This week I finally had a chance to create FaceBook Summer Camp events. I'm trying some very new things this summer that will "stretch" me in a good way. I'm planning on doing a one week Encanto Camp, where those who participate will learn music, harmonies, dances and South American Culture. Another week long camp is a 50's and 60's camp, where those who attend will learn songs from Rock, Roll and Remember a Tribute to Dick Clark and American Bandstand, plus other rock and ro
Last month I learned of an arranger who is making piano sheet music of popular movie themes. The composer goes by PianoSSam. The person appears to be anonymous while searching on Google, yet does have a YouTube page and creates works for musicnotes.com. Specifically I've been focusing on his "beginner" versions, yet to be honest, the songs contain dotted quarter, sixteenth note and various notes and rhythms that we may not talk about with beginner student. Yet the students ar
In honor of the first day of Spring, enjoy this arrangement of Spring by Vivaldi arranged by Joseph Hoffman. This later intermediate arrangement focuses on the first section of Spring. Hope you enjoy the song. Thanks for your support. Blessings.
Just wanted to share about the upcoming Music Theater Camps happening. I'm really anticipating an amazing turn out this year. This summer we'll be doing two one week camps of music from Encanto and a 50's and 60's camp to honor American Band Stand. The Encanto camp focuses only on the music and South American dances. Hopefully we can create some great costumes. The Rock, Roll and Remember is a medley of music from the 50's-90's. Although we're going to focus just on the 50's
Just wanted to say that it's been a while since I've blogged, due to school concerts and most of my family got Covid at the end of February, beginning of March. We are past it, yet I'm still dealing with a lingering cough and sore throat. Oh well, God knows best. That being said, with me being unable to do much while I was sick, now I'm trying to get everything I can to keep moving forward. After getting a bit better, I went ahead and taught lessons last week mostly online an