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Chord Identification Flash Cards

Flashcards I created for another piano teacher. They are meant to help students practice identifying their major and minor keys and chords. Includes: 33 major & minor chords, plus Cb7, C diminished, C augmented. 14 cards for identifying what chord … Continue reading

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Holiday Solfege Bingo!

In this 5×5 bingo game students are given a short phrase from a popular Christmas or Hannukah tune (both sacred and secular included) and the starting “do”, along with the key signature. Use this fun bingo game to test your … Continue reading

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Simple Music Symbols Quiz

This is a quiz appropriate for probably 3rd-6th beginners to music. I’ve realized that most kids easily get basic symbols confused, and often do not know the name of the symbols they are reading. This assessment gives some brief explanation … Continue reading

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Rhythm Boxes – Understanding Rhythm and Counting

A resource that will be great for everyone! You simply print out the pages. Keep the first page as it is and then the next pages you can cut out the notes. They will fit into the boxes. The number … 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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Website Feature: Making Music Fun .net

One of my go-to websites when I need materials for a private lesson or for a classroom is MakingMusicFun.net ┬áThere is a wealth of resources there, particularly helpful to younger students and the parents of these children. There is a … Continue reading

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Education – Links

Education Links US Department of Education: http://www.ed.gov/ Statistics, articles, and trends on US education. Teaching Music Through Performance: http://www.teachingmusic.org/ Excellent resources for all ensemble teachers, I highly recommend it! Wiki Link on Music Education: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_education ClassDojo: http://www.classdojo.com — Allows you … Continue reading

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