Giulianna Misasi

Toronto Vocal and Piano Teacher

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Project Description

Artist Diploma (Glenn Gould School) in-progress
Artist Diploma (University of Western Ontario)
B.Mus (University of Western Ontario)

Giulianna Misasi is a graduate of the Artist Diploma program and the Bachelor of Music, Vocal Performance program at Western University. In the fall of 2018 she will continue training through the Artist Diploma program in Voice at The Glenn Gould School within the Royal Conservatory of Music.

Beyond post secondary training, Giulianna performed several operatic roles in Canada and Europe. In 2014, she performed scenes from Don Giovanni, and Die Entführung aus dem Serail with The Canadian Operatic Arts Academy. Giulianna featured as the second lady in Die Zauberflöte with the Accademia Europea Dell’ Opera in 2015. In July of 2016, Giulianna branched out into music theatre as Marta from Company with the Music Theatre on the Thames. Last summer 2017, Giulianna returned to classical performance as Lady Billows from Albert Herring in the Halifax Summer Opera Festival. This summer, Giulianna performed as Fiordiligi in Cosi Fan Tutte with Summer Opera Lyric Theatre.

Through continual professional development, Giulianna transfers her training and dedication to her students to allow them to reach their full potential.

Get to know TEACHER…Beyond the Bio!

Hobbies: Cooking, Swimming, Kickboxing

Musical influences: Renee Flemming, Anna Netrebko

Favourite food: Pasta, BBQ Anything

Least favourite food: Tripe

Favourite music: I love so many different Genres

Favourite song: Currently – Fall in Line by Christina Aguilera

Favourite movie: I don’t have one

Favouirite movie music: Currently – Hunchback of Notre dame

Favourite musical theatre/opera: Currently – Manon by Jules Massenet

Best quote from your teacher: “No Translation, No Sing!”

Favourite quote: “Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th” Julie AndrewsFavourite book:Bel Canto – Ann Patchett

Latest Homework from Giulianna

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Homework assignments for the week of November 5th, 2019

Hello Everyone!

Here is the homework for this week!

Enjoy!

Julian

Recommended daily practice time is 5-10 minutes per day

Songs: This week continue to work on Gliding Goldfish. Remember to clap and count before you play. Remember the two whole notes you play them at the same time. The new song this week is Pumpkin party! Practice clapping and counting first. Next read through the letter names then play and sing the letter names. You have a new note, letter E so use your landmark notes to find it.

Theory: Page 14 in theory book. Dangling D’s!

How parents can help: Encourage your child to have a daily practice routine and ensure that they are filling out their homework logs correctly.

Zoe

Recommended daily practice time is 15-20 minutes per day

Technique: Bb major left hand only add Eb major both hands apart

Songs: Test on Dance and variations next week. You have two new songs Home on the ranger and Arietta. Go through the steps to learning a new song. Fill in the counting and clap and count before playing!

Theory: Pg 12 this is from a few weeks ago.

How parents can help: Encourage your child to have a daily practice routine and ensure that they are filling out their homework logs correctly.

Sara

Recommended daily practice time is 25-30 minutes per day

Technique: F Major hands together, D Major Hands apart

Songs: Sherlock Holmes work to play at 112 Bpm for next week. You can also work on Changing moods for this week. We will add more new songs next week.

How parents can help: Encourage your child to have a daily practice routine and ensure that they are filling out their homework logs correctly.

Olivia

Recommended daily practice time is 30 minutes per day

Technique:

Songs:Minuet in A minor – Keep working on this piece. Be sure to take your time on tricky measures like measure 14-24. Take your time and work very slow. You can continue to work on Burlesque in G Major. Add in left hand and work very slow hands apart at first then join hands and continue to play at a slow pace.

Vocal Songs: On my own should be memorized next week if it is not already. Work on Belle this week. Clapping out the beats while you sing. Work on intro because it’s a bit tricky.

How parents can help: Encourage your child to have a daily practice routine and ensure that they are filling out their homework logs correctly.

November 5th, 2019|

Homework assignments for the week of October 29, 2019.

Hello Everyone!

Here is the homework for this week!

Enjoy!

Julian

Recommended daily practice time is 5-10 minutes per day

Songs Tub Time: This week try clapping and counting the song. Remember that half notes have to be held. You can also continue with the songs in the notebook that work on letter names. You also have a new song called Gliding goldfish. Go through the rhythm clap and count then try playing. Review all the notes values.

Theory Try playing what time is it Mr. wolf and review all of the notes we learned. You can also review what half notes, whole notes and quarter notes are, and Treble G clef and Bass F clef.

How parents can help: Encourage your child to have a daily practice routine and ensure that they are filling out their homework logs correctly.

Zoe

Recommended daily practice time is 15-20 minutes per day

Technique Scales for this week Bb major needs to be practiced as much as you can hands apart. AS SLOW AND YOU CAN WITH NO MISTAKES!

Songs Re test on Minuetto – Practice really slow as well this week. Work on transitions and no mistakes. You can also continue working on Dance theme and variations be sure to clap and count this one to get the rhythm correct. Then try playing it very slowly to be sure you catch all of your mistakes.

How parents can help: Encourage your child to have a daily practice routine and ensure that they are filling out their homework logs correctly.

Sara

Recommended daily practice time is 25-30 minutes per day

Technique Scales this week will include C major, G major. Play these both hands together as slow as you can without any mistakes. F major will be played hands apart and note that the fingering is different for the right hand. R.H 123412312341234 L.H stays the same as normal.

Songs Whirling leaves test next week! – Be sure to watch out for dynamics and the ritardando at the end! You can also continue to work on Sherlock Holmes this week work on swung 8th notes. Adding that jazzy flavour to the song.

How parents can help: Encourage your child to have a daily practice routine and ensure that they are filling out their homework logs correctly.

Olivia

Recommended daily practice time is 30 minutes per day

Technique Scales D major and Bb major hands together extremely slow. Try not to make a mistake stay laser focused and play a few times a day.

Songs Minuet in A minor – Keep working on this piece. Be sure to take your time on tricky measures like measure 14-24. Take your time and work very slow. You can continue to work on Burlesque in G Major. Add in left hand and work very slow hands apart at first then join hands and continue to play at a slow pace.

How parents can help: Encourage your child to have a daily practice routine and ensure that they are filling out their homework logs correctly.

October 29th, 2019|
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Piano Books

Faber & Faber Piano Adventures

Lesson Book Primer Level

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The 2nd Edition Primer Lesson Book introduces the keyboard, note values, and the grand staff. Students play in C 5-finger scale patterns, develop recognition of steps and skips, and learn letter names independent of finger number. Musicianship is built through the use of dynamics and coloristic experimentation with the pedal. The book is organized into units which represent the major concepts and skills. As new units are introduced, earlier concepts and skills are constantly reviewed.

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Faber & Faber Piano Adventures

Theory Primer Level

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The 2nd Edition Primer Theory Book provides important reinforcement and creative application of basic theory concepts. Students will enjoy note-naming with StoryRhymes, exploring improvisation, and engage with eye-training and ear-training activities all within a fun-filled context tied thematically to the Primer Lesson Book pieces.

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Alfred's Basic Piano Library Lesson Book 1A

Cover of Alfred's Basic Piano Library Lesson Book 1AThis easy step-by-step method emphasizes correct playing habits and note reading through interval recognition. Lesson Book Level 1A begins by teaching basic keyboard topography and fluent recognition of white key names in relation to black keys. It focuses on simple rhythms and prepares students for intervallic reading with entertaining songs that focus on “same,” “stepping up” and “stepping down.” It then introduces lines and space notes in treble and bass clefs, melodic and harmonic intervals of 2nds, 3rds, 4ths and 5ths, and graduates to reading on the grand staff. It also introduces the flat and sharp signs. This course is most effective when used under the direction of a piano teacher or experienced musician. Songs Include: Balloons * Batter Up! * The Donkey * A Friend Like You * Hand-Bells * A Happy Song * Horse Sense * Totem Pole Song * It’s Halloween! * Jingle Bells! * Jolly Old Saint Nicholas * July the Fourth! * Just a Second! * Love Somebody * Merrily We Roll Along O’er the Deep Blue Sea * Mexican Hat Dance * My Clever Pup * My Fifth * My Robot * Old MacDonald * Old Uncle Bill * Play a Fourth * Raindrops * Rain, Rain! * Rockets * Rockin’ Tune * Rock Song * Sailing * Sea Divers * See-Saws * Skating * Who’s on Third? * Willie and Tillie * Wishing Well * The Zoo

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Alfred's Basic Piano for the Later Beginner

Book 1

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Complete Level 1 is a faster-paced version of Levels 1A and 1B that gets to staff reading more quickly. Perfect for a student who is 8 or older, or for a younger beginner with great musical aptitude. This course is most effective when used under the direction of a piano teacher or experienced musician.

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Voice & Singing Books

RCM Voice Repertoire

Prepratory Level

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A Comprehensive Voice Series serves as the official resource for voice assessments of the Royal Conservatory Music Development Program. Featuring an outstanding selection of voice literature and supporting materials, this series offers a truly enriched learning experience to help ensure student success.  As in previous editions, Resonance encompasses a rich and varied selection of Repertoire, Vocalises and Recitatives that students of all ages and voice types will find appropriate to their musical interests and level of technical ability.

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Kids' Musical Theatre Collection

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59 songs, combined in a convenient package (combines book only of Vol. 1 00230029 and Vol. 2 00230031), offering a wealth of theatre music for children.

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Full Voice Workbook Series

Level 1

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