Music Exercises

5 Days of Pete Seeger: Day 2, This Land is Your Land & A Pete Seeger Play Along

Let’s learn to play “This Land is Your Land”! A song by Woody Guthrie and sung by Pete Seeger. First, watch a video of Pete Seeger singing this song: “This Land is Your Land” led by Pete Seeger at the 2007 Presidential Inauguration of Barak Obama To play it on an instrument, download the sheet […]

5 Days of a Great Musician: The Story & Music of Scott Joplin

A couple months ago, when we all began “staying at home”, I got really excited about sharing more about great musicians with all my students. It is something I feel I never get enough time to do in the classroom. And, I imagined my posts and activities being something that could be done as whole […]

5 Days of Scott Joplin: Day 2, The Entertainer & A Scott Joplin Play Along

Let’s learn to play Scott Joplin’s most famous piece: “The Entertainer“! If you watched the Spring Play and Sing Along videos I made in April, you already know most everything you need to know to play this incredible piece by Scott Joplin. Here are some of the most helpful parts of those videos to review […]

Rainbow Connection: A Family Music Sing & Play Along

Celebrate spring with a rainbow sing and play along! Begin by watching this video introduction: Watch the “Rainbow Connection” Overview! Now, sing along with this musical movie clip: Watch the “Rainbow Connection” Sing Along Movie Clip To play it on an instrument, download the sheet music: Download Music:For Most Instruments (Treble Clef)Treble Clef with Ukulele […]

Over The Rainbow: A Family Music Sing & Play Along

Celebrate spring with a rainbow sing and play along! Begin by watching this video introduction: Watch “Over the Rainbow” Overview! Now, sing along with this musical movie clip: Watch the “Over the Rainbow” Sing Along Movie Clip To play it on an instrument, download the sheet music: Download Music:For Most Instruments (Easy Rhythms)For Most Instruments […]

Spring Together! A Family Music Play Along Activity

Introducing a great spring time music activity for the family! Begin by watching this video introduction: Watch Spring Together Overview! Then, download the sheet music (for any instrument): Download Music:For Most Instruments (Treble Clef)Treble Clef with Ukulele Tabs And, in case you need some assistance, watch this tutorial… Watch Glockenspiel Tutorial Don’t own an instrument […]

Note Names Beginner Treble Clef With Hints

Last week, I introduced the first of a series of custom music exercises I will be building from the tools over at musictheory.net. These exercises are all free and should work in any web browser on any computer or mobile device. The following exercises are Note Names exercises specifically for my students needs. I hope […]

Piano Keys Names Intermediate Flats

The great people at musictheory.net have put together some excellent free exercises for learning and practicing musical concepts. The following are some custom Piano Key exercises I have built with their tools specifically for my students needs. I hope they will be helpful to you and anyone who comes across this site. Directions: 1. Choose […]