Bridget has learned her pentatonic scales AND can play them anywhere on the piano AND can play the arpeggios AND can play the major chords any place on the keys! Congratulations, Bridget!!
Month: January 2020
Forrest begins piano lessons
Welcome Forrest to Dorothy’s Piano Studio! I know you will enjoy your journey on the piano keys!
Happy birthday Ellie!
Ellie is a very gifted composer and turns 15 today! She is so talented! Wishing you an extra special day!
Katelin moving on!
Katelin practices every day and has completed three books and is now in Piano Pronto Movement One! Congrats, Katelin.
Champion finishes his first book!
Champion, age 6, has already learned all his songs in his first Roadtrip book! Congratulations on a great job, Champion!
Carter begins piano lessons
Carter is excitedly waiting for his keyboard to arrive! Dorothy’s Piano Studio is excited too!
Jason starts piano lessons
Jason got his keyboard last Friday and is on his way! Happy playing, Jason. So good to have you as a piano student at Dorothy’s Piano Studio.
January 2020 newsletter
Congratulations to Patty Summers for 1600 days piano practice; to Katelin Mansell for practicing 200 days without missing and to Rowan Graham for 100 consecutive days piano practice! Very good job!
Music essay deadline is January 10th. The theme is “Music – a Magic Carpet” and the cash award is $75.
The Poetry contest has “any musical theme of your choice”; the deadline is February 1st and the cash award is $100.
Composition contest through “Piano Explorer Magazine” is a solo for piano with the theme “Antarctica” and must be e-mailed or postmarked by March 10th.
Keyboard Merits – piano exams in May – showing what you have learned and polished. Please check the date Friday May 8th and let me know of any conflicts. We have begun scales, chords and other technic and are choosing our solo program piece or pieces.
Congrats to the following students who have shown in December that they recognize all the staff notes in under one minute: Liz Loar, Kevin Harris, Katelin Mansell and Levi Turner. Next challenge: ledger line notes!