Anastasiya
 – Practice naming each note as you play it on Ode to Joy and the first line of Twinkle Twinkle.
– Write the names of the notes on the music for Twinkle Twinkle (as many as you can)
– Always be aware of keeping your fingers curved not straight so they get stronger.
– Practice good posture on the piano bench – sit up straight and legs hanging down in front of you.
– Think of a song that you’d like to learn.
Good job!  See you soon!

Shakira
 – Practice saying the names of the notes as you play them on the piano.
– Keep practicing bouncing the invisible ball with your arm straight and wrist loose.
– Practice the conducting pattern we learned (floor, wall, wall, ceiling)
Good job! See you soon!

Madison (from 10 min lesson)
– Take three songs from your music books and practice sight-reading them.  Make sure they are songs you don’t know.  You did this very well on Twinkle Twinkle
– Don’t forget your book next time!
Good job! See you soon!

Leonardo
 – Nice to meet you! Welcome!
– Practice making your fingers curve nicely like a claw.
– Pick any group of notes on the piano, on the high part, middle part and low part and find a key for each finger, then press down like a CRASH on the piano with your strong fingers.
– Practice making the CRASH sound and hold your fingers down letting the sound continue until it fades away.  Count how long it lasts before it disappears.
– Make a Leonardo song for next time.  Use only the black notes.  Make it fancy.
– Practice finding middle C on the piano and also the A below middle C.  Name the notes as you play them.  Remember!  Music has no H!  only ABCDEFG and then it starts over with ABC…
– As your mom to get you this book for next time. Music for Little Mozarts

Good job! See you soon!

Eduardo
 – pick one song a day in your A Dozen a Day book to sight read. Only do ones you don’t know or can’t remember
– practice placing making chords on each note of the C major scale.  Remember that the chord you create on the A is a minor chord.
– Memorize the first 9 measures of the Bach Prelude in C.  (Your’e nearly there anyway)
– Learn measures 10-13 for next week
Good job! See you soon!

Madeleine
 – Always be aware of keeping your fingers curved not straight so they get stronger
– Practice good posture on the piano bench – sit up straight and legs hanging down in front of you.
– Practic Oh Susanna very slowly but without stopping.  Always keep a steady beat in your head. (more on this soon)
– Work on the Morning Song slowly and enjoy the lovely flowing melody.
– you draw beautiful pictures! hope to see more soon!
Good job! See you soon!

Tsepella
 – So nice to meet you again! your voice is very strong and has a sweet sound.  Welcome!
– practice singing the siren and throwing the baseball sounds.  make it loud!
– Practice making really nasal sounds when you sing the do,re,mi scale
– Practice saying the do,re,mi scale as a very old nasal cat – play with it!
– Think of another type of voice you could sing the scale with.
– Think of two songs you’d like to learn.
– I will talk to you next week about the right book you should buy.  I think it should be a book of songs, but what kind? Pop? Jazz? Broadway?  We’ll figure it out together.
– I will bring several pieces for you to try so you can see what you like.
Good job! See you soon!

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