Tasty Triads

A visit to one of my favorite ice cream shops over the holiday weekend provided an inspiration for a new studio game!  (Isn’t it funny what sparks teaching ideas?)   In their last group class of spring semester, my intermediate students learned to identify and construct diminished and augmented triads, in addition to major and minor.     To give them a chance to review … Continue reading

Connect-A-Chord Game

It’s almost group week in my studio again!   Next week is the last groups of the semester, which makes me a little sad – group classes are my favorites!   Since our studio recitals are scheduled for next month, we’re going to be devoting  a good portion of most classes to performing, but will still have time for a few games to wrap up … Continue reading