2018-2019 Lesson 11 of 15

***Theory

  1. Celebrate Theory: Prep Level

    1. ***MEMORIZE all circles dynamic markings on page 23

    2. Say them out loud, followed by their meanings, 3 times in-a-row, at least 5 days a week.

Musicianship

  1. SOLFEGE (blue book)

    1. PREPARE Page 10 No. 1

      1. SAY & PLAY: exercise No. 1 with finger number 2, right hand.

  2. BASS CAT

    1. DO LEVELS: 1-1 through 1-5 with three stars on each level for solfege and letter names.

  3. TREBLE CAT

    1. DO LEVELS: 1-1 through 1-5 with three stars on each level for solfege and letter names.

  4. SIGHT READING LEVEL PRIMER LEVEL

    1. TRY TO HAVE BUBBLE HANDS WHEN YOU SIGHTREAD THIS WEEK.

    2. Do “TWO days” for each practice session.

    3. Tally each time you do it.

    4. once you start, DO NOT STOP NO MATTER HOW MANY MISTAKES YOU MAKE

    5. SLOW AND STEADY TEMPO

  5. Czerny, Op. 823 No. 1

    1. REVIEW:

      1. RH and LH alone. Careful of the fingering in the RH

  6. Rhythm (red book)

    1. PREPARE: No. 9 and 10

      1. CONDUCT the beat and TA the rhythm.

        1. START with one measure of silence

        2. CUT off the sound on the final bar line by making a puppet in the air! :)

Composition

  1. Follow the instructions at the back of your theory book for Unicorn Traapppp!

  2. Text me your progress.

2018-2019 Lesson 10 of 15

***Theory

  1. Celebrate Theory: Prep Level

    1. ***MEMORIZE all circles dynamic markings on page 23

    2. Say them out loud, followed by their meanings, 3 times in-a-row, at least 5 days a week.

Musicianship

  1. TREBLE CAT

    1. DO LEVELS: 1-1 through 1-5 with three stars on each level for solfege and letter names.

  2. SIGHT READING LEVEL PRIMER LEVEL

    1. TRY TO HAVE BUBBLE HANDS WHEN YOU SIGHTREAD THIS WEEK.

    2. Do “TWO days” for each practice session.

    3. tally each time you do it.

    4. once you start, DO NOT STOP NO MATTER HOW MANY MISTAKES YOU MAKE

    5. SLOW AND STEADY TEMPO

  3. Czerny, Op. 823 No. 1

    1. REVIEW:

      1. RH and LH alone. Careful of the fingering in the RH

  4. Rhythm (red book)

    1. PREPARE: No. 8 and 9

    2. READ: about the info on pages 9 and 10

    3. TEST: next week on any info on pages 9-10

Composition

  1. Follow the instructions at the back of your theory book for Unicorn Traapppp!

  2. Text me your progress.

2018-2019 Lesson 9

***Theory

  1. Celebrate Theory: Prep Level

    1. ***MEMORIZE all circles dynamic markings on page 23

    2. Say them out loud, followed by their meanings, 3 times in-a-row, at least 5 days a week.

Musicianship

  1. SIGHT READING LEVEL PRIMER LEVEL

    1. Do “one day” for each practice session.

    2. tally each time you do it.

    3. once you start, DO NOT STOP NO MATTER HOW MANY MISTAKES YOU MAKE

    4. SLOW AND STEADY TEMPO

  2. ****UNI-Solfege - DO THIS FIRST AT EACH PRACTICE SESION.

    1. Say forward and backward, the syllables starting on any syllable.

    2. Do this with a steady beat - set your metronome to m.m. 100 PASS OFF IN TWO WEEKS.

    3. Test on this next week!

    4. IF YOU HAVE A HARD TIME WITH THE EXERCISE AFTER 3 - 4 TRIES, WHAT DO WE DO? SLOW IT DOWN!!!

  3. Czerny, Op. 823 No. 1

    1. EACH UNICORN HAS ITS OWN TRY! (3)

      1. YOU MUST LOOK AT YOUR MUSIC WHEN YOU PLAY

      2. RH and LH alone: Fix Position and rhythms, AND SLOW THIS DOWN.

  4. ****Rhythm (red book)

    1. ****PREPARE: No. 4, 5, 6 and 7 by doing it correctly three times each practice session.

