I’m a Music Teacher. Now What Do I Do?

Contributor: Yuriy Kravetz | Length : 7 | File type : Video

You've agreed to teach music. Now what? Yuriy describes the goals you should consider for your classes, and lays out a step-by-step method for teaching sight-singing.View or download on Vimeo or d... Read More

Music: Discovering New Hymns for Our Day

Contributor: Myron Sauder | Length : 64 | File type : Audio

The pace of new hymns being published exploded in the late twentieth century and is still expanding today. Discover how these hymns combine tradition with innovation, including some hymns by Mennonite... Read More

Music: Composing for Congregational Singability

Contributor: Myron Sauder | Length : 54 | File type : Audio

Congregational singability requires a melody that delights and harmony that convinces. Concepts and skills for writing successful four-part harmony include chords, cadences, voice leading, and harmoni... Read More

Music: Rediscovering Hymns From the Past

Contributor: Myron Sauder | Length : 61 | File type : Audio

Hymns come in families—hymns of a generation resemble each other. And many times they “grow up,” changing in one way or another before they come to us. Let’s meet some great hymns and their cousin... Read More

How Can I Get My Students to Sing? Positive School Culture, Engaging Music Practices

Contributor: Anthony Hurst | Length : 10 | File type : Video

What do you do if your students won't sing? If they don't sing well? Anthony describes three principles to keep music practice enjoyable and effective:Invest in a positive school culture. Be ... Read More

That Golden Routine: The Power of Daily Music Practice

Contributor: Jeff Swanson | Length : 5 | File type : Video

How do you train 6-year-olds to sing well? How do you train high school students? While students' voices mature as they grow older, Jeff encourages teachers to use the same techniques—and expect sim... Read More

Ta, Ta, Ta-Di Ta: Music Class Exercises for Rhythm and Beat

Contributor: Karlita Weaver | Length : 6 | File type : Video

Elementary students at Pleasant Valley use With Glad Voices to study music. In this class, Karlita leads students in exercises to enhance their sense of rhythm and beat.... Read More

Music Rudiments Worksheets

Contributor: | File type : Collection

These worksheets were created for a 1/2 credit, 9th grade music rudiments class. The contributor writes, "Although still imperfect, they are the result of 17 years of creating and tweaking."... Read More

Worksheet 2.5 Chromatic Scale

Contributor: Nolan Martin | File type : Teaching Material

A music worksheet where students will supply missing notes and pitches for notes from the chromatic scale with two different key signatures. They also write the letter name and solfege syllable for d... Read More

Worksheet 4.4 Lead Sheet with Key Signatures

Contributor: Nolan Martin | File type : Teaching Material

A music worksheet where students identify chords with both lead sheet and slash notation. They further practice this ability by identifying chords on part of a hymn.Download this worksheet now or... Read More