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April 10-14

This is a short week. We will grade on Thursday since there is no school on Friday. Your benchmark piece this week will be the first page of your recital piece. Practice your lesson material, but spend the majority of your time on your recital piece. LISTEN TO THE RECORDING!

Level 1A

This Week’s Objectives:

  • Review: 2nds and 3rds
  • New: 4ths

What to practice:

  • Technique: C Major Pentascale (5 finger pattern)
  • Lesson book: p. 61, 62, 63
  • Recital piece

Level 1B

This Week’s Objectives:

  • V7 chord in the Key of G

What to practice:

  • Technique: Lesson book p. 86
  • Lesson book: p. 90
  • Performance book: p. 36
  • Recital piece

Level 2A

This Week’s Objectives:

  • D, A, and E minor pentascales
What to practice:
  • Technique: Lesson book p. 34
  • Lesson book: p. 35, 36
  • Performance book p. 18
  • Recital piece

Level 2A.5

This Week’s Objectives:

  • C Major Scale
  • Musical Term: Da Capo al Fine

What to practice:

  • Technique: Lesson book p. 53
  • Lesson book: p. 54, 56
  • Performance book: p. 26
  • Recital piece

Level 2B

This Week’s Objectives:

  • Review: I, IV & V7 chords
  • C, G, and F Major scales

What to practice:

  • Technique: 3A Lesson book p. 8
  • 3A Lesson Book:  p. 6, 9, 10, & 11
  • Recital piece

Level 3A

This Week’s Objectives:

  • 6/8 time signature at a fast tempo

What to practice:

  • Technique: Hanon #1
  • Lesson book: p.32
  • Performance book: p. 14
  • Recital piece

Level 3A.5

This Week’s Objectives:

  • Playing a lead sheet
  • Chromatic scale

What to practice:

  • Technique: Lesson book p. 46, 48
  • Lesson book: p. 47, 49
  • Recital piece

Level 3B

This Week’s Objectives:

  • Playing a lead sheet
  • Key of D minor

What to practice:

  • Technique: Lesson book p. 20, 22, & 23
  • Lesson book: p. 21, 24
  • Performance book p. 8
  • Recital piece

Level 4A & up

This Week’s Objectives:

  • Dotted eighth/sixteenth notes

What to practice:

  • Technique: Lesson book p. 17
  • Lesson book p. 18
  • Performance book p.8
  • Recital piece

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