Ellie proudly shows her piano badges

Ellie & piano badges
Ellie earned five badges on her lanyard at piano lessons this week! Badges are earned for accomplishments learned and demonstrated at her lesson. Examples are learning rhythm, dynamics, phrasing and letter names and for the littles (age 5-8), learning right hand-left hand, finger numbers, names of keys etc.

Congrats to Patty – practicing every day!

Patty has practiced every single days for 1300 days! Students are asked to practice one minute for each year of their age six days a week. This means a five year old would practice five minutes and a ten year old would practice ten minutes at a time. I hope that they would choose to practice at least one more time in a day because without practice, there is little progress. In order to be featured in the magazine “Piano Explorer” a student must do at least the minimum every day for 100 days in a row.

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Information which formerly was in the monthly newsletter will now be on the blog pages. Piano students with accomplishments will be pictured there. There will also be updates as to the road when school is closed and when piano lessons are cancelled due to a holiday or “break.”

Dorothy's Piano Studio

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