Teaching Tactic #18

Teaching Tactic #18

There are many ways to introduce a new piece to a student.  Sometimes we start with the sound of the piece through a recording or demonstration.  Do you ever start by studying the score?  This week’s Teaching Tactic is to go on a “Score Scavenger...
Utah MTA Conference

Utah MTA Conference

  At the beginning of November, I had the privilege of traveling to Utah to present for their annual state conference.It was a quick trip and I wish I could have stayed longer to enjoy the beautiful city!  The conference was held at Thanksgiving Point in Lehi, Utah....
First Composition

First Composition

Update:  My first post about this activity came about 5 years ago but I’m getting bags ready for our first composition activity again this week. It’s such an easy one for any age beginner and fun to see what students bring back when I ask them to get...