Sight Reading

We’ve been doing some sight reading this month. I love how the MYC books post tips for sight reading (check the rhythm, time signature, repeating patterns, etc.). We also know about sight reading with “STARS”, but here’s more detailed info:   1) Focus on Rhythm.  Rhythm is the most important element of sight reading.  Even if you get the note wrong, you’ll still be in the right place.  And we all know that finishing on time is so important.  If this is your challenge, then you can work on it with any piece of music.  Just work on playing the …

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Fun Stuff

Who doesn’t enjoy fun stuff?! We’re all set for our Rhythm on Saturday, November 25th. I’m super excited and looking forward to it! Also, this year is our debut for the Kanata Santa Claus Parade this year!!! A few Kanata teachers are getting a group of us together to participate. We’re looking to have a group of us (Teachers, kids, and a few parents) walk the parade route (Terry Fox and Castlefrank to the Hazeldean mall). Students from any level are welcome to join in (yes, even Sunbeams 1). If your kids/yourself are interested in joining us please let me …

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