2017-2018 Lesson 6: Katie Moore

Notes & Makeups

  1. Needs makeup: Schedule close to the Assessment in November

Books on Loan

  1. Etudes Book 3

 READING 

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

    1. Practice set's 9-10
  2. Lesson & Musicianship 4

    1. PREPARE: Unit 3
      1. Finish the pages we haven't done.
  3. Solos 3 & 4

  4. *Czerny

    1. No. 25: speed building practice chart
    2. Remember the down, up, up motions 
    3. Lighter and playful 
    4. Build up to m.m. 100

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

    1. Start with Level 3 technique next week.

      1. Review ALL technique at the final tempi. 
      2. HIGH LOUD: do three high-loud :
        1. High Loud:
          1. attack the key from the highest point of your lift. Don't prepare the attack too closely to the keys. 
        2. Close Loud
        3. Legato
      3. Say out loud "6 7" or "7" when doing melodic or harmonic. 
    2. C Major Technique (no assignment)

      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. Scarlatti Sonata in C Major K 159

      1. Learn HA first page
    2. Sonatina in A Minor Op. 94 No. 4 by Albert Biehl (L. 3 List B)

      1. Play with and without the music.
      2. Build tempo
    3. Song of the Twilight by Yoshinao Nakada (L. 3 List C)

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

      1. work up to m.m. 112
      2. Remember to keep the dynamic contrast 
    5. *Musette in D Major by J.S. Bach (L. 3 List A)

      1. Your beat was not steady in the first two measures. Establish a beat before you begin.
      2. Tricky hands
    6. *Left Alone by Joyce Grill (L. 3 Etude)

      1. Much better! See pencil 
      2. Hold the pedal at the end a bit longer
      3. Please do the ritard at the end
      4. Continue LH base sound through mm. 1-4
    7. *Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmüller (L. 3 Etude)

      1. Spot mm 16-17
    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. Handel, L 3
      2. Clementi, Sonatina Op. 36 No. 1 in C Major
      3. Faure Dolly Suite
      4. Turkish Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2, List B)
      5. Kuhlau, movement 2
      6. "Allegro in B-flat" by W. A. Mozart 
      7. "Angelfish" by Anne Crosby
      8. "Celebration" by Anne Crosby
      9. **Little Study by Schumann
      10. Sonatina in G Major by Beethoven
      11. *Adieu by Bergmuller 
      12. Sonatina Op. 55 No. 1 by Kuhlau
      13. *Chanson Italienne Op.39 No. 15 Tchaikovsky

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

      18. 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