One of the practice directions that my students feel most challenged by is the one where they are asked to “sing/say the words and play.” Sometimes students just outright refuse to sing and play at the same time. I usually try to encourage them to hum, whistle or recite the words just to have something […]Read More Sing and Play
Hello. I’m going to refrain from using exclamation marks. It’s only because I have some new members to our blog that will be reading this aloud. I’m so excited to announce that we are on Anchor.fm. I had heard about Anchor, but I wasn’t quite sure of how it worked. Special thanks to WordPress for […]Read More True to Our Hearts
Remember when that song, “Handful of Keys” came out? You probably don’t. I don’t. We’re talking about the music of Thomas ‘Fats’ Waller from the 1930’s. I love tickling the ivories on this piece. It’s fun. It’s bright. It’s a tune that you can appreciate at a moderately fast or fast tempo. One of my […]Read More Handful of Coffee & Keys
Hi there!–Hope you’re enjoying your 2021 start to the New Year so far. I’m personally MAD…at Punxsatawney Phil, the groundhog, for giving us SIX more weeks of winter weather. At the same time, I’m glad to be HERE to celebrate another Ground Hog Day. Did you have a chance to check out the FAQs with […]Read More Journal Your Qs
It’s still 2021! That’s a good thing. I think we’re all still working on getting over 2020. And, I still think that 2021 will be a much better year for all of us. Call me an optimist if you will. New Year’s Eve was a dream come true for me and my team. We were […]Read More EDM Chords!