Clinton Pratt, BM, MM, NCTM

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Illinois MTA – November 2019

Co-presenting with Kristen Regester

Music Moves Us . . . Literally!

Using Movement to Enhance Musicality

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OhioMTA – October 2019

Migraine-Free Management

Operating an Independent Studio with LESS STRESS!

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KYMTA – September 2019

Music Moves Us . . . Literally!

Using Movement to Enhance Musicality

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NCKP – July 2019

 

Music Moves Us . . . Literally!

Using Movement to Enhance Musicality

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Let’s Make Something Up!

A Universal Approach to Improvisation

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OhioMTA Southeast

District Conference – May 2019

Music Moves Us . . . Literally!

Using Movement to Enhance Musicality

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Let’s Make Something Up!

A Universal Approach to Improvisation

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MTNA – March 2019

Migraine-Free Management

Operating an Independent Studio with LESS STRESS!

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Illinois MTA – October 2018

Migraine-Free Management

Operating an Independent Studio with LESS STRESS!

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Ohio MTA – October 2018

Think Outside the Bach:

Engage Students with These Exciting Tools

Dalcroze Eurhythmics

Improvisation

Creative Recital Programming

Fusing Art & Music

Games & Activities

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Kentucky MTA – September 2018

Migraine-Free Management:

Operating an Independent Studio with Less Stress

 

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Kentucky MTA – September 2018

Preparing Students for Performances:

Tips & Tricks to Build Memory, Security, and Confidence

 

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Texas MTA – June 2018

Think Outside the Bach:

Engage Students with These Exciting Tools

Dalcroze Eurhythmics

Improvisation

Creative Recital Programming

Fusing Art & Music

Games & Activities

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NCKP – July 2017

Music Alive! Sounds that Move, Pictures that Sing

 

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Dalcroze Eurhythmics – Music and Movement

Dalcroze Eurhythmics – Music and Movement

I recently attend a week-long Dalcroze Eurhythmics training workshop, and it was so amazing! Eurhythmics means “good flow”, and this philosophy was developed by Emile Jaques-Dalcroze. He was a Swiss music teacher who believed in using the body to experience and learn music. . .

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How to improvise in Dorian mode

How to improvise in Dorian mode

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V84IcQ0M5pQ Watch this video tutorial to learn how to improvise in Dorian mode! What's Dorian mode? First of all, modes are different scales, or different combinations of half steps and whole steps. The 2 most common modes are Major...

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Mistakes Welcome

Mistakes Welcome

Beethoven said, “To play a wrong note is insignificant. To play without passion is inexcusable.” I love mistakes. They are often funny, goofy, or just plain strange! Instead of tensing up, stressing out, and trying to play something perfect, why don’t we . . .

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How to Practice

How to Practice

Practicing the piano, or any instrument, is a huge part of developing your skills, obviously. But many people are confused about how to practice. Here are some helpful tips: Think of quality, not quantity. 15 minutes of deliberate, focused, efficient practice is MUCH...

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