Write a Song

1. Print the staff paper.
2. Draw your clef at the beginning of the first staff.
3. Draw your time signature. For today’s project, make it 4/4 time.
4. Pick 5 notes. Using quarter notes, half notes, and whole notes, fill 8 measures with your notes. Remember to put a barline after every 4 counts. Remember to put your clef at the beginning of each staff you use. Put a double barline at the end of your song.
5. Add a title.

Be ready to play it and bring it to your lesson. (25 points) Double points for violists who write in treble clef and cellists who write in tenor clef.

About miriamtroxler

Miriam Troxler resides in Beaver, Pa, where she runs a private music studio. After graduation from Chatham University, she toured in Europe with the Continental Singers Orchestra as principal cellist. A long time member of Greenville Symphony Orchestra, she is also the founder and musical director of CelloBrationS. Miriam enjoys composing and arranging with several published pieces to date.
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