2019-2020 - Lesson 5 of 16

2019-2020 Private Lesson Enrollment: Semester

Lesson Assignments:


TECHNIQUE:

  1. Hanon No. 2

    1. Learn next week with Dustin

  2. Hanon No. 1

    1. HANDS TOGETHER: Ascending and descending:

      1. CLOSE LOUD

        1. Attack the key with a forward wrist and round finger

        2. Immediately release your energy and relax your wrist and arm.

        3. All notes are legato.

      2. LEGATO

        1. See the blue pen


READING:

  1. Piano Adventures: Sightreading Book: Level 1

    1. Sightread one “day” per practice session.

    2. place a tally mark above the exercise after you have played through once.

    3. don’t stop once you’ve started

    4. continue to tally your tries until you have it played correctly

  2. Solos 1

    1. No assignment

  3. *Lesson & Musicianship 1B

    1. PLEASE ORDER THIS BOOK

    2. https://www.amazon.com/Celebrate-Piano-Lesson-Musicianship-1B/dp/0887978193


THEORY

  1. Celebrate Theory: Level 1

    1. PREPARE: pages 35


MUSICIANSHIP

  1. Modus Vetus

    1. No. 1

      1. Start with Dustin

    2. 2nds and 3rds (steps and skips)

      1. Play C on the keyboard and match the pitch with your voice.

      2. Sing and play up and down 2nds and 3rds, matching the pitch with your voice.

      3. Just sing up and down 2nds and 3rds. Use the keyboard for help if you need it.

  2. Rhythm (no assignment)

    1. WITH DUSTIN: No. 38

      1. Learn 5/4 conducting

  3. Solfege

    1. Prepare No. 6 on page 17

    2. ***Prepare No. 8 and 10 on page 18

      1. Set metronome to m.m. 40 and say and play the syllables with the metronome.

      2. If you make a mistake, move ON! Don’t correct it.

      3. Use finger 2. It needs to be rounded / curved.


REPERTOIRE: (weekly)

  1. Marching Op. 39 No. 3 by Dmitri Kabalevsky

    1. Start to learn with NFRPE hands alone

  2. Cuckoo

    1. Hands Together

      1. Memorized

      2. See all pen markings


REVIEW

2019-2020 - Lesson 4 of 16

2019-2020 Private Lesson Enrollment: Semester

Lesson Assignments:


TECHNIQUE:

  1. Hanon No. 1

    1. HANDS TOGETHER: Ascending and descending:

      1. CLOSE LOUD

        1. Attack the key with a forward wrist and round finger

        2. Immediately release your energy and relax your wrist and arm.

        3. All notes are legato.

      2. LEGATO

        1. Set metronome to 44 = two notes per tic

        2. ta four notes before you begin

        3. play with the metronome.

        4. Fingers stay close to the keys and fingers round


READING:

  1. Piano Adventures: Sightreading Book: Level 1

    1. Sightread one “day” per practice session.

    2. place a tally mark above the exercise after you have played through once.

    3. don’t stop once you’ve started

    4. continue to tally your tries until you have it played correctly

  2. Solos 1

    1. No assignment

  3. *Lesson & Musicianship 1B

    1. PLEASE ORDER THIS BOOK!

    2. https://www.amazon.com/Celebrate-Piano-Lesson-Musicianship-1B/dp/0887978193


THEORY

  1. Celebrate Theory: Level 1

    1. PREPARE: pages 35


MUSICIANSHIP

  1. Sight Singing

    1. 2nds and 3rds (steps and skips)

      1. Play C on the keyboard and match the pitch with your voice.

      2. Sing and play up and down 2nds and 3rds, matching the pitch with your voice.

      3. Just sing up and down 2nds and 3rds. Use the keyboard for help if you need it.

  2. Ear Training - with Dustin

    1. Up 2nds, 3rds

  3. Rhythm

    1. WITH DUSTIN: No. 38

      1. Learn 5/4 conducting

  4. Solfege

    1. Prepare No. 6 on page 17

    2. ***Prepare No. 8 and 10 on page 18

      1. Set metronome to m.m. 40 and say and play the syllables with the metronome.

      2. If you make a mistake, move ON! Don’t correct it.

      3. Use finger 2. It needs to be rounded / curved.


REPERTOIRE:

  1. Marching Op. 39 No. 3 by Dmitri Kabalevsky

    1. Start to learn with NFRPE hands alone

  2. Cuckoo

    1. Hands Together

      1. fix all pink pen

      2. when RH lifts at the end of a phrase, LH stays legato / connected.


