2018-2019 Lesson 2: Jenny Wang

Goals:

  1. RCM? Send info to June

Lesson Assignments:

  1. Toccatina by Kabalevsky

    1. Learn mm. 1-12 hands together. Remember how we worked mm. 23-24 at the lesson?

      1. Remember to practice this slowly at first, thinking of JUST NOTES and FINGERING. Don’t worry about the rhythm at first.

    2. LH - please follow all phrase markings and lift your wrist at the ends of each phrase.

    3. HA - finish learning to the end.

  2. *Solos 2

    1. Prepare Unit 8

  3. *Lesson & Musicianship 2B

    1. Prepare page 28

    2. Order of flats - memorize on page 29

  4. Czerny No. 10

    1. “Block” your LH chords to help you understand the movement.

    2. LH in measures that change the chords frequently, use the “stop & go” technique “changing rhythms”

    3. Learn to the end.

  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)

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

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

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

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

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

  7. Far Away by Teresa Richert (L. 1 Etude)

  8. *Distant Chimes by Jon George

  9. Gavotte in C by Telemann

  10. *Pantomime by Faber

  11. Curious Cat by Teresa Richert (Prep A)

  12. Baby Kangaroo (12/7/17)

  13. Teeter-Totter by Dale Reubart (Prep A)

  14. Dmitri Kabalevsky: Marching Op. 39 No. 3 (Prep A)

  15. *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