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One of my students is learning all of her 5 finger patterns right now. Using the chart I shared previously, we are working through white keys first and performing together in lessons with this accompaniment.  Since the method book don’t always reinforce the keys we are learning, I wanted a piece to easily transpose into new keys each week for a quick, fun review. After brainstorming for a few days and humming every folk tune I could think of, I found one – Miss Mary Mack!

So today I’m sharing a simple solo and accompaniment for Miss Mary Mack. Written in C for the first verse, students can get used to the simple repeating pattern before moving to a new 5 finger pattern and singing the next verse. Once they are comfortable in C, D, and E, try beginning on F so students can review F, G, and A. Or if you are really daring, move it to F#, G# and Bb!

Download: Solo or Accompaniment

Author: Whitney

Whitney Hawker, NCTM, teaches group and private piano at Weber State University, Utah. She loves surprising students with the perfect piece or a new exciting game! After graduate school, she missed sharing ideas and resources daily with colleagues so she and her friend, Spring, began blogging together at 4DPianoTeaching.com

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