REVIEW

2019-2020 - Lesson 3 of 16

2019-2020 Private Lesson Enrollment: Semester

Lesson Assignments:


TECHNIQUE:

  1. Hanon No. 1

    1. HANDS TOGETHER: Ascending and descending:

      1. CLOSE LOUD

        1. Attack the key with a forward wrist and round finger

        2. Immediately release your energy and relax your wrist and arm.

        3. All notes are legato.


*READING:

  1. *Piano Adventures: Sightreading Book: Level 1

    1. Read the intro together on pages 4 and 5

  2. Solos 1

    1. No assignment

  3. *Lesson & Musicianship 1B

    1. PLEASE ORDER THIS BOOK!

    2. https://www.amazon.com/Celebrate-Piano-Lesson-Musicianship-1B/dp/0887978193


THEORY

  1. Celebrate Theory: Level 1

    1. PREPARE: pages 33-34


MUSICIANSHIP

  1. Sight Singing

    1. 2nds and 3rds (steps and skips)

      1. Play C on the keyboard and match the pitch with your voice.

      2. Sing and play up and down 2nds and 3rds, matching the pitch with your voice.

      3. Just sing up and down 2nds and 3rds. Use the keyboard for help if you need it.

  2. Ear Training - with Dustin

    1. Up 2nds, 3rds

  3. Rhythm

    1. WITH DUSTIN: No. 38

      1. Learn 5/4 conducting

  4. Solfege

    1. Prepare No. 5 on page 17

    2. Prepare No. 8 and 10 on page 18

      1. Set metronome to m.m. 40 and say and play the syllables with the metronome.

      2. If you make a mistake, move ON! Don’t correct it.

      3. Use finger 2. It needs to be rounded / curved.


REPERTOIRE:

  1. Cuckoo

    1. mm. 1-8 Hands Together:

      1. Practice LH alone with a very soft sound

      2. Next, play RH with a singing sound - remember, it’s the star of the show!

      3. Lastly, try together, keeping LH quiet and RH loud!

      4. REPEAT STEPS 1-3! :)

    2. mm. 9-12 Hands Alone, then Together

      1. Use NFRPE to learn these four measures.


REVIEW

2019-2020 - Lesson 2 of 16

2019-2020 Private Lesson Enrollment: Semester


Lesson Assignments:


TECHNIQUE:

  1. Hanon No. 1

    1. Hands Alone Ascending and descending: VERY SLOWLY

      1. CLOSE LOUD - watch the video below

        1. Attack the key with a forward wrist and round finger

        2. Immediately release your energy and relax your wrist and arm.

        3. All notes are legato.

READING: (hold)

  1. Piano Adventures: Sightreading Book: Level 1

    1. Read the intro together on pages 4 and 5

  2. Solos 1

    1. No assignment

  3. *Lesson & Musicianship 1B

    1. PLEASE ORDER THIS BOOK!

    2. https://www.amazon.com/Celebrate-Piano-Lesson-Musicianship-1B/dp/0887978193

*THEORY

  1. *Level 1 RCM

    1. Finish Pages 30 and 31

MUSICIANSHIP: (Hold)

  1. *Melodic Dictation

    1. 2nds and 3rds with Dustin

  2. *Ear Training

    1. Up 2nds, 3rds & 5ths: melodic

    2. See your staff paper for the “Ear Training Intervals” assignment.

  3. Rhythm

    1. WITH DUSTIN: No. 38

      1. Learn 5/4 conducting

  4. **Solfege

    1. **Prepare Nos. 4 & 5 on pages 16 & 17

      1. Set metronome to m.m. 40 and say and play the syllables with the metronome.

      2. If you make a mistake, move ON! Don’t correct it.

      3. Use finger 2 and don’t play through more than three times for each practice session. This will get easier after each day of practice. Don’t worry if it’s not correct on the first 2-3 days of practice.

REPERTOIRE:

  1. Cuckoo

    1. Good work hands alone on ms. 1-4

    2. Why are there not check marks in the boxes for mm. 1-4 LH?

    3. Please complete the sections indicated in the NFRPE chart

    4. YOU MUST GO VERRRRRRRY SLOWLY when playing hands together! :)

REVIEW

2019-2020 - Lesson 1 of 16

2019-2020 Private Lesson Enrollment: Semester

Lesson Assignments:

TECHNIQUE:

  1. Hanon No. 1

    1. Hands Alone Ascending and descending: VERY SLOWLY

      1. CLOSE LOUD

        1. Attack the key with a forward wrist and round finger

        2. Immediately release your energy and relax your wrist and arm.

        3. All notes are legato.

READING: (hold)

  1. Piano Adventures: Sightreading Book: Level 1

    1. Start with Dustin!

  2. Blue Note?

    1. Level 1 - 2- solfege and letter names

      1. Treble Clef

      2. Bass Clef

  3. Solos 1?

    1. PREPARE: page 12

  4. Lesson & Musicianship 1B?

    1. PLEASE ORDER THIS BOOK!

    2. https://www.amazon.com/Celebrate-Piano-Lesson-Musicianship-1B/dp/0887978193

THEORY:

  1. Level 1 RCM

    1. Finish Pages 30 and 31

MUSICIANSHIP: (Hold)

  1. Ear Training

    1. Up 2nds, 3rds & 5ths: melodic

    2. See your staff paper for the “Ear Training Intervals” assignment.

  2. Rhythm

    1. COMPOSE: No. 37

      1. Compose your own rhythm assignment based on number’s 31-32

      2. If you use ties, please use them across the bar line and not within.

  3. Solfege

    1. **Prepare Nos. 4 & 5 on pages 16 & 17

      1. Set metronome to m.m. 40 and say and play the syllables with the metronome.

      2. If you make a mistake, move ON! Don’t correct it.

      3. Use finger 2 and don’t play through more than three times for each practice session. This will get easier after each day of practice. Don’t worry if it’s not correct on the first 2-3 days of practice.

