2018-2019 Lesson 10: Timothy Yang

Lesson Assignments:

Choose Level 6 piece for Carnegie Hall - February 16th, 2019

  1. Musicianship

    1. *Rhythm

      1. Rhythmic Training by Robert Starer

        1. PREPARE: Nos. 20 and 21

  2. Reading (rotate)

    1. *Bartok Book 2

      1. Learn 51 - feel it in two beats.

    2. *Piano Adventures Sight-Reading Level 4

      1. Move on from page 22

      2. Prepare for these with your hands in your lap.

    3. *Four Star Level 5

      1. Do test for 5 next week with Dustin

  3. Technique

    1. *Hanon No. 17

      1. Learn

  4. Repertoire

    1. Kabalevsky, Meir, Handel and Diabelli - sight-read and choose one.

      1. Choose by Tuesday and start learning the one you choose

    2. Prokofiev Op. 65 No. 2

      1. Pedal and finger-pedaling

    3. Czerny Op. 849 No. 9

      1. Accent and rhythm practice to polish the LH to make it 100% smooth!

    4. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No 3

      1. For class

    5. *Bach Invention No. 13

      1. For class

    6. *Bach Invention No. 2 in C Minor

      1. Blue pen.

      2. Dissonance vs. consonance - accentuate the dissonance.

Repertoire Goals

Etudes

  1. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 7 Le Courant Limpide

  2. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 8 La Gracieuse

  3. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 9 La Chasse

  4. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 17 La Babillarde

    1. (Repeated notes)

  5. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 23 Le Retour

    1. (repeated chords)

  6. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 24 L’Hirondelle

    1. (crossing LH over RH)

  7. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 1 Confidence

  8. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 2 Les Perles

  9. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 6 L’enjouée

  10. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 7 Berceuse

  11. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 8 Agitato

  12. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 10 La Vélocité

  13. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 14 Refrain du Gondolier

  14. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 18 La Fileuse

Notes:

  1. Complete Clementi Op. 36

  2. *New Bach Invention

  3. Burgmuller Etude Op. 109 No. 10

  4. Schumann Album for the Young

  5. Kabalevsky Op. 39

  6. Bartok For Children

Year Goals

  1. RCM - 5 & 6

  2. Clementi Op. 36

  3. Bach Inventions

Review

  1. BAROQUE

    1. J. S. Bach

      1. Invention No 1 in C Major

      2. Invention No. 13

  2. CLASSICAL

    1. L. V. Beethoven

      1. Sonatina in F Major: Anh. 5 No. 2 (L.5)

    2. Anton Diabelli

      1. Op. 151 No. 4

  3. ROMANTIC

    1. Burgmuller

      1. Op. 100 No. 16

    2. Schumann

      1. First Loss Op. 68 No. 16

  4. CONTEMPORARY

    1. Kabalevsky

      1. Prelude Op. 39 No. 19 (Etude L. 5)

On Hold:

  1. Czerny No. 26

    1. Sprint practice! FAST! RELAXATION

  2. Solfege (no assignment)

    1. Chapter 11 Nos. 5-6 (passed off

  3. Mozart Piano Concert No. 9 in E-flat Major, K271

    1. Fix pencil markings.

    2. Listen to Playlist

  4. Piano Adventures Sight Reading Level 3B (on loan)

    1. Do 2-3 per day

 

 

Performance Class TWO

  1. February 11, 2018

    1. Allegro in G Major

    2. Tchaikovsky Morning Prayer

    3. Beethoven Sonatina in G Major

2018-2019 Lesson 9: Timothy Yang

Lesson Assignments:

Choose Level 6 piece for Carnegie Hall - February 16th, 2019

  1. Musicianship

    1. Rhythm

      1. Rhythmic Training by Robert Starer

        1. PREPARE: Nos. 20 and 21

  2. Reading (rotate)

    1. Bartok Book 2

      1. Learn 51 - feel it in two beats.

    2. *Piano Adventures Sight-Reading Level 4

      1. Move on from page 22

      2. Prepare for these with your hands in your lap.

    3. *Four Star Level 5

      1. Do test for 5 next week with Dustin

  3. Technique

    1. Hanon No. 17

      1. Learn

  4. Repertoire

    1. Prokofiev Op. 65 No. 2

    2. Czerny Op. 849 No. 9

      1. Speed building chart.

    3. Czerny Op. 849 No. 8

      1. Stop at any point your finger goes up or gets tense. Tell it you love it. Then relax.

    4. *Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No 3

      1. Movement 1

        1. Purple pen

      2. Movement 2

        1. Passed off

      3. Movement 3

        1. Purple Pen

    5. *Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No. 4

      1. Movement 2

        1. Purple pen

      2. Movement 3

        1. Purple pen

    6. Bach Invention No. 2 in C Minor

      1. Blue pen.

      2. Dissonance vs. consonance - accentuate the dissonance.

Repertoire Goals

Etudes

  1. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 7 Le Courant Limpide

  2. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 8 La Gracieuse

  3. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 9 La Chasse

  4. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 17 La Babillarde

    1. (Repeated notes)

  5. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 23 Le Retour

    1. (repeated chords)

  6. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 24 L’Hirondelle

    1. (crossing LH over RH)

  7. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 1 Confidence

  8. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 2 Les Perles

  9. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 6 L’enjouée

  10. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 7 Berceuse

  11. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 8 Agitato

  12. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 10 La Vélocité

  13. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 14 Refrain du Gondolier

  14. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 18 La Fileuse

Notes:

  1. Complete Clementi Op. 36

  2. *New Bach Invention

  3. Burgmuller Etude Op. 109 No. 10

  4. Schumann Album for the Young

  5. Kabalevsky Op. 39

  6. Bartok For Children

Year Goals

  1. RCM - 5 & 6

  2. Clementi Op. 36

  3. Bach Inventions

Review

  1. BAROQUE

    1. J. S. Bach

      1. Invention No 1 in C Major

      2. Invention No. 13

  2. CLASSICAL

    1. L. V. Beethoven

      1. Sonatina in F Major: Anh. 5 No. 2 (L.5)

    2. Anton Diabelli

      1. Op. 151 No. 4

  3. ROMANTIC

    1. Burgmuller

      1. Op. 100 No. 16

    2. Schumann

      1. First Loss Op. 68 No. 16

  4. CONTEMPORARY

    1. Kabalevsky

      1. Prelude Op. 39 No. 19 (Etude L. 5)

On Hold:

  1. Czerny No. 26

    1. Sprint practice! FAST! RELAXATION

  2. Solfege (no assignment)

    1. Chapter 11 Nos. 5-6 (passed off

  3. Mozart Piano Concert No. 9 in E-flat Major, K271

    1. Fix pencil markings.

    2. Listen to Playlist

  4. Piano Adventures Sight Reading Level 3B (on loan)

    1. Do 2-3 per day

 

 

Performance Class TWO

  1. February 11, 2018

    1. Allegro in G Major

    2. Tchaikovsky Morning Prayer

    3. Beethoven Sonatina in G Major

2018-2019 Lesson 8: Timothy Yang

Lesson Assignments:

  1. Musicianship

    1. Rhythm

      1. Rhythmic Training by Robert Starer

        1. PREPARE: Nos. 20 and 21

  2. Reading (rotate)

    1. Bartok Book 2

      1. Learn 49 - expressive qualities are most important.

    2. Piano Adventures Sight-Reading Level 4

      1. Move on from page 22

      2. Prepare for these with your hands in your lap.

    3. Four Star Level 5

      1. Do test for 5 next week with Dustin

  3. Technique

    1. Hanon No. 16

      1. Fix the pencil

    2. Hanon No. 15

      1. See the pencil markings. Three points of technique to master in this exercise! m.m. 100 is where your fingers start to pull on the keys. “No pullies”

  4. Repertoire

    1. Czerny Op. 849 No. 9

      1. See pencil markings.

    2. Czerny Op. 849 No. 8

      1. “Point A” - relaxed attack. Throwing into the keys the natural weight.

      2. “Point B” going to “Point A” keep the hands in a closed position. Let go of the note.

      3. “between” close to keys and controlled wrist.

    3. *Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No 3

      1. Movement 1

        1. Purple pen

      2. Movement 2

        1. Passed off

      3. Movement 3

        1. Purple Pen

    4. *Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No. 4

      1. Movement 2

        1. Purple pen

      2. Movement 3

        1. Purple pen

    5. Bach Invention No. 2 in C Minor

      1. Make a copy and find all the times that the first theme comes back. Indicate it in the music with a marker or pen.

Repertoire Goals

Etudes

  1. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 7 Le Courant Limpide

  2. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 8 La Gracieuse

  3. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 9 La Chasse

  4. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 17 La Babillarde

    1. (Repeated notes)

  5. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 23 Le Retour

    1. (repeated chords)

  6. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 24 L’Hirondelle

    1. (crossing LH over RH)

  7. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 1 Confidence

  8. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 2 Les Perles

  9. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 6 L’enjouée

  10. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 7 Berceuse

  11. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 8 Agitato

  12. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 10 La Vélocité

  13. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 14 Refrain du Gondolier

  14. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 18 La Fileuse

Notes:

  1. Complete Clementi Op. 36

  2. *New Bach Invention

  3. Burgmuller Etude Op. 109 No. 10

  4. Schumann Album for the Young

  5. Kabalevsky Op. 39

  6. Bartok For Children

Year Goals

  1. RCM - 5 & 6

  2. Clementi Op. 36

  3. Bach Inventions

Review

  1. BAROQUE

    1. J. S. Bach

      1. Invention No 1 in C Major

      2. Invention No. 13

  2. CLASSICAL

    1. L. V. Beethoven

      1. Sonatina in F Major: Anh. 5 No. 2 (L.5)

    2. Anton Diabelli

      1. Op. 151 No. 4

  3. ROMANTIC

    1. Burgmuller

      1. Op. 100 No. 16

    2. Schumann

      1. First Loss Op. 68 No. 16

  4. CONTEMPORARY

    1. Kabalevsky

      1. Prelude Op. 39 No. 19 (Etude L. 5)

On Hold:

  1. Czerny No. 26

    1. Sprint practice! FAST! RELAXATION

  2. Solfege (no assignment)

    1. Chapter 11 Nos. 5-6 (passed off

  3. Mozart Piano Concert No. 9 in E-flat Major, K271

    1. Fix pencil markings.

    2. Listen to Playlist

  4. Piano Adventures Sight Reading Level 3B (on loan)

    1. Do 2-3 per day

 

 

Performance Class TWO

  1. February 11, 2018

    1. Allegro in G Major

    2. Tchaikovsky Morning Prayer

    3. Beethoven Sonatina in G Major

2018-2019 Lesson 7: Timothy Yang

Lesson Assignments:

