Tag Archives: Music

Posture

  As we’ve started working on our warm-ups, one of the first areas of focus is our posture.  Here are some of the tips we are working on.  Please feel free to add your favorite posture tips in the comment … Continue reading

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Four Days Left

  Yes, only four days left to claim your free pre-view copy of My Music Olympiad.  I am so excited to start using it.  My students are already starting on some of the exercises and I can already see a … Continue reading

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Easy Improv

The quickest and easiest way to start composing is on the black keys.  Create your own piece of music.  All black keys are “right” notes, and each can precede or follow another.  You do not need to write down the … Continue reading

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Inversions

Are you familiar with chord inversions?  The concept of flipping a chord around into different positions is a fundamental concept in music theory.  However, did you know that chord inversions are great ways to practice fingering in warm-ups, and also … Continue reading

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Using Media to Learn

Here’s a quick tip for a fun way to find new learning resources.  Spend some time on Pinterest!  There is a wealth of ideas out there on how to keep your study interesting. Try searching:  Piano lessons, piano apps, music … Continue reading

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Actual, usable, FREE sheet music

Here is an unsolicited review of a very helpful music site.  I recently was looking for some good sheet music for my students and I found http://www.makingmusicfun.net.   This site not only has some fun arcade style games you can play, … Continue reading

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Seasonal Music

It is always fun to have a few songs ready for Christmas or Halloween, or whatever!  Here are some fun options from some of my favorite sites. Halloween:   Play your normal pieces in minor!   Or check out this one (early … Continue reading

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