5-Days of Giveaways | 04: Sproutbeat App

It’s day four of the one-year anniversary celebration of Piano Pantry!

Thank you to everyone who entered Friday’s (day 3) giveaway. Congratulations to Kathy Beemer, winner of the 1-year subscription to Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Magazine!

I’m only giving away items that I currently use and love. Unlike the rest of the days, because of the nature of the final ($75) surprise giveaway, entries will be open for three days and will close at 12:00 am on Friday, March 17. Curious? You’ll have to come back tomorrow for the final reveal!

 

 

Today’s sponsor is Eik Siang Mar, owner and creator of the Sproutbeat App. I first met Eik at MTNA 2016 and enjoyed getting to know her more at the Ohio MTA conference this past fall. If you know or see Eik at MTNA, please join me in thanking her for sponsoring today’s giveaway!

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Student Art Books

Before I opened my studio, I always knew I wanted to have a student art book in the waiting room. Where the idea came from, I’m not sure. I know it wasn’t my original idea. The way I read blogs, I know someone else must have inspired me.

I bought a blank canvas sketchbook similar to this one at Michaels and had an artist friend decorate the cover. I didn’t have enough students at the time to hold a contest otherwise that would be fun. She asked what I wanted and I told her I trusted her to be creative. Isn’t she amazing?

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This one has been full for a couple of years now. I sat down and had a look as I was planning to finally put out a new one.

I thought I would share some of my favorite entries as well as my new art book and individual art books I now use for inspiring and fostering creativity.

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Halloween Music Lab

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Looking to spice up your lab for a couple of weeks? Here is a Halloween lab I started this year. It’s adapted from Heidi’s Piano Notes.

My students do a 30 minute lab time each week and this lab will take most students one to two weeks to complete.

Student labs are kept in 1/2 inch 3-ring binders with tab dividers. This one is listed under the “Holiday” tab.

Download the assignment sheet.

Visit my Halloween Music Lab Pinterest board for the assigned videos.