Wanted to share about some of the songs from Faber's Piano Fun Level 3A-3B. The book is filled with gorgeous songs by Disney composers. The first example is the Colors of the Wind, from Pocahontas. This arrangement is filled with a variety of dynamics, dotted sixteenth and eighth notes, plus the melody is very lyrical. This arrangement is worth learning and teaching. Be Our Guest includes grace notes, a few ostinatos in the bass clef, a variety of dynamics that make the melod
Last Saturday, July 16th the studio had a 50's and 60's Summer Project, where piano, voice and acting students got together to share music and theater. Wanted to take a moment to share two of the selections from the day: The Lion Sleeps Tonight duet and a 2 part harmony arrangement of Stand by Me. Hope you enjoy these selections. What are some of your live songs you've done? Would like to know.Thanks for your support. Blessings.
First of all we don't usually get Prime, yet my wife got a deal and we have been able to watch some shows we don't always watch. This film called Come Away is a story of how a family deals with grief beyond imagination. The kids are named Alice and Peter, where the characters represent the exact characters in the classics of Peter Pan and Alice in Wonderland. The family becomes torn by the grief, while the kids put pieces together about their family. They meet characters that
The past few weeks I've been working diligently on the choreography to the Rock, Roll and Remember. The five songs from the medley include The Twist, I Get Around, I Can't Help Myself, I'm a Believer and For Once in My Life. With each of the songs, I tried to incorporate various dance moves including the Twist, Watusi, Conga, Swim, the Jerk, couples dances, yet also shared other movements. Hope you enjoy the YouTube. What are doing doing that's "beyond yourself"? Would like
In honor of July 4th, wanted to share a creative piano solo by Catherine Rollini, where she incorporates various American songs. She starts with the Marine Hymn, with arpeggios in the left hand, while the right hand is using legatos and staccatos. The next section is The Stars and Stripes, where the left hand reaches over the right hand to play more arpeggios. What a great technique to teacn and. play. Plus she modulates the key from G to F. The next section is the Caisson So