REPERTOIRE:

  1. Cuckoo

    1. NFRPE

  2. The Honeybee

    1. See your practice chart

  3. Lightly Row

    1. Think about crossing the street - what do we do? look for cars? think ahead!

    2. Pass off next week back to back with Honeybee

CREDIT: 2018-2019 Lesson 23-30

Lesson Assignments:

Idi-suda - come here in Russian.

SUMMER ASSIGNMENTS

  1. Theory

    1. Finish Unit 3

  2. Cuckoo

    1. When you learn a new piece, do the following:

      1. Find and label patterns in the music!

      2. Start with one section and do the following HANDS ALONE:

        1. Notes: speak the names of the notes as you play them. Don’t worry about keeping a steady beat. ONLY NOTES!

        2. Fingering: play the notes and correct finger numbers. Don’t worry about anything else!

        3. Position: Focus on the correct notes and fingering, as well as good position!

        4. Rhythm: Ta and clap / conduct your rhythm. Then play the notes with the correct rhythm.

  3. The Honeybee (next week pass off N.F.R.P)

    1. Ms. 1-4

      1. Set your metronome to m.m. 80

      2. Play with Position and Rhythm as focus (say your goals out loud)

      3. 3 times correctly

      4. Turn off the metronome and do it once more!

    2. ms. 5-8

      1. Set your metronome to m.m. 80

      2. Play with Position and Rhythm as focus (say your goals out loud)

      3. 3 times correctly

      4. Turn off the metronome and do it once more!

    3. ms. 9-12

      1. Set your metronome to m.m. 80

      2. Play with Position and Rhythm as focus (say your goals out loud)

      3. 3 times correctly

      4. Turn off the metronome and do it once more!

  4. Lightly Row

    1. Next week: pass off with NFRPE!

    2. I need to hear MORE dynamics. :)

    3. What is Expression?

      1. Dynamics (crescendo, decrescendo, forte, piano, etc.)

      2. Articulations (slurs, staccato, accents, etc.)

    4. Repeated Notes:

      1. Please connect them as much as possible. Think about how you ta and conduct quarter notes. With your voice, you connect them to the very next note. Don’t let there be space between the notes if there are no rests.

ASSIGNMENTS ON HOLD

TECHNIQUE:

  1. Hanon No. 1

    1. Hands Together Ascending and descending: VERY SLOWLY

      1. Three Goals

        1. Wrist UP

        2. Fingers Round

        3. Fingers Close to the keys

*READING:

  1. *Bass Cat

    1. Levels 1-1 to 1-5

  2. Treble Cat

    1. Levels 1-5 and 1-7 for three stars each, and in solfege and letter names

  3. Blue Note

    1. Level 1 - 2- solfege and letter names

      1. Treble Clef

      2. Bass Clef

  4. Solos 1

    1. PREPARE: page 12

  5. Lesson & Musicianship 1B

    1. PLEASE ORDER THIS BOOK!

    2. https://www.amazon.com/Celebrate-Piano-Lesson-Musicianship-1B/dp/0887978193

*THEORY:

  1. Intervals

    1. 2nds, 3rds.

  2. PREPARE: all of Unit 3

  3. *PREPARE: page 23

    1. Please memorize the symbols on this page.

**MUSICIANSHIP:

  1. Ear Training

    1. Up 2nds, 3rds & 5ths: melodic

    2. See your staff paper for the “Ear Training Intervals” assignment.

  2. Rhythm

    1. COMPOSE: No. 37

      1. Compose your own rhythm assignment based on number’s 31-32

      2. If you use ties, please use them across the bar line and not within.

  3. **Solfege

    1. **Prepare Nos. 4 & 5 on pages 16 & 17

      1. Set metronome to m.m. 40 and say and play the syllables with the metronome.

      2. If you make a mistake, move ON! Don’t correct it.

      3. Use finger 2 and don’t play through more than three times for each practice session. This will get easier after each day of practice. Don’t worry if it’s not correct on the first 2-3 days of practice.

REPERTOIRE:

  1. Suzuki Book: Lightly Row: page 16

    1. Start to learn this piece hands alone. Say and play the names of the notes out loud.

2018-2019 Lesson 22 of 30

Lesson Assignments:

Idi-suda - come here in Russian.

