2017-2018 Lesson 33: Jenny Wang

Theory

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

Final Recital

  1. Sunday, June 3rd, 2018
    1. Red Satin Jazz by Martha Mier
      1. Forward wrists on long 6ths- three times each practice session.
      2. Great descending 6ths before the recap
      3. Relax 2nd finger in root position triads
      4. Don't rush 
    2. A Starry Night by Italo Taranta
      1. Make sure the ball of your foot is on the pedal.
      2. Great ending!
      3. 3rd system dynamics
      4. Good melody at the beginning. Maybe reconsider on second system.
    3. The Ballet by Daniel Gottlob Turk
      1. Your beat is not steady from the beginning and then slows down on the 3rd system.
      2. mm. 9-12 technical practice?
      3. Staccato

Lesson Assignments:

  1. Toccatina by Kabalevsky

    1. Continue to learn hands alone and follow the red pen. 
  2. **Lesson & Musicianship 2B

    1. REDO: 28-29
  3. *Czerny No. 9

    1. Practice this in two separate moods or characters. You can use dynamics, register changes, articulation, etc. 
  4. Demonstrate how to find any Major scale. 

    1. The "circle of 5ths!"
  5. Technique: Level 1

    1. Scales: HS, 2 Octaves:
      1. CLOSE LOUD
      2. STACCATO
      3. LEGATO (don't let your wrist drop on finger 1)
        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
  6. Hanon No. 2

    1. Learn hands together after you have re-learned the fingering.
  7. *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.  .
      1. Tidy attacks need to be there.  

On Hold:

  1. SOLOS 2:
  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 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