Kate's Piano Studio

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June Newsletter

Before we get into the full swing of summer, I just want to let you know a few important things about next year. First, I have updated my policies a bit (available at http://katespianostudio.ca/prospective-students/studio-policies/2012-2013-policies/). Important changes include: Lesson prices are still the same ($20/half hour), but we are going with a regular monthly rate instead, …

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April Newsletter

  Kate’s Piano Studio Newsletter – April 2012 Email: kate@katespianostudio.ca Phone: 403-894-8557 214 Keystone Lane West, Lethbridge, AB T1J 2R2 Upcoming Dates April 6-13 – No Lessons (available if desired) (http://katespianostudio.ca/calendar/) April 21 – Group class at 1:30 pm at Betty Jo Radley’s studio (810 Kodiak Bay North). All students are encouraged to participate in …

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Death Cab for Cutie – The Ice Is Getting Thinner tutorial

Here’s the introduction and verse. This is the bridge and instrumental solo: Partial Transcript (to be completed) Starting with the instrumental part. In the recording that I have, it sounds like they play something more like this: [fifth arpeggios]. And I want to play like [broken chords] because we just played stuff that was at …

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Music Technology

I just went to the 2012 Teacher Convention and was fortunate enough to go to a session by Tim Brehaut called “Technology in Rehearsal”. It was for middle/high school band teachers, but the relevance was wonderful! I learned about several iPod/iPad apps for practising/studying music, as well as several websites. Check out the iPod/iPad apps …

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