SUMMER ASSIGNMENTS

  1. Theory

    1. Finish Unit 3

  2. Cuckoo

    1. When you learn a new piece, do the following:

      1. Find and label patterns in the music!

      2. Start with one section and do the following HANDS ALONE:

        1. Notes: speak the names of the notes as you play them. Don’t worry about keeping a steady beat. ONLY NOTES!

        2. Fingering: play the notes and correct finger numbers. Don’t worry about anything else!

        3. Position: Focus on the correct notes and fingering, as well as good position!

        4. Rhythm: Ta and clap / conduct your rhythm. Then play the notes with the correct rhythm.

  3. The Honeybee (next week pass off N.F.R.P)

    1. Ms. 1-4

      1. Set your metronome to m.m. 80

      2. Play with Position and Rhythm as focus (say your goals out loud)

      3. 3 times correctly

      4. Turn off the metronome and do it once more!

    2. ms. 5-8

      1. Set your metronome to m.m. 80

      2. Play with Position and Rhythm as focus (say your goals out loud)

      3. 3 times correctly

      4. Turn off the metronome and do it once more!

    3. ms. 9-12

      1. Set your metronome to m.m. 80

      2. Play with Position and Rhythm as focus (say your goals out loud)

      3. 3 times correctly

      4. Turn off the metronome and do it once more!

  4. Lightly Row

    1. Next week: pass off with NFRPE!

    2. I need to hear MORE dynamics. :)

    3. What is Expression?

      1. Dynamics (crescendo, decrescendo, forte, piano, etc.)

      2. Articulations (slurs, staccato, accents, etc.)

    4. Repeated Notes:

      1. Please connect them as much as possible. Think about how you ta and conduct quarter notes. With your voice, you connect them to the very next note. Don’t let there be space between the notes if there are no rests.

ASSIGNMENTS ON HOLD

TECHNIQUE:

  1. Hanon No. 1

    1. Hands Together Ascending and descending: VERY SLOWLY

      1. Three Goals

        1. Wrist UP

        2. Fingers Round

        3. Fingers Close to the keys

*READING:

  1. *Bass Cat

    1. Levels 1-1 to 1-5

  2. Treble Cat

    1. Levels 1-5 and 1-7 for three stars each, and in solfege and letter names

  3. Blue Note

    1. Level 1 - 2- solfege and letter names

      1. Treble Clef

      2. Bass Clef

  4. Solos 1

    1. PREPARE: page 12

  5. Lesson & Musicianship 1B

    1. PLEASE ORDER THIS BOOK!

    2. https://www.amazon.com/Celebrate-Piano-Lesson-Musicianship-1B/dp/0887978193

*THEORY:

  1. Intervals

    1. 2nds, 3rds.

  2. PREPARE: all of Unit 3

  3. *PREPARE: page 23

    1. Please memorize the symbols on this page.

**MUSICIANSHIP:

  1. Ear Training

    1. Up 2nds, 3rds & 5ths: melodic

    2. See your staff paper for the “Ear Training Intervals” assignment.

  2. Rhythm

    1. COMPOSE: No. 37

      1. Compose your own rhythm assignment based on number’s 31-32

      2. If you use ties, please use them across the bar line and not within.

  3. **Solfege

    1. **Prepare Nos. 4 & 5 on pages 16 & 17

      1. Set metronome to m.m. 40 and say and play the syllables with the metronome.

      2. If you make a mistake, move ON! Don’t correct it.

      3. Use finger 2 and don’t play through more than three times for each practice session. This will get easier after each day of practice. Don’t worry if it’s not correct on the first 2-3 days of practice.

REPERTOIRE:

  1. Suzuki Book: Lightly Row: page 16

    1. Start to learn this piece hands alone. Say and play the names of the notes out loud.

2018-2019 Lesson 21 of 30

Lesson Assignments:

Idi-suda - come here in Russian.

SUMMER ASSIGNMENTS

  1. The Honeybee

    1. Take Two Measures at a Time: hands alone.

      1. Say the names of the notes out loud

      2. Ta the rhythm and conduct the beat.

      3. Say and play the notes with the correct fingering.

      4. Play the notes with correct position.

  2. Lightly Row

    1. Staff Paper

      1. Copy, exactly as written, the first 4 measures of this piece.

    2. Focus This Week:

      1. Expression: see all dynamics and articulations. It’s normal to have mistakes when starting to practice expression. Be patient with yourself, Katie! :)

      2. Position: Be able to pass off with good position

      3. Rhythm: Have a steady beat throughout the entire piece except where indicated otherwise.

  3. Handouts

    1. Please find the staff papers marked 7/29/19 and follow the instructions

ASSIGNMENTS ON HOLD

TECHNIQUE:

  1. Hanon No. 1

    1. Hands Together Ascending and descending: VERY SLOWLY

      1. Three Goals

        1. Wrist UP

        2. Fingers Round

        3. Fingers Close to the keys

*READING:

  1. *Bass Cat

    1. Levels 1-1 to 1-5

  2. Treble Cat

    1. Levels 1-5 and 1-7 for three stars each, and in solfege and letter names

  3. Blue Note

    1. Level 1 - 2- solfege and letter names

      1. Treble Clef

      2. Bass Clef

  4. Solos 1

    1. PREPARE: page 12

  5. Lesson & Musicianship 1B

    1. PLEASE ORDER THIS BOOK!

    2. https://www.amazon.com/Celebrate-Piano-Lesson-Musicianship-1B/dp/0887978193

*THEORY:

  1. Intervals

    1. 2nds, 3rds.

  2. PREPARE: all of Unit 3

  3. *PREPARE: page 23

    1. Please memorize the symbols on this page.

**MUSICIANSHIP:

  1. Ear Training

    1. Up 2nds, 3rds & 5ths: melodic

    2. See your staff paper for the “Ear Training Intervals” assignment.

  2. Rhythm

    1. COMPOSE: No. 37

      1. Compose your own rhythm assignment based on number’s 31-32

      2. If you use ties, please use them across the bar line and not within.

  3. **Solfege

    1. **Prepare Nos. 4 & 5 on pages 16 & 17

      1. Set metronome to m.m. 40 and say and play the syllables with the metronome.

      2. If you make a mistake, move ON! Don’t correct it.

      3. Use finger 2 and don’t play through more than three times for each practice session. This will get easier after each day of practice. Don’t worry if it’s not correct on the first 2-3 days of practice.

REPERTOIRE:

  1. Suzuki Book: Lightly Row: page 16

    1. Start to learn this piece hands alone. Say and play the names of the notes out loud.

2018-2019 Lesson 20 of 30

Lesson Assignments:

Idi-suda - come here in Russian.

SUMMER ASSIGNMENTS

  1. Lightly Row

    1. Follow your practice video I sent Natasha

  2. Handouts

    1. Please find the staff papers marked 7/22/19 and follow the instructions / video I sent Natasha

ASSIGNMENTS ON HOLD

TECHNIQUE:

  1. Hanon No. 1

    1. Hands Together Ascending and descending: VERY SLOWLY

      1. Three Goals

        1. Wrist UP

        2. Fingers Round

        3. Fingers Close to the keys

*READING:

  1. *Bass Cat

    1. Levels 1-1 to 1-5

  2. Treble Cat

    1. Levels 1-5 and 1-7 for three stars each, and in solfege and letter names

  3. Blue Note

    1. Level 1 - 2- solfege and letter names

      1. Treble Clef

      2. Bass Clef

  4. Solos 1

    1. PREPARE: page 12

  5. Lesson & Musicianship 1B

    1. PLEASE ORDER THIS BOOK!

    2. https://www.amazon.com/Celebrate-Piano-Lesson-Musicianship-1B/dp/0887978193

*THEORY:

  1. PREPARE: all of Unit 3

  2. *PREPARE: page 23

    1. Please memorize the symbols on this page.

**MUSICIANSHIP:

  1. Ear Training

    1. Up 2nds, 3rds & 5ths: melodic

    2. See your staff paper for the “Ear Training Intervals” assignment.

  2. Rhythm

    1. COMPOSE: No. 37

      1. Compose your own rhythm assignment based on number’s 31-32

      2. If you use ties, please use them across the bar line and not within.

  3. **Solfege

    1. **Prepare Nos. 4 & 5 on pages 16 & 17

      1. Set metronome to m.m. 40 and say and play the syllables with the metronome.

      2. If you make a mistake, move ON! Don’t correct it.

      3. Use finger 2 and don’t play through more than three times for each practice session. This will get easier after each day of practice. Don’t worry if it’s not correct on the first 2-3 days of practice.

REPERTOIRE:

  1. Suzuki Book: Lightly Row: page 16

    1. Start to learn this piece hands alone. Say and play the names of the notes out loud.

2018-2019 Lesson 19 of 30

Lesson Assignments:

Idi-suda - come here in Russian.

TECHNIQUE:

  1. Hanon No. 1

    1. Hands Together Ascending and descending: VERY SLOWLY

      1. Three Goals

        1. Wrist UP

        2. Fingers Round

        3. Fingers Close to the keys

*READING:

  1. *Bass Cat

    1. Levels 1-1 to 1-5

  2. Treble Cat

    1. Levels 1-5 and 1-7 for three stars each, and in solfege and letter names

  3. Blue Note

    1. Level 1 - 2- solfege and letter names

      1. Treble Clef

      2. Bass Clef

  4. Solos 1

    1. PREPARE: page 12

  5. Lesson & Musicianship 1B

    1. PLEASE ORDER THIS BOOK!

    2. https://www.amazon.com/Celebrate-Piano-Lesson-Musicianship-1B/dp/0887978193

*THEORY:

