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Sight Reading Software vs. Traditional Methods

The traditional way to get material for sight reading practice is to order loads of sheet music you’ve never seen before. This has a number of Read more…

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Guitar Sight Reading Now Available!

For months now we’ve offered piano and voice sight reading on SightReadingMastery. Today I’m excited to announce that guitar sight reading (grade 1) is available! Learning to Read more…

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Sight Reading Clinics at the TMEA Convention

Last week I traveled to San Antonio for TMEA, annual convention of the Texas Music Educators Association. It was my first time attending the gigantic Read more…

"The function of music is to release us from the tyranny of conscious thought."

What is the purpose of music?

When I was 7 years old and wanted nothing more than to learn how to play blues piano, I didn’t wonder what was the purpose of music. Nor when I was Read more…

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How to Recognize Ledger Line Notes Quickly

Struggle with recognizing notes when they get up or down into the ledger lines? Here’s a tip: focus on the three C’s. Read more…

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Sight Singing Now Available!

I’m excited to announce that sight singing (grade 1) is now available on SightReadingMastery! Every instrument is different, and each has its own challenges to reckon with. Read more…

Third-Party Reviews of SightReadingMastery

List of third-party reviews of SightReadingMastery from around the web. Read more…

Whole note in 2/4 time

How many beats is a whole note in 2/4 worth?

Somebody asked me today, “How many beats is a whole note in 2/4 worth?” I must admit that I stumbled for a moment before remembering: Read more…

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Artiden Giveaway + Review: Notes

The blog Artiden is currently running a giveaway on SightReadingMastery. One lucky pianist or piano teacher will get an SRM “Re” account free for life! The purpose Read more…

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What instruments are supported?

Piano, Voice, Guitar, Flute, Trumpet, Clarinet, Violin and Cello NEW! are currently supported. Instruments coming soon include Viola, Double Bass, Oboe, Bassoon, Saxophone, Recorder, Horn, Trombone, Euphonium/Baritone, Tuba, Alto Horn, Organ, Harpsichord, Harp and Percussion. To get notified Read more…