Hello all,

Good effort in your lessons. It is so satisfying when we put daily time and energy into our playing. When you practice more regularly, you will see how your skills grow!

Tuesdays

Student 1: Isabella- good start!

Recommended minutes to practice:   15 min per day

What to practice: Sol fege you tube

Song: Do a deer-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drnBMAEA3AM

https://prim14.discip.accaen.fr/IMG/pdf/doe_a_deer_part_et_paroles.pdf

*Please print this for your next lesson.

How to practice it most effectively:  warm-up with the sol fege video, then practice the song singing along with the you tube

How parents can support practice: Schedule the same time and place every day for practice

Student 2: Christian

Recommended minutes to practice:   15 min per day

What to practice: Review PDF pages in the Accelerated piano book

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1_5CXPkWBonA2r5e8OOY2HsdJNBLK13cZ

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

How parents can support practice: check for posture and hand position

Student 3: Linda

Recommended minutes to practice:   20-30 min per day

What to practice: Technique: E minor- harmonic and melodic and G major scales- 2 octaves, F major triads- broken and solid, major and minor chord identification

Repertoire: Minuet in A minor- Good job on this one!

Etude: well played, keep working on increasing the tempo with metronome

Cranky cat: once you are comfortable with HS, try HT slowly

Wed students

Student 1: Vlada

Recommended minutes to practice:   15 min per day

What to practice: warmup with you tube, ear training http://www.howtosingsmarter.com/solfege/

Castle on a cloud- good progress- start on page 2 and practice the ending, good support for the high notes

Student 2: Alex

Recommended minutes to practice:   15 min per day

What to practice: warmup http://www.howtosingsmarter.com/solfege/

Practice learning to sight sing use you tube below, Fingers crossed- make it your own performance

Student 3: Caedan- well done on your March song

Recommended minutes to practice:   15 min per day

What to practice: Continue with pg. 43, try playing twinkle twinkle by ear- start on middle c

Student: 4: Naiara

Recommended minutes to practice:   20 min per day

What to practice: c, f major  scales, warmups, All through the night

How to practice it most effectively:  write the notes in if you need to, start in the middle so you practice the ending, sing along to your piano melody

How parents can support practice: work out the notes for the melody together, check if written notes are correct

Miikwan: loved your compostion!

Recommended minutes to practice:   15 min per day

What to practice: Review book pages 9-11, continue with 12 and 13, keep composing, explore online games for learning piano notes

http://musicards.net/

How to practice it most effectively:  check your hand position-  round hand (like you are holding a ball), use all your fingers

How parents can support practice: double check fingerings and hand position, encourage use of all fingers

 

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