Stephanie Su

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Started learning music when she was four years old, Stephanie is a music teacher and a music therapist who is highly proficient in Piano, Violin, Guitar, and Ukulele. She likes to learn, teach, and share her music playing experiences.

What to Know About the Whole Rest

In this lesson, we’ll look at one important element of sheet music – the whole rest. The whole rest (or semibreve as it’s known in Britain) is a period in which you shouldn’t play anything. That’s right, not a single note. It’s the longest rest available, hence it’s “whole”, as opposed to a half rest, […]

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15 Easy Piano Songs for Beginners

Playing the piano is kind of like riding a bike – once you know what you’re doing, it’s almost impossible to forget! The hardest part is just getting started. It can be frustrating for adults and children alike to get the hang of playing the piano. Learning piano requires a lot of time and practice […]

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What to Know About the Sixteenth Note

Dumdumdumdum, ratatatatat, you likely know the sound of a sixteenth note. You just don’t know that you know it. Music theory comes with its own complex lexicon of dedicated jargon. You might not know what you’re reading about until you hear an example. Then the lights go on and you realize “Oh, so that’s what […]

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What is the G7 Chord?

If you’re learning the piano, you need to know dominant chords and their variants. The reason that you have to understand these chords is the fact that variants are typically transitions toward different chords. If you want to have any songwriting ability, you’ll need to know how chords change and move toward one another. An […]

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