Category Archives: teaching

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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Witches Go

How do you play Wiches Go? Check out the video.

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Black Cat getting ready to play Black Cat

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School Schedule and Sunflowers

Just a quick reminder, school schedule begins Monday, August 23. As you can see, the sunflowers did well this year. It’s a nice change. I’m still watching for squirrels.

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On Your A Game

On Your A Game is a piano duet in A minor for early elementary players. In 3/4 time it requires the pianists to step up to the plate with accurate counting. Sheet music is available here. Listen to On Your … Continue reading

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Traditional Christmas Carols: Orange Set

All of the Orange Set carols have a demonstration video. You can listen to O Little Town of Bethlehem, Away in a Manger, While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks by Night, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing and Joy to the World. … Continue reading

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