  1. PREPARE: all of Unit 3

  2. *PREPARE: page 23

    1. Please memorize the symbols on this page.

**MUSICIANSHIP:

  1. Ear Training

    1. Up 2nds, 3rds & 5ths: melodic

    2. See your staff paper for the “Ear Training Intervals” assignment.

  2. Rhythm

    1. COMPOSE: No. 37

      1. Compose your own rhythm assignment based on number’s 31-32

      2. If you use ties, please use them across the bar line and not within.

  3. **Solfege

    1. **Prepare Nos. 4 & 5 on pages 16 & 17

      1. Set metronome to m.m. 40 and say and play the syllables with the metronome.

      2. If you make a mistake, move ON! Don’t correct it.

      3. Use finger 2 and don’t play through more than three times for each practice session. This will get easier after each day of practice. Don’t worry if it’s not correct on the first 2-3 days of practice.

REPERTOIRE:

  1. Suzuki Book: Lightly Row: page 16

    1. Start to learn this piece hands alone. Say and play the names of the notes out loud.

2018-2019 Lesson 18 of 30

Lesson Assignments:

Idi-suda - come here in Russian.

TECHNIQUE:

  1. Hanon No. 1

    1. Hands Together Ascending Only: VERY SLOWLY

      1. Three Goals

        1. Wrist UP

        2. Fingers Round

        3. Fingers Close to the keys

READING:

  1. Bass Cat

    1. Levels 1-1 to 1-5

  2. Treble Cat

    1. Levels 1-5 and 1-7 for three stars each, and in solfege and letter names

  3. Blue Note

    1. Level 1 - 2- solfege and letter names

      1. Treble Clef

      2. Bass Clef

  4. Czerny

    1. Hold

  5. Solos 1

  6. Lesson & Musicianship 1A

    1. PREPARE: all of Unit 6

THEORY:

  1. PREPARE: page 23

  2. REDO OR FIX: any pages with pink pen.

MUSICIANSHIP:

  1. Ear Training

    1. Up 2nds and 3rds: Melodic

  2. *Rhythm

    1. *PREPARE: No. 36

      1. Compose your own rhythm assignment based on number’s 31-32

  3. *Solfege

    1. *Prepare Nos. 2 & 4 on pages 16

      1. Set metronome to m.m. 40 and say and play the syllables with the metronome.

      2. If you make a mistake, move ON! Don’t correct it.

      3. Use finger 2 and don’t play through more than three times for each practice session. This will get easier after each day of practice. Don’t worry if it’s not correct on the first 2-3 days of practice.

REPERTOIRE:

2018-2019 Lesson 17 of 30

Lesson Assignments:

Idi-suda - come here in Russian.

Final Recital

  1. Fairy Tale

  2. Cancan

  3. Starlight, Star Bright

  4. Cuckoo Bird Concert

TECHNIQUE:

  1. Hanon No. 1

    1. Hands Together Ascending Only: VERY SLOWLY

READING:

  1. Treble Cat

    1. Levels 1-1 to 1-5 for three stars each, and in solfege and letter names

  2. Blue Note

    1. Levvel 1 - solfege and letter names

  3. Czerny

    1. Hold

  4. Solos 1

    1. Pages 10-11

  5. Lesson & Musicianship 1A

    1. PREPARE: pages 62-67

THEORY:

  1. PREPARE: page 23

  2. REDO OR FIX: any pages with pink pen.

MUSICIANSHIP:

  1. Ear Training

    1. Up 2nds and 3rds: Melodic

  2. Rhythm

    1. PREPARE: No. 36

      1. Compose your own rhythm assignment based on number’s 31-32

  3. Solfege

    1. Prepare Nos. 1-4 on pages 15-16

      1. Set metronome to m.m. 40 and say and play the syllables with the metronome.

      2. If you make a mistake, move ON! Don’t correct it.

      3. Use finger 2 and don’t play through more than three times for each practice session. This will get easier after each day of practice. Don’t worry if it’s not correct on the first 2-3 days of practice.

REPERTOIRE:

2018-2019 Lesson 16 of 30

Lesson Assignments:

Idi-suda - come here in Russian.

TECHNIQUE:

  1. Hanon No. 1

    1. Ascending hands alone: Follow the practice video

  2. CHOOSE any 5 notes, hands alone, and play them legato

    1. GOAL IS TO HAVE FINGERS LIKE MAGNETS TO THE KEYS.

    2. IF A FINGER GOES UP, STOP, SAY IT’S OK! AND THEN MOVE ON.

    3. WRIST UP!!!!

READING:

  1. Treble Cat

    1. Levels 1-1 to 1-5 for three stars each, and in solfege and letter names

  2. Blue Note

    1. Levvel 1 - solfege and letter names

  3. Czerny

    1. Hold

  4. Solos 1

    1. Pages 10-11

  5. Lesson & Musicianship 1A

    1. PREPARE: pages 62-67

THEORY:

  1. PREPARE: page 23

  2. REDO OR FIX: any pages with pink pen.

TECHNIQUE

*MUSICIANSHIP:

  1. Ear Traning

    1. up and down 2nds and 3rds: Melodic

  2. **Rhythm

    1. PREPARE: No. 33-34

  3. **Solfege

    1. Prepare Nos. 1-4 on pages 15-16

REPERTOIRE:

2018-2019 Lesson 16 of 30

Lesson Assignments:

Idi-suda - come here in Russian.

TECHNIQUE:

  1. Hanon No. 1

    1. Ascending hands alone: Follow the practice video

  2. CHOOSE any 5 notes, hands alone, and play them legato

    1. GOAL IS TO HAVE FINGERS LIKE MAGNETS TO THE KEYS.

    2. IF A FINGER GOES UP, STOP, SAY IT’S OK! AND THEN MOVE ON.

    3. WRIST UP!!!!

READING:

  1. Czerny

    1. Follow your NFRPE chart and make sure to follow the instructions for hands alone and hands together.

  2. Solos 1

  3. Lesson & Musicianship 1A

    1. PREPARE: page 56-61

THEORY:

  1. PREPARE: page 23

  2. REDO OR FIX: any pages with pink pen.

TECHNIQUE:

COMPOSITION

  1. DUSTIN WILL FIND BOOK FOR JAZZ MELODIES.

*MUSICIANSHIP:

  1. Ear Traning

    1. up and down 2nds and 3rds: Melodic

  2. *Rhythm

    1. PREPARE: No. 33-34

  3. *Solfege

    1. Prepare Nos. 1-4 on pages 15-16

REPERTOIRE:

2018-2019 Lesson 15 of 15

Lesson Assignments:

Idi-suda - come here in Russian.

TECHNIQUE:

  1. Hanon No. 1

    1. Ascending hands alone: Follow the practice video

  2. CHOOSE any 5 notes, hands alone, and play them legato

    1. GOAL IS TO HAVE FINGERS LIKE MAGNETS TO THE KEYS.

    2. IF A FINGER GOES UP, STOP, SAY IT’S OK! AND THEN MOVE ON.

    3. WRIST UP!!!!

READING:

  1. Czerny

    1. Follow your NFRPE chart and make sure to follow the instructions for hands alone and hands together.

  2. Solos 1

  3. Lesson & Musicianship 1A

    1. PREPARE: page 56-61

THEORY:

  1. PREPARE: page 23

  2. REDO OR FIX: any pages with pink pen.

TECHNIQUE:

COMPOSITION

  1. DUSTIN WILL FIND BOOK FOR JAZZ MELODIES.

*MUSICIANSHIP:

  1. Ear Traning

    1. up and down 2nds and 3rds: Melodic

  2. *Rhythm

    1. PREPARE: No. 33-34

  3. *Solfege

    1. Prepare Nos. 1-4 on pages 15-16

REPERTOIRE:

2018-2019 Lesson 14 of 15: Katherine Rosa

Lesson Assignments:

Idi-suda - come here in Russian.

TECHNIQUE:

  1. Hanon No. 1

    1. Ascending hands alone: Follow the practice video

  2. CHOOSE any 5 notes, hands alone, and play them legato

    1. GOAL IS TO HAVE FINGERS LIKE MAGNETS TO THE KEYS.

    2. IF A FINGER GOES UP, STOP, SAY IT’S OK! AND THEN MOVE ON.

    3. WRIST UP!!!!

READING:

  1. Czerny

    1. Follow your NFRPE chart and make sure to follow the instructions for hands alone and hands together.

  2. Solos 1

  3. Lesson & Musicianship 1A

    1. PREPARE: page 56-61

THEORY:

  1. PREPARE: page 23

  2. REDO OR FIX: any pages with pink pen.

TECHNIQUE:

COMPOSITION

  1. DUSTIN WILL FIND BOOK FOR JAZZ MELODIES.

*MUSICIANSHIP:

  1. Ear Traning

    1. up and down 2nds and 3rds: Melodic

  2. *Rhythm

    1. PREPARE: No. 33-34

  3. *Solfege

    1. Prepare Nos. 1-4 on pages 15-16

REPERTOIRE:

2018-2019 Lesson 13 of 15: Katherine Rosa

Lesson Assignments:

Theory Link to Buy Book:

https://www.amazon.com/TCT0B-Celebrate-Theory-Royal-Conservatory/dp/1554408032/ref=sr_1_fkmrnull_1?keywords=celebrate+theory+prep&qid=1551209646&s=gateway&sr=8-1-fkmrnull

Idi-suda - come here in Russian.

