Vivienne

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

Betty Ragtime

  • Practice and review hands together up to the repeat sign, with repeat – focus on middle section
  • Start the next 4 bars

Lesson book

  • C, G, and D major scale in contrary motion – know your key signature for each key!

Ellis

  • Play and say each note on the piano starting from middle C, going up and down

Lesson book

  • Play and review the 3 pieces we played in class

A Dozen a Day

  • First 2 exercises

Chantal

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

A Dozen A day

  • Weekly assigned exercises

Minuet

  • learn and practice the piece

Star Wars

  • Learn the notes for this piece, with new triplet rhythm

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
  • Keep your knuckles and fingers up

You and I

  • Keep practicing with more breaths taken between phrases, and dynamic changes
  • Use some ‘rubato’ in You and I

Sunset in Rio

  • Practice the whole piece hands together, with the correct rhythm and articulation

Sonatina in C

  • Start learning the first page

Maria

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

Red River Valley

  • Learn and practice the piece hands separately

Simone

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

Lesson Book

  • Practice and review Half Time Show, The Lonely Pine, and Li’l Liza Jane

Theory

  • Complete page 11

David

David should practice 4-5 times per week for 30 mins – 1hour per session.

Pathetique 2nd movement

  • Phrasing of the theme – play with some ‘rubato’. Each time the theme returns, play them differently based on the characteristics

Rialto Ripple

  • Keep working on learning the notes
  • Detach the quarter notes, play the accented notes (syncopation), march-like character

Theory

  • Assigned exercises

Eliana

Eliana should practice 4-5 times per week for 30 mins – 1hour per session.

Sonatina in F

  • Start practicing hands together – articulation (slurs, staccatisimos, accents)

Happy Time Jazz

  • Clean up the rhythm and notes, hands separately – think in triplet 8ths for each quarter note, and play on 1 and 3
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