Tag Archives: sheet music

Just for fun: Nails

So I’m sure many women who perform or teach music have the same issue I have at times: how do I find time to do something to my nails so they don’t look gross? Whether it’s teaching lessons or classes … Continue reading

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Resource: Vocal Warm-Ups and Sight-Reading Exercises

I found a fantastic book that every voice teacher should have in their collection, it is called The Private Voice Studio Handbook, written by Joan Frey Boytim. The author is well-known for her many solo compilation books and it is … Continue reading

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Middle School Composition Assignment

This is an assignment given to me by a teacher when I was substituting her orchestra classes for two days. I don’t think she’s mind if I shared this basic composition assignment. I also have some rules for composing floating … 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  There 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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Christmas Piano Music

Here are some sheet music websites for popular Christmas tunes. Enjoy! http://www.defordmusic.com/carolsforpiano.htm http://www.carols.org.uk/ http://makingmusicfun.net/pdf/sheet_music http://8notes.com/christmas/ (also includes some band/orchestra instrument music)

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“Le Cygne” – by Saint-Saëns – transcribed for clarinet

This is a transcription of “The Swan” from Saint-Saën’s Carnival of the Animals. Last year I had the opportunity of accompanying an excellent cellist on this gorgeous piece. As I was waiting for a clarinet student one day I tried … Continue reading

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Sheet Music (and method books) – Links

Sheet Music Luyben Music http://www.luybenmusic.com/ Eble https://www.eble.com/store/ Van Cott Information Services, Inc. — http://www.vcisinc.com/ J.W. Pepper http://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/welcome.jsp Music and gifts Kjos Music: http://www.kjos.com/index.php Vann Cott Inc.: http://www.vcisinc.com/ Heads House of Music http://www.headshouseofmusic.com/ Pender’s Music Co.: http://www.penders.com/ Sheet Music Plus: http://www.sheetmusicplus.com/Continue reading

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