Accompaniment

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When to Start Accompaniment 2

I would like to ask your advice on exactly when to start Acc. 2. As you know, the pre-reqs obviously include Acc 1: all triads in all keys, ratios, inheriting all contemp chords, ability to identify and transpose I, IV, V in all keys, ability…

Current Pop Songs with Piano

I’m looking at what to suggest this Fall for my students who are playing with my Band in Spring concert. Some have their own ideas, which is best. For those who don’t– does anyone have ideas for current or somewhat current rock songs that feature…

Challenges with 3 note Chord

Greetings – I’ve got a 7 yr old student who is in week 12 or so of lessons, half way through Foundation 1, who has extreme difficulty playing finger 3 of a 3 note chord. He usually only plays a 2 note chord with finger…

Accompaniment Workshops

I would like to arrange for an accompaniment event for my students to play with a small band (drummer, bass, guitar, singer). It seems that at least one teacher has paved the way with this type of event, and I’m open to suggestions as to…

Accompaniment Performance ‘Workshop’

Carry Madison and I hosted an Accompaniment ‘Workshop’ at our studio yesterday and we wanted to share because it was so wonderful! A few months ago I started playing on the Worship Team at my church and had such a great time that I realized…

When Students Want to Learn Other Music

What is the best way to handle when students request or bring in other music? I think this might have been a topic a while back! A girl brought in a pop song the other day and asked if she could learn it! I’ve never…

Lead Sheets

I’ve just finished teaching honeydew with a group of 10-12 year olds and I would like to offer them some extra songs that they could play at home. I know some of you have a library of extra music and I’m thinking of starting something…

Apologize by One Republic

Have had a blast in class this week having kids play along to the current hit song Apologize by One Republic. Only four chords (cm, Ab, Eb and Bb) so anybody who is past Scarborough Fair in the Accompaniment book could do it and anyone…

Need Duet Ideas for Readers

I have an adult husband and wife team who are in upper SM levels and reading fairly well. I would love to find a book of duets of pieces that might be familiar to them. They love classical music and are in their early 70’s.…