  1. Musicianship

    1. Rhythm

      1. DUSTIN WILL BRING PRIZE FOR RHYTHM BOOK!

      2. DUSTIN WILL BRING RHYTHMIC TRAINING BY ROBERT STARER.

  2. Reading (rotate)

    1. Bartok Book 2

      1. Add expression

      2. Learn 48

    2. Piano Adventures Sight-Reading Level 4

      1. Move on

    3. Four Star Level 5

      1. Finish set 5

  3. Technique

    1. Hanon No. 16

      1. Learn the pattern

    2. Hanon No. 15

      1. Use your speed building chart

  4. Repertoire

    1. Czerny Op. 849 No. 9

      1. Learn

    2. Czerny Op. 849 No. 8

      1. Technical practice green and blue pen

    3. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No 3

      1. Movement 1

        1. Purple pen

      2. Movement 2

        1. Passed off

      3. Movement 3

        1. Purple Pen

    4. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No. 4

      1. Movement 2

        1. Purple pen

      2. Movement 3

        1. Purple pen

    5. Bach Invention No. 2 in C Minor

      1. Continue to practice this slowly with a focus on dropping into the ornament with the natural weight of your arm, then releasing on the last note (drop and pop)

Repertoire Goals

Etudes

  1. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 7 Le Courant Limpide

  2. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 8 La Gracieuse

  3. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 9 La Chasse

  4. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 17 La Babillarde

    1. (Repeated notes)

  5. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 23 Le Retour

    1. (repeated chords)

  6. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 24 L’Hirondelle

    1. (crossing LH over RH)

  7. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 1 Confidence

  8. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 2 Les Perles

  9. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 6 L’enjouée

  10. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 7 Berceuse

  11. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 8 Agitato

  12. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 10 La Vélocité

  13. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 14 Refrain du Gondolier

  14. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 18 La Fileuse

Notes:

  1. Complete Clementi Op. 36

  2. *New Bach Invention

  3. Burgmuller Etude Op. 109 No. 10

  4. Schumann Album for the Young

  5. Kabalevsky Op. 39

  6. Bartok For Children

Year Goals

  1. RCM - 5 & 6

  2. Clementi Op. 36

  3. Bach Inventions

Review

  1. BAROQUE

    1. Bach - Invention No. 13

  2. CLASSICAL

    1. Beethoven Sonatina in F Major: Anh. 5 No. 2 (L.5)

  3. ROMANTIC

    1. Sweet Sorrow Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 16

    2. Schumann First Loss Op. 68 No. 16

  4. Prelude Op. 39 No. 19 Dmitri Kabalevsky (Etude L. 5)

  5. A Faded Letter by William Gillock (Etude L. 5)

  6. Beethoven Sonatina in G

  7. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (L.4 Etude)

  8. Foggy Day Blues by Mike Springer (L.4 List C)

  9. Allegro in G Major (Etude L.4)

  10. Dragon Fly (Etude L.4)

  11. Left Alone

  12. Clementi

  13. The Song of the Twilight by Yoshinao Nakata (List C)

  14. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmuller (Etude)

  15. Diabelli Op. 151 No. 4

  16. Polonaise in G Minor BWV Anh. 119 by Johann Sebastian Bach

  17. Invention No 1 in C Major by J. S. Bach

  18. Etude in F Major Op. 777 No. 22 by Carl Czerny (Etude L. 3)

  19. Clowns by Dmitri Kabalevsky (List C)

  20. The Wind by Chee-Hwa Tan (L.2 Etude)

  21. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by C. Czerny (L.2 Etude)

  22. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2 List B) (10/12)

  23. Menuetto in C Major by W. A. Mozart (L.2 List A)

  24. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by Carl Czerny (L 2 Etude)

  25. Ecosaisse in G Major WoO 23 by Ludwig van Beethoven (L. 2 List A)

  26. A Little Song Op. 27 No. 2 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L.2 List B) (heard 10/12)

  27. Turkish Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2 List B) - (heard 9/26)

  28. Invention in C Major by Renée Christopher (L 2 List C)

  29. Canon, Cornelius Gurlitt (1820-1901) (L 2 LIST C)

  30. "Adagio" by DANIEL STEIBELT

  31. Celebration by Anne Crosby

  32. Etude in G-flat Major

On Hold:

  1. Czerny No. 26

    1. Sprint practice! FAST! RELAXATION

  2. Solfege (no assignment)

    1. Chapter 11 Nos. 5-6 (passed off

  3. Mozart Piano Concert No. 9 in E-flat Major, K271

    1. Fix pencil markings.

    2. Listen to Playlist

  4. Piano Adventures Sight Reading Level 3B (on loan)

    1. Do 2-3 per day

 

 

Performance Class TWO

  1. February 11, 2018

    1. Allegro in G Major

    2. Tchaikovsky Morning Prayer

    3. Beethoven Sonatina in G Major

2018-2019 Lesson 6: Timothy Yang

Lesson Assignments:

  1. Musicianship

    1. Rhythm

      1. DUSTIN WILL BRING PRIZE FOR RHYTHM BOOK!

      2. DUSTIN WILL BRING RHYTHMIC TRAINING BY ROBERT STARER.

  2. Reading (rotate)

    1. Bartok Book 2

      1. Add expression

      2. Learn 48

    2. Piano Adventures Sight-Reading Level 4

      1. Move on

    3. Four Star Level 5

      1. Finish set 5

  3. Technique

    1. Hanon No. 16

      1. Learn the pattern

    2. Hanon No. 15

      1. Use your speed building chart

  4. Repertoire

    1. Czerny Op. 849 No. 9

      1. Learn

    2. Czerny Op. 849 No. 8

      1. Technical practice green and blue pen

    3. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No 3

      1. Movement 1

        1. Purple pen

      2. Movement 2

        1. Passed off

      3. Movement 3

        1. Purple Pen

    4. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No. 4

      1. Movement 2

        1. Purple pen

      2. Movement 3

        1. Purple pen

    5. Bach Invention No. 2 in C Minor

      1. Continue to practice this slowly with a focus on dropping into the ornament with the natural weight of your arm, then releasing on the last note (drop and pop)

Repertoire Goals

Etudes

  1. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 7 Le Courant Limpide

  2. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 8 La Gracieuse

  3. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 9 La Chasse

  4. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 17 La Babillarde

    1. (Repeated notes)

  5. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 23 Le Retour

    1. (repeated chords)

  6. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 24 L’Hirondelle

    1. (crossing LH over RH)

  7. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 1 Confidence

  8. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 2 Les Perles

  9. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 6 L’enjouée

  10. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 7 Berceuse

  11. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 8 Agitato

  12. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 10 La Vélocité

  13. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 14 Refrain du Gondolier

  14. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 18 La Fileuse

Notes:

  1. Complete Clementi Op. 36

  2. *New Bach Invention

  3. Burgmuller Etude Op. 109 No. 10

  4. Schumann Album for the Young

  5. Kabalevsky Op. 39

  6. Bartok For Children

Year Goals

  1. RCM - 5 & 6

  2. Clementi Op. 36

  3. Bach Inventions

Review

  1. BAROQUE

    1. Bach - Invention No. 13

  2. CLASSICAL

    1. Beethoven Sonatina in F Major: Anh. 5 No. 2 (L.5)

  3. ROMANTIC

    1. Sweet Sorrow Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 16

    2. Schumann First Loss Op. 68 No. 16

  4. Prelude Op. 39 No. 19 Dmitri Kabalevsky (Etude L. 5)

  5. A Faded Letter by William Gillock (Etude L. 5)

  6. Beethoven Sonatina in G

  7. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (L.4 Etude)

  8. Foggy Day Blues by Mike Springer (L.4 List C)

  9. Allegro in G Major (Etude L.4)

  10. Dragon Fly (Etude L.4)

  11. Left Alone

  12. Clementi

  13. The Song of the Twilight by Yoshinao Nakata (List C)

  14. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmuller (Etude)

  15. Diabelli Op. 151 No. 4

  16. Polonaise in G Minor BWV Anh. 119 by Johann Sebastian Bach

  17. Invention No 1 in C Major by J. S. Bach

  18. Etude in F Major Op. 777 No. 22 by Carl Czerny (Etude L. 3)

  19. Clowns by Dmitri Kabalevsky (List C)

  20. The Wind by Chee-Hwa Tan (L.2 Etude)

  21. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by C. Czerny (L.2 Etude)

  22. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2 List B) (10/12)

  23. Menuetto in C Major by W. A. Mozart (L.2 List A)

  24. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by Carl Czerny (L 2 Etude)

  25. Ecosaisse in G Major WoO 23 by Ludwig van Beethoven (L. 2 List A)

  26. A Little Song Op. 27 No. 2 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L.2 List B) (heard 10/12)

  27. Turkish Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2 List B) - (heard 9/26)

  28. Invention in C Major by Renée Christopher (L 2 List C)

  29. Canon, Cornelius Gurlitt (1820-1901) (L 2 LIST C)

  30. "Adagio" by DANIEL STEIBELT

  31. Celebration by Anne Crosby

  32. Etude in G-flat Major

On Hold:

  1. Czerny No. 26

    1. Sprint practice! FAST! RELAXATION

  2. Solfege (no assignment)

    1. Chapter 11 Nos. 5-6 (passed off

  3. Mozart Piano Concert No. 9 in E-flat Major, K271

    1. Fix pencil markings.

    2. Listen to Playlist

  4. Piano Adventures Sight Reading Level 3B (on loan)

    1. Do 2-3 per day

 

 

Performance Class TWO

  1. February 11, 2018

    1. Allegro in G Major

    2. Tchaikovsky Morning Prayer

    3. Beethoven Sonatina in G Major

2018-2019 Lesson 5: Timothy Yang

Repertoire Goals

Etudes

  1. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 7 Le Courant Limpide

  2. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 8 La Gracieuse

  3. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 9 La Chasse

  4. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 17 La Babillarde

    1. (Repeated notes)

  5. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 23 Le Retour

    1. (repeated chords)

  6. Burgmuller Op. 100 No. 24 L’Hirondelle

    1. (crossing LH over RH)

  7. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 1 Confidence

  8. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 2 Les Perles

  9. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 6 L’enjouée

  10. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 7 Berceuse

  11. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 8 Agitato

  12. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 10 La Vélocité

  13. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 14 Refrain du Gondolier

  14. Burgmuller Op. 109 No. 18 La Fileuse

Notes:

  1. Complete Clementi Op. 36

  2. *New Bach Invention

  3. Burgmuller Etude Op. 109 No. 10

  4. Schumann Album for the Young

  5. Kabalevsky Op. 39

  6. Bartok For Children

Year Goals

  1. RCM - 5 & 6

  2. Clementi Op. 36

  3. Bach Inventions

Lesson Assignments:

