Category Archives: music camps

Grand Staff Pass Game

I’m back!  I took a long blogging break over the holidays, but I’m super excited to be back and I have lots of things to share in the upcoming weeks!  I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and New Years’. Today, I am excited to share with you about a fun game I came […]

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Floor Staff Activity: Introduction to the Grand Staff

Remember last February when I created this DIY floor staff?  I thought I’d share a little activity that shows how I used it recently with my Piano Readiness Class. (Don’t mind my cat, Coda, who totally photo-bombed this photo.  :) The two students I was working with have already learned to identify high and low sounds when […]

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4 New Composer Lapbooks

Over the past week, I have added four new Great Composers & Their Music lapbook studies to the Color In My Piano shop! The first one is John Cage.  I mentioned this lapbook before, when I blogged about my October Piano Party.  I think this composer study was my favorite one to teach so far! […]

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3 New Composer Lapbook sets Now Available

Three new Great Composers Lapbook & Biography sets have been added to the ColorInMyPiano Shop! They are: Robert Schumann…

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Instruments of the Orchestra Study – FREE Orchestra Stage Pieces

With my music homeschool class, we have been studying the instruments of the orchestra.  We started this endeaver a long time ago, starting with completing the Musical Instruments Workbook.  We have also used Robert Levine’s book: The Story of the Orchestra, and frequently played this review game for remembering the names/families of the instruments. When I found this “stand-up […]

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Freebie: Music History Periods Lapbook Study

Last week, I blogged all about my recent Music History camp and I also promised a free download of the lapbook of the music history periods.  The pdf is ready for download!  Read on for the details.

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2012 Music History Camp

Last week, I held my last music camp of the summer!  I called it “Music History Blast From the Past.”  I had a smaller group of students this time — which was actually very nice for a subject like music history!

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Another Peek

This morning was our last day of music history camp! We had such a great week. I can’t wait to share more of the details, which will be coming your way next week. For now, here’s another sneak peek photo:

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Music History Camp Peek

My Music History camp starts today! I think I’m ready for my campers to arrive!

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“So, You Want To Be A Composer?” Camp – Now Available!

Hooray, the “So, You Want To Be A Composer?” camp has just been added to the Color In My Piano Shop! You’ve already seen the photos from our composition camp that was held a couple of weeks ago. Yesterday, I posted a sample student composition and a freebie from the lesson plans. Now, you can read […]

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Music Camp Freebie from “So, You Want To Be A Composer?”

Good morning!  The “So, You Want To Be A Composer?” camp is ready to be listed in the Color In My Piano shop……but I’m just waiting to hear back from one more student to get permission to share their composition in the lesson plan as an example.  I will post it as soon as I […]

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So, You Want To Be A Composer? – 2012 Summer Camp Details

Last week, I held my second summer music camp for my piano students!  It was called, “So, You Want To Be A Composer?”  I am so excited to share with you some details about our camp.  We had a really great week! Here’s where all the magic happened:

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