Monthly Archives: June 2017

Video: Let’s Talk about John Thompson’s “Teaching Little Fingers To Play”

Hi there! Earlier today, I went live on Facebook to talk about one of my favorite old piano method books: the classic John Thompson’s Modern Course for the Piano. I have to admit certain bias for the “Teaching Little Fingers to Play” book. It was my first piano book when I was all of age […]

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Scrabble Tiles in the Studio: Music Crossword Project

I just thought I’d share this idea my students and I are enjoying. Some years back, I used to run an Etsy shop selling handcrafted items. Among the things I crafted, I used to make┬áChristmas ornaments using Scrabble tiles. I still have a ton of┬átiles from games I purchased for $2 at the thrift store, […]

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