Monthly Archives: November 2013

Giveaway Winner of Jennifer Eklund’s Christmas Classics book

Congratulations goes to the randomly chosen winner of last week’s giveaway:  Amber Staffa! Amber, I will send you an email soon. As for the rest of you, be sure to visit Jennifer’s shop to browse the many supplemental resources for students and maybe even purchase one of those Christmas books for yourself. ;) PianoPronto.com

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Wednesday’s Words of Wisdom

“Music is the social act of communication among people, a gesture of friendship, the strongest there is.” — Malcolm Arnold 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 to the middle of your week. […]

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Giveaway: Christmas Music by Jennifer Eklund

Jennifer Eklund of PianoPronto.com has kindly offered to sponsor a giveaway for us today!  Let me tell you a little bit about Jennifer’s work. Jennifer is a piano teacher and self-publishing composer with a huge output of materials for piano students.  She publishes her own piano method called Piano Pronto as well as a variety […]

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Freebie: Identifying Intervals worksheets

Before I talk about the interval worksheets, I’d like to announce the five winners of the NoteWorks app for iPhone giveaway: Jane Lisa MaryBeth Laura Kristina Bowman Congrats!  Winners, please check your inbox for an email from me. I have a couple of freebies to share today. Remember my article about intervalic reading?  As mentioned […]

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Wednesday’s Words of Wisdom

“The musician is perhaps the most modest of animals, but he is also the proudest.” — Eric Satie 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 to the middle of your week. Have suggestions? […]

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SightReadPlus and SightReadMinor app giveaway

Just a reminder: Don’t forget that last week’s giveaway for the NoteWorks app ends tonight at midnight.  Even if you already own the app, feel free to enter anyway — if you win, you can give the promo code to a deserving student! I have a couple of new giveaways planned for this week. Today, you can […]

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The Technique Exercises of the Piano Safari method

On Friday, my local MTNA chapter held a workshop given by Katherine Fisher and Dr. Julie Knerr, co-authors of the Piano Safari method.  Piano Safari has been on my radar for quite some time, although I have not yet used the method books with a student.  I have, however, been experimenting with the technique exercises […]

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NoteWorks app Giveaway and News: Now Available for iPhone as well as iPad

About a year ago, I wrote a review for the NoteWorks app for iPad (read it here).  The developers of NoteWorks have notified me that they have recently released an iPhone version of NoteWorks.  This is great news for any of your students/parents who own iPhones but do not own an iPad! The iPhone version […]

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