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Philosophy of
Kimberlystic Piano lesson

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Nurture Creativity

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Helps Develop a Whole Person

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For Everyone, All Ages.  Age Appropriate

Care for Individuality

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Educationally and Pedagogically Sound

Achievable

Approaches Used In a
Kimberlystic Piano Lesson

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Orff Schulwerk - Use of Percussion Instruments

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Kodaly - Solfege Singing

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Yamaha - Use of Keyboard and Piano

Dalcroze - Use of Movements

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Educational Kinesiology/ Brain Gym

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Suzuki - Parents involvements

Elements In a
Kimberlystic Piano Lesson

Concert Pieces

  • Performing concert pieces in classs helps building confidence

  • Prepares for performances outside of the classe

Keyboard Ad Lib

Short Keyboard Pieces

  • Introduce & reinforce different aspects of music and playing skills

  • Prepares for  concert pieces 

Hello Song

  • Incorporates Brain Gym (Educational Kinesiology) 

  • Cross crawl helps to integrate both sides of the brain

  • The "puppet" movement or homo-lateral crawl  helps to wake up each side of the brain

  • Helps prepare for fine & gross motor coordination

Ensembles

Ensembles benefit a child in a myriad of ways, including:

  • innate musicality through listening and playing with others

  • experience of making music with friends

  • building self-confidence to interact as a part of a group

Multi-Modal

  • Play on different piano

  • Move to different locations in the room

  • Use backing tracks and other resources like percussion in the learning process

Aural Development

  • Memory Solfege

  • By ear Solfege

  • Chord Singing

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