RECITAL DATE: MAY 5

Eliana

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

Marches Militaires

  • Polish up bracketed sections with accuracy of notes

Fur Elise

  • Practice hands together for the main theme, and hands separately for the second theme.

Song of the Cavalry

  • Practice hands separately up to marked spot

Anastasiya

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

Boogie on the Broadway

  • Great performance this week! Review this piece everyday until the recital!

Russian Sailor Dance

  • Great performance this week! Review this piece everyday until the recital!

Scarf Dance

  • Read and learn the notes for both hands, like how we did together in class.

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 practicing for fluency – work on the second half of 2nd page without memory first!

Betty Ragtime

  • Work on the R.H. part alone on the beginning of the piece

Chantal

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

A Dozen A day

  • First 2 exercises, with steadiness and repeat.

Piano Adventures

  • Dreydll – great reading in class! Start practicing the piece hands together this week

Way in a Manger

  • Work on this piece hands together, for the first half only.

Alyssa

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

Technique

  • Use the correct fingering, play with accuracy, and clarity on everything with the metronome

Sonatina in F

  • Work on accuracy of indicated articulation (legato/staccato playing)

Minuet in E

  • Correct the fingering with accuracy of notes in bar 8
  • Try to do a small dim. in long phrases – don’t accent the end-of-the-phrase chords

You and I

  • Start practicing hands together for the first theme, and hands separately for when the same theme returns

Etude

  • Learn the notes hands separately on the new piece

Maria

Sarasponda

  • Great work on keeping the evenness of your R.H. notes! This week, start practicing at a slower tempo, and try to keep all bars and sections connected without “bumps”.

Can Can

  • Review for the recital! – Remember the “ta ta” in the end!

Stand by Me

  • Great job reading through the notes in class! – Work on this piece hands separately first until fluency.

Claire

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

The Return

  • Practice with pedal and dynamic changes. For the second repeat – slow down a little bit (like a rit.) at the ending

The Chocolate Eating Piano Player

  • Review for the recital! – Remember to swing ALL 8th notes!

Canon

  • Practice hands together as written

Anna

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

Over the Rainbow

  • Review for the recital!

Summertime

  • Practice the whole piece hands together!

Somewhere Out there

  • Start playing hands together!



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