Criterion D Graphic Novel Reflection

December 18, 2014

For our design cycle this year, we had to create panels based on a moment from the book “The Cellist of Sarajevo”.  I learned a lot in this unit, especially about Adobe Illustrator and how I can use that to create designs.  I might use Illustrator in the future to help create posters or brochures […]

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December Tests Reflection

December 15, 2014

Playing Test In Music, we just had our playing tests which composed of playing 5 major scales, 1 chromatic scale, and one other piece of music called ‘The Nutcracker’.  I felt pretty good about my major scales, because I hit every note well and I was in time for the entirety of the scale.  I […]

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Scale Recordings

December 14, 2014

Concert Ab Major Scale: Concert Cb Major Scale: Concert Db Major Scale: Concert Eb Major Scale: Concert Gb Major Scale: Concert Bb Chromatic Scale:

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Extensions to the Triad and Figured Bass

December 8, 2014
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Design Day – Say it With Style

October 30, 2014

Today we had a design day to prepare us for the upcoming English design cycle project. Today we had two tasks: Vector and Raster Programs: We learned about vector and raster programs today using the Adobe Illustrator tool.  I had never used the tool before and I found it quite difficult at first, but I […]

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Terrific Techniques (Non-Naturalism)

October 28, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aA6J-cCa9Io&feature=youtu.be This was a performance we did in Drama class, using non-naturalistic techniques.

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Russian Sailor’s Dance

October 16, 2014

Reflection: I found this song quite difficult, especially because of the tempo, the dynamics, and the DS al fine.  I know I have trouble with tempo in my playing, especially allegretto and allegro, because I don’t think I practice fingering transitions enough, especially from very high notes using the octave key, down to lower notes.  I […]

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Concert F and C Scales

October 16, 2014

Concert F For the Concert F scale, I noticed that some of my notes, particular the low c sharp which kind of messed me up at the end.  Sometimes I was a little bit unsure of my notes so that made me drag quite a bit. Concert C My Concert C scale wasn’t that bad, […]

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