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Entries Tagged as 'music reading'

Music Reading Challenges…And How Parents Can Help

August 20th, 2020 · No Comments

This week at Alston Ridge and Parkside, our band students are beginning the process of learning to read music! Reading music can be challenging for young musicians; fortunately, there are many ways that parents can help make it easier. One great way to help your children is to understand the difficulties they’re facing as they [...]

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Especially for Hortons Creek: Music Reading Challenges

October 20th, 2019 · No Comments

This week at Hortons Creek, our band students are beginning the process of learning to read music! Reading music can be challenging for young musicians; fortunately, there are many ways that parents can help make it easier. One great way to help your children is to understand the difficulties they’re facing as they learn to [...]

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Hey, Hortons Creek – Let’s Read with the Four Steps!

October 20th, 2019 · No Comments

At this point in the year, all our band students at Wiley and Hortons Creek are reading musical notation. The beginners are just getting started, learning to decipher the written notes and translate them into correct fingerings and lip positions on their instruments. On the other hand, the already-fluent readers in the Continuing Band are [...]

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Four Steps to Excellent Music Reading

August 25th, 2019 · No Comments

At this point in the year, all our band students at Alston Ridge and Parkside are reading musical notation. The beginners are just getting started, learning to decipher the written notes and translate them into correct fingerings and lip positions on their instruments. On the other hand, the already-fluent readers in the Continuing Band are [...]

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Especially for Alston & Parkside: Music Reading Help!

August 12th, 2019 · No Comments

This week at Alston Ridge and Parkside, our band students are beginning the process of learning to read music! Reading music can be challenging for young musicians; fortunately, there are many ways that parents can help make it easier. One great way to help your children is to understand the difficulties they’re facing as they [...]

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Tags: helping your child succeed · music reading · practice