Anastasiya
 – Practice playing Ode to Joy with both hands at the same time.  Go slowly so you use the proper fingers on each hand.
–  See if you can figure out some more of Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star starting on middle C.
– Find the page in your theory book that has the star I drew.  We worked a bit on this, see if you can do a little more.
– Always be aware of keeping your fingers curved not straight so they get stronger.
– You have an excellent ear! I’m very impressed!
– Ask your mum if she can get this book for you.  LEVEL 1 – LESSON BOOK: PIANO ADVENTURES
Nice work! See you soon!

Shakira
 – Practice saying the names of the notes as you play them on the piano.
– You are doing great. Keep exploring the sounds on all parts of the piano.
– Imagine Coco walking only on the black notes. What would that sound like? Make a little story using the sounds of the piano
– Practice the first part of Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star.  Remember it starts on middle C.
– Always be aware of keeping your fingers curved not straight so they get stronger.
Good job!  See you soon!

Madison (from 10 min lesson)
– DON’T FORGET TO BRING YOUR BOOK! :)
– 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
–  Write the name of each note underneath it on the Twinkle Twinkle song.
– Practice Twinkle, Twinkle very slowly and don’t stop.  Keep the pace steady
Good job! See you soon!

Leonardo
 – Remember to practice making your fingers curve nicely like a claw.
– Do your remember the numbers of each finger on each hand?  There is a nice diagram in your book about it.
– practice making a nice slide on the black keys from the top of the keyboard to the bottom. Use the palm of your hand.  It should be smooth and steady and pretty
– practice naming the notes from Middle C up to G and from Middle C down to F while you play them with each hand.
– Do you know the song Twinkle Twinkle Little Star?  Start on middle C, see if you can figure out some of the song just from your memory
Good work! See you soon!

Eduardo
 – WEEKLY: 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
– Memorize the WHOLE first page of the Bach Prelude in C.  (Do as much as you can)
– Practice the chords you learned in Rock Band.  We will work with them next time we meet.
Have a good week! See you soon!

Madeleine
 – Always be aware of keeping your fingers curved not straight so they get stronger
– Keep working on the Morning Song slowly and make it very pretty.
– make sure you always press the piano keys firmly, getting a nice big sound out of them.
– Ask your mum if she can get this book for you.  Level 2B – Performance Book: Piano Adventures
Good job! See you soon!

 

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