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Getting to know and understand the piano starts with learning the sounds it makes. Here is a course of 15 lessons that will get you started on the right foot.
For less than the cost of one lesson, you will have 15 lessons to either begin your journey as a musician or support what you are learning with your teacher. Either way, you will be the ‘head of the class’ when you realize you are excelling far beyond the normal student.
Bass Clef Note Locator
Tic Tac Toe – Musical Symbols
Know Your A Tone
Know Your B Tone
Know Your C Tone
Know Your D Tone
Know Your E Tone
Know Your F Tone
Know Your G Tone
Daily Exercises: Walking Tune
Daily Exercises: Running Tune
Daily Exercises: Hopping Tune
Daily Exercises: Stretching Tune
Daily Exercises: Toe Touching Tune
Daily Exercises: Jumping Rope
Daily Exercises: Rolling Around
Using Gum Drop Notes is simple
With a degree in psychology and 30 years as a violin teacher, this incredible method developed to help students, no matter the age or learning difference, in their quest to deeply understand music theory, sight-reading and the actual tones being played.
The Gum Drop Notes color coding does not represent any psychological issue. We aren’t really seeing colors as we play. What is happening is that each note becomes a tone with a unique sound and color of its own. It takes on a characteristic that can be identified.
Keep in mind that the colors of the notes are subliminally teaching complex music theory concepts without a word of lecturing. Stem colors indicate the string the note is to be played on. Sharps and flats are reinforced by a circle of the color the note is moving toward. Card games to go along with the sheet music tunes teach the order and relationship of notes, symbols and rhythms, etc. Play-along movies bring the student up to polished speed and teach the the tune before the student begins to study the music.
It all seems too good to be true, but once you begin to use the Gum Drop Notes sheet music, play along mp4, and card games, you will be amazed at how fast you learn music theory and the music you are studying and memorizing.