2017-2018 Lesson 3: Jenny Wang

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

 

Your starred assignments were not quite ready to pass off this week. They need extra attention. Please watch your practice video each practice session so you can know how to practice effectively!

TECHNIQUE

  1. **Hanon No. 1

    1. Keep fingers close to the white keys! 
    2. Keep your wrists slightly up.
    3. Fingers should be STRONG and round!
    4. You still have a pause / mistakes at the transition and when you descend.
      1. GOAL FOR NEXT WEEK:
        1. STRONG FINGERS!!!!
        2. SHOULDERS DOWN
        3. WRISTS UP
        4. FINGERS CLOSE TO KEYS

REPERTOIRE

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

    1. mm. 5-6 don't slow down too soon! Make this gradual. 
    2. m. 7 - go back to your normal tempo but don't make it too loud. 
    3. Pass off next week with the above fixed. 
  2. **Etude in C Major by Félix Le Couppey (L. 1 Etude)

    1. Watch your practice video.  
  3. Celebration by Anne Crosby Gaudet (L. 1 Etude)

    1. Hands together to the end at one steady slow beat. Try not to have any pauses. 
  4. A Swinging Leprechaun by Mike Schoenmehl (L. 1 Etude)

  5. Hopscotch by Boris Berlin (L. 1 Etude)

READING

  1. **LESSON & MUSICIANSHIP 2A

    1. **REDO: page 31
      1. The rhythm and notes were not fixed 
    2. PREPARE: 32-35
      1. Try to have these ready to pass off on the first try! :)
  2. SOLOS 2 - (no assignment)

  3. CZERNY No. 7

    1. Transpose this exercise into several different 5 finger positions! For example, you could do mm. 1-4 in C and mm. 5-8 in G! 
  4. BARTOK (no assignment)

    1. Left off at No. 6

MUSICIANSHIP

  1. Basic Rhythmic Training

    1. REDO: No. 60 - clap the missing subdivisions. 
      1. Call me if you forget how to do it. 
    2. PREPARE: No. 61 - compose in the style of 60.
  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)