End of School Year Reflection/May Tests

9 Mus 2 Theory Test May Looking back at all my tests in May, I now know that I have improved with both my playing tests and theory test compared to Mid term tests. My playing test had many improvements compared to semester 1. The scales test was one of my strongest areas, I managed to score at least over a 5. The scales that I decided to play were simple and not too hard for me to understand. I yet am able to play in time with the tempo for the majority of…continue reading →

Reflection of the Music Playing Test December

Playing Test: During the music playing test in December, we were told that we needed to remember five different scales, the chromatic scale and the song 118 in our music book. Personally, I think I didn't reach the standards to achieve a high mark on this test. This is because while playing the scales, I had forgotten one scale and I accidentally replayed it over again. This would deduct more marks from me and would have a large impact on my final mark. Adding on, I also stuttered a lot and paused many…continue reading →

Aquallegro Practice Progressing

At the beginning of school, we were given a software ear training program called "Aquallegro." Through the past years, I wasn't sure of how to identify a major, minor, perfect, augmented e.t.c. but until now have I started to use this program to help my ears train themselves to recognise the sound of majors, minors, augmented e.t.c. In August, my ears were really weak and I wasn't training them enough to listen for different sounds to familiarise with notes and my average score is 6-8 out of 20. After 2 months, I started…continue reading →