Sz. 55: 1. Bagpipers (recital

  12. Scarlatti Sonata in C Major K 159 (recital)

  13. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (Etude L.4

  14. Allegro in G Major (L. 4)

  15. Dragon Fly (Etude L. 4)

  16. Bartok, Dance in E Minor

  17. Clementi Op. 36 No. 2 Movement 3 

  18. Etude in D Major Op. 37 No. 17 by Henry Lemoine (Etude L.3)

  19. Etude in C Major by Carl Czerny Op. 261 No. 81 (Etude L.3)

  20. Folk Dance by Kabalevsky (Etude L.4)

  21. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmüller (L. 3 Etude)

  22. Musette in D Major by J.S. Bach (L. 3 List A)

  23. Clowns Op. 39 No. 20 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L. 3 List C)

  24. Sonatina in A Minor Op. 94 No. 4 by Albert Biehl (L. 3 List B)

  25. Clementi, Sonatina Op. 36 No. 1 in C Major

  26. Faure Dolly Suite

  27.  Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2, List B)

  28. Kuhlau, movement 2

  29. *"Allegro in B-flat" by W. A. Mozart

  30. "Angelfish" by Anne Crosby (

  31. "Celebration" by Anne Crosby

  32. Sonatina in G Major by Beethoven

  33. **Adieu by Bergmuller

  34. **Chanson Italienne Op.39 No. 15 Tchaikovsky

  35. Pastorale by Bergmuller

__________________________________________

Repertoire Goals

  1. Counterpoint

    1. Bach Invention No. 8

    2. Bach Gigue from French Suite…

    3. Scarlatti Sonata K…

    4. Handel Movement from Suite…

    5. Bach Invention No…

  2. Etudes

    1. Kabalevsky Etude in A Minor Op. 27 No.8

      1. Due November 8th

    2. *Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 23 Le Retour

      1. (repeated chords)

    3. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 1 Confidence

    4. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 8 Agitato

      1. Rotating balance

    5. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 10 La Vélocité

      1. 16th note Passage work

    6. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 14 Refrain du Gondolier

    7. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 18 La Fileuse

    8. Mendelssohn Op. 140

    9. Clementi…

    10. Czerny Op. 740

    11. Moszkowski Op. 72 No. 1…

  3. Sonatinas

    1. Clementi Op. 36 No. 4

      1. Performance Ready on November 8th

    2. Diabelli Op. 151 or 168

    3. Clementi Op. 36 No. 5

    4. Haydn Hob.XVI No. 8 or No. 7

    5. Kuhlau Op. 20 No. 1, Op. 55 No. 3, 4 or Op. 88 No. 4

    6. Clementi Op. 36 No. 6

  4. Contemporary / Modern - Late 19th & 20th Century

    1. Kabalevsky

    2. Prokofiev

    3. Debussy

  5. ROMANTIC

    1. Paderewski: Humoresque de Concert “Minuet”

  6. Contemporary / Modern - Post 1950

  1. Mendelssohn Op. 30 No. 6 "Venetian Boat-Song No. 2"

  2. Moszkowski, Vingt Petites Etudes Op. 91 No. 10, 11

2018-2019 Goals

  1. Jr. High applications - which schools?

  2. Kaufman Competition

    1. JUNIOR DIVISION 2: AGES 11-14
      Preliminary YouTube Round: Up to 15 minutes of music,
      Contestant's choice. (Needs to include at least one fast-paced work.)

      Semi-Final Round: Up to 20 minutes
      1. One Baroque polyphonic work
      2. One virtuoso etude by Czerny, Clementi, Moszkowski, Chopin, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, etc.
      3. One or more pieces at the participant's discretion

      Finals: Up to 25 minutes
      1. A Classical sonata (or first or last movement)
      2. One or more compositions from the Romantic era
      3. One or more Contemporary pieces, written after 1950
      One work from semi-final round may be repeated.
      Works from preliminary round can be performed at the semifinal or the final rounds.

    2. All application materials must be postmarked by March 1, 2019 and submitted by mail and/or email to:

2018-2019 Lesson 10: Katie Moore

Lesson Assignments:

 

  1. TECHNIQUE

    1. Scale Book

      1. C Major

        1. Parallel, Contrary, Formula Pattern, Triads broken, Tonic four-note chords broken, Arpeggios root position and in version.

    2. Hanon

      1. No. 14

        1. Prepare in E

        2. Fix tension in thumb by doing accent practice to fix the balance in fingers 3 and 4

      2. No. 18

        1. Prepare in C

        2. Double check your fingering.

  2. READING

    1. Piano Adventures: Sightreading Level 4

      1. Restart the book.

      2. Test next week.

  3. REPERTOIRE

    1. ETUDES

      1. Czerny No. 849 No. 9 (by the 20th)

        1. Focus on any long notes being loose in your arm / elbow. Slow practice with this.

      2. Czerny Op. 849 No. 8 (by the 20th)

        1. Practice stop and go technique on any measure in which you have trouble.

          1. Be picky with: “don’t stay stiff in the air on the long notes”

          2. Picky with mistakes. Sound, wrong notes, and imbalance.

          3. More effort into playing light and fast on the notes between the long notes.

      3. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 7 Berceuse

        1. See orange pen

        2. Find moments of tension in the piece.

        3. Relaxed / moving elbow (not too much) especially on long notes an notes with more strength.

    2. COUNTERPOINT

      1. French Suite No. 4 in E-flat Major BWV 815: Gigue

        1. Start next

    3. CONTEMPORARY

      1. Prokofiev OP. 65 No. 12

        1. Start

    4. SONATINAS

      1. Haydn Sonatina

      2. Clementi Sonatina No. 4 (December 16th Performance Class)

        1. Con spirito

          1. 16th at the end of page 1 - start to get stuck.

          2. Good pulse and breaths. Sometime the breath gets too much.

          3. Almost there in terms of pulse. It looses it several times throughout. Keep the breaths to a minimum

        2. Andante con espressione

          1. No pedal in measure 16

          2. Good work with making some of the repetitions unique.

          3. LH rests at the end of the movement!!

        3. Allegro vivace

          1. Good balance in the LH

          2. Turns are messy

          3. When you make mistakes you loose the balance that keeps your hand relaxed, which then makes you tense and subject to more mistakes.

          4. Great ends of phrases!

On Hold: 

  1. Czerny Op. 823

  2. No. 50: Transpose to C, D and A

    1. Don't use your ear! Use your eyes and understanding of the chords!

    2. Use your theory skilils

  3. Solos 3 & 4 

    1. PREPARE: page 32

  4. Rhythm 

    1. Left off at 128

  5. Solfege

    1. Chapter 8

      1. Prepare Nos. 35-36 at m.m. 100.

__________________________________________

REVIEW

  1. Kabalevsky Etude in A Minor

  2. Beethoven Sonatina in F Major Anh 5 No. 2

  3. Bach Invention No. 8

  4. Etude In C Major by Concone (Level 6)

  5. The Happy Farmer Op. 68 No. 10 by Robert Schumann (level 4)

  6. Sweet Sorrow Op. 100 No. 16 by J. F. Burgmuller (level 5 etude)

  7. Cradle Song (level 4 etude)

  8. Kabalevsky - A Slow Waltz Op. 39 no. 23

  9. Foggy Bottom Blues (level 4

  10. Bartok Sonatina Sz. 55: 1. Bagpipers (recital

  11. Scarlatti Sonata in C Major K 159 (recital)

  12. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (Etude L.4

  13. Allegro in G Major (L. 4)

  14. Dragon Fly (Etude L. 4)

  15. Bartok, Dance in E Minor

  16. Clementi Op. 36 No. 2 Movement 3 

  17. Etude in D Major Op. 37 No. 17 by Henry Lemoine (Etude L.3)

  18. Etude in C Major by Carl Czerny Op. 261 No. 81 (Etude L.3)

  19. Folk Dance by Kabalevsky (Etude L.4)

  20. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmüller (L. 3 Etude)

  21. Musette in D Major by J.S. Bach (L. 3 List A)

  22. Clowns Op. 39 No. 20 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L. 3 List C)

  23. Sonatina in A Minor Op. 94 No. 4 by Albert Biehl (L. 3 List B)

  24. Clementi, Sonatina Op. 36 No. 1 in C Major

  25. Faure Dolly Suite

  26.  Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2, List B)

  27. Kuhlau, movement 2

  28. *"Allegro in B-flat" by W. A. Mozart

  29. "Angelfish" by Anne Crosby (

  30. "Celebration" by Anne Crosby

  31. Sonatina in G Major by Beethoven

  32. **Adieu by Bergmuller

  33. **Chanson Italienne Op.39 No. 15 Tchaikovsky

  34. Pastorale by Bergmuller

__________________________________________

Repertoire Goals

  1. Counterpoint

    1. Bach Invention No. 8

    2. Bach Gigue from French Suite…

    3. Scarlatti Sonata K…

    4. Handel Movement from Suite…

    5. Bach Invention No…

  2. Etudes

    1. Kabalevsky Etude in A Minor Op. 27 No.8

      1. Due November 8th

    2. *Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 23 Le Retour

      1. (repeated chords)

    3. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 1 Confidence

    4. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 8 Agitato

      1. Rotating balance

    5. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 10 La Vélocité

      1. 16th note Passage work

    6. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 14 Refrain du Gondolier

    7. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 18 La Fileuse

    8. Mendelssohn Op. 140

    9. Clementi…

    10. Czerny Op. 740

    11. Moszkowski Op. 72 No. 1…

  3. Sonatinas

    1. Clementi Op. 36 No. 4

      1. Performance Ready on November 8th

    2. Diabelli Op. 151 or 168

    3. Clementi Op. 36 No. 5

    4. Haydn Hob.XVI No. 8 or No. 7

    5. Kuhlau Op. 20 No. 1, Op. 55 No. 3, 4 or Op. 88 No. 4

    6. Clementi Op. 36 No. 6

  4. Contemporary / Modern - Late 19th & 20th Century

    1. Kabalevsky

    2. Prokofiev

    3. Debussy

  5. ROMANTIC

    1. Paderewski: Humoresque de Concert “Minuet”

  6. Contemporary / Modern - Post 1950

  1. Mendelssohn Op. 30 No. 6 "Venetian Boat-Song No. 2"

  2. Moszkowski, Vingt Petites Etudes Op. 91 No. 10, 11

2018-2019 Goals

  1. Jr. High applications - which schools?

  2. Kaufman Competition

    1. JUNIOR DIVISION 2: AGES 11-14
      Preliminary YouTube Round: Up to 15 minutes of music,
      Contestant's choice. (Needs to include at least one fast-paced work.)

      Semi-Final Round: Up to 20 minutes
      1. One Baroque polyphonic work
      2. One virtuoso etude by Czerny, Clementi, Moszkowski, Chopin, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, etc.
      3. One or more pieces at the participant's discretion

      Finals: Up to 25 minutes
      1. A Classical sonata (or first or last movement)
      2. One or more compositions from the Romantic era
      3. One or more Contemporary pieces, written after 1950
      One work from semi-final round may be repeated.
      Works from preliminary round can be performed at the semifinal or the final rounds.

    2. All application materials must be postmarked by March 1, 2019 and submitted by mail and/or email to:

2018-2019 Lesson 9: Katie Moore

Lesson Assignments:

 

  1. *TECHNIQUE

    1. Hanon

      1. No. 14

        1. Prepare in D and A

      2. No. 17

        1. Prepare in C

  2. READING (alternate)

    1. Piano Adventures: Sightreading Level 4

    2. **Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear tests Level 5

    1. Complete Set 6

  3. REPERTOIRE

    1. ETUDES

      1. Czerny No. 849 No. 9

        1. Learn

      2. Czerny Op. 849 No. 8

        1. Laarn

      3. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 7 Berceuse

        1. Melody / Tension - release

        2. Pedal tones

        3. Add pedal

    2. COUNTERPOINT

      1. French Suite No. 4 in E-flat Major BWV 815: Gigue

        1. Start next

    3. SONATINAS

      1. Haydn Sonatina

      2. Clementi Sonatina No. 4 (December 16th Performance Class)

        1. Con spirito

          1. 16th at the end of page 1 - start to get stuck.

          2. Good pulse and breaths. Sometime the breath gets too much.

          3. Almost there in terms of pulse. It looses it several times throughout. Keep the breaths to a minimum

        2. Andante con espressione

          1. No pedal in measure 16

          2. Good work with making some of the repetitions unique.

          3. LH rests at the end of the movement!!

        3. Allegro vivace

          1. Good balance in the LH

          2. Turns are messy

          3. When you make mistakes you loose the balance that keeps your hand relaxed, which then makes you tense and subject to more mistakes.

          4. Great ends of phrases!

On Hold: 

  1. Czerny Op. 823

  2. No. 50: Transpose to C, D and A

    1. Don't use your ear! Use your eyes and understanding of the chords!

    2. Use your theory skilils

  3. Solos 3 & 4 

    1. PREPARE: page 32

  4. Rhythm 

    1. Left off at 128

  5. Solfege

    1. Chapter 8

      1. Prepare Nos. 35-36 at m.m. 100.

__________________________________________

REVIEW

  1. Kabalevsky Etude in A Minor

  2. Beethoven Sonatina in F Major Anh 5 No. 2

  3. Bach Invention No. 8

  4. Etude In C Major by Concone (Level 6)

  5. The Happy Farmer Op. 68 No. 10 by Robert Schumann (level 4)

  6. Sweet Sorrow Op. 100 No. 16 by J. F. Burgmuller (level 5 etude)

  7. Cradle Song (level 4 etude)

  8. Kabalevsky - A Slow Waltz Op. 39 no. 23

  9. Foggy Bottom Blues (level 4

  10. Bartok Sonatina Sz. 55: 1. Bagpipers (recital

  11. Scarlatti Sonata in C Major K 159 (recital)

  12. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (Etude L.4

  13. Allegro in G Major (L. 4)

  14. Dragon Fly (Etude L. 4)

  15. Bartok, Dance in E Minor

  16. Clementi Op. 36 No. 2 Movement 3 

  17. Etude in D Major Op. 37 No. 17 by Henry Lemoine (Etude L.3)

  18. Etude in C Major by Carl Czerny Op. 261 No. 81 (Etude L.3)

  19. Folk Dance by Kabalevsky (Etude L.4)

  20. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmüller (L. 3 Etude)

  21. Musette in D Major by J.S. Bach (L. 3 List A)

  22. Clowns Op. 39 No. 20 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L. 3 List C)

  23. Sonatina in A Minor Op. 94 No. 4 by Albert Biehl (L. 3 List B)

  24. Clementi, Sonatina Op. 36 No. 1 in C Major

  25. Faure Dolly Suite

  26.  Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2, List B)

  27. Kuhlau, movement 2

  28. *"Allegro in B-flat" by W. A. Mozart

  29. "Angelfish" by Anne Crosby (

  30. "Celebration" by Anne Crosby

  31. Sonatina in G Major by Beethoven

  32. **Adieu by Bergmuller

  33. **Chanson Italienne Op.39 No. 15 Tchaikovsky

  34. Pastorale by Bergmuller

__________________________________________

Repertoire Goals

  1. Counterpoint

    1. Bach Invention No. 8

    2. Bach Gigue from French Suite…

    3. Scarlatti Sonata K…

    4. Handel Movement from Suite…

    5. Bach Invention No…

  2. Etudes

    1. Kabalevsky Etude in A Minor Op. 27 No.8

      1. Due November 8th

    2. *Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 23 Le Retour

      1. (repeated chords)

    3. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 1 Confidence

    4. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 8 Agitato

      1. Rotating balance

    5. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 10 La Vélocité

      1. 16th note Passage work

    6. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 14 Refrain du Gondolier

    7. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 18 La Fileuse

    8. Mendelssohn Op. 140

    9. Clementi…

    10. Czerny Op. 740

    11. Moszkowski Op. 72 No. 1…

  3. Sonatinas

    1. Clementi Op. 36 No. 4

      1. Performance Ready on November 8th

    2. Diabelli Op. 151 or 168

    3. Clementi Op. 36 No. 5

    4. Haydn Hob.XVI No. 8 or No. 7

    5. Kuhlau Op. 20 No. 1, Op. 55 No. 3, 4 or Op. 88 No. 4

    6. Clementi Op. 36 No. 6

  4. Contemporary / Modern - Late 19th & 20th Century

    1. Kabalevsky

    2. Prokofiev

    3. Debussy

  5. ROMANTIC

    1. Paderewski: Humoresque de Concert “Minuet”

  6. Contemporary / Modern - Post 1950

  1. Mendelssohn Op. 30 No. 6 "Venetian Boat-Song No. 2"

  2. Moszkowski, Vingt Petites Etudes Op. 91 No. 10, 11

2018-2019 Goals

  1. Jr. High applications - which schools?

  2. Kaufman Competition

    1. JUNIOR DIVISION 2: AGES 11-14
      Preliminary YouTube Round: Up to 15 minutes of music,
      Contestant's choice. (Needs to include at least one fast-paced work.)

      Semi-Final Round: Up to 20 minutes
      1. One Baroque polyphonic work
      2. One virtuoso etude by Czerny, Clementi, Moszkowski, Chopin, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, etc.
      3. One or more pieces at the participant's discretion

      Finals: Up to 25 minutes
      1. A Classical sonata (or first or last movement)
      2. One or more compositions from the Romantic era
      3. One or more Contemporary pieces, written after 1950
      One work from semi-final round may be repeated.
      Works from preliminary round can be performed at the semifinal or the final rounds.

    2. All application materials must be postmarked by March 1, 2019 and submitted by mail and/or email to:

2018-2019 Lesson 8: Katie Moore

Lesson Assignments:

 

  1. TECHNIQUE

    1. Hanon

      1. No. 14

        1. Prepare in D and A

      2. No. 17

        1. Prepare in C

  2. READING (alternate)

    1. Piano Adventures: Sightreading Level 4

      1. Dustin Bring

    2. **Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear tests Level 5

    1. Complete Set 6

  3. REPERTOIRE

    1. ETUDES

      1. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 7 Berceuse

        1. Learn

      2. Kabalevsky Etude in A Minor

        1. See green pen.

    2. COUNTERPOINT

      1. Bach Invention No. 8 - COMPETITION READY - FIRST 11 MEASURES

        1. Recital Practice measures 1-11 - (choose 4 measures)

          1. Slow Work (hands alone and together)

            1. close loud - 1 x

            2. high loud - 1 x

          2. Medium Practice

            1. three times in-a-row correctly paying attention to ALL details

          3. Spots

            1. This is where you do 3-5 times in-a-row correctly, any technique you’d like to try to fix the spot

          4. Final Tempo Practice

            1. Three times in-a-row orrectly

          5. Spots

            1. As needed

    3. SONATINAS

      1. *Beethoven Sonatina in F Major Anh 5 No. 2 (L. 5) - PASS NEXT WEEK

        1. measure 3 is unsteady

        2. m. 3 - p

        3. m. 7 - finish the phrase

        4. m. 12 - breath

        5. m. 27 - don’t slow down

        6. development - needs character change - lighter?

        7. m. 39 - LH rest

        8. mm. 47-49 - dynamics

        9. m. 59 - don’t rush the cadence.

        10. m. 60 - LH rest

      2. Haydn Sonatina

      3. Clementi Sonatina No. 4 (December 16th Performance Class)

        1. Con spirito

          1. 16th at the end of page 1 - start to get stuck.

          2. Good pulse and breaths. Sometime the breath gets too much.

          3. Almost there in terms of pulse. It looses it several times throughout. Keep the breaths to a minimum

        2. Andante con espressione

          1. No pedal in measure 16

          2. Good work with making some of the repetitions unique.

          3. LH rests at the end of the movement!!

        3. Allegro vivace

          1. Good balance in the LH

          2. Turns are messy

          3. When you make mistakes you loose the balance that keeps your hand relaxed, which then makes you tense and subject to more mistakes.

          4. Great ends of phrases!

On Hold: 

  1. Czerny Op. 823

  2. No. 50: Transpose to C, D and A

    1. Don't use your ear! Use your eyes and understanding of the chords!

    2. Use your theory skilils

  3. Solos 3 & 4 

    1. PREPARE: page 32

  4. Rhythm 

    1. Left off at 128

  5. Solfege

    1. Chapter 8

      1. Prepare Nos. 35-36 at m.m. 100.

__________________________________________

REVIEW

  1. Etude In C Major by Concone (Level 6)

  2. The Happy Farmer Op. 68 No. 10 by Robert Schumann (level 4)

  3. Sweet Sorrow Op. 100 No. 16 by J. F. Burgmuller (level 5 etude)

  4. Cradle Song (level 4 etude)

  5. Kabalevsky - A Slow Waltz Op. 39 no. 23

  6. Foggy Bottom Blues (level 4

  7. Bartok Sonatina Sz. 55: 1. Bagpipers (recital

  8. Scarlatti Sonata in C Major K 159 (recital)

  9. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (Etude L.4

  10. Allegro in G Major (L. 4)

  11. Dragon Fly (Etude L. 4)

  12. Bartok, Dance in E Minor

  13. Clementi Op. 36 No. 2 Movement 3 

  14. Etude in D Major Op. 37 No. 17 by Henry Lemoine (Etude L.3)

  15. Etude in C Major by Carl Czerny Op. 261 No. 81 (Etude L.3)

  16. Folk Dance by Kabalevsky (Etude L.4)

  17. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmüller (L. 3 Etude)

  18. Musette in D Major by J.S. Bach (L. 3 List A)

  19. Clowns Op. 39 No. 20 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L. 3 List C)

  20. Sonatina in A Minor Op. 94 No. 4 by Albert Biehl (L. 3 List B)

  21. Clementi, Sonatina Op. 36 No. 1 in C Major

  22. Faure Dolly Suite

  23.  Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2, List B)

  24. Kuhlau, movement 2

  25. *"Allegro in B-flat" by W. A. Mozart

  26. "Angelfish" by Anne Crosby (

  27. "Celebration" by Anne Crosby

  28. Sonatina in G Major by Beethoven

  29. **Adieu by Bergmuller

  30. **Chanson Italienne Op.39 No. 15 Tchaikovsky

  31. Pastorale by Bergmuller

__________________________________________

Repertoire Goals

  1. Counterpoint

    1. Bach Invention No. 8

    2. Bach Gigue from French Suite…

    3. Scarlatti Sonata K…

    4. Handel Movement from Suite…

    5. Bach Invention No…

  2. Etudes

    1. Kabalevsky Etude in A Minor Op. 27 No.8

      1. Due November 8th

    2. *Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 23 Le Retour

      1. (repeated chords)

    3. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 1 Confidence

    4. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 8 Agitato

      1. Rotating balance

    5. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 10 La Vélocité

      1. 16th note Passage work

    6. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 14 Refrain du Gondolier

    7. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 18 La Fileuse

    8. Mendelssohn Op. 140

    9. Clementi…

    10. Czerny Op. 740

    11. Moszkowski Op. 72 No. 1…

  3. Sonatinas

    1. Clementi Op. 36 No. 4

      1. Performance Ready on November 8th

    2. Diabelli Op. 151 or 168

    3. Clementi Op. 36 No. 5

    4. Haydn Hob.XVI No. 8 or No. 7

    5. Kuhlau Op. 20 No. 1, Op. 55 No. 3, 4 or Op. 88 No. 4

    6. Clementi Op. 36 No. 6

  4. Contemporary / Modern - Late 19th & 20th Century

    1. Kabalevsky

    2. Prokofiev

    3. Debussy

  5. ROMANTIC

    1. Paderewski: Humoresque de Concert “Minuet”

  6. Contemporary / Modern - Post 1950

  1. Mendelssohn Op. 30 No. 6 "Venetian Boat-Song No. 2"

  2. Moszkowski, Vingt Petites Etudes Op. 91 No. 10, 11

2018-2019 Goals

  1. Jr. High applications - which schools?

  2. Kaufman Competition

    1. JUNIOR DIVISION 2: AGES 11-14
      Preliminary YouTube Round: Up to 15 minutes of music,
      Contestant's choice. (Needs to include at least one fast-paced work.)

      Semi-Final Round: Up to 20 minutes
      1. One Baroque polyphonic work
      2. One virtuoso etude by Czerny, Clementi, Moszkowski, Chopin, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, etc.
      3. One or more pieces at the participant's discretion

      Finals: Up to 25 minutes
      1. A Classical sonata (or first or last movement)
      2. One or more compositions from the Romantic era
      3. One or more Contemporary pieces, written after 1950
      One work from semi-final round may be repeated.
      Works from preliminary round can be performed at the semifinal or the final rounds.

    2. All application materials must be postmarked by March 1, 2019 and submitted by mail and/or email to:

2018-2019 Lesson 7: Katie Moore

Repertoire Goals

  1. Counterpoint

    1. Bach Invention No. 8

    2. Bach Gigue from French Suite…

    3. Scarlatti Sonata K…

    4. Handel Movement from Suite…

    5. Bach Invention No…

  2. Etudes

    1. Kabalevsky Etude in A Minor Op. 27 No.8

      1. Due November 8th

    2. Hummel Etude in A Minor

      1. Learned hands together by November 8th

      2. Performance Ready by November 22nd

    3. *Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 23 Le Retour

      1. (repeated chords)

    4. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 1 Confidence

    5. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 7 Berceuse

    6. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 8 Agitato

      1. Rotating balance

    7. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 10 La Vélocité

      1. 16th note Passage work

    8. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 14 Refrain du Gondolier

    9. *Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 18 La Fileuse

    10. Mendelssohn Op. 140

    11. Clementi…

    12. Czerny Op. 740

    13. Moszkowski Op. 72 No. 1…

  3. Sonatinas

    1. Clementi Op. 36 No. 4

      1. Performance Ready on November 8th

    2. Diabelli Op. 151 or 168

    3. Clementi Op. 36 No. 5

    4. Haydn Hob.XVI No. 8 or No. 7

    5. Kuhlau Op. 20 No. 1, Op. 55 No. 3, 4 or Op. 88 No. 4

    6. Clementi Op. 36 No. 6

  4. Contemporary / Modern - Late 19th & 20th Century

    1. Kabalevsky

    2. Prokofiev

    3. Debussy

  5. Contemporary / Modern - Post 1950

Lesson Assignments:

 

  1. ETUDES

    1. Kabalevsky Etude in A Minor

      1. See red pen

      2. Goal to be done before Thanksgiving.

  2. Hanon

    1. No. 14

      1. Prepare in D and A

    2. No. 17

      1. Prepare in C

  3. Beethoven Sonatina in F Major Anh 5 No. 2 (L. 5)

    1. Orange Pen

    2. Memorize

  4. COUNTERPOINT

    1. Bach Invention No. 8

      1. Pass off by November 8th with Steady Pulse and Beat

  5. SONATINA

    1. Haydn Sonatina

      1. Start to learn after Hummel H XVI No. 8

    2. Clementi Sonatina No. 4 (December 16th Performance Class)

      1. Andante con espressione

        1. Top voices from the very beginning

        2. See red pen

        3. Turns = when you have two ornaments or similar sections in-a-row, find a way to make it unique.

      2. Con spirito

        1. PULSE PULSE PULSE

        2. “lesser breaths” in measures 37-38 and 51-52

        3. Rests in 38-41

        4. See red pen.

      3. Allegro vivace

        1. Find the balance in the arpeggio section.

        2. Speed build to 92

  6. READING ASSIGNMENTS (alternate)

    1. Piano Adventures: Sightreading Level 4

      1. Dustin Bring

    2. **Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear tests Level 5

      1. Complete Set 6

On Hold: 

  1. Czerny Op. 823

  2. No. 50: Transpose to C, D and A

    1. Don't use your ear! Use your eyes and understanding of the chords!

    2. Use your theory skilils

  3. Solos 3 & 4 

    1. PREPARE: page 32

  4. Rhythm 

    1. Left off at 128

  5. Solfege

    1. Chapter 8

      1. Prepare Nos. 35-36 at m.m. 100.

__________________________________________

REVIEW

  1. Etude In C Major by Concone (Level 6)

  2. The Happy Farmer Op. 68 No. 10 by Robert Schumann (level 4)

  3. Sweet Sorrow Op. 100 No. 16 by J. F. Burgmuller (level 5 etude)

  4. Cradle Song (level 4 etude)

  5. Kabalevsky - A Slow Waltz Op. 39 no. 23

  6. Foggy Bottom Blues (level 4

  7. Bartok Sonatina Sz. 55: 1. Bagpipers (recital

  8. Scarlatti Sonata in C Major K 159 (recital)

  9. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (Etude L.4

  10. Allegro in G Major (L. 4)

  11. Dragon Fly (Etude L. 4)

  12. Bartok, Dance in E Minor

  13. Clementi Op. 36 No. 2 Movement 3 

  14. Etude in D Major Op. 37 No. 17 by Henry Lemoine (Etude L.3)

  15. Etude in C Major by Carl Czerny Op. 261 No. 81 (Etude L.3)

  16. Folk Dance by Kabalevsky (Etude L.4)

  17. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmüller (L. 3 Etude)

  18. Musette in D Major by J.S. Bach (L. 3 List A)

  19. Clowns Op. 39 No. 20 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L. 3 List C)

  20. Sonatina in A Minor Op. 94 No. 4 by Albert Biehl (L. 3 List B)

  21. Clementi, Sonatina Op. 36 No. 1 in C Major

  22. Faure Dolly Suite

  23.  Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2, List B)

  24. Kuhlau, movement 2

  25. *"Allegro in B-flat" by W. A. Mozart

  26. "Angelfish" by Anne Crosby (

  27. "Celebration" by Anne Crosby

  28. Sonatina in G Major by Beethoven

  29. **Adieu by Bergmuller

  30. **Chanson Italienne Op.39 No. 15 Tchaikovsky

  31. Pastorale by Bergmuller

__________________________________________

PROSPECTIVE REPERTOIRE

  1. Mendelssohn Op. 30 No. 6 "Venetian Boat-Song No. 2"

  2. Moszkowski, Vingt Petites Etudes Op. 91 No. 10, 11

2018-2019 Goals

  1. Jr. High applications - which schools?

  2. Kaufman Competition

    1. JUNIOR DIVISION 2: AGES 11-14
      Preliminary YouTube Round: Up to 15 minutes of music,
      Contestant's choice. (Needs to include at least one fast-paced work.)

      Semi-Final Round: Up to 20 minutes
      1. One Baroque polyphonic work
      2. One virtuoso etude by Czerny, Clementi, Moszkowski, Chopin, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, etc.
      3. One or more pieces at the participant's discretion

      Finals: Up to 25 minutes
      1. A Classical sonata (or first or last movement)
      2. One or more compositions from the Romantic era
      3. One or more Contemporary pieces, written after 1950
      One work from semi-final round may be repeated.
      Works from preliminary round can be performed at the semifinal or the final rounds.

    2. All application materials must be postmarked by March 1, 2019 and submitted by mail and/or email to:

2018-2019 Lesson 6: Katie Moore

Repertoire Goals

  1. Counterpoint

    1. Bach Invention No. 8

    2. Bach Gigue from French Suite…

    3. Scarlatti Sonata K…

    4. Handel Movement from Suite…

    5. Bach Invention No…

  2. Etudes

    1. Kabalevsky Etude in A Minor Op. 27 No.8

      1. Due November 8th

    2. Hummel Etude in A Minor

      1. Learned hands together by November 8th

      2. Performance Ready by November 22nd

    3. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 17 La Babillarde

      1. (Repeated notes)

    4. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 23 Le Retour

      1. (repeated chords)

    5. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 24 L’Hirondelle

      1. (crossing LH over RH)

    6. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 1 Confidence

    7. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 2 Les Perles

    8. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 6 L’enjouée

    9. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 7 Berceuse

    10. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 8 Agitato

    11. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 10 La Vélocité

    12. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 14 Refrain du Gondolier

    13. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 18 La Fileuse

    14. Mendelssohn Op. 140

    15. Clementi…

    16. Czerny Op. 740

    17. Moszkowski Op. 72 No. 1…

  3. Sonatinas

    1. Clementi Op. 36 No. 4

      1. Performance Ready on November 8th

    2. Diabelli Op. 151 or 168

    3. Clementi Op. 36 No. 5

    4. Haydn Hob.XVI No. 8 or No. 7

    5. Kuhlau Op. 20 No. 1, Op. 55 No. 3, 4 or Op. 88 No. 4

    6. Clementi Op. 36 No. 6

  4. Contemporary / Modern - Late 19th & 20th Century

    1. Kabalevsky

    2. Prokofiev

    3. Debussy

  5. Contemporary / Modern - Post 1950

Lesson Assignments:

 

  1. ETUDES

    1. Kabalevsky Etude in A Minor

      1. See pencil markings.

    2. Hummel Etude in A Minor

      1. Learn by Nov. 8th

    3. Etude In C Major by Concone

      1. Performance ready by November 1st

  2. Hanon

    1. No. 14

      1. Prepare in D and A

    2. No. 17

      1. Prepare in C

  3. Beethoven Sonatina in F Major Anh 5 No. 2 (L. 5)

    1. Orange Pen

    2. Memorize

  4. COUNTERPOINT

    1. Bach Invention No. 8

      1. Pass off by November 8th with Steady Pulse and Beat

  5. SONATINA

    1. Haydn Sonatina

      1. Start to learn after Hummel H XVI No. 8

    2. Clementi Sonatina No. 4 (December 16th Performance Class)

      1. Andante con espressione

        1. Medium Tempo practice with a focus in expression.

        2. Do spots and slow where where needed.

      2. Con spirito

        1. Purple Pen

        2. Extract all expression you can! Remember how we did this at your lesson.

        3. Same as no. 1 above.

      3. Allegro vivace

        1. Point of axis!

        2. Balance

  6. ALTERNATE READING ASSIGNMENTS

    1. Piano Adventures: Sightreading Level 4

      1. Dustin Bring

    2. *Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear tests Level 5

      1. Complete

On Hold: 

  1. Czerny Op. 823

  2. No. 50: Transpose to C, D and A

    1. Don't use your ear! Use your eyes and understanding of the chords!

    2. Use your theory skilils

  3. Solos 3 & 4 

    1. PREPARE: page 32

  4. Rhythm 

    1. Left off at 128

  5. Solfege

    1. Chapter 8

      1. Prepare Nos. 35-36 at m.m. 100.

__________________________________________

REVIEW

  1. The Happy Farmer Op. 68 No. 10 by Robert Schumann (level 4

  2. Sweet Sorrow Op. 100 No. 16 by J. F. Burgmuller (level 5 etude)

  3. Cradle Song (level 4 etude)

  4. Kabalevsky - A Slow Waltz Op. 39 no. 23

  5. Foggy Bottom Blues (level 4

  6. Bartok Sonatina Sz. 55: 1. Bagpipers (recital

  7. Scarlatti Sonata in C Major K 159 (recital)

  8. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (Etude L.4

  9. Allegro in G Major (L. 4)

  10. Dragon Fly (Etude L. 4)

  11. Bartok, Dance in E Minor

  12. Clementi Op. 36 No. 2 Movement 3 

  13. Etude in D Major Op. 37 No. 17 by Henry Lemoine (Etude L.3)

  14. Etude in C Major by Carl Czerny Op. 261 No. 81 (Etude L.3)

  15. Folk Dance by Kabalevsky (Etude L.4)

  16. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmüller (L. 3 Etude)

  17. Musette in D Major by J.S. Bach (L. 3 List A)

  18. Clowns Op. 39 No. 20 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L. 3 List C)

  19. Sonatina in A Minor Op. 94 No. 4 by Albert Biehl (L. 3 List B)

  20. Clementi, Sonatina Op. 36 No. 1 in C Major

  21. Faure Dolly Suite

  22.  Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2, List B)

  23. Kuhlau, movement 2

  24. *"Allegro in B-flat" by W. A. Mozart

  25. "Angelfish" by Anne Crosby (

  26. "Celebration" by Anne Crosby

  27. Sonatina in G Major by Beethoven

  28. **Adieu by Bergmuller

  29. **Chanson Italienne Op.39 No. 15 Tchaikovsky

  30. Pastorale by Bergmuller

__________________________________________

PROSPECTIVE REPERTOIRE

  1. Mendelssohn Op. 30 No. 6 "Venetian Boat-Song No. 2"

  2. Moszkowski, Vingt Petites Etudes Op. 91 No. 10, 11

2018-2019 Goals

  1. Jr. High applications - which schools?

  2. Kaufman Competition

    1. JUNIOR DIVISION 2: AGES 11-14
      Preliminary YouTube Round: Up to 15 minutes of music,
      Contestant's choice. (Needs to include at least one fast-paced work.)

      Semi-Final Round: Up to 20 minutes
      1. One Baroque polyphonic work
      2. One virtuoso etude by Czerny, Clementi, Moszkowski, Chopin, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, etc.
      3. One or more pieces at the participant's discretion

      Finals: Up to 25 minutes
      1. A Classical sonata (or first or last movement)
      2. One or more compositions from the Romantic era
      3. One or more Contemporary pieces, written after 1950
      One work from semi-final round may be repeated.
      Works from preliminary round can be performed at the semifinal or the final rounds.

    2. All application materials must be postmarked by March 1, 2019 and submitted by mail and/or email to:

2018-2019 Lesson 5: Katie Moore

2018-2019 Goals

  1. Jr. High applications - which schools?

  2. Kaufman Competition

    1. JUNIOR DIVISION 2: AGES 11-14
      Preliminary YouTube Round: Up to 15 minutes of music,
      Contestant's choice. (Needs to include at least one fast-paced work.)

      Semi-Final Round: Up to 20 minutes
      1. One Baroque polyphonic work
      2. One virtuoso etude by Czerny, Clementi, Moszkowski, Chopin, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, etc.
      3. One or more pieces at the participant's discretion

      Finals: Up to 25 minutes
      1. A Classical sonata (or first or last movement)
      2. One or more compositions from the Romantic era
      3. One or more Contemporary pieces, written after 1950
      One work from semi-final round may be repeated.
      Works from preliminary round can be performed at the semifinal or the final rounds.

    2. All application materials must be postmarked by March 1, 2019 and submitted by mail and/or email to:

Notes

  1. Repertoire Goals: Complete Clementi Op. 36. Learn another Bach Invention.

  2. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 14 "Song of the Gondolier"

Lesson Assignments:

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  1. Kabalevsky Etude in A Minor

    1. See pencil markings.

  2. Hummel Etude in A Minor

    1. Hold

  3. Moszkowski Etude de Virtuosite Op. 72 No. 1

    1. Listen

  4. Hanon

    1. No. 14

      1. Prepare in D and A

    2. No. 17

      1. Prepare in C

  5. Etude In C Major by Concone

    1. See pink pen

    2. Increase tempo so you can feel the pulse

    3. LIGHT AND FLUFFY. :)

  6. Beethoven Sonatina in F Major Anh 5 No. 2 (L. 5)

    1. Orange Pen

    2. Memorize

  7. Bach Invention No. 8

    1. Pink pen

    2. Lighter in general - not so many accents

  8. Clementi Sonatina No. 4

    1. Andante con espressione

      1. Medium Tempo practice with a focus in expression.

      2. Do spots and slow where where needed.

    2. Con spirito

      1. Purple Pen

      2. Extract all expression you can! Remember how we did this at your lesson.

      3. Same as no. 1 above.

    3. Allegro vivace

      1. Point of axis!

      2. Balance

  9. *Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear tests Level 5

    1. Complete Set 1

On Hold: 

  1. Czerny Op. 823

  2. No. 50: Transpose to C, D and A

    1. Don't use your ear! Use your eyes and understanding of the chords!

    2. Use your theory skilils

  3. Solos 3 & 4 

    1. PREPARE: page 32

  4. Rhythm 

    1. Left off at 128

  5. Solfege

    1. Chapter 8

      1. Prepare Nos. 35-36 at m.m. 100.

__________________________________________

REVIEW

  1. The Happy Farmer Op. 68 No. 10 by Robert Schumann (level 4

  2. Sweet Sorrow Op. 100 No. 16 by J. F. Burgmuller (level 5 etude)

  3. Cradle Song (level 4 etude)

  4. Kabalevsky - A Slow Waltz Op. 39 no. 23

  5. Foggy Bottom Blues (level 4

  6. Bartok Sonatina Sz. 55: 1. Bagpipers (recital

  7. Scarlatti Sonata in C Major K 159 (recital)

  8. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (Etude L.4

  9. Allegro in G Major (L. 4)

  10. Dragon Fly (Etude L. 4)

  11. Bartok, Dance in E Minor

  12. Clementi Op. 36 No. 2 Movement 3 

  13. Etude in D Major Op. 37 No. 17 by Henry Lemoine (Etude L.3)

  14. Etude in C Major by Carl Czerny Op. 261 No. 81 (Etude L.3)

  15. Folk Dance by Kabalevsky (Etude L.4)

  16. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmüller (L. 3 Etude)

  17. Musette in D Major by J.S. Bach (L. 3 List A)

  18. Clowns Op. 39 No. 20 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L. 3 List C)

  19. Sonatina in A Minor Op. 94 No. 4 by Albert Biehl (L. 3 List B)

  20. Clementi, Sonatina Op. 36 No. 1 in C Major

  21. Faure Dolly Suite

  22.  Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2, List B)

  23. Kuhlau, movement 2

  24. *"Allegro in B-flat" by W. A. Mozart

  25. "Angelfish" by Anne Crosby (

  26. "Celebration" by Anne Crosby

  27. Sonatina in G Major by Beethoven

  28. **Adieu by Bergmuller

  29. **Chanson Italienne Op.39 No. 15 Tchaikovsky

  30. Pastorale by Bergmuller

__________________________________________

PROSPECTIVE REPERTOIRE

  1. Mendelssohn Op. 30 No. 6 "Venetian Boat-Song No. 2"

  2. Moszkowski, Vingt Petites Etudes Op. 91 No. 10, 11

2018-2019 Lesson 4: Katie Moore

2018-2019 Goals

  1. Jr. High applications - which schools?

  2. Kaufman Competition

    1. JUNIOR DIVISION 2: AGES 11-14
      Preliminary YouTube Round: Up to 15 minutes of music,
      Contestant's choice. (Needs to include at least one fast-paced work.)

      Semi-Final Round: Up to 20 minutes
      1. One Baroque polyphonic work
      2. One virtuoso etude by Czerny, Clementi, Moszkowski, Chopin, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, etc.
      3. One or more pieces at the participant's discretion

      Finals: Up to 25 minutes
      1. A Classical sonata (or first or last movement)
      2. One or more compositions from the Romantic era
      3. One or more Contemporary pieces, written after 1950
      One work from semi-final round may be repeated.
      Works from preliminary round can be performed at the semifinal or the final rounds.

    2. All application materials must be postmarked by March 1, 2019 and submitted by mail and/or email to:

Notes

  1. Repertoire Goals: Complete Clementi Op. 36. Learn another Bach Invention.

  2. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 14 "Song of the Gondolier"

Lesson Assignments:

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  1. Kabalevsky Etude in A Minor

    1. See pencil markings.

  2. Hummel Etude in A Minor

    1. Hold

  3. Moszkowski Etude de Virtuosite Op. 72 No. 1

    1. Listen

  4. Hanon

    1. No. 14

      1. Prepare in D and A

    2. No. 17

      1. Prepare in C

  5. Etude In C Major by Concone

    1. See pink pen

    2. Increase tempo so you can feel the pulse

    3. LIGHT AND FLUFFY. :)

  6. Beethoven Sonatina in F Major Anh 5 No. 2 (L. 5)

    1. Orange Pen

    2. Memorize

  7. Bach Invention No. 8

    1. Pink pen

    2. Lighter in general - not so many accents

  8. *Clementi Sonatina No. 4

    1. *Andante con espressione

      1. Medium Tempo practice with a focus in expression.

      2. Do spots and slow where where needed.

    2. *Con spirito

      1. Purple Pen

      2. Extract all expression you can! Remember how we did this at your lesson.

      3. Same as no. 1 above.

    3. Allegro vivace

      1. Point of axis!

      2. Balance

  9. *Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear tests Level 5

    1. Complete Set 1

On Hold: 

  1. Czerny Op. 823

  2. No. 50: Transpose to C, D and A

    1. Don't use your ear! Use your eyes and understanding of the chords!

    2. Use your theory skilils

  3. Solos 3 & 4 

    1. PREPARE: page 32

  4. Rhythm 

    1. Left off at 128

  5. Solfege

    1. Chapter 8

      1. Prepare Nos. 35-36 at m.m. 100.

__________________________________________

REVIEW

  1. The Happy Farmer Op. 68 No. 10 by Robert Schumann (level 4

  2. Sweet Sorrow Op. 100 No. 16 by J. F. Burgmuller (level 5 etude)

  3. Cradle Song (level 4 etude)

  4. Kabalevsky - A Slow Waltz Op. 39 no. 23

  5. Foggy Bottom Blues (level 4

  6. Bartok Sonatina Sz. 55: 1. Bagpipers (recital

  7. Scarlatti Sonata in C Major K 159 (recital)

  8. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (Etude L.4

  9. Allegro in G Major (L. 4)

  10. Dragon Fly (Etude L. 4)

  11. Bartok, Dance in E Minor

  12. Clementi Op. 36 No. 2 Movement 3 

  13. Etude in D Major Op. 37 No. 17 by Henry Lemoine (Etude L.3)

  14. Etude in C Major by Carl Czerny Op. 261 No. 81 (Etude L.3)

  15. Folk Dance by Kabalevsky (Etude L.4)

  16. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmüller (L. 3 Etude)

  17. Musette in D Major by J.S. Bach (L. 3 List A)

  18. Clowns Op. 39 No. 20 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L. 3 List C)

  19. Sonatina in A Minor Op. 94 No. 4 by Albert Biehl (L. 3 List B)

  20. Clementi, Sonatina Op. 36 No. 1 in C Major

  21. Faure Dolly Suite

  22.  Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2, List B)

  23. Kuhlau, movement 2

  24. *"Allegro in B-flat" by W. A. Mozart

  25. "Angelfish" by Anne Crosby (

  26. "Celebration" by Anne Crosby

  27. Sonatina in G Major by Beethoven

  28. **Adieu by Bergmuller

  29. **Chanson Italienne Op.39 No. 15 Tchaikovsky

  30. Pastorale by Bergmuller

__________________________________________

PROSPECTIVE REPERTOIRE

  1. Mendelssohn Op. 30 No. 6 "Venetian Boat-Song No. 2"

  2. Moszkowski, Vingt Petites Etudes Op. 91 No. 10, 11

2018-2019 Lesson 3: Katie Moore

2018-2019 Goals

  1. Jr. High applications - which schools?

  2. Kaufman Competition

    1. JUNIOR DIVISION 2: AGES 11-14
      Preliminary YouTube Round: Up to 15 minutes of music,
      Contestant's choice. (Needs to include at least one fast-paced work.)

      Semi-Final Round: Up to 20 minutes
      1. One Baroque polyphonic work
      2. One virtuoso etude by Czerny, Clementi, Moszkowski, Chopin, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, etc.
      3. One or more pieces at the participant's discretion

      Finals: Up to 25 minutes
      1. A Classical sonata (or first or last movement)
      2. One or more compositions from the Romantic era
      3. One or more Contemporary pieces, written after 1950
      One work from semi-final round may be repeated.
      Works from preliminary round can be performed at the semifinal or the final rounds.

    2. All application materials must be postmarked by March 1, 2019 and submitted by mail and/or email to:

Notes

  1. Repertoire Goals: Complete Clementi Op. 36. Learn another Bach Invention.

  2. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 14 "Song of the Gondolier"

Lesson Assignments:

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  1. Moszkowski Etude de Virtuosite Op. 72 No. 1

    1. Listen

  2. *Solos 4

    1. Unit 5 to the end

    2. Get back into Czerny next time

  3. Hanon

    1. No. 14

      1. Prepare in D and A

    2. No. 17

      1. Prepare in C

  4. Technique

    1. V7 to I, resolving from each inversion.

    2. Do this in all keys.

  5. *Etude Level 6

    1. Prepare the Etude on page 5

    2. Prepare at m.m. 112 next week and practice in one - two measure segments.

    3. 3 times in-a-row before you move on.

  6. Beethoven Sonatina in F Major Anh 5 No. 2 (L. 5)

    1. Orange Pen

    2. Memorize

  7. Bach Invention No. 8

    1. Orange pen

    2. Steady beat through entire piece!

    3. Think “lighter” attacks

  8. *Clementi Sonatina No. 4

    1. Andante con espressione

      1. Medium Tempo practice with a focus in expression.

      2. Do spots and slow where where needed.

    2. Con spirito

      1. Purple Pen

      2. Extract all expression you can! Remember how we did this at your lesson.

      3. Same as no. 1 above.

    3. *Movement Three

      1. Learn

  9. *Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear tests Level 5

    1. Complete Set 1

On Hold: 

  1. Czerny Op. 823

  2. No. 50: Transpose to C, D and A

    1. Don't use your ear! Use your eyes and understanding of the chords!

    2. Use your theory skilils

  3. Solos 3 & 4 

    1. PREPARE: page 32

  4. Rhythm 

    1. Left off at 128

  5. Solfege

    1. Chapter 8

      1. Prepare Nos. 35-36 at m.m. 100.

__________________________________________

REVIEW

  1. The Happy Farmer Op. 68 No. 10 by Robert Schumann (level 4

  2. Sweet Sorrow Op. 100 No. 16 by J. F. Burgmuller (level 5 etude)

  3. Cradle Song (level 4 etude)

  4. Kabalevsky - A Slow Waltz Op. 39 no. 23

  5. Foggy Bottom Blues (level 4

  6. Bartok Sonatina Sz. 55: 1. Bagpipers (recital

  7. Scarlatti Sonata in C Major K 159 (recital)

  8. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (Etude L.4

  9. Allegro in G Major (L. 4)

  10. Dragon Fly (Etude L. 4)

  11. Bartok, Dance in E Minor

  12. Clementi Op. 36 No. 2 Movement 3 

  13. Etude in D Major Op. 37 No. 17 by Henry Lemoine (Etude L.3)

  14. Etude in C Major by Carl Czerny Op. 261 No. 81 (Etude L.3)

  15. Folk Dance by Kabalevsky (Etude L.4)

  16. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmüller (L. 3 Etude)

  17. Musette in D Major by J.S. Bach (L. 3 List A)

  18. Clowns Op. 39 No. 20 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L. 3 List C)

  19. Sonatina in A Minor Op. 94 No. 4 by Albert Biehl (L. 3 List B)

  20. Clementi, Sonatina Op. 36 No. 1 in C Major

  21. Faure Dolly Suite

  22.  Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2, List B)

  23. Kuhlau, movement 2

  24. *"Allegro in B-flat" by W. A. Mozart

  25. "Angelfish" by Anne Crosby (

  26. "Celebration" by Anne Crosby

  27. Sonatina in G Major by Beethoven

  28. **Adieu by Bergmuller

  29. **Chanson Italienne Op.39 No. 15 Tchaikovsky

  30. Pastorale by Bergmuller

__________________________________________

PROSPECTIVE REPERTOIRE

  1. Mendelssohn Op. 30 No. 6 "Venetian Boat-Song No. 2"

  2. Moszkowski, Vingt Petites Etudes Op. 91 No. 10, 11

2018-2019 Lesson 2: Katie Moore

2018-2019 Goals

  1. Jr. High applications - which schools?

  2. Kaufman Competition

    1. JUNIOR DIVISION 2: AGES 11-14
      Preliminary YouTube Round: Up to 15 minutes of music,
      Contestant's choice. (Needs to include at least one fast-paced work.)

      Semi-Final Round: Up to 20 minutes
      1. One Baroque polyphonic work
      2. One virtuoso etude by Czerny, Clementi, Moszkowski, Chopin, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, etc.
      3. One or more pieces at the participant's discretion

      Finals: Up to 25 minutes
      1. A Classical sonata (or first or last movement)
      2. One or more compositions from the Romantic era
      3. One or more Contemporary pieces, written after 1950
      One work from semi-final round may be repeated.
      Works from preliminary round can be performed at the semifinal or the final rounds.

    2. All application materials must be postmarked by March 1, 2019 and submitted by mail and/or email to:

Notes

  1. Repertoire Goals: Complete Clementi Op. 36. Learn another Bach Invention.

  2. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 14 "Song of the Gondolier"

Lesson Assignments:

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  1. Moszkowski Etude de Virtuosite Op. 72 No. 1

    1. Listen

  2. Solos 4

    1. Unit 5 to the end

    2. Get back into Czerny next time

  3. *Hanon

    1. No. 14 practice this way:

    2. Staccato practice - pausing then speed. Pausing then speed.

    3. Jackhammer wrists.

    4. Do this in C and G

  4. *TECHNIQUE

    1. Improvise with all techniques, thinking ahead so there are no gaps in the pulse.

    2. Improvise something new every day so you can improvise on the spot for me at the lessons.

  5. Etude Level 6

    1. Prepare the Etude on page 5

    2. Prepare at m.m. 112 next week and practice in one - two measure segments.

    3. 3 times in-a-row before you move on.

  6. *Beethoven Sonatina in F Major Anh 5 No. 2 (L. 5)

    1. Fix pencil and go through to double check all your expression markings..

  7. *Bach Invention No. 8

    1. System 4 - rotate your LH to the bottom note of the figure to help you keep relaxed. Same with the last system of the piece.

  8. Clementi Sonatina No. 4

    1. Andante con espressione

      1. Medium Tempo practice with a focus in expression.

      2. Do spots and slow where where needed.

    2. Con spirito

      1. Purple Pen

      2. Extract all expression you can! Remember how we did this at your lesson.

      3. Same as no. 1 above.

    3. Movement Three

      1. Learn

  9. *Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear tests Level 5

    1. Complete Set 1

On Hold: 

  1. Czerny Op. 823

  2. No. 50: Transpose to C, D and A

    1. Don't use your ear! Use your eyes and understanding of the chords!

    2. Use your theory skilils

  3. Solos 3 & 4 

    1. PREPARE: page 32

  4. Rhythm 

    1. Left off at 128

  5. Solfege

    1. Chapter 8

      1. Prepare Nos. 35-36 at m.m. 100.

__________________________________________

REVIEW

  1. The Happy Farmer Op. 68 No. 10 by Robert Schumann (level 4

  2. Sweet Sorrow Op. 100 No. 16 by J. F. Burgmuller (level 5 etude)

  3. Cradle Song (level 4 etude)

  4. Kabalevsky - A Slow Waltz Op. 39 no. 23

  5. Foggy Bottom Blues (level 4

  6. Bartok Sonatina Sz. 55: 1. Bagpipers (recital

  7. Scarlatti Sonata in C Major K 159 (recital)

  8. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (Etude L.4

  9. Allegro in G Major (L. 4)

  10. Dragon Fly (Etude L. 4)

  11. Bartok, Dance in E Minor

  12. Clementi Op. 36 No. 2 Movement 3 

  13. Etude in D Major Op. 37 No. 17 by Henry Lemoine (Etude L.3)

  14. Etude in C Major by Carl Czerny Op. 261 No. 81 (Etude L.3)

  15. Folk Dance by Kabalevsky (Etude L.4)

  16. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmüller (L. 3 Etude)

  17. Musette in D Major by J.S. Bach (L. 3 List A)

  18. Clowns Op. 39 No. 20 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L. 3 List C)

  19. Sonatina in A Minor Op. 94 No. 4 by Albert Biehl (L. 3 List B)

  20. Clementi, Sonatina Op. 36 No. 1 in C Major

  21. Faure Dolly Suite

  22.  Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2, List B)

  23. Kuhlau, movement 2

  24. *"Allegro in B-flat" by W. A. Mozart

  25. "Angelfish" by Anne Crosby (

  26. "Celebration" by Anne Crosby

  27. Sonatina in G Major by Beethoven

  28. **Adieu by Bergmuller

  29. **Chanson Italienne Op.39 No. 15 Tchaikovsky

  30. Pastorale by Bergmuller

__________________________________________

PROSPECTIVE REPERTOIRE

  1. Mendelssohn Op. 30 No. 6 "Venetian Boat-Song No. 2"

  2. Moszkowski, Vingt Petites Etudes Op. 91 No. 10, 11

2018-2019 Lesson 1: Katie Moore

2018-2019 Goals

  1. Jr. High applications - which schools?

  2. Kaufman Competition

    1. JUNIOR DIVISION 2: AGES 11-14
      Preliminary YouTube Round: Up to 15 minutes of music,
      Contestant's choice. (Needs to include at least one fast-paced work.)

      Semi-Final Round: Up to 20 minutes
      1. One Baroque polyphonic work
      2. One virtuoso etude by Czerny, Clementi, Moszkowski, Chopin, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, etc.
      3. One or more pieces at the participant's discretion

      Finals: Up to 25 minutes
      1. A Classical sonata (or first or last movement)
      2. One or more compositions from the Romantic era
      3. One or more Contemporary pieces, written after 1950
      One work from semi-final round may be repeated.
      Works from preliminary round can be performed at the semifinal or the final rounds.

    2. All application materials must be postmarked by March 1, 2019 and submitted by mail and/or email to:

Notes

  1. Repertoire Goals: Complete Clementi Op. 36. Learn another Bach Invention.

  2. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 14 "Song of the Gondolier"

Lesson Assignments:

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  1. *Hanon

    1. No. 14 practice this way:

    2. Staccato practice - pausing then speed. Pausing then speed.

    3. Jackhammer wrists.

    4. Do this in C and G

  2. *TECHNIQUE

    1. Improvise with all techniques, thinking ahead so there are no gaps in the pulse.

    2. Improvise something new every day so you can improvise on the spot for me at the lessons.

  3. Etude Level 6

    1. Prepare the Etude on page 5

  4. *Sweet Sorrow Op. 100 No. 16 by J. F. Burgmuller (level 5 etude)

    1. Play the melody alone with no rhythm to understand the shape of your melody.

    2. Play next week to pass

    3. Less pedal - come OFF when there are rests.

  5. *The Happy Farmer Op. 68 No. 10 by Robert Schumann (level 4

    1. Pass next week with final tempo

  6. Lesson & Musicianship 4

    1. Page 83 - practice the chord progression in 5 different keys every day. SAY THE NAMES OF THE CHORDS BEFORE YOU PLAY THEM.

  7. Beethoven Sonatina in F Major Anh 5 No. 2 (L. 5)

    1. Fix pencil and go through to double check all your expression markings..

  8. Bach Invention No. 8

    1. System 4 - rotate your LH to the bottom note of the figure to help you keep relaxed. Same with the last system of the piece.

  9. Clementi Sonatina No. 4

    1. Andante con espressione

      1. Practice sight-reading. How did we do it at your lesson!?

    2. Con spirito

      1. Review NFRPE

  10. Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear tests Level 5

    1. Complete Review Sets 1 and 2

  11. Debussy: Children's Corner, L. 113, No. 1 Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum

    1. Review once a week with music at a medium tempo.

  12. Haydn: Piano Concerto in D Major HobXVIII:11, Movement 3

    1. Review in sections, once a week with music at medium tempo.

On Hold: 

  1. Solos 4

  2. Czerny Op. 823

  3. No. 50: Transpose to C, D and A

    1. Don't use your ear! Use your eyes and understanding of the chords!

    2. Use your theory skilils

  4. Solos 3 & 4 

    1. PREPARE: page 32

  5. Rhythm 

    1. Left off at 128

  6. Solfege

    1. Chapter 8

      1. Prepare Nos. 35-36 at m.m. 100.

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REVIEW

Remove 3 from the list below

  1. Cradle Song (level 4 etude)

  2. Kabalevsky - A Slow Waltz Op. 39 no. 23

  3. Foggy Bottom Blues (level 4

     

     

  4. Bartok Sonatina Sz. 55: 1. Bagpipers (recital)

     

  5. Scarlatti Sonata in C Major K 159 (recital)

  6. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (Etude L.4

  7. Allegro in G Major (L. 4)

  8. Dragon Fly (Etude L. 4)

  9. Bartok, Dance in E Minor

  10. Clementi Op. 36 No. 2 Movement 3 

  11. Etude in D Major Op. 37 No. 17 by Henry Lemoine (Etude L.3)

  12. Etude in C Major by Carl Czerny Op. 261 No. 81 (Etude L.3)

  13. Folk Dance by Kabalevsky (Etude L.4)

  14. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmüller (L. 3 Etude)

  15. Musette in D Major by J.S. Bach (L. 3 List A)

  16. Clowns Op. 39 No. 20 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L. 3 List C)

  17. Sonatina in A Minor Op. 94 No. 4 by Albert Biehl (L. 3 List B)

  18. Clementi, Sonatina Op. 36 No. 1 in C Major

  19. Faure Dolly Suite

  20.  Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2, List B)

  21. Kuhlau, movement 2

  22. *"Allegro in B-flat" by W. A. Mozart

  23. "Angelfish" by Anne Crosby (

  24. "Celebration" by Anne Crosby

  25. Sonatina in G Major by Beethoven

  26. **Adieu by Bergmuller

  27. **Chanson Italienne Op.39 No. 15 Tchaikovsky

  28. Pastorale by Bergmuller

__________________________________________

PROSPECTIVE REPERTOIRE

  1. Mendelssohn Op. 30 No. 6 "Venetian Boat-Song No. 2"

  2. Moszkowski, Vingt Petites Etudes Op. 91 No. 10, 11

2017-2018 Sumer Lesson 5: Katie Moore

2018-2019 Goals

  1. Jr. High applications - which schools? 

Notes & Makeups 

  1.  
  2. Repertoire Goals: Complete Clementi Op. 36. Learn another Bach Invention.
  3. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 14 "Song of the Gondolier"

__________________________________________

Lesson Assignments:

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  1. Hanon

    1. No. 14 practice this way:
    2. Staccato practice - pausing then speed. Pausing then speed.
    3. Jackhammer wrists. 
    4. Do this in C and G 
  2. TECHNIQUE

    1. Improvise with all techniques, thinking ahead so there are no gaps in the pulse.
    2. Improvise something new every day so you can improvise on the spot for me at the lessons.    
  3. Sweet Sorrow Op. 100 No. 16 by J. F. Burgmuller (level 5 etude)

    1. Play the melody alone with no rhythm to understand the shape of your melody.
    2. Play next week to pass
    3. Less pedal - come OFF when there are rests.  
  4. The Happy Farmer Op. 68 No. 10 by Robert Schumann (level 4

    1. Pass next week with final tempo
  5. *Lesson & Musicianship 4

    1. Prepare Unit 6
  6. Beethoven Sonatina in F Major Anh 5 No. 2 (L. 5)

    1. mm. 1-26 - all correct slurs and phrase markings and come off all rests. . 
  7. *Bach Invention No. 8

    1. Practice the Hanon breathing technique
    2. Don't accent TOO much
    3. Ghost notes?
    4. Your 16th notes slow you don't sometimes. 
  8. *Clementi Sonatina No. 4

    1. Con spirito
      1. Learn up to repeat with NFRPE and up to tempo! Performance ready! :)
  9. *Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear ests Level 5

    1. DUSTIN - BRING BOOK.

  10. Debussy: Children's Corner, L. 113, No. 1 Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum

    1. Review once a week with music at a medium tempo. 
  11. Haydn: Piano Concerto in D Major HobXVIII:11, Movement 3

    1. Review in sections, once a week with music at medium tempo. 

On Hold: 

  1. Solos 4

  2. Czerny Op. 823

    1. No. 50: Transpose to C, D and A
    2. Don't use your ear! Use your eyes and understanding of the chords!
    3. Use your theory skilils
  3. Solos 3 & 4 

    1. PREPARE: page 32
  4. Rhythm 

    1. Left off at 128
  5. Solfege

    1. Chapter 8
      1. Prepare Nos. 35-36 at m.m. 100.

__________________________________________

REVIEW

Remove 3 from the list below
  1. Cradle Song (level 4 etude)

  2. Kabalevsky - A Slow Waltz Op. 39 no. 23

  3. Foggy Bottom Blues (level 4

     

     

  4. Bartok Sonatina Sz. 55: 1. Bagpipers (recital)

     

  5. Scarlatti Sonata in C Major K 159 (recital)

    1. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (Etude L.4

    2. Allegro in G Major (L. 4)

    3. Dragon Fly (Etude L. 4)

    4. Bartok, Dance in E Minor

    5. Clementi Op. 36 No. 2 Movement 3 

    6. Etude in D Major Op. 37 No. 17 by Henry Lemoine (Etude L.3)

    7. Etude in C Major by Carl Czerny Op. 261 No. 81 (Etude L.3)

    8. Folk Dance by Kabalevsky (Etude L.4)

    9. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmüller (L. 3 Etude)

    10. Musette in D Major by J.S. Bach (L. 3 List A)

    11. Clowns Op. 39 No. 20 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L. 3 List C)

    12. Sonatina in A Minor Op. 94 No. 4 by Albert Biehl (L. 3 List B)

    13. Clementi, Sonatina Op. 36 No. 1 in C Major

    14. Faure Dolly Suite

    15.  Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2, List B)

    16. Kuhlau, movement 2

    17. *"Allegro in B-flat" by W. A. Mozart

    18. "Angelfish" by Anne Crosby (

    19. "Celebration" by Anne Crosby

    20. Sonatina in G Major by Beethoven

    21. **Adieu by Bergmuller

    22. **Chanson Italienne Op.39 No. 15 Tchaikovsky

    23. Pastorale by Bergmuller

    __________________________________________

    PROSPECTIVE REPERTOIRE

    1. Mendelssohn Op. 30 No. 6 "Venetian Boat-Song No. 2"
    2. Moszkowski, Vingt Petites Etudes Op. 91 No. 10, 11

    2017-2018 Sumer Lesson 4: Katie Moore

    Notes & Makeups 

    1. Repertoire Goals: Complete Clementi Op. 36. Learn another Bach Invention.
    2. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 14 "Song of the Gondolier"

    __________________________________________

    Lesson Assignments:

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    1. CHEST, NOT SHOULDER.

    2. *Hanon

      1. No. 14 practice this way:
      2. Staccato practice - pausing then speed. Pausing then speed.
      3. Perform it with expression and improvisation. 
    3. *TECHNIQUE

      1. Improvise with notes, rhythms, patterns to make up short pieces with all forms of your technique.   
    4. Sweet Sorrow Op. 100 No. 16 by J. F. Burgmuller (level 5 etude)

      1. Increase tempo and intensity!
      2. Find moments of explosions and release. 
    5. The Happy Farmer Op. 68 No. 10 by Robert Schumann (level 4)

      1. Pass next week with markings
    6. Lesson & Musicianship 4

      1. Prepare Unit 6
    7. Beethoven Sonatina in F Major Anh 5 No. 2 (L. 5)

      1. Start learning. 
    8. *Bach Invention No. 8

      1. Practice the Hanon breathing technique
      2. Don't accent TOO much
      3. Ghost notes?
      4. Your 16th notes slow you don't sometimes. 
    9. Clementi Sonatina No. 4

      1. Con spirito
        1. Learn up to repeat with NFRPE and up to tempo! Performance ready! :)
    10. Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear ests Level 5

      1. DUSTIN - BRING BOOK.

    11. Debussy: Children's Corner, L. 113, No. 1 Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum

      1. Review once a week with music at a medium tempo. 
    12. Haydn: Piano Concerto in D Major HobXVIII:11, Movement 3

      1. Review in sections, once a week with music at medium tempo. 

    On Hold: 

    1. Solos 4

    2. Czerny Op. 823

      1. No. 50: Transpose to C, D and A
      2. Don't use your ear! Use your eyes and understanding of the chords!
      3. Use your theory skilils
    3. Solos 3 & 4 

      1. PREPARE: page 32
    4. Rhythm 

      1. Left off at 128
    5. Solfege

      1. Chapter 8
        1. Prepare Nos. 35-36 at m.m. 100.

    __________________________________________

    REVIEW

    Remove 3 from the list below
    1. Cradle Song (level 4 etude)

    2. Kabalevsky - A Slow Waltz Op. 39 no. 23

    3. Foggy Bottom Blues (level 4

       

       

    4. Bartok Sonatina Sz. 55: 1. Bagpipers (recital)

       

    5. Scarlatti Sonata in C Major K 159 (recital)

      1. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (Etude L.4

      2. Allegro in G Major (L. 4)

      3. Dragon Fly (Etude L. 4)

      4. Bartok, Dance in E Minor

      5. Clementi Op. 36 No. 2 Movement 3 

      6. Etude in D Major Op. 37 No. 17 by Henry Lemoine (Etude L.3)

      7. Etude in C Major by Carl Czerny Op. 261 No. 81 (Etude L.3)

      8. Folk Dance by Kabalevsky (Etude L.4)

      9. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmüller (L. 3 Etude)

      10. Musette in D Major by J.S. Bach (L. 3 List A)

      11. Clowns Op. 39 No. 20 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L. 3 List C)

      12. Sonatina in A Minor Op. 94 No. 4 by Albert Biehl (L. 3 List B)

      13. Clementi, Sonatina Op. 36 No. 1 in C Major

      14. Faure Dolly Suite

      15.  Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2, List B)

      16. Kuhlau, movement 2

      17. *"Allegro in B-flat" by W. A. Mozart

      18. "Angelfish" by Anne Crosby (

      19. "Celebration" by Anne Crosby

      20. Sonatina in G Major by Beethoven

      21. **Adieu by Bergmuller

      22. **Chanson Italienne Op.39 No. 15 Tchaikovsky

      23. Pastorale by Bergmuller

      __________________________________________

      PROSPECTIVE REPERTOIRE

      1. Mendelssohn Op. 30 No. 6 "Venetian Boat-Song No. 2"
      2. Moszkowski, Vingt Petites Etudes Op. 91 No. 10, 11

      2017-2018 Sumer Lesson 3: Katie Moore

      Notes & Makeups 

      1. Repertoire Goals: Complete Clementi Op. 36. Learn another Bach Invention.
      2. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 14 "Song of the Gondolier"

      __________________________________________

      Lesson Assignments:

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      1. Hanon

        1. No. 14 practice this way:
        2. Staccato practice - pausing then speed. Pausing then speed.
        3. Perform it with expression and improvisation. 
      2. TECHNIQUE

        1. Improvise with notes, rhythms, patterns to make up short pieces with all forms of your technique.   
      3. Sweet Sorrow Op. 100 No. 16 by J. F. Burgmuller (level 5 etude)

        1. How do you approach your pedal in this piece?
          1. Make contrasting ideas
        2. Where is the tension?
        3. Speed build a bit!
      4. The Happy Farmer Op. 68 No. 10 by Robert Schumann (level 4)

        1. Speed up a bit
        2. Difference between 8th note chords and 8th note quarter note chords. 
        3. Legato in melody part B
      5. Cradle Song (level 4 etude)

        1. Pass next week with tension building ideas we talked about?

      6. Lesson & Musicianship 4

        1. Prepare Unit 6
      7. Bach Invention No. 8

        1. Practice the Hanon breathing technique
        2. Don't accent TOO much
        3. Ghost notes?
        4. Your 16th notes slow you don't sometimes. 
      8. Clementi Sonatina No. 4

        1. Con spirito
          1. Learn!
      9. Clementi Sonatina No. 3

        1. Allegro
          1. Increase tempo
          2. pass next week with "Bartok confidence" but with Clementi style.
      10. Kabalevsky

        1. A Slow Waltz Op. 39 no. 23
        2. Pass next week with phrase markings. 
      11. Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear ests Level 5

        1. DUSTIN - BRING BOOK.

      12. Debussy: Children's Corner, L. 113, No. 1 Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum

        1. Review once a week with music at a medium tempo. 
      13. Haydn: Piano Concerto in D Major HobXVIII:11, Movement 3

        1. Review in sections, once a week with music at medium tempo. 

      On Hold: 

      1. Solos 4

      2. Czerny Op. 823

        1. No. 50: Transpose to C, D and A
        2. Don't use your ear! Use your eyes and understanding of the chords!
        3. Use your theory skilils
      3. Solos 3 & 4 

        1. PREPARE: page 32
      4. Rhythm 

        1. Left off at 128
      5. Solfege

        1. Chapter 8
          1. Prepare Nos. 35-36 at m.m. 100.

      __________________________________________

      REVIEW

      Remove 3 from the list below
      1. Foggy Bottom Blues (level 4

         

         

      2. Bartok Sonatina Sz. 55: 1. Bagpipers (recital)

         

      3. Scarlatti Sonata in C Major K 159 (recital)

        1. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (Etude L.4

        2. Allegro in G Major (L. 4)

        3. Dragon Fly (Etude L. 4)

        4. Bartok, Dance in E Minor

        5. Clementi Op. 36 No. 2 Movement 3 

        6. Etude in D Major Op. 37 No. 17 by Henry Lemoine (Etude L.3)

        7. Etude in C Major by Carl Czerny Op. 261 No. 81 (Etude L.3)

        8. Folk Dance by Kabalevsky (Etude L.4)

        9. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmüller (L. 3 Etude)

        10. Musette in D Major by J.S. Bach (L. 3 List A)

        11. Clowns Op. 39 No. 20 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L. 3 List C)

        12. Sonatina in A Minor Op. 94 No. 4 by Albert Biehl (L. 3 List B)

        13. Clementi, Sonatina Op. 36 No. 1 in C Major

        14. Faure Dolly Suite

        15.  Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2, List B)

        16. Kuhlau, movement 2

        17. *"Allegro in B-flat" by W. A. Mozart

        18. "Angelfish" by Anne Crosby (

        19. "Celebration" by Anne Crosby

        20. Sonatina in G Major by Beethoven

        21. **Adieu by Bergmuller

        22. **Chanson Italienne Op.39 No. 15 Tchaikovsky

        23. Pastorale by Bergmuller

        __________________________________________

        PROSPECTIVE REPERTOIRE

        1. Mendelssohn Op. 30 No. 6 "Venetian Boat-Song No. 2"
        2. Moszkowski, Vingt Petites Etudes Op. 91 No. 10, 11

        2017-2018 Sumer Lesson 2: Katie Moore

        Notes & Makeups 

        1. Repertoire Goals: Complete Clementi Op. 36. Learn another Bach Invention.
        2. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 14 "Song of the Gondolier"

        __________________________________________

        Lesson Assignments:

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        1. *Sweet Sorrow Op. 100 No. 16 by J. F. Burgmuller (level 5 etude)

          1. New Piece
        2. *The Happy Farmer Op. 68 No. 10 by Robert Schumann (level 4)

          1. New Piece
        3. *TECHNIQUE

          1. Get creative with your technique. Make a combination of keys and exercises. 
        4. *Listen To

          1.  
        5. Czerny Composition Assignment

          1. See new pencil markings
          2. Rewrite it. 
        6. Cradle Song (level 4 etude)

          1. Play two chunks separately: two phrases.
          2. Decide on their personality - decide the "quality" of each phrase. What makes it that way?
          3. Then, how can you combine the two phrases without making them seem separate?
        7. *Lesson & Musicianship 4

          1. Prepare Unit 5
        8. Bach Invention No. 8

          1. Practice the Hanon breathing technique
          2. Don't accent TOO much
          3. Ghost notes?
          4. Your 16th notes slow you don't sometimes. 
        9. Clementi Sonatina No. 3

          1. Allegro
            1. Apply Cradle Song technique.
        10. Kabalevsky

          1. A Slow Waltz Op. 39 no. 23
          2. How did we practice this at the lesson today? 
          3. How do you make your decisions to play this the way YOU want to play it?
          4. Apply these ideas to the rest of the piece. 
        11. Hanon

          1. No. 14 practice this way:
          2. m.m. 120
          3. Practice breathing in through your nose and out through your mouth before you begin. 
          4. Then play through, 5 times, focusing on your slow inhale and exhale.
          5. Then play one more time without focus on breath. 
        12. Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear Tests Level 5

          1. DUSTIN - BRING BOOK.

        13. Debussy: Children's Corner, L. 113, No. 1 Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum

          1. Review once a week with music at a medium tempo. 
        14. Haydn: Piano Concerto in D Major HobXVIII:11, Movement 3

          1. Review in sections, once a week with music at medium tempo. 

        On Hold: 

        1. Solos 4

        2. Czerny Op. 823

          1. No. 50: Transpose to C, D and A
          2. Don't use your ear! Use your eyes and understanding of the chords!
          3. Use your theory skilils
        3. Solos 3 & 4 

          1. PREPARE: page 32
        4. Rhythm 

          1. Left off at 128
        5. Solfege

          1. Chapter 8
            1. Prepare Nos. 35-36 at m.m. 100.

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        REVIEW

        Remove 3 from the list below
        1. Foggy Bottom Blues (level 4

           

