Practice Challenge 9

Practice Challenge 9: Routine Re-Charge! Welcome back to the blog! We’ve had a few weeks off from the song challenges to give everyone a chance to regroup and get caught up. After eight weeks of song challenges, and more than a dozen songs presented, it’s...

Song Challenge 8

Oh Danny Boy (Londonderry Air) Welcome back to the blog for Song Challenge 8, the last one for a little while–we’ll pick back up with our weekly song challenges after spring break! In honor of St. Patrick’s Day on March 17, 2016, I thought we’d...

Song Challenge 7

Fun with Video Game Music… Guess what…the two biggest song requests this semester are both Nintendo video games: Super Mario Bros. and Pokémon. I have to admit that until 5 minutes ago I didn’t know that Pokémon originated as a video game. Now this...

Song Challenge Week 6

Happy Birthday, George (and George)… Hey everybody knows it’s George’s birthday this week, right? Happy Birthday to You Happy Birthday to You is the most recognized song in the English language. Let’s sing happy to Washington, the USA’s...

Song Challenge Week 5

Happy Valentine’s Day! This week’s song challenges are in honor of St. Valentine’s Day. I’m going to keep it brief so I’m not late to dinner with my special someone… One Love Bob Marley’s music has always held a special place...

Song Challenge Week 4

Mardi Gras in New Orleans This week we turn our attention to New Orleans as people from around the world gather to celebrate Carnival culminating in Mardi Gras (French for Fat Tuesday). Mardi Gras is much more than a just a party, it’s an important part of...