  1. Musicianship

    1. Rhythm

      1. Prepare Nos. 146-149

  2. Reading (rotate)

    1. Bartok Book 2

      1. Learn No. 45

    2. Four Star Level 5 (no assignment)

      1. Left off at set 4.

  3. Technique

    1. Hanon No. 14

      1. Technique No. 18. Accent practice each note in the pattern. Rotate into the accented note with your wrist.

    2. Hanon No. 13

      1. Stop and Go Czerny Technique

        1. More effort during the fast notes. Faster and lighter. Tidy attacks.

  4. Repertoire

    1. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No 3

      1. Movement 1

        1. Blue pen.

      2. Movement 2

        1. Blue pen

      3. Movement 3

        1. Pink Pen

    2. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No. 4

      1. Movement 1

        1. Orange and blue pen.

      2. Movement 2

        1. ON REVIEW

      3. Movement 3

        1. Orange Pen

    3. Bach Invention No. 2 in C Minor

      1. Continue to practice this slowly with a focus on dropping into the ornament with the natural weight of your arm, then releasing on the last note (drop and pop)

    4. *Sweet Sorrow Burgmuller

      1. Pink pen

Review

  1. Schumann First Loss Op. 68 No. 16

  2. Bach - Invention No. 13

  3. Prelude Op. 39 No. 19 Dmitri Kabalevsky (Etude L. 5)

  4. A Faded Letter by William Gillock (Etude L. 5)

  5. Beethoven Sonatina in F Major: Anh. 5 No. 2 (L.5)

  6. Beethoven Sonatina in G

  7. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (L.4 Etude)

  8. Foggy Day Blues by Mike Springer (L.4 List C)

  9. Allegro in G Major (Etude L.4)

  10. Dragon Fly (Etude L.4)

  11. Left Alone

  12. Clementi

  13. The Song of the Twilight by Yoshinao Nakata (List C)

  14. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmuller (Etude)

  15. Diabelli Op. 151 No. 4

  16. Polonaise in G Minor BWV Anh. 119 by Johann Sebastian Bach

  17. Invention No 1 in C Major by J. S. Bach

  18. Etude in F Major Op. 777 No. 22 by Carl Czerny (Etude L. 3)

  19. Clowns by Dmitri Kabalevsky (List C)

  20. The Wind by Chee-Hwa Tan (L.2 Etude)

  21. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by C. Czerny (L.2 Etude)

  22. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2 List B) (10/12)

  23. Menuetto in C Major by W. A. Mozart (L.2 List A)

  24. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by Carl Czerny (L 2 Etude)

  25. Ecosaisse in G Major WoO 23 by Ludwig van Beethoven (L. 2 List A)

  26. A Little Song Op. 27 No. 2 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L.2 List B) (heard 10/12)

  27. Turkish Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2 List B) - (heard 9/26)

  28. Invention in C Major by Renée Christopher (L 2 List C)

  29. Canon, Cornelius Gurlitt (1820-1901) (L 2 LIST C)

  30. "Adagio" by DANIEL STEIBELT

  31. Celebration by Anne Crosby

  32. Etude in G-flat Major

On Hold:

  1. Czerny No. 26

    1. Sprint practice! FAST! RELAXATION

  2. Solfege (no assignment)

    1. Chapter 11 Nos. 5-6 (passed off

  3. Mozart Piano Concert No. 9 in E-flat Major, K271

    1. Fix pencil markings.

    2. Listen to Playlist

  4. Piano Adventures Sight Reading Level 3B (on loan)

    1. Do 2-3 per day

 

 

Performance Class TWO

  1. February 11, 2018

    1. Allegro in G Major

    2. Tchaikovsky Morning Prayer

    3. Beethoven Sonatina in G Major

2018-2019 Lesson 4: Timothy Yang

Notes:

  1. Complete Clementi Op. 36

  2. *New Bach Invention

  3. Burgmuller Etude Op. 109 No. 10

  4. Schumann Album for the Young

  5. Kabalevsky Op. 39

  6. Bartok For Children

Year Goals

  1. RCM - 5 & 6

  2. Clementi Op. 36

  3. Bach Inventions

Lesson Assignments:

  1. *Rhythm

    1. Prepare Nos. 143-144

  2. Hanon No. 14

    1. Learn the pattern and be able to play through with no mistakes.

  3. Hanon No. 13

    1. Stop and Go Czerny Technique

      1. Groups of 4 and then 8

      2. Stop on each one of the 4

  4. Bartok Book 2

    1. Left at No. 45 - pick up after Oct 26th.

  5. Four Star Level 5

    1. Set 3 - move on.

  6. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No 3 Movement 3

    1. Pink Pen

  7. *Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No. 4

    1. Movement 1

      1. Blue pen

    2. Movement 3

      1. Learn

  8. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No. 3

    1. Movement 2

      1. Blue pen

  9. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No. 3

    1. Movement 1

      1. Blue pen.

  10. *Bach Invention No. 2 in C Minor

    1. Slow motion practice with dropping the wrist into the trill and creating independance of the hands. Please play this quietly.

  11. Sweet Sorrow Burgmuller

    1. Pink pen

Review (choose two pieces to remove from review)

Schumann First Loss Op. 68 No. 16

  1. Bach - Invention No. 13

  2. Prelude Op. 39 No. 19 Dmitri Kabalevsky (Etude L. 5)

  3. A Faded Letter by William Gillock (Etude L. 5)

  4. Beethoven Sonatina in F Major: Anh. 5 No. 2 (L.5)

  5. Beethoven Sonatina in G

  6. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (L.4 Etude)

  7. Foggy Day Blues by Mike Springer (L.4 List C)

  8. Allegro in G Major (Etude L.4)

  9. Dragon Fly (Etude L.4)

  10. Left Alone

  11. Clementi

  12. The Song of the Twilight by Yoshinao Nakata (List C)

  13. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmuller (Etude)

  14. Diabelli Op. 151 No. 4

  15. Polonaise in G Minor BWV Anh. 119 by Johann Sebastian Bach

  16. Invention No 1 in C Major by J. S. Bach

  17. Etude in F Major Op. 777 No. 22 by Carl Czerny (Etude L. 3)

  18. Clowns by Dmitri Kabalevsky (List C)

  19. The Wind by Chee-Hwa Tan (L.2 Etude)

  20. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by C. Czerny (L.2 Etude)

  21. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2 List B) (10/12)

  22. Menuetto in C Major by W. A. Mozart (L.2 List A)

  23. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by Carl Czerny (L 2 Etude)

  24. Ecosaisse in G Major WoO 23 by Ludwig van Beethoven (L. 2 List A)

  25. A Little Song Op. 27 No. 2 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L.2 List B) (heard 10/12)

  26. Turkish Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2 List B) - (heard 9/26)

  27. Invention in C Major by Renée Christopher (L 2 List C)

  28. Canon, Cornelius Gurlitt (1820-1901) (L 2 LIST C)

  29. "Adagio" by DANIEL STEIBELT

  30. Celebration by Anne Crosby

  31. Etude in G-flat Major

On Hold:

  1. Czerny No. 26

    1. Sprint practice! FAST! RELAXATION

  2. Solfege (no assignment)

    1. Chapter 11 Nos. 5-6 (passed off

  3. Mozart Piano Concert No. 9 in E-flat Major, K271

    1. Fix pencil markings.

    2. Listen to Playlist

  4. Piano Adventures Sight Reading Level 3B (on loan)

    1. Do 2-3 per day

 

 

Performance Class TWO

  1. February 11, 2018

    1. Allegro in G Major

    2. Tchaikovsky Morning Prayer

    3. Beethoven Sonatina in G Major

2018-2019 Lesson 3: Timothy Yang

Notes:

  1. Complete Clementi Op. 36

  2. *New Bach Invention

  3. Burgmuller Etude Op. 109 No. 10

  4. Schumann Album for the Young

  5. Kabalevsky Op. 39

  6. Bartok For Children

Year Goals

  1. RCM - 5 & 6

  2. Clementi Op. 36

  3. Bach Inventions

Lesson Assignments:

  1. Sweet Sorrow Burgmuller

    1. Learn

  2. Hanon No. 13

    1. Learn the pattern and be able to play through with no mistakes.

  3. Hanon No. 12

    1. Sprint Practice:

      1. AFAP - at least three time.

      2. Keep shoulders down and body relaxed.

  4. Four Star Level 5

    1. Set 1

  5. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No 3 Movement 3

    1. Learn

    2. LH will be the challenge - steady, quiet.

  6. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No. 4

    1. Movement 3

      1. Learn

    2. Movement 1

      1. Blue pen

  7. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No. 3 Movement 2

    1. Blue pen

  8. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No. 3 Movement 1

    1. Blue pen.

  9. *Bach Invention No. 2 in C Minor

    1. Trill practice and even 16ths.

  10. Bach Invention No. 13

    1. A Minor (No. 13)

      1. Blue pen

      2. Move on next week

  11. *Bartok Book 2

    1. Prepare No. 4

  12. Rhythm

    1. Prepare Nos. 143-144

Review (choose two pieces to remove from review)

Schumann First Loss Op. 68 No. 16

  1. Prelude Op. 39 No. 19 Dmitri Kabalevsky (Etude L. 5)

  2. A Faded Letter by William Gillock (Etude L. 5)

  3. Beethoven Sonatina in F Major: Anh. 5 No. 2 (L.5)

  4. Beethoven Sonatina in G

  5. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (L.4 Etude)

  6. Foggy Day Blues by Mike Springer (L.4 List C)

  7. Allegro in G Major (Etude L.4)

  8. Dragon Fly (Etude L.4)

  9. Left Alone

  10. Clementi

  11. The Song of the Twilight by Yoshinao Nakata (List C)

  12. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmuller (Etude)

  13. Diabelli Op. 151 No. 4

  14. Polonaise in G Minor BWV Anh. 119 by Johann Sebastian Bach

  15. Invention No 1 in C Major by J. S. Bach

  16. Etude in F Major Op. 777 No. 22 by Carl Czerny (Etude L. 3)

  17. Clowns by Dmitri Kabalevsky (List C)

  18. The Wind by Chee-Hwa Tan (L.2 Etude)

  19. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by C. Czerny (L.2 Etude)

  20. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2 List B) (10/12)

  21. Menuetto in C Major by W. A. Mozart (L.2 List A)

  22. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by Carl Czerny (L 2 Etude)

  23. Ecosaisse in G Major WoO 23 by Ludwig van Beethoven (L. 2 List A)

  24. A Little Song Op. 27 No. 2 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L.2 List B) (heard 10/12)

  25. Turkish Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2 List B) - (heard 9/26)

  26. Invention in C Major by Renée Christopher (L 2 List C)

  27. Canon, Cornelius Gurlitt (1820-1901) (L 2 LIST C)

  28. "Adagio" by DANIEL STEIBELT

  29. Celebration by Anne Crosby

  30. Etude in G-flat Major

On Hold:

