Becoming a Music Teacher: Student to Practitioner focuses on making the connections between the college music classroom and public school music classroom transparent, visible, and relevant. Award-winning
Brass Performance and Pedagogy approaches teaching brass students in a musical manner that is both comprehensive and practical. Great emphasis is placed on the importance of genuine musical development as
In Chances and Choices, Stephanie Pitts surveys the aims and impact of formative musical experiences, evaluating the extent to which music education of various kinds provides a foundation for lifelong
Common Core: Re-Imagining the Music Rehearsal and Classroom, complete with workbook exercises and reflective questions, is about transforming a written document, The Common Core State Standards,
This book is a culmination of the author's years of experience working with musicians from around the world. Topics include: musicianship as communication, memorization, the art of practice, the art of
Culturally Responsive Teaching in Music Education presents teaching methods that are responsive to how different culturally specific knowledge bases impact learning. It is a pedagogy that recognizes the
Developing Musical Skill is guided by the philosophy that achievement in music, and, indeed, most other pursuits, is largely a result of intrinsic belief mindsets coupled with the quality and quantity of
Drawing on a year of fieldwork in Venezuela and interviews with Venezuelan musicians and cultural figures, Baker examines El Sistema's program of "social action through music," reassessing widespread
This book offers readers in the music education, music therapy, and music in special education communities a new, important, and globally informed resource for effective music pedagogies.
Growing Musicians: Teaching Music in Middle School and Beyond focuses on teaching adolescents within the context of a music classroom, regardless of content area (orchestra, band, choir, or general
Hear, Listen, Play! is a book for all music teachers who are unfamiliar with, yet curious about the worlds of ear-playing, informal learning, improvisation, and vernacular musics. For decades, or even
Music history is nearly as old as human civilization itself, but many of the most enduring works - the ones we call "classics" - carry an aura of mystery and remain little understood by modern listeners.
The History of Opera For Beginners starts with the radical assumption that opera is simply music, rather than the inaccessible, high-brown art form that many assume it to be. Not fluent in German or
Based on the work of Frederick Matthias Alexander, this book is a thorough and practical approach to the issues of musicians' health and well being. Author Pedro de Alcantara introduces concepts and
Kodaly in the Classroom provides teachers with a step-by-step road map for developing children's performance, creative movement, and literacy skills in an organic and thoughtful manner. Through six
With his 12-string Stella guitar, Lead Belly sang out a cornucopia of songs that included his classics The Midnight Special, Irene, The Bourgeois Blues and many more, which in turn have been
This essential guide to GarageBand on iPad and iOS devices is your foundation for learning music production in the classroom. Written by Dr. Floyd Richmond, noted iPad music expert and the president of
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