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“NoteSpeed” game for Solfege!

I recently bought the amazing game called NoteSpeed. My students like it, and I enjoy it too! But I thought it would be great if there were a solfege version (there isn’t) so I decided to make one for myself! … Continue reading

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10 Things You Should Do BEFORE Your Child Starts Piano Lessons

Check out this excellent article by Elissa Milne. Click Here to read it. I would also add to this list: 11. Make sure your child knows the difference between high/low and loud/soft. You wouldn’t believe the number of students who … Continue reading

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“Unity”

Unity I dreamed I stood in a studio and watched the sculptors there. The clay they used was a young child’s mind, and they fashioned it with care. One was a teacher; the tools he used were books, and music, … Continue reading

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Focus: Clarinet

In searching for various information and study sheets for my clarinet students I came across some useful websites, and decided to write a clarinet focus blog for you. Enjoy! General Informational Websites Clarinet Major Scales Sheet Clarinet Fingering Chart The … Continue reading

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Article: Protecting Children’s Voices.

Also from the same website as my previous post, written by Maestro David L. Jones. http://www.voiceteacher.com/children_article/children.html Some excerpted information from this article:   Abusive Practices in the Child’s Voice: 1. Heavy belting: taking chest voice higher than is healthy. 2. … Continue reading

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