  1. Czerny No. 26

    1. Sprint practice! FAST! RELAXATION

  2. Solfege (no assignment)

    1. Chapter 11 Nos. 5-6 (passed off

  3. Mozart Piano Concert No. 9 in E-flat Major, K271

    1. Fix pencil markings.

    2. Listen to Playlist

  4. Piano Adventures Sight Reading Level 3B (on loan)

    1. Do 2-3 per day

 

 

Performance Class TWO

  1. February 11, 2018

    1. Allegro in G Major

    2. Tchaikovsky Morning Prayer

    3. Beethoven Sonatina in G Major

2018-2019 Lesson 2: Timothy Yang

Notes:

  1. Complete Clementi Op. 36

  2. *New Bach Invention

  3. Burgmuller Etude Op. 109 No. 10

  4. Schumann Album for the Young

  5. Kabalevsky Op. 39

  6. Bartok For Children

Year Goals

  1. RCM - 5 & 6

  2. Clementi Op. 36

  3. Bach Inventions

Lesson Assignments:

  1. Longing Op. 140 No. 11

    1. Fix red pen

    2. Next week, work on movement of phrases. .

  2. Hanon No. 13

    1. Learn the pattern and be able to play through with no mistakes.

  3. Hanon No. 12

    1. Sprint Practice:

      1. AFAP - at least three time.

      2. Keep shoulders down and body relaxed.

  4. Four Star Level 5

    1. Set 1

  5. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No 3 Movement 3

    1. Learn

    2. LH will be the challenge - steady, quiet.

  6. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No. 3 Movement 2

    1. Fix orange pen

  7. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No. 3 Movement 1

    1. Find out what the repetitions are in form from this sonata compared to the other two.

  8. Bach Invention No. 2 in C Minor

    1. Add ornaments

    2. Fix orange pen.

  9. Bach Invention No. 13

    1. A Minor (No. 13)

      1. Orange Pen

      2. Even playing!

  10. Bartok Book 2

    1. Prepare No. 4

  11. Rhythm

    1. Prepare Nos. 143-144

Review (choose two pieces to remove from review)

Schumann First Loss Op. 68 No. 16

  1. Prelude Op. 39 No. 19 Dmitri Kabalevsky (Etude L. 5)

  2. A Faded Letter by William Gillock (Etude L. 5)

  3. Beethoven Sonatina in F Major: Anh. 5 No. 2 (L.5)

  4. Beethoven Sonatina in G

  5. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (L.4 Etude)

  6. Foggy Day Blues by Mike Springer (L.4 List C)

  7. Allegro in G Major (Etude L.4)

  8. Dragon Fly (Etude L.4)

  9. Left Alone

  10. Clementi

  11. The Song of the Twilight by Yoshinao Nakata (List C)

  12. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmuller (Etude)

  13. Diabelli Op. 151 No. 4

  14. Polonaise in G Minor BWV Anh. 119 by Johann Sebastian Bach

  15. Invention No 1 in C Major by J. S. Bach

  16. Etude in F Major Op. 777 No. 22 by Carl Czerny (Etude L. 3)

  17. Clowns by Dmitri Kabalevsky (List C)

  18. The Wind by Chee-Hwa Tan (L.2 Etude)

  19. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by C. Czerny (L.2 Etude)

  20. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2 List B) (10/12)

  21. Menuetto in C Major by W. A. Mozart (L.2 List A)

  22. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by Carl Czerny (L 2 Etude)

  23. Ecosaisse in G Major WoO 23 by Ludwig van Beethoven (L. 2 List A)

  24. A Little Song Op. 27 No. 2 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L.2 List B) (heard 10/12)

  25. Turkish Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2 List B) - (heard 9/26)

  26. Invention in C Major by Renée Christopher (L 2 List C)

  27. Canon, Cornelius Gurlitt (1820-1901) (L 2 LIST C)

  28. "Adagio" by DANIEL STEIBELT

  29. Celebration by Anne Crosby

  30. Etude in G-flat Major

On Hold:

  1. Czerny No. 26

    1. Sprint practice! FAST! RELAXATION

  2. Solfege (no assignment)

    1. Chapter 11 Nos. 5-6 (passed off

  3. Mozart Piano Concert No. 9 in E-flat Major, K271

    1. Fix pencil markings.

    2. Listen to Playlist

  4. Piano Adventures Sight Reading Level 3B (on loan)

    1. Do 2-3 per day

 

 

Performance Class TWO

  1. February 11, 2018

    1. Allegro in G Major

    2. Tchaikovsky Morning Prayer

    3. Beethoven Sonatina in G Major

2018-2019 Lesson 1: Timothy Yang

Notes:

  1. Complete Clementi Op. 36

  2. *New Bach Invention

  3. Burgmuller Etude Op. 109 No. 10

  4. Schumann Album for the Young

  5. Kabalevsky Op. 39

  6. Bartok For Children

Year Goals

  1. RCM - 5 & 6

  2. Clementi Op. 36

  3. Bach Inventions

Lesson Assignments:

  1. Longing Op. 140 No. 11

    1. Fix red pen

    2. Next week, work on movement of phrases. .

  2. Hanon No. 13

    1. Learn the pattern and be able to play through with no mistakes.

  3. Hanon No. 12

    1. Sprint Practice:

      1. AFAP - at least three time.

      2. Keep shoulders down and body relaxed.

  4. Four Star Level 5

    1. Set 1

  5. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No.2 Movement 1

    1. Fix green pen..

  6. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No.2 Movement 2

    1. Less exaggeration of the dotted 8th but let’s relax it at the cadences.

  7. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No. 3 Movement 2

    1. Learn

  8. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No. 3 Movement 1

    1. Start learning!

    2. Find out what the repetitions are in form from this sonata compared to the other two.

  9. *Bach Invention No. 2 in C Minor

    1. Start learning No. 2

    2. Where are the themes? Where are sequences?

  10. *Bach Invention No. 13

    1. A Minor (No. 13)

      1. Expression.

  11. *Bartok Book 2

    1. Prepare No. 43

  12. *Rhythm

    1. Prepare Nos. 141-142

    2. Sight-read practice through three times (at least)

    3. Record yourself and correct your own work.

Review (choose two pieces to remove from review)

Schumann First Loss Op. 68 No. 16

  1. Prelude Op. 39 No. 19 Dmitri Kabalevsky (Etude L. 5)

  2. A Faded Letter by William Gillock (Etude L. 5)

  3. Beethoven Sonatina in F Major: Anh. 5 No. 2 (L.5)

  4. Beethoven Sonatina in G

  5. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (L.4 Etude)

  6. Foggy Day Blues by Mike Springer (L.4 List C)

  7. Allegro in G Major (Etude L.4)

  8. Dragon Fly (Etude L.4)

  9. Left Alone

  10. Clementi

  11. The Song of the Twilight by Yoshinao Nakata (List C)

  12. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmuller (Etude)

  13. Diabelli Op. 151 No. 4

  14. Polonaise in G Minor BWV Anh. 119 by Johann Sebastian Bach

  15. Invention No 1 in C Major by J. S. Bach

  16. Etude in F Major Op. 777 No. 22 by Carl Czerny (Etude L. 3)

  17. Clowns by Dmitri Kabalevsky (List C)

  18. The Wind by Chee-Hwa Tan (L.2 Etude)

  19. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by C. Czerny (L.2 Etude)

  20. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2 List B) (10/12)

  21. Menuetto in C Major by W. A. Mozart (L.2 List A)

  22. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by Carl Czerny (L 2 Etude)

  23. Ecosaisse in G Major WoO 23 by Ludwig van Beethoven (L. 2 List A)

  24. A Little Song Op. 27 No. 2 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L.2 List B) (heard 10/12)

  25. Turkish Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2 List B) - (heard 9/26)

  26. Invention in C Major by Renée Christopher (L 2 List C)

  27. Canon, Cornelius Gurlitt (1820-1901) (L 2 LIST C)

  28. "Adagio" by DANIEL STEIBELT

  29. Celebration by Anne Crosby

  30. Etude in G-flat Major

On Hold:

  1. Czerny No. 26

    1. Sprint practice! FAST! RELAXATION

  2. Solfege (no assignment)

    1. Chapter 11 Nos. 5-6 (passed off

  3. Mozart Piano Concert No. 9 in E-flat Major, K271

    1. Fix pencil markings.

    2. Listen to Playlist

  4. Piano Adventures Sight Reading Level 3B (on loan)

    1. Do 2-3 per day

 

 

Performance Class TWO

  1. February 11, 2018

    1. Allegro in G Major

    2. Tchaikovsky Morning Prayer

    3. Beethoven Sonatina in G Major

2017-2018 Lesson 35: Timothy Yang

Notes:

  1. Complete Clementi Op. 36

  2. *New Bach Invention

  3. Burgmuller Etude Op. 109 No. 10

  4. Schumann Album for the Young

  5. Kabalevsky Op. 39

  6. Bartok For Children

Year Goals

  1. RCM - 5 & 6

  2. Clementi Op. 36

  3. Bach Inventions

Lesson Assignments:

  1. Longing Op. 140 No. 11

    1. Fix red pen

    2. Next week, work on movement of phrases. .

  2. Hanon No. 12

    1. Don’t slide on the keys (LH second finger)

      Shoulders down

    2. Sit slightly forward

    3. Feet supported

    4. Practice 7th/6th etude - “don’t prepare” .

  3. Four Star Level 5

    1. Review Set 2

  4. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No.2 Movement 1

    1. This needs to be playful and fun! Find the humor in this piece.

    2. It’s also missing 16th notes that are EVEN.

  5. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No.2 Movement 2

    1. Fix the rhythm in movement 2

    2. Where are the cadences?

  6. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No. 3 Movement 1

    1. Start learning!

    2. Find out what the repetitions are in form from this sonata compared to the other two.

  7. Bach Invention No. 2 in C Minor

    1. Start learning No. 2

    2. Where are the themes? Where are sequences?

  8. Bach Invention No. 13

    1. A Minor (No. 13)

      1. Expression.

  9. Bartok Book 2

    1. Prepare No. 43

  10. Rhythm

    1. Prepare Nos. 141-142

    2. Sight-read practice through three times (at least)

    3. Record yourself and correct your own work.

Review (choose two pieces to remove from review)

Schumann First Loss Op. 68 No. 16

  1. Prelude Op. 39 No. 19 Dmitri Kabalevsky (Etude L. 5)

  2. A Faded Letter by William Gillock (Etude L. 5)

  3. Beethoven Sonatina in F Major: Anh. 5 No. 2 (L.5)

  4. Beethoven Sonatina in G

  5. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (L.4 Etude)

  6. Foggy Day Blues by Mike Springer (L.4 List C)

  7. Allegro in G Major (Etude L.4)

  8. Dragon Fly (Etude L.4)

  9. Left Alone

  10. Clementi

  11. The Song of the Twilight by Yoshinao Nakata (List C)

  12. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmuller (Etude)

  13. Diabelli Op. 151 No. 4

  14. Polonaise in G Minor BWV Anh. 119 by Johann Sebastian Bach

  15. Invention No 1 in C Major by J. S. Bach

  16. Etude in F Major Op. 777 No. 22 by Carl Czerny (Etude L. 3)

  17. Clowns by Dmitri Kabalevsky (List C)

  18. The Wind by Chee-Hwa Tan (L.2 Etude)

  19. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by C. Czerny (L.2 Etude)

  20. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2 List B) (10/12)

  21. Menuetto in C Major by W. A. Mozart (L.2 List A)

  22. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by Carl Czerny (L 2 Etude)

  23. Ecosaisse in G Major WoO 23 by Ludwig van Beethoven (L. 2 List A)

  24. A Little Song Op. 27 No. 2 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L.2 List B) (heard 10/12)

  25. Turkish Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2 List B) - (heard 9/26)

  26. Invention in C Major by Renée Christopher (L 2 List C)

  27. Canon, Cornelius Gurlitt (1820-1901) (L 2 LIST C)

  28. "Adagio" by DANIEL STEIBELT

  29. Celebration by Anne Crosby

  30. Etude in G-flat Major

On Hold:

  1. Czerny No. 26

    1. Sprint practice! FAST! RELAXATION

  2. Solfege (no assignment)

    1. Chapter 11 Nos. 5-6 (passed off

  3. Mozart Piano Concert No. 9 in E-flat Major, K271

    1. Fix pencil markings.

    2. Listen to Playlist

  4. Piano Adventures Sight Reading Level 3B (on loan)

    1. Do 2-3 per day

 

 

Performance Class TWO

  1. February 11, 2018

    1. Allegro in G Major

    2. Tchaikovsky Morning Prayer

    3. Beethoven Sonatina in G Major

2017-2018 Lesson 35: Timothy Yang

Notes:

  1. Complete Clementi Op. 36

  2. *New Bach Invention

  3. Burgmuller Etude Op. 109 No. 10

  4. Schumann Album for the Young

  5. Kabalevsky Op. 39

  6. Bartok For Children

Lesson Assignments:

  1. Longing Op. 140 No. 11

    1. Fix red pen

    2. Next week, work on movement of phrases. .

  2. Hanon No. 12

    1. Don’t slide on the keys (LH second finger)

      Shoulders down

    2. Sit slightly forward

    3. Feet supported

    4. Practice 7th/6th etude - “don’t prepare” .

  3. Four Star Level 5

    1. Review Set 2

  4. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No.2 Movement 1

    1. This needs to be playful and fun! Find the humor in this piece.

    2. It’s also missing 16th notes that are EVEN.

  5. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No.2 Movement 2

    1. Fix the rhythm in movement 2

    2. Where are the cadences?

  6. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No. 3 Movement 1

    1. Start learning!

    2. Find out what the repetitions are in form from this sonata compared to the other two.

  7. *Bach Invention

    1. A Minor (No. 13)

      1. Hanon 10 technique here?

      2. Body relaxed

      3. Move your body in some relaxed way on each system.

  8. *Schumann First Loss Op. 68 No. 16

    1. Pedal - use your ear!

    2. Listen to the Schumann

    3. SPOTIFY LINK HERE

  9. **Bartok Book 2

    1. Prepare No. 42

  10. ***Rhythm

    1. Prepare Nos. 132 - 138

Review (choose two pieces to remove from review)

  1. Prelude Op. 39 No. 19 Dmitri Kabalevsky (Etude L. 5)

  2. A Faded Letter by William Gillock (Etude L. 5)

  3. Beethoven Sonatina in F Major: Anh. 5 No. 2 (L.5)

  4. Beethoven Sonatina in G

  5. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (L.4 Etude)

  6. Foggy Day Blues by Mike Springer (L.4 List C)

  7. Allegro in G Major (Etude L.4)

  8. Dragon Fly (Etude L.4)

  9. Left Alone

  10. Clementi

  11. The Song of the Twilight by Yoshinao Nakata (List C)

  12. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmuller (Etude)

  13. Diabelli Op. 151 No. 4

  14. Polonaise in G Minor BWV Anh. 119 by Johann Sebastian Bach

  15. Invention No 1 in C Major by J. S. Bach

  16. Etude in F Major Op. 777 No. 22 by Carl Czerny (Etude L. 3)

  17. Clowns by Dmitri Kabalevsky (List C)

  18. The Wind by Chee-Hwa Tan (L.2 Etude)

  19. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by C. Czerny (L.2 Etude)

  20. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2 List B) (10/12)

  21. Menuetto in C Major by W. A. Mozart (L.2 List A)

  22. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by Carl Czerny (L 2 Etude)

  23. Ecosaisse in G Major WoO 23 by Ludwig van Beethoven (L. 2 List A)

  24. A Little Song Op. 27 No. 2 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L.2 List B) (heard 10/12)

  25. Turkish Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2 List B) - (heard 9/26)

  26. Invention in C Major by Renée Christopher (L 2 List C)

  27. Canon, Cornelius Gurlitt (1820-1901) (L 2 LIST C)

  28. "Adagio" by DANIEL STEIBELT

  29. Celebration by Anne Crosby

  30. Etude in G-flat Major

On Hold:

  1. Czerny No. 26

    1. Sprint practice! FAST! RELAXATION

  2. Solfege (no assignment)

    1. Chapter 11 Nos. 5-6 (passed off

  3. Mozart Piano Concert No. 9 in E-flat Major, K271

    1. Fix pencil markings.

    2. Listen to Playlist

  4. Piano Adventures Sight Reading Level 3B (on loan)

    1. Do 2-3 per day

 

 

Performance Class TWO

  1. February 11, 2018

    1. Allegro in G Major

    2. Tchaikovsky Morning Prayer

    3. Beethoven Sonatina in G Major

2017-2018 Lesson 33: Timothy Yang

Notes:

  1. Complete Clementi Op. 36
  2. *New Bach Invention
  3. Burgmuller Etude Op. 109 No. 10
  4. Schumann Album for the Young
  5. Kabalevsky Op. 39
  6. Bartok For Children

Lesson Assignments:

  1. Prelude Op. 39 No. 19 Dmitri Kabalevsky (Etude L. 4)
    1. Watch your practice video.
    2. Fix the pencil and expression, .
  2. *A Faded Letter by William Gillock (Etude L. 4)
    1. Start learning
    2. How quickly can you apply the expressive qualities to this piece?
  3. *Hanon No. 10
    1. Work up to m.m. 168
    2. Careful not to pull on the keys (LH 2nd finger)
    3. Accent practice without compromising your FORM. 
  4. Czerny No. 26
    1. Sprint practice! FAST! RELAXATION.  
  5. Four Star Level 5
    1. Review Set 1
  6. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No.2 mvt 1
    1. Start Learning.. 
  7. Bach Invention
    1. A Minor (No. 13)
      1. LEGATO PLAYING IS FOCUS
      2. FIX PENCIL
  8. Schumann First Loss Op. 68 No. 16
    1. Pedal - use your ear!
    2. Listen to the Schumann
    3. SPOTIFY LINK HERE
  9. Bartok Book 2
    1. Prepare No. 41
  10. *Rhythm
    1. Prepare Nos. 132 - 138

Review (choose two pieces to remove from review)

  1. Beethoven Sonatina in F Major: Anh. 5 No. 2 (L.5)
    1. Beethoven Sonatina in G
    2. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (L.4 Etude)
      1. Foggy Day Blues by Mike Springer (L.4 List C) 
      2. Allegro in G Major (Etude L.4)
      3. Dragon Fly (Etude L.4)
      4. Left Alone
      5. Clementi
      6. The Song of the Twilight by Yoshinao Nakata (List C)
      7. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmuller (Etude)
      8. Diabelli Op. 151 No. 4
      9. Polonaise in G Minor BWV Anh. 119 by Johann Sebastian Bach
      10. Invention No 1 in C Major by J. S. Bach
      11. Etude in F Major Op. 777 No. 22 by Carl Czerny (Etude L. 3)
      12. Clowns by Dmitri Kabalevsky (List C)
      13. The Wind by Chee-Hwa Tan (L.2 Etude)
      14. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by C. Czerny (L.2 Etude)
      15. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2 List B) (10/12)
      16. Menuetto in C Major by W. A. Mozart (L.2 List A)
      17. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by Carl Czerny (L 2 Etude)
      18. Ecosaisse in G Major WoO 23 by Ludwig van Beethoven (L. 2 List A)
      19. A Little Song Op. 27 No. 2 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L.2 List B) (heard 10/12)
      20. Turkish Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2 List B) - (heard 9/26)
      21. Invention in C Major by Renée Christopher (L 2 List C)
      22. Canon, Cornelius Gurlitt (1820-1901) (L 2 LIST C)
      23. "Adagio" by DANIEL STEIBELT
      24. Celebration by Anne Crosby
      25. Etude in G-flat Major

      On Hold:

      1. Solfege (no assignment)
        1. Chapter 11 Nos. 5-6 (passed off
      2. Mozart Piano Concert No. 9 in E-flat Major, K271
        1. Fix pencil markings. 
        2. Listen to Playlist
      3. Piano Adventures Sight Reading Level 3B (on loan)
        1. Do 2-3 per day

       

       

      Performance Class TWO

      1. February 11, 2018
        1. Allegro in G Major
        2. Tchaikovsky Morning Prayer
        3. Beethoven Sonatina in G Major

      2017-2018 Lesson 32: Timothy Yang

      Notes:

      1. Complete Clementi Op. 36
      2. *New Bach Invention
      3. Burgmuller Etude Op. 109 No. 10
      4. Schumann Album for the Young
      5. Kabalevsky Op. 39
      6. Bartok For Children

      Lesson Assignments:

      1. Prelude Op. 39 No. 19 Dmitri Kabalevsky (Etude L. 4)
        1. Watch your practice video.
        2. Fix the pencil and expression, .
      2. *A Faded Letter by William Gillock (Etude L. 4)
        1. Start learning
        2. How quickly can you apply the expressive qualities to this piece?
      3. *Hanon No. 10
        1. Work up to m.m. 168
        2. Careful not to pull on the keys (LH 2nd finger)
        3. Accent practice without compromising your FORM. 
      4. Czerny No. 26
        1. Sprint practice! FAST! RELAXATION.  
      5. Four Star Level 5
        1. Review Set 1
      6. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No.2 mvt 1
        1. Start Learning.. 
      7. Bach Invention
        1. A Minor (No. 13)
          1. LEGATO PLAYING IS FOCUS
          2. FIX PENCIL
      8. Schumann First Loss Op. 68 No. 16
        1. Pedal - use your ear!
        2. Listen to the Schumann
        3. SPOTIFY LINK HERE
      9. Bartok Book 2
        1. Prepare No. 41
      10. *Rhythm
        1. Prepare Nos. 132 - 138

