Gemstone Scale Cards

Gemstone Scales

It’s scale month in my studio!  This February, we’ve put a special emphasis on scales – building them, playing them, memorizing them… you name it, we’ve done it!   Several of my students are preparing for spring theory exams, so it’s given us a good opportunity to review the foundations of scale construction.  And thanks to our February extra credit incentive challenge that rewarded students … Continue reading

KMEA Conference Follow-Up

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Edit:  Unfortunately, this session was cancelled due to inclement weather.  I’m still in Kansas City waiting on the snowplow to find our neighborhood instead of enjoying a day with colleagues in Wichita.  I had set this message to auto-post while I was on the road, and forgot to un-schedule it.  But… in case any of you might find use for the handout, I’ll leave it … Continue reading