Instructional pieces for beginners

Teresa’s instructional pieces for beginning pianists and vocalists

 

Jingle Bells ~ This instructional piano arrangement is for beginners whose note-reading skills and dexterity are progressing beautifully. Its joyful theme can keep young learners engaged during all the excitement and distractions of the holiday season! The piece will be most effective with the guidance and support of a teacher.

Ode to Joy ~ This instructional piano arrangement of Beethoven’s beloved Ode to Joy theme is for beginners who have achieved rudimentary note-reading skills and dexterity. Its joyful theme is always lovely during the holiday season. It also works nicely as a first recital piece. The piece will be most effective with the guidance and support of a teacher.

Shoo, Fly ~ This sweet instructional piano piece includes fingerings and lyrics for singing along while playing. This provides natural and enjoyable training in pitch matching for young voices. The piece will be most effective with the guidance and support of a teacher.

Teresa’s Music Reader Cheat Sheet ~ As a “music coach”, Teresa’s superpower is making note-reading skills development fun! Use the cheat sheet with music-note flash cards to make a game of note recognition for points, progressing up and down to ledger lines gradually. (Start with Part 1 only, then progress to Part 2.) Beat your last score each time to fire up your music-reading skills! After all, one central truth in life is that Good Burritos Don’t Fall Apart. :)

More to come…