This is Dave’s review of my Grade 3 submission.
Thank you Dave! It is full of super helpful advice and suggestions. Shaping, arm angle, buzz reduction, etc (yes I was trying to roll a chord and missed it in Espanoleta); I will make notes in my progress journal.
Thank you for the CGCA community too. I am very happy learning classical guitar in…[Read more]
Hello everyone, Thank you so much for all your kind words and congratulations :) It means a lot a lot to me.
As Kari suggested, I’ll celebrate and relax. Arigatou (thank you) for Japanese congratulations too! -Yoko
It’s been about 10 months since Level1 (=Grade2) submission. I have been enjoying working on Grade 3 materials. It’s getting rather challenging for me. I didn’t know any of the Grade 3 repertoires. I like the new system of including modern repertoires in the curriculum, and am working on them although I didn’t include them in this submission.…[Read more]
Congratulations on your submission! Each note was singing with such a lovely voice. I admire your colourful tone and expression. and also power to work on so many projects! – Yoko
Hi Kari, Congraturations on your submission! It’s beautiful performance.
Especially the sound of etouffee and/or staccato in Addagio touched my heart. It really suits the piece and you play sooo nicely. – Yoko
* Spider Dance by Andrew York- Update
It was suggested in a coaching call to write down my plan of shaping on the score. I wrote it down, and this is a video I am trying to play as I planned.
My fingers are tensing up a bit because dynamics is difficult for me and it makes my fingers nervous.
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