How to Teach Children to Sing
How to Teach Children to Sing. Singing is an invaluable skill that many children love to learn. If you start teaching kids to sing young, this can foster a lifelong love of music. Start with basic notes and keys and then teach children a...
Part 1 Beginner African drumming (djembe) lesson
Drum teacher Jason Horsler summarizes the beats he teaches his groups of wider opportunities pupils.Disclaimer:The drum beats in this video are only parts of...
The 'Handy, Hands-on' Hand Staff
I love using iconic notation and manipulatives in my music lessons. When exploring pitch patterns (solfege or note addresses), the hand staff is a powerful and ultimately convenient tool. It is always 'at hand' and provides instant 'hands-on' learning experiences. (Pardon the puns; I can't resist!) If the hand staff is a new concept/technique to you, you can adopt it easily and quickly. Simply have students hold their left hands in front of them, palm toward body, and treat their digits as…
How to read music - Tim Hansen
Like an actor's script, a sheet of music instructs a musician on what to play (the pitch) and when to play it (the rhythm). Sheet music may look complicated,...
Documental - Grupo de Percusión Cantoalegre
Este grupo juvenil de Cantoalegre, dirigido por Daniel Crowe, se dedica a montar piezas musicales con percusión corporal y diferentes objetos. Estos jóvenes ...
Welcome to Susan Paradis Piano Teaching Resources - Susan Paradis Piano Teaching Resources
On this site you will find a treasure chest of colorful, creative and fun piano teaching material. Be sure to check out the high quality sheet music in my store that will motivate and engage your students.
Rhythm Cup Explorations 1 - Cup-tapping rhythm program
8 NEW ways to use the inexpensive and reproducible Rhythm Cup Explorations with piano or music students!
Floor Staff Races - Pianimation.com
I had the privilege of attending the KMTA annual conference over the weekend. This year’s keynote speakers were Randy and Nancy Faber, so it was not to be missed!!! Natalie has posted a wonderful summary of many of the weekend’s sessions over on the Music Matters Blog, which is definitely worth a look if you haven’t already checked it out. I picked up some … Continue reading →
General Music Minute to Win It Games
As winter break is ending, I've been compiling rhythm games to play as a review during the first weeks back to school. I am planning to use ...
Easter Egg Melody Hunt - Pianimation.com
It’s group week here at my studio… which means I have new games to share! I apologize for the lack of new posts as of late. The last few months I’ve been juggling a rather hefty list of “to-do’s” as a teacher, accompanist and event chairperson for a couple of local associations. Between those responsibilities and a wonderful trip to New York for last … Continue reading →