Two years ago I decided I wanted to start doing themed recitals on occasion. My Spring recital sometimes has a partial theme, but I wanted something that was a 100% all-in theme. Participation is optional for students, but both times I have had nearly 75% of my students participate. Mid-October seems to be a good time, right before Fall break.
My first one was a “color” theme. That recital happened prior to Piano Pantry so I don’t have a post about it – maybe someday. 🙂 This year, since so many of my students are already using their skills in church, it felt like the right time to do a “church-music” theme.
Today I’m going to share with you a few highlights from our recital as well as some of my favorite resources for church music repertoire for students. Be sure and share your favorites in the comments!
If you spend any time on Facebook at all, we’ve all seen posts in our news feed from trending sites like Lifebuzz, Buzzfeed, or Boredpanda such as:
10 Funny Spelling Mistakes.
18 Funny Spelling Errors Children Make That Made Me Burst Out Laughing.
While I find those types of posts typical annoying; sometimes they can give us a good chuckle.
Spelling and grammatical errors are good for a little social media humor, but today I’m going to share with you a tool that can save us, as working professionals, from becoming the next find on Buzzfeed.
I recommended this tool on my Resources page but wanted to explain in more detail why it’s such an important and useful to me as an independent music professional. Continue reading
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