New Rhythm Worksheets

I’ve posted two new rhythm worksheets today. They both use the same children’s songs to determine rhythm. The first one is a simple matching exercise. The second one is a fill-in-the-blank. (Each worksheet includes an answer key.) Both are available to download from this post,…

Flash Note Derby App Review

This post contains affiliate links. See our Affiliate Disclosure for more information. Flash Note Derby is another note reading app available for Apple and Android devices. This one is a little more “fun” for younger children, because it is presented as more of a game….

Tropical Holiday: Easy Sheet Music

I’ve uploaded some new easy sheet music to the “Free Piano Sheet Music” page this morning. It’s called “Tropical Holiday”, and it is focused on using ties.   Tropical Holiday File Size: 25 kb File Type: pdf Download File

New Note Reading Worksheets

There are two new note reading worksheets now available on the “Free Music Worksheets”  page. One is a note matching game for the lines on the staff, and the other is for the spaces. One for the ledger lines will be coming soon! Note Matching…

Teaching Music And Everything Else

As a piano teacher, I pride myself in the fact that I’m not just teaching kids how to play notes on a page. To really appreciate a piece of music, students need to connect with it in some way. Sometimes the smallest tidbit of information…

Bach Rock

This sheet music is an arrangement of “Musette in D” from the Anna Magdalena Bach Notebook. The key has been switched to G Major, and a swinging bass has been added (with 8th notes instead of 16th notes), as well as a few changes to…

New Sheet Music: Titan

We’ve uploaded a new free piano song on the blog today. It’s an intermediate/late intermediate piece named “Titan”. Geared toward teenage boys, or any student who enjoys intense pieces, this song is full of repeating patterns. The left hand melody consists mostly of octaves, so…

App Review: Treble Cat & Bass Cat

This post contains affiliate links. See our Affiliate Disclosure for more information.   Treble Cat & Bass Cat were created by the same people who did Rhythm Cat. These two apps are exactly the same, with the exception that one, of course, focuses on Treble…

App Review: Rhythm Cat

This post contains affiliate links. See our Affiliate Disclosure for more information. I recently downloaded three music apps to my Android phone through the Amazon App Store. All three apps had decent reviews, so I decided to try them out on my students this week. …

Using YouTube In Your Music Lessons

When I was married about 5 years ago, my husband converted me to the smart phone. Up until then, I had been content with a simple flip phone, and I thought a smart phone wasn’t necessary. Now, I use my smart phone several times a…