M’s still got a cut finger, and we got started late today, so in a short lesson we did:
- Conducting: M conducted me playing Aunt Rhody and Lightly Row. We used the metronome.
- Perpetual Motion on the G string. She is really getting this.
- Allegretto and Lightly Row in “zero position,” i.e., played with the 2/3/4 fingers instead of 1/2/3.
Proof that she listens at group class: At breakfast, as she was holding a banana in her hand, she exclaimed,
Look! It’s like a guitar! It’s a ganana!
And in fact, she was holding the banana with all four fingers on one side and the thumb on the other, in (almost) the proper position for the left hand on the guitar neck — a position that her group teacher demonstrated last week: