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New Free Resource: Halloween Piano Cards!

Download Cards Here! Free Halloween Piano Cards I'm so excited to give you a free new resource - Halloween Piano Cards! We like to give free teaching or fun resources to the ComposeCreate community, and we thought it was about time to give you something for fall and [...]

How Long Does It Take to Learn to Read Music?

How Long Does It Take to Learn to Read Music? “Tuh ruh uuuuurrrrr nnnnnnnnn duh.” “Tuh  ur nnnnnnnnnnnn duh” I was sitting on the couch on a fall afternoon listening patiently as my kindergartner sounded each each word. Well, I was trying to listen patiently. “Tuuuuuuurrrrrrrr nnnnnnn duh” Ugh. [...]

Tappin’ Tuesday – An exciting classroom Rhythm Cup idea!

Tappin' Tuesday - Exciting Classroom Rhythm Cup Idea! Back in January of this year, Renae Misner, a high school music teacher emailed me and said, I have used the first two of your books for my music theory classes this year. They have been a big hit! We called [...]

New Rhythm Buttons! – Fun Bling!

New Rhythm Buttons! We are so excited about the new Rhythm Buttons that you can now get in the ComposeCreate store! Buttons are very popular these days to wear on clothes, backpacks, lunch boxes and other places. Rhythm Cup Explorations is just a supplement to the more comprehensive and [...]

New 2017 Halloween Piano Sheet Music!

New 2017 Halloween Piano Sheet Music I'm excited to announce that there's some new halloween piano sheet music on the block! And as you've come to expect from Halloween piano sheet music on ComposeCreate, it's definitely got that big and impressive sound for your mid to late elementary students. [...]

How Rhythm Menagerie Works – Video 2

Download FREE Menagerie Sample! How Rhythm Menagerie Works Tuesday, August 29th is the day we'll be releasing the 3 new resources, including an updated, more musical edition of Rhythm Menagerie. But I wanted [...]

3 Big New Rhythm Resources Coming + FREE Rhythm Menagerie Sample

Download FREE Menagerie Sample! 3 Big New Rhythm Resources Coming! I'm so excited to announce to you that we are going to be releasing 3 big new rhythm resources on August 29th, [...]

NEW! Music Flip Flop Flashcards

Music Flip Flop Flashcards - Download FREE for now! Your students are going to love these new music flip flop flashcards! There are so many ways you can use them to teach your students note names, white key names, and more! These music flip flop flashcards are FREE (for now), but [...]

7 Rules for Texting and Emailing Piano Parents – You may not be saying what you think you are saying!

7 Rules for Texting and Emailing Piano Parents - What you might not know can kill your message! Texting and emailing piano parents is dangerous work! Though I've learned a lot about emailing piano parents from my husband whose job relies heavily on email, I've also learned a lot the hard [...]

MTNA 2017 Meet Up!

MTNA 2017 ComposeCreate Community Meet-up I'm so excited about this year's MTNA conference! There are so many wonderful sessions on the program. But what I'm most excited about is getting together with you and the ComposeCreate community! Last year, I found out that I scheduled a dinner at the [...]