Oct 272020

Maria

4 Reasons to learn Music Theory

"The more You learn about theory and music, the more you will be able to play instruments."

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 202020

Maria

12 best masterpieces that students must listen

1. Saint-Saëns - Carnival of the Animals

2. Prokofiev - Peter and the Wolf

3. Victor Herbert - March of the Toys

4. Clowns and Kids Suites - Alfred Schnittke

5. Star Wars Theme - John Williams

6. Strauss - The Beautiful Blue Danube

7. Mozart - Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

8. Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker

9. A. Ponchielli - La Gioconda-Dance of the Hours

10. Handel - Water Music

11. Bizet - Overture to Carmen

12. Beethoven - Für Elise