How Piano Students Learn Note Names

Three Ways to Learn Note Names Effectively for Piano Students   This article details ways to practice identifying pitch notation specifically. Teachers and parents alike can use these resources to strengthen a student’s confidence when determining what pitch on the staff is being presented.   When students of any age start piano lessons, one of

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Note Reading With Familiar And Unfamiliar Songs

Using Two Types of Songs to Learn Note Reading When teaching piano, it is important for our students to become familiar with the notes on the staff. I think most musicians would agree that reading music is a basic skill for any instrument. Here are two things that help with note reading.   Playing Familiar

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4 ways to know if a note is wrong! Use your ears in Music Lessons

There are many things to concentrate and focus on while learning to play new pieces of music, reading notes, counting rhythms, moving hand positions, using pedals, etc. One thing that I try to have my students not forget is to use their ears and to listen to what they are playing. Sometimes while a student

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