2017-2018 Lesson 1: Katie Moore

Dustin - bring new pieces from Level 3 repertoire. 

READING 

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

    1. Prepare Review Set 2
  2. *Lesson & Musicianship 4

    1. Work on Unit 2! 
  3. *Solos 3 & 4

    1. PREPARE: pages 28-29
    2. All markings need to be done with dynamics and articulations. I won't pass it off if this is not done. 
  4. Czerny

    1. No. 24
      1. Learn slowly and remember the repeated note technique in your LH. 

MUSICIANSHIP

  1. Rhythm

    1. PREPARE: No. 126 - create your own based on 125
  2. **Keyboard Harmony

    1. vi - IV - V - I - at m.m. 60 per chord.
      1. Using the following keys, C, G, D, A, E, B, F-sharp, C-sharp Majors
      2. RH should start in root position, first and second inversions.
      3. No "SEARCHING!" Don't play until you're sure of where you're going
  3. Solfege

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

TECHNIQUE (no assignment)

  1. *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. Kabalevsky

    1. Accent modal shifts
    2. Explode with dynamics
    3. The 16th notes outside of the accented 3rd scale degrees - keep them lighter and more playful!
    4. Lean in with your body slightly. 
    5. See black pen.
  2. Handel

    1. Increase tempo
    2. LH way too light. Detached and more confident.
  3. Musette in D Major by J.S. Bach

    1. Lean in!
    2. LH is way too light. 
    3. Totally even in tempo!
  4. Left Alone by Joyce Grill (L. 3 Etude)

    1. Learn the melody alone
    2. Lean the harmony alone
    3. No pedal.
  5. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmüller (L. 3 Etude)

    1. Relearn
  6. Debussy

    1. Many of your 16th notes apart from the melodies, need to be a level lower in dynamic
    2. Lean forward a bit more.
  7. 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. 

  8. *To a Wild Rose

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

    1. Let's get started again.   
  10. 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