We will first assess what level you are at and what objectives we are working towards. I will concentrate on helping you with your technique, expression, sight reading, general theoretical knowledge, as well as any specific pieces and skills which you would like to improve on.
Nous allons évaluer votre niveau ainsi que nos objectifs. Je vais me concentrer sur le développement de votre technique, expression, lecture à vue, vos connaissances de théorie musicale, ainsi que des pièces spécifiques et des compétences que vous désirez améliorer.
Primero evaluaremos en qué nivel se encuentra y con qué objetivos estamos trabajando. Me concentraré en ayudarlo con su técnica, expresión, lectura a primera vista, conocimientos teóricos generales, así como cualquier pieza específica y habilidades que le gustaría mejorar.
I am very passionate about helping people by better learning about their specific needs and backgrounds. Everyone has their own learning curve and I believe that learning an instrument also helps different aspects of a person's life. I want to be able to give you a sense of accomplishment and show you what is possible with proper guidance.
*Parents are highly recommended to sit in during lessons to better help student’s learning process outside of lessons.
Depending on your needs, here is my proposed 10-week plan:
Week 1: Determining level and goals for Week 5 and Week 10 with exercises and sight reading (rhythm and melody); exercises will be given to practice for next lesson.
Week 2: Evaluation on previous exercises, choice of one or more pieces to practice and sight reading.
Week 3: Focus on specific elements from first pieces (expression, technique) and introduce one or more exercises to reinforce those elements.
Week 4: Study of pieces/studies focusing on different elements to be improved upon; sight reading and rhythm exercises.
Week 5: Short assessment of goals determined in first class. Depending on progress, we can re-evaluate objectives for Week 10. More focus on pieces learned and depending on development, new piece(s) can be introduced as well as new exercises.
Week 6: Rhythm and sight reading pieces (duets or other exercises); concentration on breathing, musical expression and style (depending on pieces chosen, we can also look at the musical era’s style); determining what piece we will review in week 7.
Week 7: Review on piece chosen in week 6 with specific focus on certain elements; student’s choice between sight reading/rhythm exercise/study for the rest of the lesson.
Week 8: Exercises and work on all pieces and studies.
Week 9: Sight reading and focus on elements in pieces to work on for Week 10.
Week 10: Assessment and review of all pieces and progress as well as future objectives.