Lynn Brinckmeyer draws on a lifetime of arts advocacy to provide answers to the questions so many teachers have but are afraid or simply too busy to ask. This is a simple, hands-on guidebook for
A comprehensive string pedagogy resource covering everything from the origins and history of the string instrument family to advanced-level string techniques. Part I offers an orientation to string
Ed Lisk's publication presents the art of musical expression in a unique and understandable way that is easy to apply to student musicians. Through music study, students experience the beauty of musical
John Jacobson - one of America's best-loved musical personalities - is known for sharing his passion, humor and insights with students and teachers, helping them to revitalize and reenergize. Now, he has
Arts Awareness explores how to apply the tools of arts professionals - imagination, practice, focus, point of view, expression, and more - to all areas of the arts and daily life. This book is
Parents, early childhood teachers, and classroom instructors will all benefit from this resource that thoroughly explores the way newborns and young children best learn music. This book describes
All traditional band instruments are acoustical amplifiers, amplifying the vibrations of the reeds, lips, airstreams, drum
Baton Basics offers a unique approach to teaching conducting based upon the concept of conveying weight, resistance, and energy in order to communicate a better concept of musical sound to the musicians.
With the help of a team of educators with a wide diversity of experience, this book explores how music educators best empower students of all ages to be musical. The goal of Becoming Musical is to
This pioneering book provides music teachers, parents and early childhood educators a wealth of materials and a clear roadmap for applying Reggio-inspired principles and practices to preschool and early
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,
The 5th International Symposium on Assessment in Music Education brought participants together from all over the world to compare each others' work, establish collaborations and professional networks, and
The Copyright Handbook for Music Educators and Directors provides a concise overview of the key aspects of copyright law that affect music educators and directors in the United States. Designed to
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
Looking for some sanity in the midst of all of your chaotic responsibilities? If you are feeling overwhelmed by the logistics of your job, you are in luck - there's an app for that! Actually, a lot of apps.
Everything we do is music contains more than 50 fun, hands-on and thought-provoking activities, each taking a work by John Cage as a starting point and exploring the links between music, dance,
The first comprehensive look at all aspects of John M. Feierabend's innovative and popular approach to teaching music, written by a team of practitioners from early childhood to college and beyond. Topics
Music education majors are poised to enter one of the most enjoyable and meaningful professions. This no-nonsense guide is designed to help get everything they can out of their experience. Each chapter
Habits of a Successful Choir Director presents effective teaching principles and provides a practical approach to everyday issues that choir directors face. Building on the successful Habits of
This anthology explores the various genres, key composers, and influential works essential to the development of the western choral tradition. Chester L. Alwes divides this exploration into two
Comprehensive history of western choral music from Romanticism through the avant-garde of the late twentieth century. Unique in its detailed analysis and breadth of Western choral music and key composers.
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