the basics of note reading web series
The Basics of Note Reading web series is a 3 part video tutorial by NOTEBUSTERS’ author Karen Spurney. The videos cover the basics of the staff, clefs, note names, note memorization methods, and intervalic note reading methods. Combined with NOTEBUSTERS, beginning musicians will have everything they need.
part 1: the staff
This video lesson covers the treble clef, bass clef, line notes and space notes.
part 2: note reading
This video covers the notes on the treble and bass staves and memorization methods you can use to remember them.
part 3: intervals
about the instructor:Karen Spurney holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Southern California in piano performance and has over a decade of experience in teaching piano. Karen has played with orchestras and performed in both small and large ensembles. She has produced and conducted dozens of performances for K-8 students. Karen is also the co-author of NOTEBUSTERS, a music workbook that improves sight-reading skills for beginning to intermediate music students.