Tag Archives: Elementary Music

Brain Waves Stay Tuned to Early Lessons – NYTimes.com

New York Times Blog: When children learn to play a musical instrument, they strengthen a range of auditory skills. Recent studies suggest that these benefits extend all through life, at least for those who continue to be engaged with music. Read … Continue reading

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The Literary Essay & Its Similarity to Sheet Music

What is an essay? When you look up the word ‘essay’ in a dictionary or online, it’s actually somewhat fascinating how the definition and description about it is so similar to what you would assume you’d find when looking up … Continue reading

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Silly Songs & Sing-Alongs for Composers Did you know: Bach had twenty kids; Beethoven lost most

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Luigi’s Baton & the Orchestra Family Reunion (Grades 3-6) It’s time for the family r

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Elementary Music & Reading: A Perfect Christmas Combo

Now that Halloween has passed, thoughts move on to the holidays of fall and winter: Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s. And of course, it’s a natural progression that gift-giving (and buying) become high-priority items on many to-do lists. As an … Continue reading

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Feeling the crunch of finalizing your Christmas concert and performance programs, and can’t fi

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Remembering the Santa Maria

Columbus Day has been celebrated all over the world in one form or another, since the colonial period, when European nation states established colonies on other continents. It was during the 400th anniversary of the United States observing and celebrating … Continue reading

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NEW Freddie the Frog: Beyond the Books | Finally Here!

NEW Teacher’s Book! [The information below is taken from Sharon’s e-newsletter announcement that the long-awaited book, Freddie the Frog: Beyond the Books is finally in print. Get one now, for the beginning of your school year!] From Sharon: How do … Continue reading

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Choral Students: Submit Text for an Upcoming Choral Arrangement!

Heritage Music Press continues to celebrate the value of music education and quality music for ensembles everywhere, and they’re inviting students to become part of the compositional process. Through June 30, 2011, Heritage Music Press will accept submissions from students … Continue reading

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Have you Met Freddie the Frog?

______________________ Have You Met Freddie the Frog? ____________________ Freddie the Frog is an elementary music sensation! He’s a music teacher’s best friend, especially in teaching preschool through third grade students the basic elements of music. __________________________ Using the 14″ hand … Continue reading

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