      Review (choose two pieces to remove from review)

      1. Beethoven Sonatina in F Major: Anh. 5 No. 2 (L.5)
        1. Beethoven Sonatina in G
        2. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (L.4 Etude)
          1. Foggy Day Blues by Mike Springer (L.4 List C) 
          2. Allegro in G Major (Etude L.4)
          3. Dragon Fly (Etude L.4)
          4. Left Alone
          5. Clementi
          6. The Song of the Twilight by Yoshinao Nakata (List C)
          7. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmuller (Etude)
          8. Diabelli Op. 151 No. 4
          9. Polonaise in G Minor BWV Anh. 119 by Johann Sebastian Bach
          10. Invention No 1 in C Major by J. S. Bach
          11. Etude in F Major Op. 777 No. 22 by Carl Czerny (Etude L. 3)
          12. Clowns by Dmitri Kabalevsky (List C)
          13. The Wind by Chee-Hwa Tan (L.2 Etude)
          14. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by C. Czerny (L.2 Etude)
          15. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2 List B) (10/12)
          16. Menuetto in C Major by W. A. Mozart (L.2 List A)
          17. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by Carl Czerny (L 2 Etude)
          18. Ecosaisse in G Major WoO 23 by Ludwig van Beethoven (L. 2 List A)
          19. A Little Song Op. 27 No. 2 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L.2 List B) (heard 10/12)
          20. Turkish Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2 List B) - (heard 9/26)
          21. Invention in C Major by Renée Christopher (L 2 List C)
          22. Canon, Cornelius Gurlitt (1820-1901) (L 2 LIST C)
          23. "Adagio" by DANIEL STEIBELT
          24. Celebration by Anne Crosby
          25. Etude in G-flat Major

          On Hold:

          1. Solfege (no assignment)
            1. Chapter 11 Nos. 5-6 (passed off
          2. Mozart Piano Concert No. 9 in E-flat Major, K271
            1. Fix pencil markings. 
            2. Listen to Playlist
          3. Piano Adventures Sight Reading Level 3B (on loan)
            1. Do 2-3 per day

           

           

          Performance Class TWO

          1. February 11, 2018
            1. Allegro in G Major
            2. Tchaikovsky Morning Prayer
            3. Beethoven Sonatina in G Major

          2017-2018 Lesson 31: Timothy Yang

          Notes:

          1. Complete Clementi Op. 36
          2. *New Bach Invention
          3. Burgmuller Etude Op. 109 No. 10
          4. Schumann Album for the Young
          5. Kabalevsky Op. 39
          6. Bartok For Children

          Lesson Assignments:

          1. Prelude Op. 39 No. 19 Dmitri Kabalevsky (Etude L. 4)
            1. Watch your practice video.
            2. Fix the pencil and expression, .
          2. *A Faded Letter by William Gillock (Etude L. 4)
            1. Start learning
            2. How quickly can you apply the expressive qualities to this piece?
          3. *Hanon No. 10
            1. Work up to m.m. 168
            2. Careful not to pull on the keys (LH 2nd finger)
            3. Accent practice without compromising your FORM. 
          4. Czerny No. 26
            1. Sprint practice! FAST! RELAXATION.  
          5. Four Star Level 5
            1. Review Set 1
          6. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No.2 mvt 1
            1. Start Learning.. 
          7. Bach Invention
            1. A Minor (No. 13)
              1. LEGATO PLAYING IS FOCUS
              2. FIX PENCIL
          8. Schumann First Loss Op. 68 No. 16
            1. Pedal - use your ear!
            2. Listen to the Schumann
            3. SPOTIFY LINK HERE
          9. Bartok Book 2
            1. Prepare No. 41
          10. *Rhythm
            1. Prepare Nos. 132 - 138

          Review (choose two pieces to remove from review)

          1. Beethoven Sonatina in F Major: Anh. 5 No. 2 (L.5)
            1. Beethoven Sonatina in G
            2. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (L.4 Etude)
              1. Foggy Day Blues by Mike Springer (L.4 List C) 
              2. Allegro in G Major (Etude L.4)
              3. Dragon Fly (Etude L.4)
              4. Left Alone
              5. Clementi
              6. The Song of the Twilight by Yoshinao Nakata (List C)
              7. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmuller (Etude)
              8. Diabelli Op. 151 No. 4
              9. Polonaise in G Minor BWV Anh. 119 by Johann Sebastian Bach
              10. Invention No 1 in C Major by J. S. Bach
              11. Etude in F Major Op. 777 No. 22 by Carl Czerny (Etude L. 3)
              12. Clowns by Dmitri Kabalevsky (List C)
              13. The Wind by Chee-Hwa Tan (L.2 Etude)
              14. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by C. Czerny (L.2 Etude)
              15. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2 List B) (10/12)
              16. Menuetto in C Major by W. A. Mozart (L.2 List A)
              17. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by Carl Czerny (L 2 Etude)
              18. Ecosaisse in G Major WoO 23 by Ludwig van Beethoven (L. 2 List A)
              19. A Little Song Op. 27 No. 2 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L.2 List B) (heard 10/12)
              20. Turkish Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2 List B) - (heard 9/26)
              21. Invention in C Major by Renée Christopher (L 2 List C)
              22. Canon, Cornelius Gurlitt (1820-1901) (L 2 LIST C)
              23. "Adagio" by DANIEL STEIBELT
              24. Celebration by Anne Crosby
              25. Etude in G-flat Major

              On Hold:

              1. Solfege (no assignment)
                1. Chapter 11 Nos. 5-6 (passed off
              2. Mozart Piano Concert No. 9 in E-flat Major, K271
                1. Fix pencil markings. 
                2. Listen to Playlist
              3. Piano Adventures Sight Reading Level 3B (on loan)
                1. Do 2-3 per day

               

               

              Performance Class TWO

              1. February 11, 2018
                1. Allegro in G Major
                2. Tchaikovsky Morning Prayer
                3. Beethoven Sonatina in G Major

              2017-2018 Lesson 30: Timothy Yang

              Final Recital

              1. Invention in C Major BWV772 
              2. Beethoven Sonatina in F Major Anh. 5 No. 2 Allegro assai - mvt 1
              3. Foggy Day Blues by Mike Springer

              Royal Conservatory of Music

              1. Exam: Level 4: May 24th 9:14am at NOC
                1. List A: C.P.E. Bach, March in D Major, BWV Anh. 122
                  1. Start at random measures as if you were pressing play on a recording. 
                2. List B: Clementi, Sonatina Op. 36 No. 2, mvt. 3
                  1. m. 21 - crescendo
                  2. m. 47 - decrescendo
                  3. m. 54 - start trill fster
                  4. m. 108 - don't accent downbeat 
                3. List C: Mike Springer, Foggy Day Bluesm.
                  1. PULSE!!!!! 
                4. Etude: Linda Niamath, Masquerade
                  1. m. 28 tidy attacks.
                5. Etude: William Gillock, Dragon Fly

              Performance Class: Three

              1. May 20th, 2018: DiMenna Center, Benzaquin Hall
                1. RCM Repertoire

              Final Recital

              1. June 3, 2018

              Notes:

              1. Complete Clementi Op. 36
              2. *New Bach Invention
              3. Burgmuller Etude Op. 109 No. 10
              4. Schumann Album for the Young
              5. Kabalevsky Op. 39
              6. Bartok For Children

              Lesson Assignments:

              1. *Hanon No. 10
                1. Do close loud
                2. Staccato m.m. 
                3. Accent practice (two ways) 
              2. *Czerny No. 26
                1. Groups of 8 beats speed building.
                2. Do accent practice as indicated in Hanon.
                3. Alignment of wrist. 
              3. Piano Adventures Sight Reading Level 3B (on loan)
                1. Do 2-3 per day
              4. Four Star Sight Reading Level 4
                1. Finish 10
                2. Sight Reading Portion:
                  1. Key
                  2. Clef
                  3. Time
                  4. Slow down
              5. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No.2 mvt 3 (L. 4 List B)
                1. Your first three notes were not tidy
                2. First up and over scale was messy
                3. Transition to D Major was messy
                4. Forgot big section in the middle! :)
                5. Rushing LH accompaniment. 
              6. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (L.4 Etude)
                1. Don't rush LH 2nd and 3rd beats.
                2. Ending is a bit rushed. . 
              7. Foggy Day Blues by Mike Springer (L.4 List C)
                1. LH 8th notes in the beginning need to be shorter.
                2. Measure 6 - pedal blurry 
                3. Measures 24-25... rit?
                4. Last measure hold longer. 
              8. *Bach Invention
                1. A Minor (No. 13)
                  1. Start learning!
              9. *Schuman
                1. See green pen.
                2.  
              10. Beethoven Sonatina in F Major: Anh. 5 No. 2 (L.5)
                1. Red pen.
              11. Mozart Piano Concert No. 9 in E-flat Major, K271
                1. Fix pencil markings. 
                2. Listen to Playlist
              12. *Bartok Book 2 (we'll make an assignment)
                1. No. ?: Tenuto sections in RH and LH
              13. Hanon (left off at 12)
                1. No. 1 in in all all
                  1. m.m. 84 per half note.
                  2. DO NOT PULL ON THE KEYS. Keep wrists up and rock into the notes. Lean forward slightly.  Scales: F-sharp and C-sharp Major
              14. Rhythm (no assignment)
                1. Pick up at 132
              15. Solfege (no assignment)
                1. Chapter 11 Nos. 5-6 (passed off)

              Review (choose two pieces to remove from review)

              1. Beethoven Sonatina in G
              2.  
              3. Allegro in G Major (Etude L.4)
              4. Dragon Fly (Etude L.4)
              5. Left Alone
              6. Clementi
              7. The Song of the Twilight by Yoshinao Nakata (List C)
              8. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmuller (Etude)
              9. Diabelli Op. 151 No. 4
              10. Polonaise in G Minor BWV Anh. 119 by Johann Sebastian Bach
              11. Invention No 1 in C Major by J. S. Bach
              12. Etude in F Major Op. 777 No. 22 by Carl Czerny (Etude L. 3)
              13. Clowns by Dmitri Kabalevsky (List C)
              14. The Wind by Chee-Hwa Tan (L.2 Etude)
              15. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by C. Czerny (L.2 Etude)
              16. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2 List B) (10/12)
              17. Menuetto in C Major by W. A. Mozart (L.2 List A)
              18. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by Carl Czerny (L 2 Etude)
              19. Ecosaisse in G Major WoO 23 by Ludwig van Beethoven (L. 2 List A)
              20. A Little Song Op. 27 No. 2 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L.2 List B) (heard 10/12)
              21. Turkish Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2 List B) - (heard 9/26)
              22. Invention in C Major by Renée Christopher (L 2 List C)
              23. Canon, Cornelius Gurlitt (1820-1901) (L 2 LIST C)
              24. "Adagio" by DANIEL STEIBELT
              25. Celebration by Anne Crosby
              26. Etude in G-flat Major

