Happy Holidays from Keylab!


IMPORTANT KEYLAB DATES!

KEYLAB IS CLOSED DECEMBER 23rd-JANUARY 5th.

there will be no classes or private lessons (in-home or at Keylab) from Sunday Dec 22nd - Sunday January 5th! Classes will resume on Monday January 6th.


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IN THIS POST


INSIDE SONGLAB:

  1. HOLIDAY PARTY HIGHLIGHTS

  2. In The Tech Lab

  3. In The Band Room

  4. In The Key Lab

  5. PIANO SHEET MUSIC DOWNLOADS

  6. STUDENT INTERVIEW: MICHAEL B!

PRIVATE LESSON HIGHLIGHTS

  • FEATURING: Fiona and Fiorella, Milena, Silas, & Rafferty

KEYLAB'S DECEMBER PARTIES!

Every December we throw parties during the last week of classes before the holiday break for all of our Songlab kids to celebrate their hard work and musical achievements. Here are some highlights from the parties, and you can see more on our INSTAGRAM page.


SLIDESHOW!


PARTY VIDEO!


INSIDE SONGLAB:


In the Tech Lab: Sequencing using AUXY


Tech Lab instructor Matthew Ryals introducing sequencers to THE RAINBOW COCKROACH ROCKERS.


Liam of RADIOACTIVE GOLDEN DRAGONS shares his work in progress


L:isten to Avya's newest creation in this video featuring his band, THE RECORD BREAKERS:


IN THE BAND ROOM



BAND WEBSITES!

All the Songlab BANDS have their own webpage! Click here to see all of the bands and listen to songs and see videos!


MONDAYS

Rainbow Cockroach Rockers - Celine, Vali, Nylah, Sayer, Origin

The Crazy Monkey Banana Rockerstars - Aedan, Noah, Michael, Mateo, Ella

PANDAMONIUM - Gabriella, Olive, Uma, Lila Lucy


TUESDAYS

The Burning Synths - Rhodes, Gustave, Yohan, Adam

Amazing Rock Pickles - Roya, Abigail, Elliot, Gael, Sebastian

The Noise Makers - Chloe, Oliver, Chaks, Sam, Lulu


WEDNESDAYS

Radioactive Golden Dragons - Liam, Dylan, Jack, Alma, Dash

Hamster Headphones - Lila, Scarlett, Clover, August, Aoife

The Band Band - Dune, Mathias, Nora, Catrina


THURSDAYS

Raccoon Rackets - Evie, Lou, Sunny, Giselle

The Jam Fam! - Emmett, Lucy, Maya

Epic Talking Guitars - Oliver, Sai, Dean, Ethan, Nico

FRIDAYS

Record Breakers - Chili, Elsa, Avya

Diamond Rock - Tempe, Sora, Colette

The Notorious Notes - Johnny, William, JunHyun, Alessandro, Aarav, Tommy



BAND ROOM VIDEOS!



THE NOISE MAKERS work up their rendition of "What I Like About You."


DIAMOND ROCK plays a holiday classic.


IN THE KEY LAB

(Sheet Music Downloads below)


THE BURNING SYNTHS playing "OLD TOWN ROAD"


THE BAND BAND plays "Imagine" by John Lennon.


PIANO SHEET MUSIC, LYRICS, VIDEO LINKS

Ask your kids what songs they are working on and use the links below to download sheet music and practice at home! Skill levels are based on our curriculum, not standard repertoire. If you don't see their song here, send us a message and we'll send it over via email!


Get the most out of practicing at home with our PRACTICE TIPS and HOME SET UP GUIDE!


PIANO SONGS FROM 2019


ALOUETTE (for K-1 students)

IMAGINE by JOHN LENNON

COUNT ON ME by BRUNO MARS

Count On Me - Condensed Song Form - Beginner Level 1-2

Count On me - Full Song Form - Int/Adv Levels 1-3 Levels

HEART AND SOUL

FUR ELISE - simplified notation

SHALLOW - from A Star Is Born

OLD TOWN ROAD

STUDENT INTERVIEW:

Michael ("Crazy Monkey Banana Rockstars")

Favorite thing about Keylab: "The Tablet Room... because I get to draw my own notes."


Favorite Instrument: Piano, but also likes guitar and drums.

Favorite Song: THE LONG ROAD by Mark Knopfler. He listens to it once or twice a week in the car.

Songwriting: Michael wrote his first song when he was 7. He’s 9 now. He averages about one new song a month.

Why does the world need music?

So you can listen to something and not get bored.


Video excerpts from Michael's interview below, set to his newest original composition from the TECH LAB:

PRIVATE LESSON HIGHLIGHTS:

Keylab offers individually tailored group and private music lessons both in-home and here at the studio. Here are some highlights from November and December 2019.


Fiorella and Fiona take class together with their sister Keisha to focus not only on their instruments but on songwriting and playing together as a band. Here they are playing their version of Jill Scott’s song “He Loves Me."

Nine year old Milena has been learning to read drum notation, and she did a great job nailing all the parts for ACDC's "BACK IN BLACK." 🎯🔥Fantastic work, Milena!

Silas plays his excellent original composition "Silas's Song"

Rafferty plays his original Christmas song, aptly titled "Christmas Song"

Happy Holidays! See You In 2020!


- The Keylab Team

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