    2. ****Memorize the following note values:

      1. What does the dot mean on a dotted note? The dot = half the value of the NOTE.

      2. Be able to WRITE all the rests on page 8 in the staff. Practice doing this on your staff paper.

Composition

  1. Follow the instructions at the back of your theory book for Unicorn Traapppp!

  2. Text me your progress.

2018-2019 Lesson 8

**Theory

  1. Celebrate Theory: Prep Level

    1. MEMORIZE all circles dynamic markings on page 23

    2. Say them out loud, followed by their meanings, 3 times in-a-row, at least 5 days a week.

***Musicianship

  1. UNI-Solfege - DO THIS FIRST AT EACH PRACTICE SESION.

    1. Say forward and backward, the syllables starting on any syllable.

    2. Do this with a steady beat - set your metronome to m.m. 100 PASS OFF IN TWO WEEKS.

    3. Test on this next week!

    4. IF YOU HAVE A HARD TIME WITH THE EXERCISE AFTER 3 - 4 TRIES, WHAT DO WE DO? SLOW IT DOWN!!!

  2. Czerny, Op. 823 No. 1

    1. EACH UNICORN HAS ITS OWN TRY! (3)

      1. YOU MUST LOOK AT YOUR MUSIC WHEN YOU PLAY

      2. RH and LH alone: Fix Position and rhythms, AND SLOW THIS DOWN.

  3. ***Rhythm (red book)

    1. PREPARE: No. 4, 5, 6 and 7 by doing it correctly three times each practice session.

    2. Memorize the following note values:

      1. What does the dot mean on a dotted note? The dot = half the value of the NOTE.

      2. Be able to WRITE all the rests on page 8 in the staff. Practice doing this on your staff paper.

Composition

  1. Follow the instructions at the back of your theory book for Unicorn Traapppp!

  2. Text me your progress.

2018-2019 Lesson 7

Composition

  1. Follow the instructions at the back of your theory book for Unicorn Traapppp!

  2. Text me your progress.

*Theory

  1. Celebrate Theory: Prep Level

    1. MEMORIZE all circles dynamic markings on page 23

    2. Say them out loud, followed by their meanings, 3 times in-a-row, at least 5 days a week.

*Musicianship

  1. *Solfege

    1. Say forward and backward, the syllables starting on any syllable.

    2. Do this with a steady beat - set your metronome to m.m. 86

    3. Test on this next week!

    4. IF YOU HAVE A HARD TIME WITH THE EXERCISE AFTER 3 - 4 TRIES, WHAT DO WE DO? SLOW IT DOWN!!!

  2. Czerny, Op. 823 No. 1

    1. EACH UNICORN HAS ITS OWN TRY! (3)

      1. RH - Three Try-icorns (mean it needs to be correct-icorn)

      2. LH - Three Try-icorns (mean it needs to be correct-icorn)

      3. For EACH practice (pract-icorn), you need to do Number’s 1 and 2 above.

  3. **Rhythm (red book)

    1. Memorize the following note values:

      1. Dotted Half Note = 3 beats

      2. What does the dot mean on a dotted note? The dot = half the value of the NOTE.

    2. Be able to WRITE all the rests on page 8. Practice doing this on your staff paper.

2018-2019 Lesson 6

We will start with Theory, Rhythm and Solfege next lesson

Composition

  1. Follow the instructions at the back of your theory book for Unicorn Traapppp!

  2. Text me your progress.

*Theory

  1. Celebrate Theory: Prep Level

    1. MEMORIZE all circles dynamic markings on page 23

    2. Say them out loud, followed by their meanings, 3 times in-a-row, at least 5 days a week.

*Musicianship

  1. *Solfege

    1. Say forward and backward, the syllables starting on any syllable.

    2. Do this with a steady beat - set your metronome to m.m. 86

    3. Test on this next week!

    4. IF YOU HAVE A HARD TIME WITH THE EXERCISE AFTER 3 - 4 TRIES, WHAT DO WE DO? SLOW IT DOWN!!!

  2. Czerny, Op. 823 No. 1

    1. Get in UNICORN POSITION!

    2. With one hand, SAY & PLAY the names of the notes.

      1. DO THIS CORRECTLY, THREE TIMES

    3. PLAY without saying the names of the notes.

    4. Repeat with the Left Hand

  3. *Rhythm (red book)

    1. Memorize the following note values:

      1. Quarter Note = 1 beat

      2. Half Note = 2 beats

      3. Dotted Half Note = 3 beats

      4. Whole Note = 4 beats

    2. Memorize AND DRAW the REST VALUES on page 8. Test next week.

2018-2019 Lesson 5

We will start with Theory, Rhythm and Solfege next lesson

Theory

  1. Celebrate Theory: Prep Level

    1. MEMORIZE all circles dynamic markings on page 23

    2. Say them out loud, followed by their meanings, 3 times in-a-row, at least 5 days a week.

*Musicianship

  1. *Solfege

    1. Say forward and backward, the syllables starting on any syllable.

    2. Do this with a steady beat - set your metronome to m.m. 86

    3. Test on this next week!

    4. IF YOU HAVE A HARD TIME WITH THE EXERCISE AFTER 3 - 4 TRIES, WHAT DO WE DO? SLOW IT DOWN!!!

  2. Czerny, Op. 823 No. 1

    1. Follow your practice chart. Memorize NFRPE

    2. Watch your practice video (at the bottom of your blog) and follow the instructions!

    3. practice this 5 times a week!

