In this month’s issue, music composer, Jennifer Wilson, discusses her creative working process in an interview with writer Kevin Young, at Words & Music magazine. Throughout her career as a composer, Wilson has remained with the basic need to visualize her work, usually on paper. While technology arms much of her output, her inspiration and creativity benefits from working away from it. Working as an architect would, Wilson visualizes the schema of a project and lays it out in [...]
3 Last Minute Gifts Using Sheet Music Prints Oh no! You need a fast gift, now! Here’s how sheet music will save the day. These are very quick (practically instant) ways to make a Christmas gift out of downloable sheet music prints. You can download them easily and instant print at home. 1. Stuff it! Sheet Music Scrolls A quick, affordable way to fill stockings – stuff them with sheet music! Any musician will love getting a scroll of their favorite music. It’s easy [...]
Motivate Students with Big Note Christmas Music Improve playing and reading Your students will be more eager, no matter what level they’re at, to read through music they only hear once a year. The more songs the better, and it’s great for improving sight reading. Drop them down a level or two so they can accomplish more than a few pieces. Supplement current repertoire Big note arrangements are great for supplementing books that students may already have, but are missing some songs they [...]
Make Music Scary! – Free PDF Downloads These are spooky, fun, original Halloween Music Composing Worksheets. Students make familiar music sound scary with these fun Halloween composition activities. Free for non-commercial use. "Jingle Bones" Halloween music composition activity. Make "Jingle Bells" sound scary."Twinkle Twinkle Little Monster" Halloween activity. Add accidentals to make the music scary."Mary Scared A Little Lamb" Free, fun and easy Halloween Music and Activity Page.
Halloween Music Activity Pages – Free PDF Downloads These are original Halloween Music Worksheets Free Pdf downloads. We’re adding more soon! Easy level for beginning students. Teaches fundamentals while having fun at the lesson. Creative Commons License – Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International See License and Usage Details. Halloween Note Street Add up the number of beats to find out how much candy you got in this trick or treating activity.Halloween Piano Lines and Spaces. Check the keys with pumpkins to see if they are on a line [...]
Who wants to practice? Tips for helping your child want to practice music. Problem: Your child started music lessons, but doesn’t want to practice music on a regular basis. They’ve lost their initial enthusiasm for learning to play their instrument. The music teacher has been encouraging practice at home, but alas, it isn’t happening. Don’t worry, your child just needs a little creative elbow room for a week or two, and it’s going to happen at home. Discuss this with their music teacher. Let [...]
Our TOP POP Christmas Picks We’ve picked out 8 Top Pop Christmas Songs Sheet Music for you. These are for easy and intermediate piano levels, with lyrics and chords. Have a merry time at the piano playing these beautiful song arrangements. Play easy mega hits like “White Christmas” (Michael Buble) and “All I Want for Christmas is You” (Mariah Carrey). Quick print and play downloads. Change keys too to fit your playing level and vocal range. Merry Christmas! You've [...]
“How Far I’ll Go” for Easy Piano – Review We love this How Far I’ll Go easy piano arrangement from the hit Disney movie Moana. Download below! The notation is for this arrangement is big, clear and simple to read. Even though some rhythms are a little bit tricky to read, they are only tricky in the right hand part. Your ears can help make it sound just like the song! You can also keep your eye on the lyrics to help you keep [...]