2017-2018 Lesson 29: Jenny Wang

Theory

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

Final Recital

  1. Sunday, June 3rd, 2018
    1. A Starry Night by Italo Taranta
    2. The Ballet by Daniel Gottlob Turk
    3. Red Satin Jazz by Martha Mier
  2.  

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. See the expressive markings in blue. 
  4. The Ballet (L. 1)

    1. mm. 9-12 
      1. Accent practice - accent every other note, then switch to the note that wasn't accented - DO THIS HANDS TOGETHER.
      2. Close Loud - hands together
      3. High Loud - hands togehter
    2. Practice hands alone, then together with music. 
    3. Practice starting at any random measure of the piece. 
    4. Play through entire piece without music as if it was your recital 
  5. A Starry Night (L. 1)

    1. Fix the blue pencil
    2. Pedal need to be correct - changing on the downbeat
    3. Practice the new dynamics. 
    4. Practice hands alone, then together with music. 
    5. Practice starting at any random measure of the piece. 
    6. Play through entire piece without music as if it was your recital. 

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 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)

          Performance Class: TWO

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