2017-2018 Lesson 8: Jenny Wang

Start with the ** items on Monday. 

Notes & Makeups

  1. Dustin - order Solo's 2

  2. *Please do your "review" pieces! 

  3. *Jenny sick 10/2 - use makeup week or reschedule 

Performance Class - Pay for Dustin on Monday

  1. Sunday, November 19th at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music.
    1. Far Away
    2. Etude in C

TECHNIQUE

  1. Hanon No. 1

    1. Please have the following goals completed for next week. This Hanon was so much better this week!
      1. m.m. 100 - Close Loud
      2. m.m. 100 - two notes per beat focusing on legato.
        1. PLEASE KEEP LH THUMB RELAXED
        2. LH WRIST UP
      3. Next week: sprints!

REPERTOIRE

  1. Far Away by Teresa Richert (L. 1 Etude) - (on loan from Dustin)

    1. Review one time a day with your music
    2. Play in performance class! 
  2. Etude in C Major by FĂ©lix Le Couppey (L. 1 Etude)

    1. Review once a day with your music. I'd like you to play this in performance class!  
  3. Celebration by Anne Crosby Gaudet (L. 1 Etude)

    1. WRISTS-POPPING: slow practice to get this movement in your hand - to train your hand to do what you want! 
    2. LH Accent all LH 5ths. 
    3. mm .8-10 - CLEAN PEDAL
    4. LH fingering between mm. 11-12 - please fix it. 
  4. A Swinging Leprechaun by Mike Schoenmehl (L. 1 Etude)

    1. Great job with your RH! 
    2. LH - m. 9 and 10 please fix your notes 
    3. HANDS TOGETHER: mm. 1-8! 
  5. Hopscotch by Boris Berlin (L. 1 Etude)

    1. Fix the pause between mm. 7-8 and 15-16
      1. "SPOT" both sections until you're confident you can do it in your sleep! :)
      2. After you've done spotting, put the sections back in the mix to see if it is fixed!  

READING

  1. **LESSON & MUSICIANSHIP 2A

    1. REDO: page 43
      1. re-write the melodies with two measure question and two-measure answer. 
    2. PREPARE: 44
  2. SOLOS 2 - (no assignment)

  3. **CZERNY No. 8

    1. Set m.m. 48 and play through with your LH equal to each tic. Don't let ANY mistakes slow you down
    2. After the first step, go back and "spot" any sections that gave your trouble.
    3. Repeat steps one and two until all pauses are gone!
  4. BARTOK (no assignment)

    1. Left off at No. 6

MUSICIANSHIP

  1. **Basic Rhythmic Training

    1. REDO No. 61 - see the pencil instructions.  
  2. Prep B: Set 7 - (no assignment

  3. Solfege - (no assignment)

    1. Chapter 8 - left off

    **REVIEW - once a week with your music

    1. Distant Chimes by Jon George
    2. Gavotte in C by Telemann
    3. Pantomime by Faber
    4. Curious Cat by Teresa Richert (Prep A)
    5. Baby Kangaroo
    6. Teeter-Totter by Dale Reubart (Prep A)
    7. Dmitri Kabalevsky: Marching Op. 39 No. 3 (Prep A)
    8. Let's Waltz by Elvina Pearce (Prep A)

      THEORY (no assignment)

      1.  Music Theory for Young Children 3 (no assignment)

        1. Left off at page 34 (scale theory)