2017-2018 Lesson 4: Katie Moore

Needs makeup: Schedule close to the Assessment in November

 

Books on loan - Repertoire Book 3

 READING 

  1. Four Star: Sight Reading & Ear Tests Level 3

    1. Practice set's 5 and 6
    2. Do rhythm with Dustin next week
    3. Sight reading needs to be prepared in our head first!
  2. Lesson & Musicianship 4

    1. PREPARE: Unit 3
      1. REDO page 39 and any other pages we didn't pass.
  3. Solos 3 & 4

  4. *Czerny

    1. *No. 25 - Learn 

MUSICIANSHIP (no assignment)

  1. Chord Progression Improvisation (no assignment)

    1. Choose a chord progression: i, ii, vi, V, I for example. 
    2. Experiment with an accompaniment and all different forms of inversions. 
    3. Choose a melody based on the chord progression. 
  2. Rhythm (no assignment)

    1. Left off at 128
    2. Solfege (no assignment)

      1. Chapter 8
        1. Prepare Nos. 35-36 at m.m. 100
    3. Ear Training (no assignment)

    TECHNIQUE (no assignment)

    1. Start with Level 3 technique next week.

    2. C Major Technique (page 5 start with next lesson)

      1. Follow the new instructions in your copied music
      2. V-7 arpeggios 2nd inversion descending Hanon No. 9
        1. m.m. 92, four notes per tic
        2. One time through focus on keeping your body and face relaxed. 
        3. One time through focus on fingers and let your face be free. 
        4. Repeat steps 2 and 3

    REPERTOIRE

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

      1. Learn to the end with as many expression markings as possible.
    2. Song of the Twilight by Yoshinao Nakada (L. 3 List C)

      1. (hold)
    3. *Clowns Op. 39 No. 20 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L. 3 List C)

      1. Perform from memory
      2. Your 16ths are too heavy. Too much like a metronome. 
      3. m. 8 please do the piano markings
      4. Play through one time while you move your body!
    4. Handel (L. 3 List A)

      1. Perform from memory 
      2. LH detached notes more consistent
      3. Fatter LH sound.
    5. *Musette in D Major by J.S. Bach (L. 3 List A)

      1. Perform from memory
    6. *Left Alone by Joyce Grill (L. 3 Etude)

      1. Extreme expression!
      2. Perform from memory 
    7. *Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmüller (L. 3 Etude)

      1. See pencil.
    8. Debussy

      1. See all black pen. 
      2. Remember to practice the new ideas in slow motion. 
      3. Wait on speed building. 
    9. Sonatina Op. 36 No. 2 in G Major by Muzio Clementi (just review until after the assessment)

      1. To end of first movement taking advantage of keeping your wrists and shoulders relaxed. 

    10. To a Wild Rose (no assignment)

      1. Learn 2nd page! 
    11. Haydn (just review until after your assessment)

      1. Let's get started again.   
    12. REVIEW - one a day. (little study by schumann)

      1. Clementi, Sonatina Op. 36 No. 1 in C Major
      2. Faure Dolly Suite
      3. Turkish Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2, List B)
      4. Kuhlau, movement 2
      5. "Allegro in B-flat" by W. A. Mozart 
      6. "Angelfish" by Anne Crosby
      7. "Celebration" by Anne Crosby
      8. **Little Study by Schumann
      9. Sonatina in G Major by Beethoven
      10. *Adieu by Bergmuller 
      11. Sonatina Op. 55 No. 1 by Kuhlau
      12. *Chanson Italienne Op.39 No. 15 Tchaikovsky

      13. Melodie Antique Francaise by Tchaikovsky
      14. Innocence by Bergmuller
      15. Pastorale by Bergmuller
      16. La Candeur by Bergmuller

      17. Arabesque 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, (7 - after 11 but also needs one with LH 16ths)

    THEORY

    1. Lessons with Lucas