Tag Archives: flashcards

Jumbo Note-Naming Flashcards

There are quite a few places you can download and print free music note-naming flashcards.  Anne Crosby’s website and Susan Paradis’ website come to mind, for example.  However, I recently realized that I wanted a set of jumbo-sized cards, to use with my Piano Readiness classes. I can hold up these jumbo-sized cards during class and my […]

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Forum Q&A: Games for Note-Naming Flashcards

Last week, we had a Forum Q&A discussion about health insurance for self-employed individuals (such as piano teachers).  It has been great to hear all of your feedback about this important issue, and I have found it helpful with my research! I have a new question for you today.  Your responses will be helpful when […]

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Bang! Rhythm Game

On Pinterest, I saw an idea for a sight-word game called BANG and decided it would make an excellent music game.  Here is my musical version: I tried it out with my students at our Piano Party last Saturday, and it was a hit.  The BANG! cards add an element of fun to an otherwise ordinary […]

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Flashcard Prompts for Improvisation & Composition

Today I have a fun new printable to share!

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Just Added! Flashcards: Naming Notes (Middle C Position)

Just added to the Printables > Other Resources page: Flashcards: Naming Notes (Middle C Position) There are two pages in this file: Page 1: Contains 10 flashcards for reinforcing the notes of the Middle C position (i.e., Bass F through Treble G). Page 2: Contains the “answers” to the note name flashcards, to be printed onto the backside […]

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Just Added! Flashcards: Melodic Patterns 1 & 2

Just added to the Printables > Other Resources page: Flashcards: Melodic Patterns 1 & 2 These flashcards (pictured at right) are my absolute favorite.  They have a variety of uses, mainly for beginner piano students: For beginner students who understand quarter and half note rhythms: Ask the student to simply clap the rhythm they see. For beginner […]

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