Eliana should practice 4-5 times per week for 30-45 mins per session.
- First page – practice with dynamic changes
- Second page – polish up with fluency, and staccato playing
Anastasia should practice 4-5 times per week for 15-20 mins per session.
Boogie on the Broadway
- Practice until fluency, and try to read the music while you play, with the correct and suggested fingering
- Make sure we bring this book to every lesson!
Vivienne should practice 4-5 times per week for 15-20 mins per session.
Maple Leaf Rag
- Keep practicing the 2nd page and overall fluency!
Heart and Soul
- Keep working on the accompaniment part and melody part with different rhythm and extra notes for some embellishment!
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.
- My Pony – Polish up until fluency
Way in a Manger
- Keep reviewing the R.H. part, but also focus on the L.H. part until fluency!
Alyssa should practice 4-5 times per week at 30 mins – 1 hr per session.
- Use the correct fingering, play with accuracy, and clarity on everything with the metronome
Sonatina in F
- Playing articulation in the marked bars (legato/staccato playing)
Minuet in E
- Not fast
- “Dance” on the chords with light tap-like playing, don’t push down too harshly on the keys
You and I
- Review the notes hands separately, with legato playing
- Work towards the minimum required tempo on both etudes – only move up by 2 at a time on the metronome
- Practice with dynamic changes/phrasing
- Work on the L.H. part for G and C section, and then start putting hands together for the whole song!
Claire should practice 4-5 times per week at 15 – 30 mins per session.
- Start practicing hands together using the correct/suggested fingering
- Work on both band version (with simple chords) and solo piano version (as written) we discussed in class
Anna should practice 4-5 times per week at 20 – 40 mins per session.
Rivers Flow in You
- Polish up last 2 pages
Over the Rainbow
- Keep working on it with R.H. voicing, and always play your L.H. accompaniment softer than R.H. melody
- Keep working on hands together for the first 2 pages, and go on further to 3rd page playing hands separately