2018-2019 Lesson 4: Jenny Wang

Goals:

  1. RCM? Send info to June

Lesson Assignments:

  1. Toccatina by Kabalevsky

    1. All of page one hands together. No faster than m.m. 56 per 8th note.

    2. Focus on phrase markings.

    3. RH very quiet.

  2. **Solos 2

    1. REDO: Polka on page 28 and Turn About on page 29. Make sure you have all your expressive markings correct.

  3. Czerny No. 10

    1. Fix black pen (spot measures 12-16)

    2. Remember the other colors as well! :)

    3. Try to pass next week.

  4. *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 Fingering: 1, 2, 3, 4, 1, 2, 3, 1, 2, 3, 4, 1, 2, 3, 4 (RH finger 4 is always on B-flat)

          2. LH Fingering: (traditional) (LH 4th finger is always on G)

        4. Major Scale Formula: Tonic, W, W, H, W, W, W, H

        5. Minor Scale Formula: Tonic, W, H, W, W, H, W, W

  5. **Hanon No. 2

    1. CAREFUL of fingering please!

    2. Relearn your notes.

  6. *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!

      1. Stop and Go Practice on note 2

        1. “Hold on one note, go as fast as you can through the pattern until you reach the next stopping note. Land on it like it’s close loud and don’t move on until you feel confident about it!”

        2. TIDY ATTACKS! :)

On Hold:

Lesson & Musicianship 2B

  1. Left off on page 30

  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