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Teaching Music History and Appreciation: Chopin

Posted by Collin on Wednesday, June 4, 2014, In : music appreciation 

From time to time, I try to squeeze in something that can often get neglected in weekly lessons - music history and appreciation. It's really a shame that it gets put on the back burner because learning to listen is so vital to music students. Further, time spent studying the works of great composers (and the performances of those works by great pianists) is invaluable in teaching students musicality, variety of interpretation, pianism, as well as performance and stylistic conventions for the...

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Recommended download: Color In My Piano’s Theory Test

Posted by Collin on Wednesday, June 4, 2014, In : printables 

I’ve been using the free theory test provided by Joy over at Color In My Piano.  It’s great for end of year assessment, or for review where a student has been out for a while. One of the things I especially like is how she breaks it down into levels, so you can use the levels which are appropriate for that student, OR, say if you are using for a transfer student, and need to assess where they are, you can give them the whole thing and see how far they can get.

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