Circle of Fifths: 12 Major Scales

The student has successfully played through 12 major scales, in order to explore the physical differences and relational similarities.

Repertoire: 10 First Songs

Repertoire Project: 10 First Songs

  • This is a beginning project for a student with no experience.
  • The project is designed to lead a new student through the basic ideas necessary for learning and retaining new music.
  • The project will be complete when the student has memorized ten songs to fulfill the requirements as given.
  • To be credited with completion, the student will perform all 10 songs from memory.
  • Upon completion, the student will be awarded the Bronze Repertoire Badge.
  1. A song for the right hand. The student may choose from the following selections:
    1. Mary Had a Little Lamb
    2. Lightly Row
  2. A song for the left hand. The student may choose from the following selections:
    1. Mary Had a Little Lamb
    2. Lightly Row
  3. A song with the hands working together. The student may choose from the following selections:
    1. Yankee Doodle
    2. Old McDonald
    3. Down in the Valley
    4. I'm a Little Teapot
    5. Skip to My Lou
  4. A song with both hands playing at the same time. The student may choose from the following selections:
    1. Jingle Bells
    2. Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
    3. Amazing Grace
    4. Home on the Range
  5. A song with a sharp in the sheet music. The student may choose from the following selections:
  6. A song with a flat in the sheet music. The student may choose from the following selections:
  7. A song with a more complex rhythm. The student may choose from the following selections:
  8. A song in C major position, with chords. The student may choose from the following selections:
  9. A song in C major position, with stretches. The student may choose from the following selections:
    1. This Old Man
  10. A song with movement from one position to another. The student may choose from the following selections: