Eliana

Eliana should practice 4-5 times per week for 30-45 mins per session.

Sonatina

  • Practice with the metronome
  • First movement – practice with dynamic/phrasing details like how we worked on in class!
  • Second movement – review
  • Third movement – fluency with the correct articulation (consistent staccatos, short slurs)

Marches Militaires & Hungarian Dance

  • Don’t forget to bring the music sheets to class!

Anastasia

Anastasia should practice 4-5 times per week for 15-20 mins per session.

Party song

  • Do the short exercise with E flat and B flat on the next page of your lesson book
  • learn the notes, hands separately!

Theory Book

  • Make sure we bring this book to every lesson!

Vivienne

Vivienne should practice 4-5 times per week for 15-20 mins per session.

Maple Leaf Rag

  • Keep a steady tempo, remember not to play too fast in the last 2 lines of the first page.
  • Focus and work on fluency on the second page!

Chantal

Chantal should practice 4-5 times per week at 15 – 20 mins per session

A Dozen A day

  • Review and perfect our old and new exercises from A Dozen A Day.

Girl on a Bicycle/Boy on a Bicycle

  • Review, with fluency in the last 2 bars of both exercises.

Way in a Manger

  • Make a photocopy of the music, and practice the R.H. part, and feel free to try to learn the L.H. part!

Alyssa

Alyssa should practice 4-5 times per week at 30 mins – 1 hr per session.

Technique

  • Work on the keys we struggle with (often with most sharps/flats), with correct fingering, accuracy, clarity, and use the metronome

Sonatina in F

  • Like how we worked on in class, focus on the articulation and phrasing of this piece

Minuet in E

  • Polish up the notes with accuracy and fluency

When Rivers Flowed on Mars

  • Play and practice with more expressiveness – don’t forget those little “rit” markings.

Etudes

  • Practice with metronome at our written tempo until you can play the whole piece fluently, and then move up the tempo 1-2 at a time.

Maria

Maria should practice 4-5 times per week at 15-20 mins per session.

O Susanna

  • Great work on the hands together part! Work on the second half of the song a little more, and don’t forget the rhythm correction we worked on in class!

Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer

  • Hands together first page (with repeat), and bring the rest of the pages next class for us to add more L.H. parts!

Claire

Claire should practice 4-5 times per week at 15 – 30 mins per session.

Blues

  • Play and practice hands together for the entire piece – be accurate with your R.H. rhythm, and try not to swing the 8th notes for now.

Anna

Anna should practice 4-5 times per week at 20 – 40 mins per session.

Rivers Flow in You

  • Be as expressive as you can in the introduction marked “Freely”, and be expressive with some phrasing for the rest of the piece
  • Hands together to the marked spot!

Harry Potter

  • Make sure we’re playing A# not A flat!
  • Work on and listen to the L.H. glissando chords – a quick and gentle slide, like how we worked on in class
  • Play with phrasing in the 16th notes part on the last page.

Over the Rainbow

  • Hands together to the marked spot, but feel free to go further!
  • practice with our chosen alternative “coda”!



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