               

               

              Performance Class TWO

              1. February 11, 2018
                1. Allegro in G Major
                2. Tchaikovsky Morning Prayer
                3. Beethoven Sonatina in G Major

              2017-2018 Lesson 29: Timothy Yang

              Final Recital

              1. Beethoven Sonatina - mvt 1
              2. Foggy Day Blues

              Royal Conservatory of Music

              1. Exam: Level 4: May 24th 9:14am at NOC
                1. List A: C.P.E. Bach, March in D Major, BWV Anh. 122
                  1. Start at random measures as if you were pressing play on a recording. 
                2. List B: Clementi, Sonatina Op. 36 No. 2, mvt. 3
                  1. m. 21 - crescendo
                  2. m. 47 - decrescendo
                  3. m. 54 - start trill fster
                  4. m. 108 - don't accent downbeat 
                3. List C: Mike Springer, Foggy Day Bluesm.
                  1. PULSE!!!!! 
                4. Etude: Linda Niamath, Masquerade
                  1. m. 28 tidy attacks.
                5. Etude: William Gillock, Dragon Fly

              Performance Class: Three

              1. May 20th, 2018: DiMenna Center, Benzaquin Hall
                1. RCM Repertoire

              Final Recital

              1. June 3, 2018

              Notes:

              1. Complete Clementi Op. 36
              2. *New Bach Invention
              3. Burgmuller Etude Op. 109 No. 10
              4. Schumann Album for the Young
              5. Kabalevsky Op. 39
              6. Bartok For Children

              Lesson Assignments:

              1. *Hanon No. 10
                1. Do close loud
                2. Staccato m.m. 
                3. Accent practice (two ways)
              2. RCM Technique 
                1. Chords - keep fingers closer to the keys 
                  1. Solid: Keep your notes held a bit longer. 
              3. *Czerny No. 26
                1. Groups of 8 beats speed building.
                2. Do accent practice as indicated in Hanon.
                3. Alignment of wrist. 
              4. Piano Adventures Sight Reading Level 3B (on loan)
                1. Do 2-3 per day
              5. Four Star Sight Reading Level 4
                1. Finish 10
                2. Sight Reading Portion:
                  1. Key
                  2. Clef
                  3. Time
                  4. Slow down
              6. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No.2 mvt 3 (L. 4 List B)
                1. Your first three notes were not tidy
                2. First up and over scale was messy
                3. Transition to D Major was messy
                4. Forgot big section in the middle! :)
                5. Rushing LH accompaniment. 
              7. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (L.4 Etude)
                1. Don't rush LH 2nd and 3rd beats.
                2. Ending is a bit rushed. . 
              8. Foggy Day Blues by Mike Springer (L.4 List C)
                1. LH 8th notes in the beginning need to be shorter.
                2. Measure 6 - pedal blurry 
                3. Measures 24-25... rit?
                4. Last measure hold longer. 
              9. *Bach Invention
                1. A Minor (No. 13)
                  1. Start learning!
              10. *Schuman
                1. See green pen.
                2.  
              11. *Beethoven Sonatina in F Major: Anh. 5 No. 2 (L.5)
                1. Red pen.

              On Hold:

                1.  
              1. *Mozart Piano Concert No. 9 in E-flat Major, K271
                1. Fix pencil markings. 
                2. Listen to Playlist
              2. Bartok Book 2
                1. No. ?: Tenuto sections in RH and LH
              3. Hanon (left off at 12)
                1. No. 1 in in all all
                  1. m.m. 84 per half note.
                  2. DO NOT PULL ON THE KEYS. Keep wrists up and rock into the notes. Lean forward slightly.  Scales: F-sharp and C-sharp Major
              4. Rhythm (no assignment)
                1. Pick up at 132
              5. Solfege (no assignment)
                1. Chapter 11 Nos. 5-6 (passed off)

              Review (choose two pieces to remove from review)

              1. Beethoven Sonatina in G
              2.  
              3. Allegro in G Major (Etude L.4)
              4. Dragon Fly (Etude L.4)
              5. Left Alone
              6. Clementi
              7. The Song of the Twilight by Yoshinao Nakata (List C)
              8. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmuller (Etude)
              9. Diabelli Op. 151 No. 4
              10. Polonaise in G Minor BWV Anh. 119 by Johann Sebastian Bach
              11. Invention No 1 in C Major by J. S. Bach
              12. Etude in F Major Op. 777 No. 22 by Carl Czerny (Etude L. 3)
              13. Clowns by Dmitri Kabalevsky (List C)
              14. The Wind by Chee-Hwa Tan (L.2 Etude)
              15. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by C. Czerny (L.2 Etude)
              16. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2 List B) (10/12)
              17. Menuetto in C Major by W. A. Mozart (L.2 List A)
              18. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by Carl Czerny (L 2 Etude)
              19. Ecosaisse in G Major WoO 23 by Ludwig van Beethoven (L. 2 List A)
              20. A Little Song Op. 27 No. 2 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L.2 List B) (heard 10/12)
              21. Turkish Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2 List B) - (heard 9/26)
              22. Invention in C Major by Renée Christopher (L 2 List C)
              23. Canon, Cornelius Gurlitt (1820-1901) (L 2 LIST C)
              24. "Adagio" by DANIEL STEIBELT
              25. Celebration by Anne Crosby
              26. Etude in G-flat Major

               

               

              Performance Class TWO

              1. February 11, 2018
                1. Allegro in G Major
                2. Tchaikovsky Morning Prayer
                3. Beethoven Sonatina in G Major

              2017-2018 Lesson 28: Timothy Yang

              Final Recital

              1. Beethoven Sonatina - mvt 1
              2. Foggy Day Blues

              Royal Conservatory of Music

              1. Exam: Level 4: May 24th 9:14am at NOC
                1. List A: C.P.E. Bach, March in D Major, BWV Anh. 122
                  1. Your first section is rushed. The second section is solid but it's the first that is most important. 
                2. List B: Clementi, Sonatina Op. 36 No. 2, mvt. 3
                  1. Beginning much more convincing
                  2. Measure with the trill - don't cut the LH short. 
                3. List C: Mike Springer, Foggy Day Bluesm.
                  1. m. 30 don't rush
                  2. LH at the end needs to be stronger. 
                4. Etude: Linda Niamath, Masquerade
                  1. green pen
                5. Etude: William Gillock, Dragon Fly

              Performance Class: Three

              1. May 20th, 2018: DiMenna Center, Benzaquin Hall
                1. RCM Repertoire

              Final Recital

              1. June 3, 2018

              Notes:

              1. Complete Clementi Op. 36
              2. *New Bach Invention
              3. Burgmuller Etude Op. 109 No. 10
              4. Schumann Album for the Young
              5. Kabalevsky Op. 39
              6. Bartok For Children

              Lesson Assignments:

              1. *Hanon No. 10
                1. Do close loud
                2. Staccato m.m. 
                3. Accent practice (two ways)
              2. RCM Technique 
                1. Chords - keep fingers closer to the keys 
                  1. Solid: Keep your notes held a bit longer. 
              3. *Czerny No. 26
                1. Groups of 8 beats speed building.
                2. Do accent practice as indicated in Hanon.
                3. Alignment of wrist. 
              4. Piano Adventures Sight Reading Level 3B (on loan)
                1. Do 2-3 per day
              5. Four Star Sight Reading Level 4
                1. Finish 10
                2. Sight Reading Portion:
                  1. Key
                  2. Clef
                  3. Time
                  4. Slow down
              6. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No.2 mvt 3 (L. 4 List B)
                1. Your first three notes were not tidy
                2. First up and over scale was messy
                3. Transition to D Major was messy
                4. Forgot big section in the middle! :)
                5. Rushing LH accompaniment. 
              7. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (L.4 Etude)
                1. Don't rush LH 2nd and 3rd beats.
                2. Ending is a bit rushed. . 
              8. Foggy Day Blues by Mike Springer (L.4 List C)
                1. LH 8th notes in the beginning need to be shorter.
                2. Measure 6 - pedal blurry 
                3. Measures 24-25... rit?
                4. Last measure hold longer. 
              9. *Bach Invention
                1. A Minor (No. 13)
                  1. Start learning!
              10. *Schuman
                1. See green pen.
                2.  
              11. *Beethoven Sonatina in F Major: Anh. 5 No. 2 (L.5)
                1. Red pen.

              On Hold:

                1.  
              1. *Mozart Piano Concert No. 9 in E-flat Major, K271
                1. Fix pencil markings. 
                2. Listen to Playlist
              2. Bartok Book 2
                1. No. ?: Tenuto sections in RH and LH
              3. Hanon (left off at 12)
                1. No. 1 in in all all
                  1. m.m. 84 per half note.
                  2. DO NOT PULL ON THE KEYS. Keep wrists up and rock into the notes. Lean forward slightly.  Scales: F-sharp and C-sharp Major
              4. Rhythm (no assignment)
                1. Pick up at 132
              5. Solfege (no assignment)
                1. Chapter 11 Nos. 5-6 (passed off)

              Review (choose two pieces to remove from review)

              1. Beethoven Sonatina in G
              2.  
              3. Allegro in G Major (Etude L.4)
              4. Dragon Fly (Etude L.4)
              5. Left Alone
              6. Clementi
              7. The Song of the Twilight by Yoshinao Nakata (List C)
              8. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmuller (Etude)
              9. Diabelli Op. 151 No. 4
              10. Polonaise in G Minor BWV Anh. 119 by Johann Sebastian Bach
              11. Invention No 1 in C Major by J. S. Bach
              12. Etude in F Major Op. 777 No. 22 by Carl Czerny (Etude L. 3)
              13. Clowns by Dmitri Kabalevsky (List C)
              14. The Wind by Chee-Hwa Tan (L.2 Etude)
              15. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by C. Czerny (L.2 Etude)
              16. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2 List B) (10/12)
              17. Menuetto in C Major by W. A. Mozart (L.2 List A)
              18. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by Carl Czerny (L 2 Etude)
              19. Ecosaisse in G Major WoO 23 by Ludwig van Beethoven (L. 2 List A)
              20. A Little Song Op. 27 No. 2 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L.2 List B) (heard 10/12)
              21. Turkish Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2 List B) - (heard 9/26)
              22. Invention in C Major by Renée Christopher (L 2 List C)
              23. Canon, Cornelius Gurlitt (1820-1901) (L 2 LIST C)
              24. "Adagio" by DANIEL STEIBELT
              25. Celebration by Anne Crosby
              26. Etude in G-flat Major

