Music Education has a whimsical side to it. Music teachers and student musicians get to see the funny in class and rehearsals. Cello There takes all of this and puts it in one place where we can see a new set of Music Education Funnies every weekday by Gregory Pavliv and MusicTeachingGuru.com
Louis Armstrong is one of those great musicians who are not only brilliant musical but also serve as a great role model. In music education, we don't often have the opportunity to focus on performers but when we do, Louis is someone to consider. I enjoy teaching my private students about him and his work through audio, video and printable worksheets. When I work with teachers, sometimes we just need a little reminder about who he is an how readily available these resources are through any device. Here are some great music education resources (free downloads and ideal products) about Louis Armstrong:
At the University of Texas at Austin, Robert A. Duke and James L. Byo have put together what they call “A Radical Approach to Beginning Band”. Back in 1984, my Uncle, Mark Pape, co-authored a textbook there with Oscar Brockett. So I am excited and proud to say that the long tradition in music education continues…
These FREE Rhythm Worksheets are for Band directors, orchestra teachers, vocal music directors and general music teachers looking for materials to help reinforce rhythmic sight reading. As it turns out, many music teachers around the globe (and yes, even some music education companies) share their rhythmic exercises for classroom music for free. So we compiled some of these great rhythm resources for your music class. Now you can stop searching the web and just GO MAKE MUSIC!