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Update on my Switch to Fixed Do

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Last month, I wrote about using fixed do solfege in my music classes ( 794 more words

Music Education

Ten Thousand Miles - Day 3

Our Guitar Hero of the Day
Steven J. “Steve” Morse (born 28 July 1954) is an American guitarist and composer, best known as the founder of the Dixie Dregs; and since 1994, the guitar player of Deep Purple. 75 more words


Piano for all

Play Piano By Ear – Download Our Complete MP3 Ear Training Course

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Imagine being able to sit down at a piano and play any song that you hear, without the help of sheet music. 479 more words

Technical Ear Training

Auricula is an ear training app that is geared towards recording and production engineers. I am neither of those but I like this app as it helps hone your listening skills in a completely different way from an ear training app in musical skills. 349 more words

Ear Training

Sixth Week in the Field

This week I continued my introductory Solfege lesson. I spent about half the class reviewing what I had taught last week.  It is important to revisit previously taught information, especially when you are teaching a skill.  718 more words

Reflections on my Fifth Week in the Field

This week was my fifth week in the field – I can’t believe my time in the classroom is over halfway finished!

I am fortunate to have a co-op teacher who has encourage me to teach whatever subject I feel like, so I finally mustered up the courage to do a music lesson! 308 more words

Melodic Dictations

Students who choose to take graded examinations or who decide to go to college for music study will most likely be required to write out melodic dictations. 557 more words