               

               

              Performance Class TWO

              1. February 11, 2018
                1. Allegro in G Major
                2. Tchaikovsky Morning Prayer
                3. Beethoven Sonatina in G Major

              2017-2018 Lesson 27: Timothy Yang

              Royal Conservatory of Music

              1. Exam: Level 4: May 24th 9:14am at NOC
                1. List A: C.P.E. Bach, March in D Major, BWV Anh. 122
                  1.  
                2. List B: Clementi, Sonatina Op. 36 No. 2, mvt. 3
                  1. see green pen
                3. List C: Mike Springer, Foggy Day Blues
                  1. green pen
                4. Etude: Linda Niamath, Masquerade
                  1. green pen
                5. Etude: William Gillock, Dragon Fly

              Performance Class: Three

              1. May 20th, 2018: DiMenna Center, Benzaquin Hall

              Final Recital

              1. June 3, 2018

              Notes:

              1. Complete Clementi Op. 36
              2. *New Bach Invention
              3. Burgmuller Etude Op. 109 No. 10
              4. Schumann Album for the Young
              5. Kabalevsky Op. 39
              6. Bartok For Children

              Lesson Assignments:

              1. *Hanon No. 10
                1. Do close loud
                2. Staccato m.m. 
                3. Accent practice (two ways)
              2. *RCM Technique
                1. Arpeggios
                  1. LH - B-flat fix fingering
                  2. LH - A major - descending 4th fingering didn't speak. 
                  3. LH - g minor - don't prepare the 4th finger on B-flat too soon. 
                2. Chords - keep fingers closer to the keys
                  1. Broken: careful not to play too far up the black key (close to the fall board)
                    1. No collapsed fingers LH when paying 
              3. *Czerny No. 26
                1. Groups of 8 beats speed building.
                2. Do accent practice as indicated in Hanon.
                3. Alignment of wrist. 
              4. *Four Star Sight Reading Level 4
                1. Set 6 & 7
              5. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No.2 mvt 3 (L. 4 List B)
                1. Your first three notes were not tidy
                2. First up and over scale was messy
                3. Transition to D Major was messy
                4. Forgot big section in the middle! :)
                5. Rushing LH accompaniment. 
              6. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (L.4 Etude)
                1. Easy to get lost when material repeats. How can you let your brain know you're in section B instead of A?
                2. Last measures softer. 
              7. Foggy Day Blues by Mike Springer (L.4 List C)
                1. LH 8th notes in the beginning need to be shorter.
                2. Measure 6 - pedal blurry 
                3. Measures 24-25... rit?
                4. Last measure hold longer. 
              8. *Bach
                1. A Minor (No. 13)
                  1. Start learning!
              9. Schuman
                1. See green pen.
                2.  
              10. *Beethoven Sonatina in F Major: Anh. 5 No. 2 (L.5)
                1. Red pen.

              On Hold:

                1.  
              1. *Mozart Piano Concert No. 9 in E-flat Major, K271
                1. Fix pencil markings. 
                2. Listen to Playlist
              2. Bartok Book 2
                1. No. ?: Tenuto sections in RH and LH
              3. Hanon (left off at 12)
                1. No. 1 in in all all
                  1. m.m. 84 per half note.
                  2. DO NOT PULL ON THE KEYS. Keep wrists up and rock into the notes. Lean forward slightly.  Scales: F-sharp and C-sharp Major
              4. Rhythm (no assignment)
                1. Pick up at 132
              5. Solfege (no assignment)
                1. Chapter 11 Nos. 5-6 (passed off)

              Review (choose two pieces to remove from review)

              1. Beethoven Sonatina in G
              2.  
              3. Allegro in G Major (Etude L.4)
              4. Dragon Fly (Etude L.4)
              5. Left Alone
              6. Clementi
              7. The Song of the Twilight by Yoshinao Nakata (List C)
              8. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmuller (Etude)
              9. Diabelli Op. 151 No. 4
              10. Polonaise in G Minor BWV Anh. 119 by Johann Sebastian Bach
              11. Invention No 1 in C Major by J. S. Bach
              12. Etude in F Major Op. 777 No. 22 by Carl Czerny (Etude L. 3)
              13. Clowns by Dmitri Kabalevsky (List C)
              14. The Wind by Chee-Hwa Tan (L.2 Etude)
              15. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by C. Czerny (L.2 Etude)
              16. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2 List B) (10/12)
              17. Menuetto in C Major by W. A. Mozart (L.2 List A)
              18. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by Carl Czerny (L 2 Etude)
              19. Ecosaisse in G Major WoO 23 by Ludwig van Beethoven (L. 2 List A)
              20. A Little Song Op. 27 No. 2 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L.2 List B) (heard 10/12)
              21. Turkish Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2 List B) - (heard 9/26)
              22. Invention in C Major by Renée Christopher (L 2 List C)
              23. Canon, Cornelius Gurlitt (1820-1901) (L 2 LIST C)
              24. "Adagio" by DANIEL STEIBELT
              25. Celebration by Anne Crosby
              26. Etude in G-flat Major

               

               

              Performance Class TWO

              1. February 11, 2018
                1. Allegro in G Major
                2. Tchaikovsky Morning Prayer
                3. Beethoven Sonatina in G Major

              2017-2018 Lesson 26: Timothy Yang

              Royal Conservatory of Music

              1. Exam: Level 4: May 24th 9:14am at NOC
                1. List A: C.P.E. Bach, March in D Major, BWV Anh. 122
                2. List B: Clementi, Sonatina Op. 36 No. 2, mvt. 3
                3. List C: Mike Springer, Foggy Day Blues
                4. Etude: Linda Niamath, Masquerade
                5. Etude: William Gillock, Dragon Fly

              Performance Class: Three

              1. May 20th, 2018: DiMenna Center, Benzaquin Hall

              Final Recital

              1. June 3, 2018

              Notes:

              1. Complete Clementi Op. 36
              2. *New Bach Invention
              3. Burgmuller Etude Op. 109 No. 10
              4. Schumann Album for the Young
              5. Kabalevsky Op. 39
              6. Bartok For Children

              Lesson Assignments:

              1. Hanon No. 10

                1. Do close loud
                2. Staccato m.m. 
                3. Accent practice (two ways)
              2. RCM Technique

                1. Arpeggios
                  1. LH - B-flat fix fingering
                  2. LH - A major - descending 4th fingering didn't speak. 
                  3. LH - g minor - don't prepare the 4th finger on B-flat too soon. 
                2. Chords - keep fingers closer to the keys
                  1. Broken: careful not to play too far up the black key (close to the fall board)
                    1. No collapsed fingers LH when paying 
              3. Czerny No. 26

                1. Groups of 8 beats speed building.

                2. Do accent practice as indicated in Hanon.

                3. Alignment of wrist. 

              4. Four Star Sight Reading Level 4

                1. Set 6 & 7

              5. Clementi Sonatina Op. 36 No.2 mvt 3 (L. 4 List B)

                1. Your first three notes were not tidy
                2. First up and over scale was messy
                3. Transition to D Major was messy
                4. Forgot big section in the middle! :)
                5. Rushing LH accompaniment. 
              6. Masquerade by Linda Niamath (L.4 Etude)

                1. Easy to get lost when material repeats. How can you let your brain know you're in section B instead of A?
                2. Last measures softer. 
              7. Foggy Day Blues by Mike Springer (L.4 List C)

                1. LH 8th notes in the beginning need to be shorter.
                2. Measure 6 - pedal blurry 
                3. Measures 24-25... rit?
                4. Last measure hold longer. 
              8. Bach

                1. Listen to both of these and decide which one you want to learn. 
                2. F Minor (No. 9)
                3. A Minor (No. 13)
              9. *Schuman

                1. Start with next week
                2.  
              10. *Beethoven Sonatina in F Major: Anh. 5 No. 2 (L.5)

                1. Red pen.

              On Hold:

                1. *Mozart Piano Concert No. 9 in E-flat Major, K271

                  1. Fix pencil markings. 
                  2. Listen to Playlist
                2. Bartok Book 2

                  1. No. ?: Tenuto sections in RH and LH
                3. Hanon (left off at 12)

                  1. No. 1 in in all all

                    1. m.m. 84 per half note.

                    2. DO NOT PULL ON THE KEYS. Keep wrists up and rock into the notes. Lean forward slightly.  Scales: F-sharp and C-sharp Major

                4. Rhythm (no assignment)

                  1. Pick up at 132

                5. Solfege (no assignment)

                  1. Chapter 11 Nos. 5-6 (passed off)

                Review (choose two pieces to remove from review)

                1. Beethoven Sonatina in G

                  1. Allegro in G Major (Etude L.4)

                  2. Dragon Fly (Etude L.4)

                  3. Left Alone

                  4. Clementi

                  5. The Song of the Twilight by Yoshinao Nakata (List C)

                  6. Arabesque Op. 100 No. 2 by Johann Friedrich Burgmuller (Etude)

                  7. Diabelli Op. 151 No. 4

                  8. Polonaise in G Minor BWV Anh. 119 by Johann Sebastian Bach

                  9. Invention No 1 in C Major by J. S. Bach

                  10. Etude in F Major Op. 777 No. 22 by Carl Czerny (Etude L. 3)

                  11. Clowns by Dmitri Kabalevsky (List C)

                  12. The Wind by Chee-Hwa Tan (L.2 Etude)
                  13. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by C. Czerny (L.2 Etude)

                  14. I Spy by Melody Bober (L.2 List B) (10/12)

                  15. Menuetto in C Major by W. A. Mozart (L.2 List A)

                  16. Etude in C Major Op. 261 No. 3 by Carl Czerny (L 2 Etude)

                  17. Ecosaisse in G Major WoO 23 by Ludwig van Beethoven (L. 2 List A)

                  18. A Little Song Op. 27 No. 2 by Dmitri Kabalevsky (L.2 List B) (heard 10/12)

                  19. Turkish Bazaar by Mark Mrozinski (L.2 List B) - (heard 9/26)

                  20. Invention in C Major by Renée Christopher (L 2 List C)

                  21. Canon, Cornelius Gurlitt (1820-1901) (L 2 LIST C)

                  22. "Adagio" by DANIEL STEIBELT

                  23. Celebration by Anne Crosby

                  24. Etude in G-flat Major

                   

                   

                  Performance Class TWO

                  1. February 11, 2018
                    1. Allegro in G Major
                    2. Tchaikovsky Morning Prayer
                    3. Beethoven Sonatina in G Major