Sensory Spotlight: Rhythm Dictation

Rhythm Dictation 5

I’ve posted several times about the beat boards and rhythm cards that are go-to rhythm aids in my studio.  I use them on a regular basis to introduce new rhythm concepts, and give my hands-on learners some extra practice on rhythm patterns (for more details, check out this post and this post). These aids are also a great interactive way to introduce and practice rhythmic … Continue reading

Easter Egg Melody Hunt

Egg Hunt 2 Small

It’s group week here at my studio… which means I have new games to share!  I apologize for the lack of new posts as of late.  The last few months I’ve been juggling a rather hefty list of “to-do’s” as a teacher, accompanist and event chairperson for a couple of local associations.   Between those responsibilities and a wonderful trip to New York for last … Continue reading