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String Scale Books

Hello readers! As music teachers and students of music you have probably come to realize how much you don’t know (or how little college actually teaches you). I absorb new information regularly, but there is really no substitute for experience. … Continue reading

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New Product: Bowing Bingo!

  In an attempt to make some extra money, I have been designing lesson plans, worksheets, and activities to upload to the TeachersPayTeachers website. TpT is a great website with resources designed by teachers for teachers. You can be sure … Continue reading

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Comparison of String Methods

This is a PowerPoint that I think I discovered while during my internship. It is by Heather Gullstrand, who was a guest speaker in one of my classes. I do not think she would mind if I shared it with … Continue reading

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Musical Magic – Method Book Review

Musical Magic (increasemusic.com) The “Musical Magic” method book includes three levels, beginning, intermediate, and advanced, and includes several different options for use in the classroom. Each level includes an individual student book, levels 1 and 2 has a full band … Continue reading

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Yamaha Advantage – Trumpet – Method Book Review

A review I did of the Yamaha Advantage method book, complete with picture samples. Method Book Review Yamaha Advantage

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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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