Ice Cream Man duet – THE VIDEO

A few weeks ago I wrote about my students Jessica (7) and Sasha (5).  The post was about Jessica showing me lyrics she wrote for a song.  I wrote a simple duet for the girls, and used MuseScore notation software (which is free to download!) to write it up. Here’s the original post, which shows the lyrics, music score and describes where the girls are in their musical development.

Ice Cream Man student original duet music

Jessica and Sasha are siblings aged 7 and 5 respectively. I encourage them to make up tunes. “Don’t be scared,” I say. “It’s good to create.” So last week Jessica hits me with: “Can we make a song together?” “Sure…” “…because I wrote one! Here it is! Can you do the music?” Ha! Okay. I Continue reading Ice Cream Man student original duet music

Music is a thing of beauty; it brings good things to your life – Raphael Lustchevsky

Steinway artist Raphael Alexandre Lustchevsky performed a Chopin recital in Kota Kinabalu on May 8, 2010 as part of the worldwide celebrations “Chopin2010”. 2010 was the 200th anniversary of the birth date of Frédéric François Chopin. I chatted with him after his masterclass, and he said: Music is a thing of beauty; it brings good Continue reading Music is a thing of beauty; it brings good things to your life – Raphael Lustchevsky