2023 piano Tucker


5/30

humoresque – great job!

the bear – great job!

major and minor triads – great job!

tropical island – keep working

hava nagila – keep working

lesson p. 42 liebestraume

p 45 barrelhouse blues

p 46 piano playin chocolate eaters blues


5/20

minuet in f – nice job!

whispers of the wind – nice job!

phantom of the keys – great!

humoresque – keep working

Lesson p 36 the bear

p 39 12 Major and minor triads

performance p 14 hava nagila


5/13

amazing job at competition!

sonatina for studio recital

whispers of the wind – keep working

minuet in f – keep working

Phantom of the keys – keep working

lesson p. 34 humoresque

5/6

sonatina

clown

  • Remember to breathe

legend of Madrid – nice job

whispers of the wind – keep working

lesson p. 31 minuet in f

p 32 phantom of the keys

4/29

baroque dance – nice job

legend of Madrid – keep working

clown – keep working for contest

sonatina – keep working for contest

performance p 10 whispers of the wind

4/22

cat patrol – nice job

tum balalaika – nice job

baroque dance – keep working

clown – keep working

sonatina – keep working

lesson p 27 legend of Madrid

4/15

sonatina – finish memorizing

clown – hands separate, RH articulations

cat patrol – keep working

Tim balalaika – keep working

baroque dance – keep working

4/8

yes – going to competition

sonatina – work on 1st mvt, 2nd part

clown – start

finale – nice job!

cat patrol

Tum balalaika

baroque dance


3/11

kuhlau sonatina – keep working with both hands

finale – nice job with block chords. Work on broken chords this week

d minor scales – nice job!

cat patrol – keep working

performance p 8 tum balalaika

lesson p 26 baroque dance

3/4

Kuhlau sonatina – whole piece this week

German dance – great job!

finale

d minor scales

cat patrol

2/26

kuhlau sonatina – very nice 1st page, work on whole piece

german dance – keep working

finale – keep working

lesson p 22-23 d minor #2-#6

lesson p 24 cat patrol

2/12

e minor 2 octaves – nice job

mysterious ballet – very nice!

kuhlau sonatina – keep working

german dance – keep working

2/5

e minor 2 octaves

mysterious ballet – keep working

kuhlau sonatina – keep working p 1

performance p 7 German dance

1/29

rage over a lost penny – nice job!

e minor 2-octave scales – keep working

performance p 4 mysterious ballet

yellow book p 25 kuhlau sonatina – start

1/15

sea chantey – very nice!

e minor scales and chords 2-5 – keep working. Play very slowly and as smoothly as possible

lesson p 18 rage over a lost penny

a little theory done in class

1/8

lesson p 14 e minor scales and chords Nos 2-5

p 16 sea chantey

12/11

Sonatina – nice job

Christmas song – keep working

sunshine of your love

12/4

snowfall – very nice!

medieval piper – keep working

sonatina – next week

Christmas song – next week

sunshine of your love

11/20 and 11/27

thanksgiving break

11/13

did not practice

snowfall – keep working

sonatina

Christmas song

medieval piper – keep working

11/6

fiesta espana – great!

snowfall- keep working, pedal technique

sonatina – keep working but good job this week. Finish next week I hope

Christmas song – bring music next week

performance p 2 medieval piper

10/30

jingle bell rock – nice job

Christmas song – start

sonatina – work on 2nd half!

I want you reading music more than repeating music you already know. O

10/23

Snowfall

medieval piper


10/16

Bring all purple books!
sonatina – work on at home

fiesta espana

lesson p 12 snowfall

10/9


bring all the books

energico – very nice! Make sure all measures are the same tempo

sonatina – keep going – whole mvt

lesson p 10 fiesta espana

10/2

energico – whole piece

sonatina – same assignment

9/25

energico

sonatina

9/11

Bach no 7

Kuhlau sonatina andante

5/30

polonaise – ok for now

metamorphoses

Bach no 7

5/23

Posture – don’t sit too close to the piano

polonaise – use same tempo throughout, practice cleanly

metamorphoses – keep working

Bach #7

5/16

I was sick

5/9

Played canon in D and hallelujah for the church

glass metamorphosis 1

polonaise

5/2

notes given in class

4/25

polonaise – 1st part, make beat the same throughout. Practice with a metronome, careful fingering end of 1st section

2nd part – start

Glass metamorphoses #1

4/18

first lesson

demo autumn leaves – great job (from lead sheet)

Country book p 84 the river

Essential rep book p 8 polonaise