           

        2. Bartok Sonatina Sz. 55: 1. Bagpipers (recital)

           

        3. Scarlatti Sonata in C Major K 159 (recital)

          1. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (Etude L.4

          2. Allegro in G Major (L. 4)

          3. Dragon Fly (Etude L. 4)

          4. Bartok, Dance in E Minor

          5. Clementi Op. 36 No. 2 Movement 3 

          6. Etude in D Major Op. 37 No. 17 by Henry Lemoine (Etude L.3)

          7. Etude in C Major by Carl Czerny Op. 261 No. 81 (Etude L.3)

          8. Folk Dance by Kabalevsky (Etude L.4)

          9. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmüller (L. 3 Etude)

          10. Musette in D Major by J.S. Bach (L. 3 List A)

          11. Clowns Op. 39 No. 20 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L. 3 List C)

          12. Sonatina in A Minor Op. 94 No. 4 by Albert Biehl (L. 3 List B)

          13. Clementi, Sonatina Op. 36 No. 1 in C Major

          14. Faure Dolly Suite

          15.  Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2, List B)

          16. Kuhlau, movement 2

          17. *"Allegro in B-flat" by W. A. Mozart

          18. "Angelfish" by Anne Crosby (

          19. "Celebration" by Anne Crosby

          20. Sonatina in G Major by Beethoven

          21. **Adieu by Bergmuller

          22. **Chanson Italienne Op.39 No. 15 Tchaikovsky

          23. Pastorale by Bergmuller

          __________________________________________

          PROSPECTIVE REPERTOIRE

          1. Mendelssohn Op. 30 No. 6 "Venetian Boat-Song No. 2"
          2. Moszkowski, Vingt Petites Etudes Op. 91 No. 10, 11

          2017-2018 Sumer Lesson 1: Katie Moore

          Notes & Makeups 

          1. Repertoire Goals: Complete Clementi Op. 36. Learn another Bach Invention.
          2. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 14 "Song of the Gondolier"

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          Lesson Assignments:

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          1. TECHNIQUE

            1. Get creative with your technique. Make a combination of keys and exercises. 
          2. Listen To

            1. Summertime by Gershwin
          3. Czerny Composition Assignment

            1. Add expression markings
            2. Pedaling
            3. Phrase markings
          4. Cradle Song (level 4 etude)

            1. Learn!
          5. Lesson & Musicianship 4

            1. Prepare Unit 5
          6. Foggy Bottom Blues (level 4)

            1. Look at pedal throughout the entire piece. 
            2. See pencil exaggerate the dotted quarter notes.
          7. Bach Invention No. 8

            1. Think about dynamics - how do you make your choices? 
            2. Bach Recycles! 
          8. Clementi Sonatina No. 3

            1. Spiritoso
              1. LH rotating wrists to the bottom of the keys so you don't play surfacy  
              2. Think about the PULSE idea when you're playing your 16th note runs. The strong beat, then the medium strong beat.
              3. Trills: when you play these, you stop playing the notes in your LH. Practice these slowly.
            2. Un poco Adagio
              1. Pick up tempo to feel in two pulses per measure: Strong and medium strong beats.
            3. Allegro
              1. Transpose mm. 23-24 to all the major keys.
              2. Examine chords / scale degrees of any sections that give you trouble. Examine their theoretical relationship. 
          9. Kabalevsky

            1. A Slow Waltz Op. 39 no. 23 - learn!
          10. *Hanon

            1. No. 14 practice this way:
              1. m.m. 100-126: 4 notes per tic  - gradually build up your tempo one at a time, AFTER you've done technical practice using your Rhythm and Accent practice chart. 
              2. Chest out and shoulders down
          11. Solos 4

          12. Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear Tests Level 4

            1. Set 1: Do the "star 3" portion of each "day"
              1. in the original key and then in two other keys
              2. HINT: use your intervals. 
          13. Debussy: Children's Corner, L. 113, No. 1 Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum

            1. Review once a week with music at a medium tempo. 
          14. Haydn: Piano Concerto in D Major HobXVIII:11, Movement 3

            1. Review in sections, once a week with music at medium tempo. 

          On Hold: 

          1. Czerny Op. 823

            1. No. 50: Transpose to C, D and A
            2. Don't use your ear! Use your eyes and understanding of the chords!
            3. Use your theory skilils
          2. Solos 3 & 4 

            1. PREPARE: page 32
          3. Rhythm 

            1. Left off at 128
          4. Solfege

            1. Chapter 8
              1. Prepare Nos. 35-36 at m.m. 100.

          __________________________________________

          REVIEW

          Remove 3 from the list below
          1. *Bartok Sonatina Sz. 55: 1. Bagpipers (recital)

            1. Scarlatti Sonata in C Major K 159 (recital)

              1. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (Etude L.4

                 

              2. Allegro in G Major (L. 4)

              3. Dragon Fly (Etude L. 4)

              4. Bartok, Dance in E Minor

              5. Clementi Op. 36 No. 2 Movement 3 

              6. Etude in D Major Op. 37 No. 17 by Henry Lemoine (Etude L.3)

              7. Etude in C Major by Carl Czerny Op. 261 No. 81 (Etude L.3)

              8. Folk Dance by Kabalevsky (Etude L.4)

              9. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmüller (L. 3 Etude)

              10. Musette in D Major by J.S. Bach (L. 3 List A)

              11. Clowns Op. 39 No. 20 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L. 3 List C)

              12. Sonatina in A Minor Op. 94 No. 4 by Albert Biehl (L. 3 List B)

              13. Clementi, Sonatina Op. 36 No. 1 in C Major

              14. Faure Dolly Suite

              15.  Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2, List B)

              16. Kuhlau, movement 2

              17. *"Allegro in B-flat" by W. A. Mozart

              18. "Angelfish" by Anne Crosby (

              19. "Celebration" by Anne Crosby

              20. Sonatina in G Major by Beethoven

              21. **Adieu by Bergmuller

              22. **Chanson Italienne Op.39 No. 15 Tchaikovsky

              23. Pastorale by Bergmuller

              __________________________________________

              PROSPECTIVE REPERTOIRE

              1. Mendelssohn Op. 30 No. 6 "Venetian Boat-Song No. 2"
              2. Moszkowski, Vingt Petites Etudes Op. 91 No. 10, 11

              2017-2018 Lesson 33: Katie Moore

              Notes & Makeups 

              1. Repertoire Goals: Complete Clementi Op. 36. Learn another Bach Invention.
              2. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 14 "Song of the Gondolier"

              __________________________________________

              Lesson Assignments:

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              1. Listen To

                1. Summertime by Gershwin
              2. Czerny Composition Assignment

                1. LH from No. 5
              3. What is an Etude?

                1.  
              4. Cradle Song (level 4 etude)

                1. Learn!
              5. *Piano Adventures 3b

                1. Do at least two a day
              6. *Lesson & Musicianship 4

                1. Next week.
              7. Foggy Bottom Blues (level 4)

                1. Look at pedal throughout the entire piece. 
                2. See pencil exaggerate the dotted quarter notes.
              8. Bach Invention No. 8

                1. Accent practice on 16th notes.
                2. Work on loose movement by practicing two measures at a time and experimenting with how loose your body can be!
                3. Follow the pencil markings and find expressive contrast. 
              9. Clementi Sonatina No. 3

                1. Spiritoso
                  1. LH rotating wrists to the bottom of the keys so you don't play surfacy  
                  2. Think about the PULSE idea when you're playing your 16th note runs. The strong beat, then the medium strong beat.
                  3. Trills: when you play these, you stop playing the notes in your LH. Practice these slowly.
                2. Un poco Adagio
                  1. Pick up tempo to feel in two pulses per measure: Strong and medium strong beats.
                3. Allegro
                  1. Transpose mm. 23-24 to all the major keys.
                  2. Examine chords / scale degrees of any sections that give you trouble. Examine their theoretical relationship. 
              10. *Hanon

                1. No. 14 practice this way:
                  1. m.m. 100-126: 4 notes per tic  - gradually build up your tempo one at a time, AFTER you've done technical practice using your Rhythm and Accent practice chart. 
                  2. Chest out and shoulders down
              11. Solos 4

              12. *Technical Tests: Level 4

                1. Two-Octave
                2. Formula Pattern
                3. Chromatic
                4. Broken Triads
                5. Solid Triads
                6. Arpeggios
              13. Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear Tests Level 4

                1. Set 1: Do the "star 3" portion of each "day"
                  1. in the original key and then in two other keys
                  2. HINT: use your intervals. 
              14. Debussy: Children's Corner, L. 113, No. 1 Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum

                1. Review once a week with music at a medium tempo. 
              15. Haydn: Piano Concerto in D Major HobXVIII:11, Movement 3

                1. Review in sections, once a week with music at medium tempo. 

              On Hold: 

              1. Czerny Op. 823

                1. No. 50: Transpose to C, D and A
                2. Don't use your ear! Use your eyes and understanding of the chords!
                3. Use your theory skilils
              2. Solos 3 & 4 

                1. PREPARE: page 32
              3. Rhythm 

                1. Left off at 128
              4. Solfege

                1. Chapter 8
                  1. Prepare Nos. 35-36 at m.m. 100.

              __________________________________________

              REVIEW

              Remove 3 from the list below
              1. *Bartok Sonatina Sz. 55: 1. Bagpipers (recital)

                1. Scarlatti Sonata in C Major K 159 (recital)

                  1. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (Etude L.4

                     

                  2. Allegro in G Major (L. 4)

                  3. Dragon Fly (Etude L. 4)

                  4. Bartok, Dance in E Minor

                  5. Clementi Op. 36 No. 2 Movement 3 

                  6. Etude in D Major Op. 37 No. 17 by Henry Lemoine (Etude L.3)

                  7. Etude in C Major by Carl Czerny Op. 261 No. 81 (Etude L.3)

                  8. Folk Dance by Kabalevsky (Etude L.4)

                  9. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmüller (L. 3 Etude)

                  10. Musette in D Major by J.S. Bach (L. 3 List A)

                  11. Clowns Op. 39 No. 20 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L. 3 List C)

                  12. Sonatina in A Minor Op. 94 No. 4 by Albert Biehl (L. 3 List B)

                  13. Clementi, Sonatina Op. 36 No. 1 in C Major

                  14. Faure Dolly Suite

                  15.  Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2, List B)

                  16. Kuhlau, movement 2

                  17. *"Allegro in B-flat" by W. A. Mozart

                  18. "Angelfish" by Anne Crosby (

                  19. "Celebration" by Anne Crosby

                  20. Sonatina in G Major by Beethoven

                  21. **Adieu by Bergmuller

                  22. **Chanson Italienne Op.39 No. 15 Tchaikovsky

                  23. Pastorale by Bergmuller

                  __________________________________________

                  PROSPECTIVE REPERTOIRE

                  1. Mendelssohn Op. 30 No. 6 "Venetian Boat-Song No. 2"
                  2. Moszkowski, Vingt Petites Etudes Op. 91 No. 10, 11