Tag Archives: method

How to tell when your child isn’t practicing.

Excellent article that applies to all instruments, and not only to the piano. (And it’s not too long, either!) Click Here to read it! Not much needs to be added to the article, but I do want to make the … Continue reading

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Kids’ Broadway Songbook

I love this book! I discovered it at the studio in a stack of books they had for sale, and I love it! This is a wonderful resource for any vocal teacher who is looking for songs with an appropriate … Continue reading

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String Scale Books

Hello readers! As music teachers and students of music you have probably come to realize how much you don’t know (or how little college actually teaches you). I absorb new information regularly, but there is really no substitute for experience. … Continue reading

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Resource: FREE Music Lesson Plans

Check out this database of music lesson plans from Hillsborough Countyu Schools: Music Curriculum Search You will need to enter the provided username and password. I have not examined these lesson plans in detail, but when you log in you … Continue reading

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Vocal Focus: Sight-Reading and Vocalise Books

While my teaching adventures in the private lesson world focus mainly on clarinet and piano, I have begun including voice lessons due to high demand for them withing the studio. (I also have a saxophone student!) In an effort to … Continue reading

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Book Quest – Sound Innovations

This is something I did for one of my classes during my internship. It is designed to help the students to become familiar with the layout of their method book. I think there was one issue in that a few … Continue reading

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Comparison of String Methods

This is a PowerPoint that I think I discovered while during my internship. It is by Heather Gullstrand, who was a guest speaker in one of my classes. I do not think she would mind if I shared it with … Continue reading

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