Scope and Sequence. Level 3
Hands On Music Appreciation: Practicing Themes from selected masterpieces on piano and build aural understanding for original works of J.Strauss, F.Schubert, P.Tchaikovsky, C.Gounod, N. Rimsky – Korsakov, J.Bach, J.Brahms, G. Verdi
Building skills to recognize composers and pieces after listening short segments of music.
Performing themes from learned music pieces with both hands with or without notation.
Piano technique, fine motor skills development, fingers management :
Practicing Hanon #1-10,
Piano performance: getting skills to memorize piano pieces of Level 3-4 (Level may be increased for some individuals) and polish them for the artistic playing.Working on phrasing, articulation, dynamics. Learning and practicing different interpretations.
Sight-reading : piano pieces of Level 2 from different Albums of Soft Mozart library in keys with up to 2 sharps and flats. Transposing some pieces to the keys with up to 3-4 sharps and flats.
Sight-singing: singing the Level 2-3 piano pieces and transposing some in keys with up to 2-3 sharps and flats
Ear Training and Music Dictations:
- Recognizing all pitches with sharps and flats with Guess Key
- Building skills to memorize music of Level 2
- Musical dictations: writing memorized pieces of Lev 2 on music paper
- Building skills to pick full chords to different melodies in Major and Minor