Ready for the School Year!

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New Practice Chains

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Welcome Back!

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Updated Assignment Sheets

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New notebook covers

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“Key” Chains

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…And some new projects!

It’s The Most Wonderful Time….

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What I Found On Vacation

If my students know me at all, they can probably guess that I was not only enjoying ALL the sights and sounds on my vacation, but I was also on the lookout for MUSIC & Kitties!

(Scroll down for some video clips)

Here’s what I found:

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1 of 2 organs in St. Peter’s Basilica (Vatican City, Rome)

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2nd organ in St. Peter’s

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Vatican Museum- this goddess plays the Aulos

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Vatican Museum- the lyre

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Vatican Museum- another lyre

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An old Wurlizter piano in our hotel in Rome

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Piano decorative lights on the Royal Caribbean Cruise ship

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more cruise ship decor

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Nostos’ Music Shop in Santorini, Greece

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Here is what Nostos sells!

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Cruise ship decor

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Cruise ship decor

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Music Maker’s museum in Venice

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Venetian Violin makers

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Live band outside of St. Mark’s Square Venice

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Hey! It’s Salieri (Mozart’s colleague) (Venice)

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1 of 2 Organs and choir lofts in St. Mark’s Cathedral (Venice, Italy)

Now for some kitties!

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This poor street kitty was in Bodrum, Turkey. I wanted to take him home. Think Jasmine would mind?? lol

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Another Bodrum street kitty

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These kitties were in Ephesus, Turkey. It was SO HOT, they were all just napping.

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This kitty is a “Turkish Van”, just like my old cat Filbert only this one’s REALLY Turkish!

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Here is a Venetian kitty.

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Here is a Greek kitty.

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This is my favorite kitty. When his owner heard us talking to the cat, he came to the window! He lives in Venice.

 

Video Clips:

http://hiltonmusicstudiofiles.blogspot.com/2015/08/st-marks-cathedral-in-venice-2-organs.html

http://hiltonmusicstudiofiles.blogspot.com/2015/08/gondolier-singer-in-venice.html

http://hiltonmusicstudiofiles.blogspot.com/2015/08/two-boys-in-turkey.html

http://hiltonmusicstudiofiles.blogspot.com/2015/08/street-musicians-in-rome.html (I bought their CD!)

http://hiltonmusicstudiofiles.blogspot.com/2015/08/cruise-ship-lounge.html

 

I hope you enjoyed this! Now its your turn! What music (or musical sounds) did you encounter on your vacation?

Send me a pic or video and I’ll post it!

Summer Piano Fun

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Colleen (back row center) begins the Interlochen Performing Arts Summer Program.

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Cole works on his note reading skills.

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Juliette confirms that she is the “Ice Cream Interval” Champion!

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Aaron is the best Fly Swatter EVER!