JK. We decided to stay here.

I know I said we were moving, but wordpress called us back. So just ignore that moving thing we mentioned here.  Note: posts that were made on our website NewOrleansPianoTeacher.com are still there.  Maybe one day I’ll move them here, but in the meantime, check there for content too.

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Happy Friday the 13th, or, RIP Rossini!

It’s pretty late right now, and I’m up blogging because I made the mistake of falling into a Wikipedia black hole right before bed.  At some point, I realized that tomorrow (today, really) is Friday the 13th and I got to wondering why Friday the 13th is considered bad luck. Well, that led me to…

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Operalia Competition Final Round Available to Stream for free!

Renowned tenor, Placido Domingo’s opera competition designed to encourage rising young singers, held its final round over the weekend in Verona.  Presumably, youweren’t there (and neither was I), but never fear, we can watch the entire final round online! For the entire performance and a list of the results, click here (via medicitv). For info…

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Free Music Math Worksheet!

The worksheet is great for students who have done the better part of the Bastien Primer set (through p. 40 of the Lesson Book, to be precise).  I created it in response to requests from my students who really enjoyed this worksheet from MakingMusicFun.net but hadn’t necessarily covered 8th notes yet. The worksheet includes quarter, half,…

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Classical Music according to Google Autocomplete

Here’s a few excerpts from a fun post from Classic FM:    Classical music… according to Google autocomplete Classical music will never be the same again once you’ve seen it through the eyes of Google autocomplete. This is a worry. Oh please no.  I can sympathize about the Pachabel’s Canon sentiments.   It will definitely…

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