Another Cover for Your Student’s Binder
Metronome Plus – an iPhone app review
Note Binder Cover I was driving in downtown a while back and when I stopped at a red light I saw a large music graphic painted on the side of a building. It had colorful notes that were giant circles, not ovals like I usually draw. I liked the way the circles made it look […]
Lots of Goofs!
Metronome Plus The iTunes App Store has many metronomes, but until now I have not seen one that I think is really helpful for piano teachers and students. Recently I was introduced to Metronome Plus, and this elegantly designed iPhone metronome is the best I’ve seen. A metronome for educational use should be as easy to use […]
A pre-reading version of Bingo
Lots of Goofs Have you ever worked on composing with your students and noticed how much trouble they have with all the little rules about symbol placement? Sometimes students ask me why it is so important to put everything in the exact place, and I remind them that music notation has been around for hundreds of years and used […]
PreReading Songs I Already Know with Easy Accompaniments I often receive email from teachers who are not used to young beginners or parents who want to try out my pre-reading music, so I am posting a suggested teaching plan for this fun folk song. Experienced teachers do not need to read on! This folk song […]