Music Lesson Reflection

On December 3rd, my group did our peer teaching lesson on Music and Math. Throughout our lesson we talked about patterns, rhythm, skip counting, and singing. Overall, I thought our lesson went really well - especially the patterns and rhythm workshop. In preparing for the lesson, everyone from our group actively participated in the lesson plan creation, the creation of ideas and input, and how...
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Final Blog Post (Blog #6)

I have finally done it! My goal (since I finished my musical growth plan early) was to learn the left hand to my previous song 'Canon in D' and put the right hand and the left hand together. This was the hardest part of my whole growth project because at first, it was learning how to read the bass clef notes, then finding when to play them, what speed, and finally putting them together. I never...
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The “End” of my Musical Growth Plan

I have finally been able to complete my final song for my musical growth project - 'Minuet in D Major'. For this song, as mentioned in my previous blog post, I found this piece the most difficult to learn for a couple of reasons. It introduces new musical notes and symbols that I have not previously learned It is at a different rhythm than 'Canon in D' - the song that I previously practiced for...
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The New Beginning (Blog #4)

After successfully learning the treble clef "Canon in D", the past week I have been working on my new song, "Minuet in D". From the beginning of my musical growth plan, I always thought that the hardest song to learn was going to be "Canon in D" but I was wrong. For me, the song that I have had the most difficulty learning in "Minuet in D". I think the reason for this is that "Canon in D" was my...
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Blog #3: Midterm Demonstration of Musical Growth (Youtube Video Included)

At the beginningĀ of the term, I stated that by October 22, when the Midterm Demonstration of Musical Growth is due, I will have completed the following: learn how to read treble clef music learn the different keys on the piano and how they are represented on a music sheet learn three scales: C Major, D Major, and G Major learn the Song "Oranges and Lemons" (Treble Clef Song) One thing that I...
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Blog #2: My Piano Music Journey

Since my last blog, where I described how I have been learning how to read music, play keys on the keyboard, and C Major, D Major, and G Major Scale, a lot has changed in terms of my piano playing ability. Throughout the past week, I began to learn my first song - "Oranges and Lemons". This song is a simple treble clef song that got myself used to learn the keys on the keyboard, quarter notes,...
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The Beginning of my Piano Journey (Blog #1)

I began my musical journey just over a week ago. My first set of objectives was to learn how to read treble clef musical notes as well as to learn three important scales - C Major, D Major, and G Major. The first step I took in my musical journey was to learn the treble clef notes and it is way harder than I thought it would be. My girlfriend is amazing at the piano and she gave me lessons and...
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