Women & Music

Today, March 8th, marks International Women’s Day.  How are you celebrating?!  March is off to an interesting start.  Did you remember to move your clocks forward to Daylight Saving Time?  I hope you did.  If you tuned in to CBTS (CMajor Before The Show) and CRS (the CMajor Radio Show) you know that we are […]

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Songs & Verses

As we approach the new year, I invite you to continue to find some fun and funny moments to share in your music making.  We intend to do just that in 2020!–Life is too short to be stressed out over making mistakes at the piano and worrying about playing everything perfectly all the time.  And, […]

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Three Chords!

This week’s homework is all about three chords.  We’re encouraging you to explore Christmas songs on your own that use up to three chords.  Which three chords will you use for the following songs?  The choice is yours.  Have fun! Here We Come A – Wassailing Go, Tell It on the Mountain The Friendly Beasts […]

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Holiday Chords!

Which chords will you choose to play this holiday season?  Recently, one of my students found some fun in playing Jingle Bells (in three different versions).  He also learned to hear, see and play Tonic and Dominant Chords.  And, he’s learning to label chords as I, V, V7, etc. This week’s homework revolves around holiday […]

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Flat Chords!!!!

This week’s homework!–Find and play/practice flat chords…Db, Eb, Ab, & Bb.  Have fun!  The patriotic songs/teaching pieces to apply are listed below: Star-Spangled Banner My Country Tis of Thee Battle Hymn of the Republic Thank you for listening and watching.  See you all next week!

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