Giulianna Misasi

Toronto Vocal and Piano Teacher

Giulianna Misasi
Giulianna MisasiABC Academy of Music2018-11-10T17:26:41-04:00

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

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Homework assignments for the week of March 12, 2019

Hey everyone!

Here is homework for this week!

Have a good week :)

Ruby

Recommended minutes to practice: 20 Minutes per day

Songs: This week we are learning about how to count 8th notes and how to fill in the counting. For both songs fill in the counting and clap the rhythm. You will play through Spanish caballero and Ex’s and Oh’s.

How parents can support practice: Encouraging your child to practice regularly and helping them develop a routine is the best way to be supportive. Additionally, check their homework log for accuracy.

Zoe

Recommended minutes to practice: 15 Minutes per day

Songs: You can memorize Boogie On broadway. We might use this as our recital song. Scarf dance, crawling spider,roses are red all need to be worked on. Remember to fill in the counting where you need it and count out loud while you play.

How parents can support practice: Encouraging your child to practice regularly and helping them develop a routine is the best way to be supportive. Additionally, check their homework log for accuracy.

Sara

Recommended minutes to practice: 15 Minutes per day

Songs: Keep moving through the book! Bring in Rcm prep B book for next time.

How parents can support practice: Encouraging your child to practice regularly and helping them develop a routine is the best way to be supportive. Additionally, check their homework log for accuracy. ?

March 12th, 2019|

Assignments for the week of February 26th, 2019

Hey everyone!

Here is homework for this week!

Have a good week :)

Simone

Recommended minutes to practice: 15 Minutes per day

Songs: We will continue to work on Allegro, ELephant ride, and Yankee Doodle. Remember to go through steps to learning a song for each new song. Fill in the counting for the songs from last week.

Theory: Complete Pg 33,34. You can refer to pg 49 in your piano book for help.

How parents can support practice: Encouraging your child to practice regularly and helping them develop a routine is the best way to be supportive. Additionally, check their homework log for accuracy. 

Ruby

Recommended minutes to practice: 15-20 Minutes per day

Songs: Test next week memorized Almost like a dream. Remember to focus on dynamics. New song will be Spanish caballero, for this one fill in the counting, clap and count and read through all the letter names. Work on the 1st page and if you are comfortable work on the 2nd page as well.

Technique: C Major arpeggio, for this one be accurate and smooth.

How parents can support practice: Encouraging your child to practice regularly and helping them develop a routine is the best way to be supportive. Additionally, check their homework log for accuracy. 

Zoe

Recommended minutes to practice: 15 Minutes per day

Songs: Continue working on party song, boogie on broadway. For these two be sure to count out loud Roses are red, Two little marches

Scales: Repeat scales from last week, B Major and Eb Major. Use your sheet to help you remember how many flats or sharps are in the scale.

How parents can support practice: Encouraging your child to practice regularly and helping them develop a routine is the best way to be supportive. Additionally, check their homework log for accuracy. 

Sara

Recommended minutes to practice: 15-20 Minutes per day


Songs: We are still moving forward in the book there a quite a few new songs, as per usual continue if she is comfortable with the songs I have given. You can also encourage her to look for songs elsewhere such as pop, Tv or Movies and maybe we can find some pieces that she would be interested in playing.

How parents can support practice: Encouraging your child to practice regularly and helping them develop a routine is the best way to be supportive. Additionally, check their homework log for accuracy. 

Olivia

Recommended minutes to practice: 20-30 Minutes per day

Piano Songs: New songs= I will always love you, Alpine Polka, and Yellow bird. Remember to fill in the counting for all of your new songs. Clap through each songs and count out loud. For court dance rock version use metronome set to 145 bpm. Down in the valley you will work on making this softer and have more of a gentle sound.

Vocal Pieces: How far i’ll go, Reflection, I know things now. A million dreams

How parents can support practice: Encouraging your child to practice regularly and helping them develop a routine is the best way to be supportive. Additionally, check their homework log for accuracy. 

February 27th, 2019|
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Preferred Books for Giulianna’s Students

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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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