Review: Jingle Those Bells

Once a year about mid to late October I give my students Christmas books so they can start learning their Christmas music for our annual Christmas camp and/or music at the mall performance. While I like to give suggestions to what I think they would enjoy (or what I would really LOVE for them to play) I always have them make the final decision on what they would like to perform. It is inevitable that I will have a handful of students that want to play… can you guess it? Yep! Jingle Bells! But what if… you had a book that […]

Review: Ghosts and Goblins and Freaks and Ghouls

Just in time for Halloween, Jerald Simon has released a new book, Ghosts and Goblins and Freaks and Ghouls. This fun and ‘scary’ book is perfect to use for halloween performances or just fun pieces to supplement and learn. Just like Platinum, all the pieces in this book were part of his “Cool Songs Annual Subscription”. Ghosts and Goblins and Freaks and Ghouls are written for the early intermediate to late intermediate student in mind. Every piece comes with three MP3s that are fun to play along with and would really add some extra spookiness to a performance. And each one has a […]

Music Motivation Subscription Winners

I’m so excited to announce the winners that will receive either a Platinum subscription or Annual Subscription to Jerald Simon’s Music Motivation music. You are in for a treat! Congratulations to these 5 teachers who won the annual subscription: Anita B. Robert Shaw Lori Harrison Barbara Angela Jacob   And a BIG congratulations to Valerie Evensen. She won the Platinum subscription! If you haven’t had a chance yet to check out the Music Motivation subscription options, be sure to do that. Click for Annual Subscription Click for Platinum Subscription   Have you heard Goblin’s Getaway yet? If not, you will want […]

Jerald Simon Giveaway!

Did you hear about the annual subscription to Music Motivation that Jerald Simon started? If you missed the news yesterday, click here to read all about it. To celebrate this awesome news, Jerald is offering some BIG giveaways! Read them carefully. Everyone can walk away a winner in some form or another… (1) Everyone who likes Jerald Simon on Facebook AND FPSResources on Facebook will receive one free month! A perfect way to try it and see how you like it. AFTER liking both pages, (by the way this includes your students so pass the word along), you will need to enter […]