Part One My mother has this old(wish) book of sheet music, which has, to my mind, an exciting trove of songs that were unknown to me, but popular hits in the early 20th century. Rather than just sightread the music, attempting to suss out each song’s character, I decided I’d try and look up theirContinue reading “A Playlist: 1920s-1940s vol 2, Home Library Series”
A list of great classical pieces to help you find some peace in tough times.
HERE’S A FEW WORKSHEETS THAT I HAVE MADE AND NOT YET SHARED. THEY ARE ALL LINKED TO THE SAME PAGE, WHERE YOU’LL FIND OTHER RESOURCES YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW ABOUT YET. ENJOY! FEEL FREE TO SEND ME FEEDBACK OR COMMENTS! NEON BANANA PRACTICE CHART SPRING FLORAL PRACTICE CHART MUSIC MATH WORKSHEET (quarter, half, dotted half,Continue reading “FREE WORKSHEETS”
Hi everyone, I hope that you are well and simply being driven crazy by your children/spouse, etc. The world is a scary place right now (as though that needs to be said). I’ve got a few things on my mind that I’d like to share – resources, news, offers. These are all for different ages,Continue reading “Resources for Quarantined Music Students (and their Parents!)”
This worksheet is meant to both review the notes in each scale (C, D, E, F, G, A, B), but it also designed to help students see the patterns in identifying the tonic/root/I; subdominant/IV; and dominant/V. I will make a subsequent worksheet to pair with this, in which the chords will be written out. TheContinue reading “New Free Worksheets for Early Advanced Students”
On November 21, 2019 and November 23, 2019, the Louisiana Philharmonic will be performing Mozart’s Requiem, and I highly encourage everyone, even those who are rare symphony-goers to attend.
Vocal arts celebration this weekend in New Orleans!
Glenn Gould dazzled the classical world with his 1956-released recording of Bach’s at the time, dusty, out-of-fashion, piece called the Goldberg Variations. There’s much to write on both Gould, the music, and his history and much has been written (or documented by film). But one of the universally-agreed-upon reasons for the jaw-dropping playing that tookContinue reading “Strengthening the Left Hand from Day One.”
If you follow my blog, you know I routinely share worksheets and resources that I make for my own piano students. Toda I created a new worksheet or quiz that is a mix of the following types of questions: music math questions, circle incorrect measures complete the measures The worksheet is intended for beginner studentsContinue reading “Download: Music Math and Rhythm Quiz”
Hi everyone, Today was a first in that I used Instagram live on my personal account (@frecklesnola) to livestream my practice session. It was interesting to do and I think I’m going to try it again in the future. For now, I’m going to keep doing it from my personal insta because I have moreContinue reading “Announcement: Live stream and Twitch Lessons”