Please take a Piano Explorer from the desk and complete one project from your age group below.  Remember that you will only get a KN point next week for October’s magazine.  Notice the alternate option for all students at the bottom.  Happy reading!

Age 6 and under (with the help of parent):

  • Decode the message on the bottom of p. 11 -OR-
  • Draw a picture in your notebook of your favorite part of theTelemann story pp. 4-5

Age 7-10:

  • Complete Rhythm Challenge on p. 7 – OR –
  • Keep a practice journal for 5 days in your notebook (see p. 7) – OR –
  • Complete quiz on p. 15

Age 11-13:

  • Find the answers to the questions under “Do You Know?” p. 7  – OR-
  • Complete crossword puzzle on p. 14 – OR –
  • Listen to the links on for the concertos listed on p. 14.  Write a sentence or two about each piece in your notebook.

Age 14 and up:

  • Learn the piece on pp. 8-9 – you must be able to play the entire piece with few mistakes and much musicality by your next lesson. -OR-
  • Compose Scary Music on p. 10.  Ask me if you need staff paper or print some here. – OR –
  • Practice two different scales using suggestions on p. 12.  You will play them for me in your next lesson.


  • Another option to earn this week’s KN point is on p. 13.  Read how to “Concentrate” and then write an e-mail to the editor answering the question at the bottom of the page.  If you get published you’ll get an extra KN point!