Blues Music History There is a lot of debate around Blues Music History, mainly because it was not documented very well at the time. A brief, and considerably basic explanation… Read more How to Make Your Blues Music History Lessons Fun →
As a musician, understanding the music terms for tempo will greatly improve your performances and music appreciation or listening skills. There are several music terms for tempo, and the majority… Read more How to Teach Music Terms for Tempo the Easy Way →
What is Tonality in Music? What is Tonality in Music? Tonality in music is intricately linked to both melody and harmony. Simply put, tonality in music refers to the overall… Read more What is Tonality in Music →
The definition for what is harmony in music is in its simplest form, the succession of chords, or chordal progressions made by two or more parts, or voices, playing and/or… Read more What is Harmony in Music? →
Find out how to create digital lessons using your existing worksheets for your middle school and general music classes. These simple step by step instructions will show you how to create an interactive worksheet for use with your online and distance learning classes.
Tips and tricks for teaching middle school and general music lessons and classes online.
Many years ago, in my second year of teaching, I was shocked, and a little horrified that I was to teach the Recorder to my Year 7 and 8 Music… Read more How to Teach Recorder Like a Boss →
It is during this time of year, as a Music teacher, I have my classes complete their Music Performance Assessments. What I find frustrating is that despite ongoing checks, discussions with students about song choice and giving them constructive feedback and advice on how to improve, they still don’t listen to me!!! They still think they, or the advice of their friends, is better than the real advice from an experienced teacher who knows how to get results. Over the years I have ran into past students, who could… Read more Steps to Performance Success →