2017-2018 Lesson 24: Jenny Wang

Theory

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

Final Recital

  1. Sunday, June 3rd, 2018

Performance Class

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

Lesson Assignments:

  1. Red Satin Jazz by Martha Mier (L. 1)

    1. Nice work hands alone!
    2. Learn hands together or next lesson! :)
  2. *Technique: Level 1

    1. LH descending needs work with fingering! :)
    2. Focus on a rounded hand position. 
    3. Scales: HS, 2 Octaves
      1. C, G Major
      2. a, e 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. Major Scale Formula: Tonic, W, W, H, W, W, W, H
      4. Minor Scale Formula: Tonic, W, H, W, W, H, W, W
  3. *Hanon No. 1

    1. Focus on close keys and higher wrists. 
    2. m.m. 132 - two notes per beat focusing on legato.
      1. Sit on the edge of your bench with your feet flat on the floor. Lean in slightly.
    3. m.m. 72 - Close Loud 
    4. Sprint! Three times as fast as you can, keeping close to the keys.  
  4. The Ballet (L. 1)

    1. How should you practice this to work toward passing off?
  5. A Starry Night (L. 1)

    1. LH fix measure 11
  6. LESSON & MUSICIANSHIP 2B

  7. *Solos 2

    1. PREPARE: pages 20-27

On Hold:

  1. CZERNY No. 8 (no assignment)

  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)