Monthly Archives: August 2013

2013 Music of the World Camp – Sneak Peek

This week, I’ve been running my third and final summer music camp!   Below is a peek at some the activities we did during camp. You may not be surprised to learn that I chose lapbooking as the method of learning during our world music camp.  Lapbooking works so well for studying composers and it […]

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Wednesday’s Words of Wisdom

“Life is for the living. Death is for the dead. Let life be like music. And death a note unsaid.” — Langston Hughes, from The Collected Poems Every Wednesday brings Words of Wisdom here at the Color in my Piano blog in the form of a musical quote or joke, intended to bring inspiration or humor […]

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Have you heard about the new podcast for piano teachers created by the folks at I have enjoyed listening to the first few episodes since they launched their podcast last month (click here to listen to Episode 1 and Episode 2). So, I was honored when Andrea asked if I would be willing to […]

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Review: Keys To Imagination’s “Misterioso Manor” Motivational Game

Sebastian Sharp and the Case of the Missing Manuscript is a motivational game created by Michelle Sisler from  This game is designed to help motivate students to practice throughout an entire school year. Here is a summary of the storyline for the game: Aunt Bernice has invited her nephew Sebastian and niece Elise to visit.  When […]

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Music Keys Matching Worksheets & More

Some months ago, I found these fun keys at a craft store for $1 each.  I bought 12 of them.  (Can you tell where this is going?)  :)

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