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Article: Music Instruction Can Make for a Smarter Teen

An article that follows groups of teenage students, studying the impact of formal music training in school on high school students with no (or limited) prior experience in music. This would be great to send to your principals and administrators. … Continue reading

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Music Jewelry

For some people jewelry is just something you wear to help yourself look more “professional”, for others they want to simply be pretty, and still others want to express their personality through their adornments. If you are someone who is … Continue reading

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Guitar: fretboard and chromatic notes by string

An extremely useful chart that I yoinked from a teacher I was subbing for.

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3rd Grade Thanksgiving Lesson Plan – Guitars

This is a lesson I did in my pre-internship, created by the cooperating teacher Mrs. Vera. I do not think she would mind if I shared it. The lesson would include slides of the story of the pilgrims, and the … Continue reading

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Fun Stuff and Merchandise – Links

Fun Stuff & Merchandise Games: Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra: http://listeningadventures.carnegiehall.org/ypgto/index.aspx Band Nerd http://www.bandnerd.com/ Music Express Magazine: http://www.musicexpressmagazine.com/downloads/ Has downloads, lessons and more! Essential Elements Interactive: https://www.essentialelementsinteractive.com/ An interactive website for students, teachers, and parents. From the people who … Continue reading

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Strings – Links

Strings – General Teaching Music Through Performance in Orchestra: http://www.teachingmusic.org/tmtp_orchestra.cfm A WONDERFUL resource on repertoire selection. Many pieces at different levels are described and analyzed for trouble spots as well as positive elements. The book has a CD that accompanies … Continue reading

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