Category Archives: “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star”

Rina, 4, played “Frere Jacques” with two hands, adding a bass part in whole notes (Video)

Charming little Rina has made a big leap in progress. Last week we were exploring WHOLE NOTES, and I asked her to practice one whole note per measure in the Bass to support the Treble melody in “Frere Jacques.” Today, … Continue reading

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Update on Rina, age 4, and her musical progress at the piano

Rina has lately grown camera shy, but she’s still tenderly stroking the ivories on my precious Haddorff console. This piano affords a perfect fit for young ones who otherwise can barely stretch their necks to gaze up at a music … Continue reading

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