TECHNIQUE:

  1. CHOOSE any 5 notes, hands alone, and play them legato

    1. GOAL IS TO HAVE FINGERS LIKE MAGNETS TO THE KEYS.

    2. IF A FINGER GOES UP, STOP, SAY IT’S OK! AND THEN MOVE ON.

    3. WRIST UP!!!!

READING:

  1. Czerny

    1. No. 1 - use the NFRPE chart to learn HANDS TOGETHER.

  2. Solos 1

  3. Lesson & Musicianship 1A

    1. PREPARE: page 54-55

THEORY:

  1. PREPARE: up to page 23

TECHNIQUE:

MUSICIANSHIP:

  1. Rhythm

    1. PREPARE: No. 33-34

  2. Solfege

    1. Prepare Nos. 1-4 on pages 15-16

REPERTOIRE:

2018-2019 Lesson 12 of 15: Katherine Rosa

Lesson Assignments:

Theory Link to Buy Book:

https://www.amazon.com/TCT0B-Celebrate-Theory-Royal-Conservatory/dp/1554408032/ref=sr_1_fkmrnull_1?keywords=celebrate+theory+prep&qid=1551209646&s=gateway&sr=8-1-fkmrnull

Idi-suda - come here in Russian.

TECHNIQUE:

  1. CHOOSE any 5 notes, hands alone, and play them legato

    1. GOAL IS TO HAVE FINGERS LIKE MAGNETS TO THE KEYS.

    2. IF A FINGER GOES UP, STOP, SAY IT’S OK! AND THEN MOVE ON.

    3. WRIST UP!!!!

READING:

  1. Czerny

    1. No. 1 - use the NFRPE chart.

  2. Solos 1

  3. Lesson & Musicianship 1A

    1. PREPARE: page 49-55

THEORY:

  1. See your staff paper book for a composition assignment in Solfege

TECHNIQUE:

MUSICIANSHIP:

  1. Rhythm

    1. PREPARE: No. 29 - 32

  2. Solfege

    1. PREPARE: No. 3 on page 10 at m.m. 40

    2. COMPOSE: your own assignemnt

REPERTOIRE:

2018-2019 Lesson 11 of 15: Katherine Rosa

Lesson Assignments:

Theory Link to Buy Book:

https://www.amazon.com/TCT0B-Celebrate-Theory-Royal-Conservatory/dp/1554408032/ref=sr_1_fkmrnull_1?keywords=celebrate+theory+prep&qid=1551209646&s=gateway&sr=8-1-fkmrnull

Idi-suda - come here in Russian.

TECHNIQUE:

  1. CHOOSE any 5 notes, hands alone, and play them legato

    1. GOAL IS TO HAVE FINGERS LIKE MAGNETS TO THE KEYS.

    2. IF A FINGER GOES UP, STOP, SAY IT’S OK! AND THEN MOVE ON.

    3. WRIST UP!!!!

READING:

  1. Dustin: Bring Czerny on Tuesday

  2. Solos 1

  3. Lesson & Musicianship 1A

    1. “Legato” memorize the meaning of this work.

    2. What is a “toccata”

    3. What is “melodic” and “harmonic”

    4. PREPARE: pages 43-45

THEORY:

  1. See your staff paper book for a composition assignment in Solfege

TECHNIQUE:

MUSICIANSHIP:

  1. Rhythm

    1. Compose, Ta and Conduct Nos. 18

    2. Practice conducting in 3/4 time.

    3. Prepare No. 19

  2. Solfege

    1. Prepare Nos. 1-2 at m.m. 40

    2. Let go of any mistakes and practice moving forward with the beat.

REPERTOIRE:

2018-2019 Lesson 10 of 15: Katherine Rosa

Lesson Assignments:

Theory Link to Buy Book:

https://www.amazon.com/TCT0B-Celebrate-Theory-Royal-Conservatory/dp/1554408032/ref=sr_1_fkmrnull_1?keywords=celebrate+theory+prep&qid=1551209646&s=gateway&sr=8-1-fkmrnull

Idi-suda - come here in Russian.

TECHNIQUE:

  1. CHOOSE any 5 notes, hands alone, and play them legato

    1. GOAL IS TO HAVE FINGERS LIKE MAGNETS TO THE KEYS.

    2. IF A FINGER GOES UP, STOP, SAY IT’S OK! AND THEN MOVE ON.

    3. WRIST UP!!!!

READING:

  1. Dustin: Bring Czerny on Tuesday

  2. Solos 1

  3. Lesson & Musicianship 1A

    1. “Legato” memorize the meaning of this work.

    2. What is a “toccata”

    3. What is “melodic” and “harmonic”

    4. PREPARE: pages 43-45

THEORY:

  1. See your staff paper book for a composition assignment in Solfege

TECHNIQUE:

MUSICIANSHIP:

  1. Rhythm

    1. Compose, Ta and Conduct Nos. 18

    2. Practice conducting in 3/4 time.

    3. Prepare No. 19

  2. Solfege

    1. Prepare Nos. 1-2 at m.m. 40

    2. Let go of any mistakes and practice moving forward with the beat.

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