My talented student Katelyn (of piano key memory game fame) came up with a new music composition technique. She’s blind and is FLUENT in Braille. In case you’re not familiar, each character in Braille has 6 dots.
Blind people use a Brailler to emboss the Braille dots onto paper. It has 6 keys that are used to create the 6 dots. Here’s a picture of Beth’s Brailler.
Watch Katelyn create names on the piano instead of on her Brailler:
She just showed me this idea, so we will use it in many future lessons.
Braille your name but with one hand high and one hand low;
with one hand on white keys and one hand on black keys;
in G position or C position;
play your name as a sequence going up.
Lots of composition ideas I can think of right off the bat. Can’t wait until Katelyn’s next lesson!