How to Teach Rhythm To Beginner Music Students

Having good rhythm is vital for all musicians but unfortunately it is not often taught as well as it could be. It’s tough for teachers to know where to start with how to teach rhythm. Rhythm is vital if you want to play any piece of music and it gets progressively harder as the pieces … Read more

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Top Music Theory Games For The Classroom

I am starting this new school year with a determination to make music theory fun for everyone and one thing I have found that really works and engages my students is using games! And the great thing is, is that there are so many games out there to try. A few that I am loving … Read more

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Top 7 Music Theory Tips for Back To School!

The start of a new school year always brings with it a little bit of excitement. Excitement to get back to routine, see pupils and to make new goals for the year ahead! I love to make plans and spend some time coming up with new and creative ways to teach familiar concepts.  In this … Read more

Grade 5 Music Theory Worksheets

We know that ABRSM Grade 5 Music Theory can be tough for many music students. As a music teacher with over 14 years experience I have help hundreds of students with this important exam. There’s a lot to learn and practice is the key if you want that all important pass, merit or distinction. To … Read more

6 ways to stop you having a bad tone day!

We’ve all been there, we’ve had a stunning practice session the day before where our sound just seems perfect! And then we get up the next day to practice and our sound is to put it frankly.. awful! You feel as if you have lost control of your lips, support and just about everything. But … Read more