Dynamics are extremely important when we perform music. They are among the most important tools to make our performance more musical.
Dynamics are strongly linked to the emotions music evokes in us.
Here are the most commonly used symbols composers use to indicate dynamics:
This article is about Pitch. To be exact, about teaching kids – or anybody for this matter – the names of the white piano keys, and how to read bass clef and treble clef.
Sight-reading music is an incredibly complex task, especially for children. However, with the right method, training program, and a little bit of patients, it can be accomplished in no time.
The Names of the White Keys
The first thing a piano student should learn is THE NAMES OF THE WHITE KEYS. Luckily, some smart person found a way to teach just that in under 5 minutes.
Don’t believe it?
Try it with your kids. Just show them my little video and you will see for yourself. It just works.
I tested it with kids between the age of 4 to 10 with unbelievable results. It took only 3 to 5 minutes until they were able to name any of the white keys on the piano effortlessly.
Watch the video to find out how.