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A Chipmunk for Emma, 20 Piano Solos

The individual piano solos I wrote last August and September have been compiled into a book. A Chipmunk for Emma: 20 Piano Solos From The Early Elementary to Intermediate Levels is now available for purchase.

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Write a Duet

1. Print the staff paper. 2. Draw your clef at the beginning of the first staff. Draw the clef for your second instrument at the beginning of the second staff. 3. Draw your time signature for both instruments.  For this … Continue reading

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Write a Song

1. Print the staff paper. 2. Draw your clef at the beginning of the first staff. 3. Draw your time signature. 4. Pick a scale you can play well. Using notes from your scale, fill 8 measures with your notes. These eight … Continue reading

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Write a Song

1. Print the staff paper. 2. Draw your clef at the beginning of the first staff. 3. Draw your time signature. Your choice of 2/4, 3/4 or  4/4 time. 4. Pick a scale you can play well. Using notes from … Continue reading

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Write a Song

1. Print the staff paper. 2. Draw your clef at the beginning of the first staff. 3. Draw your time signature. Your choice of 2/4, 3/4 or  4/4 time. 4. Pick a scale you can play well. Using notes from … Continue reading

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Write a Song

1. Print the staff paper. 2. Draw your clef at the beginning of the first staff. 3. Draw your time signature. Your choice of 2/4, 3/4 or  4/4 time. 4. Pick a scale you can play well. Using notes from your scale, … Continue reading

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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 3/4 time. 4. Pick 5 notes. Using quarter notes, half notes, and dotted half … Continue reading

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