2017-2018 Lesson 25: Jenny Wang

Theory

  1. May be interested in theory lessons or content in the lesson. 

Final Recital

  1. Sunday, June 3rd, 2018

Performance Class

  1. Sunday, February 11, 2018
    1. Celebration
    2. Swinging Leprechaun
    3. Hopscotch!

Lesson Assignments:

  1.  

  2. Technique: Level 1

    1. LH descending needs work with fingering! :)
    2. Focus on a rounded hand position. 
    3. Scales: HS, 2 Octaves
      1. C, G, Major
      2. a, e, d Minor
        1. RH Fingering: 1, 2, 3, 1, 2, 3, 4, 1, 2, 3, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.
        2. LH Fingering: 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, 3, 2, 1, 4, 3, 2, 1, 3, 2, 1
      3. F Major
        1. RH Finering: 1, 2, 3, 4, 1, 2, 3, 1, 2, 3, 4, 1, 2, 3, 4
        2. LH Fingering: (traditional)
      4. Major Scale Formula: Tonic, W, W, H, W, W, W, H
      5. Minor Scale Formula: Tonic, W, H, W, W, H, W, W
  3. Hanon No. 1

    1. m.m. 72 - Close Loud - attack each key!
    2. m.m. 132 - two notes per beat focusing on legato. Tidy attacks! 
    3. Sprint! Three times as fast as you can, keeping close to the keys.  
  4. Red Satin Jazz by Martha Mier (L. 1)

    1. When you play f make sure you have forward wrists on any sustained notes/
    2. m. 12 hold the whole note for its full value. 
    3. Increase tempo slightly and memorize! 
  5. The Ballet (L. 1)

    1. 3rd system RH:
      1. Close loud
      2. High loud (straight-up, down-curved, relaxed)
      3. Accent practice: every other note, then switch notes. 
  6. A Starry Night (L. 1)

    1. Do slow-motion practice in the RH melody to get the correct shape of the phrase (dynamics). 
    2. One measure at a time - put this hands together! :)
  7. LESSON & MUSICIANSHIP 2B

  8. **Solos 2

    1. PREPARE: pages 20-27

On Hold:

  1. CZERNY No. 8 (no assignment)

  2. BARTOK: Mikrokosmos (no assignment)

    1. PREPARE: No. 8 next time
  3. Basic Rhythmic Training (no assignment)

    1. PREPARE: 65-66 Be able to ta and conduct.  
  4. Four Star, Sight-reading and Ear Tests (no assignment)

    1. DUSTIN BRING SETS 8-10

    2. Prep B: Set 7

  5. Solfege - (no assignment)

    1. Chapter 8 - left off

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**REVIEW - once a week with your music. The "*" means we've heard it.

  1. Andante in G Minor by Telemann (L. 1)

    1. *Haydn German Dance in D Major (L. 1)

    2. *Hopscotch by Boris Berlin (L. 1 Etude)

      1. *Celebration by Anne Crosby Gaudet (L. 1 Etude)

      2. *A Swinging Leprechaun by Mike Schoenmehl (L. 1 Etude)

      3. Etude in C Major by Félix Le Couppey (L. 1 Etude

        1. Far Away by Teresa Richert (L. 1 Etude)
        2. *Distant Chimes by Jon George
        3. Gavotte in C by Telemann
        4. *Pantomime by Faber
        5. Curious Cat by Teresa Richert (Prep A)
        6. Baby Kangaroo (12/7/17)
        7. Teeter-Totter by Dale Reubart (Prep A)
        8. Dmitri Kabalevsky: Marching Op. 39 No. 3 (Prep A)
        9. *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)