This books offers a practical, fully multimedia curriculum designed to teach basic musical concepts through the creative process of music composition. Music educator Barbara Freedman presents
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
Now is the time to practice smarter, not harder. It's time to practice with purpose! Practice is everything if you want to improve as a musician. But how do you practice effectively and with efficiency?
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
A perfect approach for students with a passion for music outside of traditional programs, Alfred's Music Tech 101 covers the basics of music technology without heavy technical reading, using
Music educators are in a prime position to help students become socially and emotionally competent while at the same time develop excellent musicianship. For every child to be successful in the music
This book contains explorative activities in listening, composing and performing for the creative teacher who wishes to either introduce or expand composition in the music class. It is a graded course
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
This hands-on, step-by-step action plan uses assessment to improve your teaching and your students’ performances. The expanded Second Edition provides examples of how to teach and assess instrumental,
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
This book bridges the path between abstract knowledge and practical application with relevant, practical pedagogical tools that are supplemented with listening and visual examples. Stepping into a choral
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
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
Written by a professional musician who is also a certified occupational therapist, Teaching Healthy Musicianship first and foremost helps music educators avoid common injuries that they themselves
Directors included in this publication represent the very "best of the best" with years of experience conducting and teaching. They freely share their ideas, techniques, and philosophies that are sure to
This practical, 96-page resource provides detailed information to ease understanding and implementation of the 2014 National Core Arts Standards in secondary music ensembles. Each artistic process in the
Music education majors are poised to enter one of the most enjoyable and meaningful professions. This guide is designed to help get everything they can out of their experience. Each chapter includes an
The Practice Process is an inspiring and empowering look at the crucial topic of practice. Paul Harris explores the key role the teacher plays in developing a psychological and holistic approach for pupils.
Teaching Strings in Today’s Classroom: A Guide for Group Instruction assists music education students, in-service teachers, and performers to realize their goals of becoming effective string
Innovation in the Ensemble Arts caps a trilogy of volumes that delves into the building blocks necessary for a vibrant, growing music organization. The other two volumes are Mentoring in the
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
Both novice and experienced band directors will benefit from the wide range of information offered through this unique and effective resource. The valuable information contained in the more than forty
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
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With over 50 years of experience as a teacher and conductor, the author presents strategies to help your ensemble improve technique as well as achieve artistic and musical results. Each chapter contains
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