Hi all,

Wow! It’s almost May! That means that there are two months before summer starts! Yay! What can we learn in the next two months? What can we learn in the next week? If you believe in yourself, anything is possible! Keep doing your best! Please see your homework below.

Tuesday students:

Gerardo:

Recommended minutes to practice:  30 min per day

What to practice: C major and E minor scales, argeggio pg 10 all keys

Triads- C major- 2 octaves, HS

You played Gumdrops confidently!

Work on Spanish Caballero –

How to practice it most effectively:  Practice the arpeggios first on pg 10, then isolate the more difficult bars and practice those, then try all

Maria:

Recommended minutes to practice: 30 min per day

What to practice: Scales with metronome: Fur elise, Anyone

How to practice it most effectively: Fur elise- write in the note names if necessary, Anyone: explore playing the chords closest to each other, play HS

Isabella

Recommended minutes to practice: 15 min per day

What to practice: Part of your world, Let’s go fly a kite

How to practice it most effectively:  Use recording, try talking it through before singing

How parents can support practice: work together in parts

Christian

Recommended minutes to practice: 15 min per day

What to practice:  Try playing row, row, row your boat by ear, Pg. 21 book

How to practice it most effectively: Keep your fingers round, wrists flat

How parents can support practice: watch posture and hand shape, set a regular time

Linda  Recommended minutes to practice:

What to practice:  G scale, E minor, triads, sightreading

Cranky Cat, start a new Etude next week

How to practice it most effectively:  Practice a small section at a time, visualize fingerings

Wed students:

Vlada

Recommended minutes to practice: 15 per day

What to practice: warmups- you tube, start lightly and smaller range and expand higher and lower

Ancient dreams- goal to become independent of the singer- sing it with karaoke version

How to practice it most effectively: one section at a time

Caedan

Recommended minutes to practice: 15 min per day

What to practice: Review intervals- thirds, fifths, print out c scale

Book- pg 45 review, start pg. 46, Row row row your boat by ear

https://makingmusicfun.net/htm/f_printit_free_printable_sheet_music/c-major-piano.php

How to practice it most effectively: Encourage emotion in the playing, dynamics, review note names as he plays

Oliver

Recommended minutes to practice: 20 min per day

What to practice: warmups- c scale and intervals, print ode to joy with chords

Book: Lightly row- good start, keep working on it to become more comfortable, start Forest drums

https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/freesheetmusic/ode-to-joy-piano-fancy-lh.pdf

Naiara

Recommended minutes to practice: 30 min per day

What to practice: warmups- c scale

Songs: All through the night- 3rd line, print chords to Can’t stop this feeling

Miikwan:

Recommended minutes to practice: 15 min per day

What to practice: using all your fingers, warmup- print Peanut butter etude pg 5 below

Fur elise, Ode to joy- print

https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/freesheetmusic/ode-to-joy-piano-fancy-lh.pdf

https://www.true-piano-lessons.com/support-files/psfbeginnerlevel1.pdf

 

 

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