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Students’ winning a Pinkberry Gift Certificate/Assignment from July 11~15th!!!

Congrats to Bryana and Kieran for playing so well and won a gift certificate to Pinkberry!!!!

Expression:

Do phrases begin and end gently?  Does the piece have a clear mood? (Sad, happy, etc)  Find expressive markings in the score.  Do you hear then when you sing/play?

 

Dana:

Everything you sing this week, focus on Techinique:  Lifting the cheeks, we call it “Insight Smile” that allows the notes to be lifted.

Tom:

Practice Vaccai with the digital recorder.

 

Tiara:

Practice the transition for “Jar of Hearts” and “Hey Soul Sister”

Desiree:

practice the transition bridge to chorus for “Distance Romance”

 

Sruthi:

1. Reminder to bring a bag for all of your music books, recorder, pencil box with pencils, eraser, blank flash cards, bright colored pencils, small ruler.

2. Warm-up first with your recordings from class, then Vaccai measure 1~8, set a regular practice time and share it with Ms. Agnes in your next class.

 

Alyssa:

1. Get sheet music for “Do re mi” from the sound of music and “Just the way you are”.  www.musicnotes.com or google search.

2. Bring a music bag and a recorder.

Juliana:

1. Purchase sheet music for “Memories” and “charlie Rutlage” by Charles Ives.  “Don’t cry for me Argentina”

2. Practice the scale.

3. Se tu ma’mi.

4. Practice your sight singing.

Bryana:

1. Check Theory P10 & 11 from June 21.

2. Two black keys with L.H (CDE) R. H (CDE) practice the crossing over with left hand smoothly.  THis is on the digital recorder #17.

3. Good Job on playing so well, you won a gift certificate of Pinkberry!

Jenna:

1. On digital recorder 01 & 02 Vocalising with it everyday.

2. Vaccai- 3rds Pg. 4 on “la”.

3. Reflection” Sing it/memorize it, please bring the music to class & your assignment binder.

4. Concone #4 Page 6

Isabel:

Do research on copyright/publishing.  Check out Ascap and BMI.

Continue to practice the Brazil piece, hands separately.

Kiana:

1. Vocalise with the voice CD.

2. Vaccai lesson I.

3. Bring a digital recorder to every class.

Karla:

1. Draw and make a flash card on middle C, half note.

2. Make a flash card on “D” all in treble clef/G clef.

3. Vaccai- recorded on your mommy’s phone.

4. Do last weeks’ half note, on middle C on your staff paper.

Kieran:

1. Technique #3 page 5, hands separate with a repeat sign.  3X per day M, W, F 3 days 7 AM.

2. Focus on curving your knuckles.

3. Lesson Book: The Mermaid P8. Play R.H and L.H separately.  As for R.H measure 9, you go up an Octave.

4. Amazing Job on playing “The Juggler”, you won a Pinkberry gift certificate!!!!

Kira:

Voice Lesson:

1. Vocalise 02/02 on your digital recorder:

a. Min-go min-go, min-go, mingo min (focus on vowel I:O)

b. Straw-be-rry (focus on Ah:E:I)

c. OO-ga, OO-ga, OO-ga (focus on vowel OO and Ah)

Practice the above-1x per day.

03/03 on digital recorder: Feed the BIrds, only practice Pg. 22 1st page with the recorder.  Focus on Intonation!!! : )

Piano:

1. Required to always go to lesson book page 3 to check your position for playing the piano.

2. Lesson Book page 4, practice Finger Drill 8x per day.

3. Theory Book page 2 #1 & 2.  #3 is test with Ms. Agnes in our next class.

 

Have a great weekend, either get away or stay home since the 405 fwy is closing!!!

I will not be teaching until Monday : )

See you soon!!!!

 

 

 

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