Color inspired drumming

Color inspired drumming

It is common for me to ask drum circle participants to create and to share a rhythm pattern. This can be a challenge for the seniors and preschoolers with whom I work. So when Teach Piano Today shared a post on using paint chips for improve, this spurred some colored...
Multitasking Instruments

Multitasking Instruments

As a music therapist providing services at multiple sites, I require instruments that are easy to pack, clean, and don’t weigh tons.  Living in an area of wind and other weather events, I try to approach my sessions with a one trip in and out load. My rolling...
Colorful World for Children

Colorful World for Children

I am currently preparing for a class through WKSA at FHSU on “Colors, Shapes & Sizes” and will soon be doing a color theme Music Sparks class on Colors. Colors are so much fun! Depending on ages of the children and their awareness, you can do so many...
Colorful World for Adults

Colorful World for Adults

  Singalong songs to share: The Old Grey Mare When the Red, Red Robin Comes Bob, Bob, Bobbing Along Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Old Oak Tree Blue Moon My Blue Heaven Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue Yellow Submarine It’s just a starter list to get you started....
Colors in Life

Colors in Life

Next week, I will share songs centered on the theme our “Colorful World”.  In doing so, I am struck by three thoughts.  The first an appreciation of colors. Next, the number of songs that comment on colors.  And lastly, how wonderful is the gift of sight....