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Happy Holidays from Piano Discoveries!

December 16, 2010
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Happy Holidays from Piano Discoveries!

I really enjoy all of the seasons  and the various holidays that come throughout the year.  But I have to say that Thanksgiving and Christmas are my all-time favorites.  With Christmas I love the music, decorations, food, surprises, a change from regular routines and the opportunity to spend “down time” with family and friends....
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Teaching Note Names (Part 2 – using landmarks and intervals)

December 13, 2010
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Teaching Note Names (Part 2 – using landmarks and intervals)

As you may recall, in a previous message I discussed how teaching note names through the use of jingles could create some undesirable issues.  In this post I’d like to share with you how using landmarks and intervals will produce better, faster, and easier results when teaching note names to students. First, let’s examine...
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