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Weekly Assignments for Nov 15-21

Hello everyone! Nice work this week; your pieces are coming along very well. See below for homework recommendations for this week :) Klara -practice "A Joke for You" from the lesson book Emet -practice "Go Down, Moses", and write in under the chords whether it is "i", "iv" or "V" Nathalia So sorry about the trouble with our books not [...]

2020-11-17T22:40:45-05:00November 17th, 2020|

Weekly Assignments for Nov 11-17th

Hello everyone! Great job this week. Keep up the good work! Tannaz -keep working on the songs from your book, as well as one (or both) of the sheets I sent you-I will upload videos of me playing them ASAP, (likely Sunday), and when I do so, I'll drop them in this shared folder. From now on, that's where I'll [...]

2020-11-14T11:12:09-05:00November 14th, 2020|

Weekly Homework Suggestions for Nov 10-17

Awesome job tonight! Very impressed with everyone's progress. :) See below for your weekly homework suggestions. Ken -Sunflower: practice the whole thing hands together-Runaway Rabbit: practice whole thing, hands together; watch for when it is legato vs staccato-Rainforest: practice this; when do you have the interval of a 5th? when do you have other intervals? Steve -Girl on a Bicycle: [...]

2020-11-14T10:43:49-05:00November 14th, 2020|

Homework for the Week of Nov 3-Nov 8

Nice work tonight! See below for your recommended practice. Ken -practice Sunflower, whole thing, hands together. Try to hear the tune in your head as you play Steve -Scarf Dance: make sure you're being accurate with the rhythms (2 beats for half notes), and add in dynamics and the repeats Gabe -keep up the work on slow and steady practicing! [...]

2020-11-03T21:59:44-05:00November 3rd, 2020|

Homework for the Week of Nov 1-Nov 6

Hello all! Awesome work this week; keep it up! Please see below for your homework suggestions. Klara Allegro: Practice playing, paying attention to the dynamicsElephant Ride: practice playing, naming the notes aloud as you playRecommended practice time: 10mins a day, 4-5 days Emet Fandango: watch out for the 2nd ending, and pay close attention to the chord changesHey Jude: practice [...]

2020-11-03T20:41:52-05:00November 3rd, 2020|

Assignments for the Week of Oct 28-Nov 3

Great work this week, everyone, and nice to meet those of you who are new to me! Please find your homework suggestions below, along with recommended practice times. Tannaz Here is a folder with a summary doc of some of the concepts we talked about during our lesson, as well as a note-naming worksheet. No pressure to do all of [...]

2020-10-29T14:10:18-04:00October 29th, 2020|

Homework for the Week of Oct 27-Nov 2

Hello everyone! Nicely done today. You're all making good progress :) See below for your homework suggestions for the week. Ken -Runaway Rabbit: work on the RH and LH up to bar 15-Sunflower: keep up the great work; first 3 pages hands together, the rest with just the RH Steve -Scarf Dance: whole piece hands together. Watch out for your [...]

2020-10-27T21:48:14-04:00October 27th, 2020|

Weekly Homework for Oct 25-Nov 1

Great job today everyone! Here are your suggestions for the week: Emet -Fandango: keep up the great practicing!-Hey Jude: practice pg 1-2 hands together, and 3rd page both hands separately and hands together. Isolate the 3rds and the chords in bars 39-43 Nathalia -Tarantella: keep up the great practicing; continue to work on speeding up the eighth notes to a [...]

2020-10-26T23:24:29-04:00October 26th, 2020|

Homework for the Week of Oct 18th-24th

Great job this week, everyone! Here are your homework suggestions: Klara -keep practicing your Halloween piece-keep practicing Petite Minuet, feeling the waltz time!-you can also try out Hey Look at Me on page 52, skipping up and down (skipping over a note) and we'll work more on that next week! Emet -Hey Jude: continue with the first 2 pages hands [...]

2020-10-21T20:07:44-04:00October 21st, 2020|

Homework for the Week of Oct 21-27th

Hey everyone, excellent job this week! Keep up the great work. Here are your homework suggestions for this week: Marco CDEFG March - practice playing through, watch out for the repeated notes!Men from Mars - pay attention to when the notes repeat and when they go up and downTheory book pg 14 - maze activity Oliver Money Can't Buy Everything [...]

2020-10-21T19:40:43-04:00October 21st, 2020|
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