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The Cat’s Meow for String Orchestra

Beginning shifting has never been more fun! This canon for string ensemble with optional piano is in the key of C.  All the parts get to glissando as the cat meows. Listen to The Cat’s Meow in this video. Get … Continue reading

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Elf’s Dance

The Elf’s Dance is a lively canon for strings and optional piano. The violin and viola part double for smaller ensembles. The sheet music is available here. Minimum of two players are required. Listen to the Elf’s Dance in this … Continue reading

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Funga alafia

Included in A Year of Folk Tunes for Piano, Funga alafia is now available as a solo sheet music download. The song is paired with C Major warm-ups to facilitate learning the C Major scale and rhythms used in the … Continue reading

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Penguin Party, C Major Round in 5/4

For Point Contest learn the Penguin Party. Download your music and use the appropriate clef. Piano A, B, C, D: 5 points for each hand Piano E, F: 10 points as written hands together Violins and Violas: 5 points, 10 … Continue reading

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A Year of Folk Tunes for Piano

A systematic way to approach learning all 12 keys, A Year of Folk Tunes for Piano is now available. Each month has 5-finger warm-ups, arpeggios and scales for the focus key. The folk tunes have an easier verse and a … Continue reading

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March of the Elephant, C Major Round

March of the Elephant is a canon in C. Listen to it here. For Point Contest learn the March of the Elephant. Download your music and use the appropriate clef. Piano A, B, C, D, E, F: 5 points, 10 … Continue reading

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Learn by Ear: Menuet No. 2 in F

This year for Point Contest there is a learn by ear assignment. Mozart’s Menuet No. 2 in F is 24 measures long. There are two repeated sections. The first one is 8 measures. The second is the remainder of the … Continue reading

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Point Contest

Point Contest begins tomorrow! For six weeks, starting January 1st, students compete for trophies.  Each student earns musical points during the lesson. Do you need a copy of the rules or a listening chart? Listening Chart Contest Rules

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Go Tell It on the Mountain Winter Recital Photos

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O Thou that Tellest Good Tidings Winter Recital Photos

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