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2:00 Garden Recital Photos

Thank you Todd and Carly for taking pictures.

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Shortnin’ Bread

What happens when Mama’s baby is hungry? Shortnin’ Bread with pepperoni pizza and other tasty treats. A fun duet for a first year string student with a second year piano student. Here is a video of the first performance. One … Continue reading

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Summer Schedule

Just a reminder, the summer music lesson schedule begins on Monday, June 6.

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Cats with a Fiddle

Cats with a Fiddle is a new sheet music title containing two jigs in first position. The jigs are in D Major and B Minor. Excellent supplementary material for playing across the fingerboard. The music is available as a digital … Continue reading

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New Music Night Recital Photos

In April, we began writing tunes to help internalize musical skills. The composers performed their pieces in an online format on May 20. Enjoy the photos from the event.

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May the 4th be with You

There is a new learn by ear video available. Sound Explorers worked on Princess Leia’s Theme and the Imperial March. Enjoy!

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Weeping Willow

I’ve had students working on the Weeping Willow in the Great Scott! Joplin for Two Musicians book. Here’s a video of the rag as a piano solo. This is the same piece played by violin and cello. Are you inspired … Continue reading

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Treble clef and Thumb Position Practice

Practice along with me. There are two videos. You can play with the treble clef down an octave or the treble clef in thumb position.

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How to play the slide Apple Blossom

Play along with a video from the Sound Explorers class. Enjoy!

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Kate in the Pumpkin Patch

Listen to the video.

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