If your student didn’t get to show you at conferences, please ask them the following questions:
- What instrument family have you been playing in the music room? (Hint: puh, puh, puh)
- What are the 3 ways percussion instruments can be played? (Hint: strike, strike, strike!)
- Show me the proper form for playing the mallet instruments. (Hint: bicycle handle bar arms)
- Show me some of the patterns you can play on the mallet instruments. (Hint: jump, walk, mouse)
- What was your favorite percussion instrument? Demonstrate how you play it.
- Is it a strike, shake or scrape?