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.

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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

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PROSPECTIVE REPERTOIRE

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

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