Carmen,

Warm up : 5 – note scales – C, G, and A

triads C, G and A

New Pieces : Camptown races – watch for the quorter and half notes, keep on repeating

The Mulberry Bush – melody between RH and LH

Jolly Old Saint Nicholas (middle C position)

By memory : Indialn Drums

(try to practise 10 – 15 mins a day)

 

Ian,

Warm up: Scales and Triads – C, G and D major, A minor

New Pieces : Sword Dance – good rhythm, work on the middle part (RH in new position)

Mr Brahms Lullaby – practise each hand seperately, then try hands together; you can add pedal

–  F major : B flat

(try to practise 10 – 15 mins a day)

 

Josh,

Warm up : 5 -note scales – C, G and A

New Pieces : Jack be Nimble – middle C position

Yankee Doodle – watch for skips (3rds) and steps (2nds)

(say the names of the notes as you play them to help you remember)

By memory : Imperial March

Star wars (main theme)

(try to practise 10 – 15 minutes a day)

 

Nathalia,

Warm up: C, G, D, major ; A minor – scales, traids and arpeggios

New Pieces : My Daydream – G position (GABCD – remember your new fingering)

The Elf’s Silver Hammer – both RH and LH in treble cleff

Sword Dance – D minor (new position) , watch for eighth notes (2 per 1 beat)

By memory :16 th Century March

(try to practise 15 – 20 mins a day)

 

Amelia,

Warm up : 5 note scales – C, G and A

New Pieces : Tower Clock – try with pedal

Yankee Doodle – watch for steps (2nds) and skips (3rds)

Are you sleeping – RH cross over LH (ending), eighth notes -2 per 1 beat (middle C position)

By memory : Waltz of the Christmas Toys

(try to practise 10 – 15 minutes a day)

 

Lucy,

Warm up : C major scale and triads

New Pieces : Tower Clock – try with pedal

Yanke Doodle – watch for steps (2nds) and skips (3rds)

Are you sleeping – eighth notes – 2 per 1 beat, RH crossing over LH at the end

By memory : March of the Dwarfs

(try to practise 10 – 15 minutes a day)

 

Shayne,

Warm up:  C, D, E, G, A and B major scales and triads

New Pieces : Ol’ Rocking’ Chair Blues – work on the middle part, F position – B flat,

Ragtime Do -Si -Do – practise L H only (C-G, B flat F – staccato)

By memory : Just Struttin’ Along

(try to practise 15 – 20 minutes a day)

 

Miles,

Warm up : C, G and D major scales and triads; A minor scale and triads

Arpeggios (cross over) : C, D, E, F and G

New Pieces :  Mixed up song – F position

Flute of Andes –  RH in high C position

Runaway Rabbit – C position

By memory : Glad Cat Rag

(try to practise 15 – 20 mins a day)

 

 

 

 

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