2017-2018 Lesson 9: Jenny Wang

Notes & Makeups

  1. Start with the starred items next lesson (after Thanksgiving)

  2. Dustin - ordered Solos 2 

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

Performance Class

  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. PREPARE: 45-47
  2. SOLOS 2 - (no assignment)

  3. CZERNY No. 8

    1. Work up to m.m. 66
    2. m.m. 72 is our final goal!
  4. BARTOK (no assignment)

    1. Left off at No. 6

MUSICIANSHIP

  1. Basic Rhythmic Training

    1. PREPARE: No. 62.  
  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)