Hi all,

Keep working hard-  success is 10 percent talent and 90 percent hard work! But also, enjoy your long weekend!

Tuesdays

Student 1: Gerardo

Recommended minutes to practice:   30 min per day

What to practice:  Technique: C major and A minor scales, 2 octaves (remember fingerings)

Songs: Captain Hook- nice playing, Almost like a dream- use metronome at quarter note = 70

How to practice it most effectively:  check your arm position (L-shape) and round hand (like you are holding a ball)

How parents can support practice: help establish a private space and regular schedule, buy a Four Star Sightreading book level 2

Student: Maria

Recommended to practice:  30 min per day

What to practice: Technique: B flat major and G harmonic and natural minor scales and triads- use a metronome, formula pattern- D major

Songs: Funny puppy, We don’t talk about Bruno

How to practice it most effectively:  please move your piano, or raise your bench to ensure your arms are in an L-shape

Student: Isabella

Recommended minutes to practice:   15 min per day

What to practice: Review you tube sol fege and recording of Do a deer

How to practice it most effectively: do a small section at a time

How parents can support practice: help establish a private space and regular schedule

Student: Linda

Recommended minutes to practice:   30 min per day

What to practice: Technique: E minor- harmonic and melodic, triads in E minor, Four star sightreading level 2

Pieces: Cranky cat- start HT slowly, Etude in C- its coming along well. Work on the few bars that are not as fast as the rest.

How to practice it most effectively: do a small section at a time

Wed students:

Student: Vlada

Recommended minutes to practice:   15 min per day

What to practice: Warmup you tube and Castle on a cloud

How to practice it most effectively: start in the middle to practice the end, work on the words we circled for bringing out the emotion connected to them.

Student: Alex

Recommended minutes to practice:   15 min per day

What to practice: Keep reviewing note reading and ear training, Fingers crossed

How to practice it most effectively: notice where your breathing originates- is it shallow or low in the belly?

Student: Caedan

Recommended minutes to practice:   15 min per day

What to practice: Review of Ode to joy, try any song you played earlier in the book, start at pg. 46

How to practice it most effectively: keep using all your fingers, concentrate for a short time then take a break!

Student: Oliver

Recommended minutes to practice:   15 min per day

What to practice: Runaway rabbit, try playing pop songs that you like

How to practice it most effectively: do a small section at a time, check for louds and softs, even practice for a short time,

Student: Naiara

Recommended minutes to practice:   20 min per day

What to practice: Piano tiles- Faded, songs with chords

How to practice it most effectively: do a small section at a time

Student: Miikwan

Recommended minutes to practice:   20 min per day

What to practice: Book: Review pg. 12 and 13, read through 14 and 15

How to practice it most effectively: be sure that you are sitting high enough that your arms make an L shape

How parents can support practice: check posture

 

 

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