Oct 272020

Maria

C Major Scale

C Major scale is made up of seven notes as all the other major scales. The C Major pitches are: C, D, E, F, G, A, and B. The eighth duplicates the first at a higher octave.

Feb 052020

Maria

Piano Minor Arpeggios

You can find bellow the illustrations of all minor arpeggios with the fingering for each of them and the name of the notes who build up each Arpeggio.

Apr 162020

Maria

Piano Major Arpeggios

The word arpeggio comes from the Italian word arpeggiare, which means to play on a harp.

An arpeggio consists of a chord notes played one after the other, not at the same time how are the block chords notes played. Even though the notes of an arpeggio are not played or sung all together at the same time, listeners hear the sequence of notes as forming a chord.

Jan 212020

Maria

9 Ways to help students to play an instrument

Help students understand the Gift of Music

Help students develop a love for music

Help them to learn the value of the practice

Let them play the music they like

Organise a recital/play day regular

Make practice fun and constructive

Overcome the identified problems

Record your student/child and let them listen

Ask the parents to assist their child

Jan 192020

Maria

How to practice an instrument in a constructive way

Find a good time in the day.

Find a good place where you cannot be disturbed.

Map Out Your Practice Sessions.

Set a goal for each practice session.

Mark difficult passages with a clear sign.

Solve the identified problems.

Practice with interleaving when needed.

Jan 062020

Maria

Make Aural Perfect

Sing! - Advice students to start singing for fun, not weekly but DAILY!

Listen! - Advice students to start listening for fun, not weekly but DAILY!