  3. Rhythm (red book)

    1. Memorize the following note values:

      1. Quarter Note = 1 beat

      2. Half Note = 2 beats

      3. Dotted Half Note = 3 beats

      4. Whole Note = 4 beats

    2. Memorize AND DRAW the REST VALUES on page 8. Test next week.

2018-2019 Lesson 4

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Theory

  1. Celebrate Theory: Prep Level

    1. MEMORIZE all circles dynamic markings on page 23

    2. Say them out loud, followed by their meanings, 3 times in-a-row, at least 5 days a week.

*Musicianship

  1. *Solfege

    1. Say forward and backward, the syllables starting on any syllable.

    2. Do this with a steady beat - set your metronome to m.m. 86

    3. Test on this next week!

    4. IF YOU HAVE A HARD TIME WITH THE EXERCISE AFTER 3 - 4 TRIES, WHAT DO WE DO? SLOW IT DOWN!!!

  2. Czerny, Op. 823 No. 1

    1. Watch your practice video (at the bottoms of your blog) and follow the instructions!

    2. practice this 5 times a week!

  3. Rhythm (red book)

    1. Memorize the following note values:

      1. Quarter Note = 1 beat

      2. Half Note = 2 beats

      3. Dotted Half Note = 3 beats

      4. Whole Note = 4 beats

    2. Memorize AND DRAW the REST VALUES on page 8. Test next week.

2018-2019 Lesson 3

Minimum of five practice days per week. :)

Theory

  1. Celebrate Theory: Prep Level

    1. THEORY TEST

      1. REDO: All of unit 2 and 3

      2. You’ll have a test on any of this next lesson.

    2. PREPARE: Pages 6 - 15

      1. Fix the purple pen in these pages.

      2. Be able to teach me about any of this.

    3. PREPARE: Prepare pages 16 - 31

*Musicianship

  1. *Solfege

    1. Say forward and backward, the syllables starting on any syllable.

    2. Do this with a steady beat - set your metronome to m.m. 86

    3. Test on this next week!

    4. IF YOU HAVE A HARD TIME WITH THE EXERCISE AFTER 3 - 4 TRIES, WHAT DO WE DO? SLOW IT DOWN!!!

  2. *Rhythm (red book)

    1. Read about pages 4-7

    2. Memorize the following note values:

      1. Quarter Note = 1 beat

      2. Half Note = 2 beats

      3. Dotted Half Note = 3 beats

      4. Whole Note = 4 beats

    3. PREPARE: Nos. 1-3

      1. Clap the beat / pulse & Ta the rhythm.

        1. Start by clapping 4 beats of silence

        2. Continue clapping while you’re ta the rhythm.

2018-2019 Lesson 2

Minimum of five practice days per week. :)

Theory

  1. Celebrate Theory: Prep Level

    1. PREPARE: Pages 6 - 15

      1. Fix the purple pen in these pages.

      2. Be able to teach me about any of this.

    2. PREPARE: Prepare pages 16 - 31

*Musicianship

  1. *Solfege

    1. Say forward and backward, the syllables starting on any syllable.

    2. Do this with a steady beat - set your metronome to m.m. 86

    3. Test on this next week!

    4. IF YOU HAVE A HARD TIME WITH THE EXERCISE AFTER 3 - 4 TRIES, WHAT DO WE DO? SLOW IT DOWN!!!

  2. *Rhythm (red book)

    1. Read about pages 4-7

    2. Memorize the following note values:

      1. Quarter Note = 1 beat

      2. Half Note = 2 beats

      3. Dotted Half Note = 3 beats

      4. Whole Note = 4 beats

    3. PREPARE: Nos. 1-3

      1. Clap the beat / pulse & Ta the rhythm.

        1. Start by clapping 4 beats of silence

        2. Continue clapping while you’re ta the rhythm.

2018-2019 Lesson 1

Minimum of five practice days per week. :)

Theory

  1. Celebrate Theory: Prep Level

    1. PREPARE: Pages 6 - 15

    2. BONUS ASSIGNMENT: Prepare pages 16 - 31

Musicianship

  1. Solfege

    1. Say forward and backward, the syllables starting on any syllable.

    2. Do this with a steady beat - set your metronome to m.m. 86

    3. Test on this next week!

    4. IF YOU HAVE A HARD TIME WITH THE EXERCISE AFTER 3 - 4 TRIES, WHAT DO WE DO? SLOW IT DOWN!!!

  2. Rhythm (red book)

    1. Read about pages 4-7

    2. Memorize the following note values:

      1. Quarter Note = 1 beat

      2. Half Note = 2 beats

      3. Dotted Half Note = 3 beats

      4. Whole Note = 4 beats

    3. PREPARE: Nos. 1-3

      1. Clap the beat / pulse & Ta the rhythm.

        1. Start by clapping 4 beats of silence

        2. Continue clapping while you’re ta the rhythm.