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Sing-a-Long at Elder Care Center‏

This May or June I’d like to give my students the opportunity to use their accompaniment skills for a sing-a-long at an elder care center. I’m looking for tips to make this a successful experience for everyone, students and audience alike. I’m wondering if it…

Melody in Accompaniment 2

I’m about to start Accomp 2 and just wondering how to approach it with a couple private students. Learn the pieces first as a reading (solo) project and then in the accompaniment style with the different rhythm variations? The songs don’t have lyrics and no…

Getting Students to Sing in Class

I found a way that seems to be working fairly well to get students to sing in class. I have added another topic to my checklist of songs, pedaling, etc. to teach them. I call it Instrument Balance. I start by asking them what they…

Singing Along to Accompaniments

I decided to bring this up because of the current “Accompaniment Introductions” topic . I am not an accomplished singer but enjoy singing and happily sing to most of our songs. However, I do struggle singing with the accompaniment pieces which makes the demonstration part…

Accompaniment, Boys & Singing

I have a group of six boys (three families) in a lesson, and I have been having a time getting them to sing with accompaniments during practice time at home. They’re a pretty quiet group (and two are my little brothers, which can really make…