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.

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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

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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: