Resources for Ms. Ott’s Music Students


You don’t have to be able to read standard music notation to learn how to play this all-time favorite.

Click here to watch Tom Hanks play Chopsticks with his feet in Big.


How fast should you set your metronome when tempo markings are in Italian?  Check out this resource.


A composer may spend many hours writing music or adjusting scripts by hand. Everyone can benefit by learning to hold a pencil properly.  Most people don’t learn this basic skill, and long hours of writing will cause their hand muscles to cramp up.  This is unnecessary.

Click here for a lesson in holding a pencil (for right handed and left handed writers).