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2013 Music History Camp

My students and I are in the middle of Music History camp this week and having a blast!  This year, I’m teaching 5 girls between the ages of 5 and 8. Yesterday, we studied Handel (using my lapbook curriculum) and the Baroque Era.  Today was Haydn and the Classical Era.  We have two more days […]

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2013 Summer Camp T-Shirt

The T-shirts for my summer music camps arrived yesterday!  I’m very excited about this year’s design: I ordered my shirts from CustomInk.com again this year.  I was happy with the quality of the shirts last year, but more importantly — I love that CustomInk has an artist check your design before it gets printed.  My […]

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2013 Summer Music Camps

I haven’t shared much about my summer music camps yet — and they are coming up soon! Like last year, I’m holding one camp each month.  They run Monday through Thursday from 10am-12pm.  I chose a different topic for each month: “I’ve Got Rhythm!” – (June) During this camp, students will benefit from focusing on […]

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Planning A Music History Camp Using My Lapbook Curriculum

I have already had a couple of my piano student inquire whether I will be doing summer music camps again this year.  The answer is YES, I have started thinking about them.  :) One of the camps from last year that I will definitely be repeating this summer is Music History Blast From The Past. […]

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

Here is what I’m up to this week!  :)

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2012 Musical Olympics Camp – Day 4

Here’s some photos to enjoy from our final day of Musical Olympics Camp.  Since it was our last day, I invited the students’ parents to come and watch our last hour of camp.  We re-played a few of our favorite games from the week, and also had an Olympic Awards Ceremony.  More details below. Our […]

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2012 Musical Olympics Camp – Day 3

Here’s some photos to enjoy from Day 3 of my Musical Olympics camp: Our first game was the Build-A-Keyboard Interval Challenge.  To prepare, I drew a large keyboard on the cement for each team using chalk.  I gave each team two spinners: a musical alphabet one, and an interval spinner (unison through 5th).  Each of […]

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2012 Musical Olympics Camp – Day 2

We had great weather on Day 2 of our camp last week! Our first game of the day was Sheryl Welles’ fabulous Musical Alphabet Noodle Relay!  For this relay, team members must travel via the noodle to retrieve alphabet flags from the ground and bring them back to the starting point.  For the first round, […]

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2012 Musical Olympics Camp – Day 1

Last week, I held a Musical Olympics camp for my students and it was a great success!  We had such a fun week and I received a lot of positive feedback from the students and parents.  I will definitely continue doing similar camps in future years! Over the course of this week, I’m going to […]

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Summer Camp Is Here!

This week, I’m holding my first camp of the summer!  It’s the Musical Olympics camp, and we had our first day of activities this morning.  Unfortunately, it’s been raining all morning so we had to play the games in the garage instead of outdoors.  I’m crossing my fingers for better weather the rest of the […]

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Summer Music Camp T-Shirts!

The T-shirts for my summer music camps arrived yesterday! I’m so pleased with how they turned out. Take a peek: The company I ordered the shirts from is CustomInk, and am very pleased with the quality.  They even have an artist check out your design to make sure it will look okay when printed. I have […]

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