Evelyn Lee, NCTM, earned an M.M. from the Yale School of Music and teaches at Saint Joseph’s School of Music in St. Paul, Minnesota. She has led four organizations, one of which introduced gamelan music to St. Paul. She currently chairs the St. Paul chapter of the National Guild of Piano Teachers and the Anoka Community Concert Association.

Having fun with scales

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Yeah, right! Is it really possible to have fun playing scales? For many students, practicing scales is a chore. In fact,it is a big chore and seems to be boring and confusing while taking too much time away from practicing pieces. "If my piece does not have a scalar passage, why should I play the scale of this piece's key? That is a waste of time!"...
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