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Music at Home with Young Children

What can you do at home with your children related to music? Sing!  Sing a special song when you are waking your children in the morning; sing a song or series of songs when they go to bed.  Sing in the car; it makes a trip go faster.  Sing to them to get them to […]

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Listen to the Sounds of the Orchestra

What I love about students learning to play piano is that they can take what they have learned and apply it to other instruments.   They will have to learn how to physically make the sounds on the new instrument, but will already know how to count, read music, understand phrasing and what I call […]

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Da-Da-Da-Boom!

On the Boomwhackers! website, their subtitle is “Music for the fun of it!”.   These tuned percussion tubes just make making music fun!  They can be used in so many ways.  Educators use them in school settings with children, facilitators organize interactive events ranging from workshops for children to team building with professional development sessions […]

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