Why Kodály?

How did I go from hating theory and sight-reading to a musicanship nerd? It’s all thanks to one Hungarian composer and those who follow in his footsteps. Read on to discover more about what it means to teach music using Kodály methodology and how it changed my life.

Go practice!

Pick a Time!

It’s so easy to make excuses as to why you can’t practice. I have a seven month old baby. My husband works long hours. My students have ever increasing homework piled upon them. Then, before you know it, it’s been months and you’ve not done anything…

AMusTCL – Topics for Section C

Taken from the past papers (2009 sample, 2010 and 2011 so far), here are a list of the topics which have been covered by previous essay questions in Section C: Stylistic Development – Musical Responses. Toccata: Jacques Loussier Plays Bach Spontaneity and improvisation Inspiration from Baroque features Creative limitations of arranging Read more…