Spring Semester 2019
There are a few very important events in Spring 2019 outside of the studio:
-March 7, Thursday, at 6:00PM is an annual Studio Recital at Dunkley’s Recital Hall. Set up time at 5:45PM.
-March 16, Saturday is A Piano Solo Festival at NNU. -April 13, Saturday, Certificate of Achievement, at BSU .
Studio Events: 5-week Spring Practice Challenge: February - March
Three Performance classes: -February (02/19-02/20) with a theme crazy hair, funny socks. -April (04/16-04/17) - Piano Olympics -May (05/21-05/22) Ice Cream party and Award Ceremony.
Studio Spring Break: March 18-28,( last two weeks in March). The last week of Spring Semester is a week of the Performance Classes in May, 05/21-05/22
Dancing Fingers Studio uses these Apps
Piano Maestro- for I Pad, The Ultimate Piano Practice Game, featuring hundreds of songs! #1 Education App in 20 countries!
Enter an addictive and fun music journey while playing your own acoustic or electric PIANO.
https://itunes.apple.com/US/app/id1019442026?mt=8&pt=sp&ct=apps_page - Simply Piano- for IPhones- Learn the piano step-by-step, from scratch.Enter an addictive and fun music journey while playing your own acoustic or electric PIANO.
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/piano-dust-buster-by-joytunes/id50235653... Dust Buster- for IPad & IPhone, is the ultimate introduction to piano for kids, no previous piano experience needed. Enter an addictive and fun music journey while playing your own acoustic or electric PIANO.
Piano Adventures Player -for IPad & IPhone - a new mobile app that offers the convenience of a full MIDI player on your iPhone or iPad. The app provides easy access to interactive play-along accompaniments for the Piano Adventures method books—bringing an orchestra, jazz ensemble and rock band right to your mobile device. Enter an addictive and fun music journey while playing your own acoustic or electric PIANO.
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/piano-learning-games-online/id953900922?... Piano Learning Games - for IPad & IPhone - or https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/piano-learning-games-online/id953900922?... for IPhones -A unique musical game that helps kids learn how to play the piano in a fun and engaging manner.
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/flashnote-derby-musical-note/id453126527... - Flash Note Derby - for IPad&Iphone, - is a fun way for kids to learn and practice identifying music notes by name.
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/music-flash-class/id395725080?mt=8# - Music Flash Cards - for IPad & IPhone -Music Flash Class is a highly customizable flash card application designed and used by a professional
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/note-squish/id381536270?mt=8-Note Squish- for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Learn to read notes.
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/dragon-scales-game-to-help/id680949569?mt=8 - Dragon Scales- Learn and practice the major and minor scales- at the same time you slay the dragon and steal his treasure! For iPad only
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/the-most-addicting-sheep-game/id55092130... - The Most Addicting Sheep Game - It’s an engagingly simple rhythm platformer where jumps and rolls must be perfectly timed to the music to complete the increasingly complex levels with maximum score. Oh, and it has a cute sheep. for iPhone and iPad.
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tenuto/id459313476?mt=8 -Tenuto-iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.Tenuto is a collection of fifteen customizable exercises designed to enhance your musicality. From recognizing chords on a keyboard to identifying intervals by ear, it has an exercise for you. Tenuto also includes five musical calculators for accidentals, intervals, chords, analysis symbols, and twelve-tone matrices.
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sightreadplus/id635326147?mt=8-Sightread... IPAD. This is THE most comprehensive beginning sight reading volume ever created:
Offers 4800 short exercises in all major keys.Use with your REAL PIANO or keyboard! Earn gold stars and points for everything you practice!
http://www.sproutbeat.com - 400+ pages of theory - for IPad
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/garageband/id408709785?mt=8 - Garage Band- for IPad & IPhone -GarageBand turns your iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch into a collection of Touch Instruments and a full-featured recording studio — so you can make music anywhere you go. Use Multi-Touch gestures to play a piano, organ, guitar, and drums.
http://www.auralbook.com/us/en/pc.php for IPad & IPhone - “AURALBOOK is an effective tool to learn aural skill. Students show significant progress in different stage."
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id1007346233- Rhythm Swing -Students will love outwitting the nasty crocodile by tapping rhythms correctly. A variety of levels take students from simply keeping a steady beat up through all different types of notes and rests. For iPhone, iPad.
Rhythm Lab- for IPad -- 10 levels of single- and two-handed rhythm patterns similar to rhythms found in standardized music exams
- Special patterns that emphasize certain types of rhythm notation, like rests, ties, triplets, quintuplets, cross-rhythms (2 against 3, 3 against 4), unusual meters.
Tempo-for IPAD- the top paid metronome app in most countries. Tempo's engine is written from the ground up for high accuracy and stability. It keeps going even in device lock mode, making it a useful aid for live drumming.
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/forscore/id363738376?mt=8-For scores-for IPAD. Keep, organize and even edit your library on smart device. Very handy! This app can do a lot. Take a look on this link: http://forscore.co/about/#more. Also, here is a link for an user guide: http://www.forscoreapp.com/forScore.pdf
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/music-journal-practice-+-metronome/id325... Music Journal. Manage your daily practice routine, organize the songs you're working on and track your progress. See at a glance what songs you haven't practiced in a while. Easily track your practice time and playing speed. The interface is simple and tracking songs takes only a tap, so it doesn't slow you down. Available for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.
Do Re Mi Ear Training. Turn your iPhone or iPad into a Solfège practice partner! Do Re Mi Ear Training helps you develop pitch recognition, memory, and transcription ability by playing musical phrases for you to repeat back. Tons of configurable options make this app useful for beginners and experts alike. Available for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/icomposer/id317175102?mt=8IComposer2 - the first comprehensive iPhone music notation tool.
http://www.symphonypro.net/static/mainsite/index.html -Symphony PRO - It is the easiest and most comprehensive way to compose on your iPad.
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/goodnotes-4-notes-pdf/id778658393?mt=8 Good Notes -GoodNotes lets you take beautiful handwritten notes and annotate PDF documents. The handwritten notes are searchable and are created using a pioneering vector ink engine. Thanks to iCloud sync, your documents in GoodNotes will synchronize between your iPad and iPhone automatically.
http://irealpro.com - IREAL PRO - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ireal-b-music-book-play-along/id29820680... iReal Pro offers an easy-to-use tool to help musicians of all levels master their art. It simulates a real-sounding band that can accompany you as you practice. The app also lets you create and collect chord charts of your favorite songs for reference. IPAD, IPHONE,etc.