2017-2018 Lesson 27: Jenny Wang

Theory

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

Final Recital

  1. Sunday, June 3rd, 2018

    Lesson Assignments:

    1. Technique: Level 1

      1. LH descending needs work with fingering! :)
      2. Focus on a rounded hand position. 
      3. Scales: HS, 2 Octaves: these need to be perfect on the first try
        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
    2. 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.  
    3. Red Satin Jazz by Martha Mier (L. 1)

      1. Exaggerate expression markings (staccato)
      2. Forward wrist - launch your wrist up whenever you have a note longer than a quarter note
      3. Memory next week. 
    4. The Ballet (L. 1)

      1. Practice at a slow tempo with a focus in tidy attacks. 
      2. Practice starting at any measure of the piece. 
    5. A Starry Night (L. 1)

      1. Pedal - every downbeat
      2. Slow this down - think about a lazy starry night!
      3. RH is the star! Melody.
      4. Memory next week.

    On Hold:

    1. Lesson & Musicianship 2B

    2. SOLOS 2:

    3. CZERNY No. 8 (no assignment)

    4. BARTOK: Mikrokosmos (no assignment)

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

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

      1. DUSTIN BRING SETS 8-10

      2. Prep B: Set 7

    7. 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 FĂ©lix 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)

            Performance Class: TWO

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