by Dr. Julie Knerr

Last night at my monthly Studio Class, after a rousing game of Flamingo Bingo (I’ll write a blog post about that), I had the kids gather around the table to review terms. Even though these children are all in Piano Safari Level 2, I reviewed the terms from Level 1, and they thought it was the best thing ever to call out the answers. “QUARTER NOTE!!!!! TA!!!!! 1 BEAT!!!!” Who knew quarter notes were so exciting (Secretly, I wish I was from the UK or Australia so I could call talk about “crotchets” and “quavers” instead of quarter and eighth notes. Those are such fun words!)

It was an extremely easy studio class segment for me to teach, as all I had to do was flip through the …