This concert will occur on Tuesday, October 4, at 7:00 pm in the Seven Lakes High School Performing Arts Center. Ms. Combs regularly plays the piano for the choirs at this school. This is a good opportunity to see another side of playing the piano and to hear good music. There is no charge for admission. SLHS is located at the corner of Fry Road and Katy-Gaston Road.
The Circle of Fifths organizes keys by their number of sharps or flats. This website has a complete circle and a series of lessons and quizzes to aid in memorization: http://www.circle-of-fifths.net/learn.html
A good musician can identify every line and space in both treble and bass clef. Here are some simple phrases to help you remember:
When writing music, it is important to form the notes, rests, and other elements correctly. When taking the theory test, this contributes to a high score; in real life, it helps the musician understand how and what to play. Just as it is hard to read words written in bad handwriting, sloppy music notation can be difficult or impossible to decipher. Here are some elements of good musical handwriting:
This blog is intended to provide useful information to current piano students and their families.