In the November issue of Twinkling the Ivories…. Teaching Tenacity: Ideas for Practice Time Meaningful Review There’s an App for That! Milestones at ESPS Musical Trick or Treat: Rhonda McEachen’s Students Perform at Devonshire Care Centre
Group A’s piece called “March of the Terrible Trolls” is very intense and the perfect scary piece for Halloween. Here’s a youtube link to help students and their parents as they are learning it:
Tonight was the first night of group classes at Rhonda’s house. We had perfect attendance! The Group Piece that the students are learning is “Bouncing On My Bed” by Anne Crosby. Click on the YouTube link to watch and listen to a young boy playing the piece.
In Canada, the Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) is the predominant approach to piano instruction. The RCM has a well-organized system of graded materials providing a sampling of piano repertoire. They publish books for every grade level, and also have a syllabus (book of repertoire lists and regulations), organizing many…