It’s exciting to teach composition, but what do you do when your students hit a creative roadblock?
These small purchases, adjustments and mindsets will help save time and make your job easier.
In part 1 of this series, we looked at five ways to go “off the page” and use pop music to teach musical principles. In part 2, we will look at ear training.
When the going gets tough, rekindle your love for the profession with these 10 simple yet meaningful guidelines and ideas.
From self-doubt to standing ovations, learn how to conquer the feeling of being a “musical fraud” and truly own your role as a music educator. You’re not just playing notes, you’re playing a pivotal role in your students’ lives.
Remember these quick practical tips, foundational ideas, insights and philosophies to remind you why you chose teaching music as your career.
Classical music majors must showcase how they drew connections between musical performance and another area of study in a unique, individualized senior year presentation.
At Grace M. James Academy, a middle school for girls in Louisville, Kentucky, the orchestra director explores a unique strings education methodology.
West Covina High School’s Performing Arts Academy allows students in music, dance and theater to hone their skills across disciplines and work together.
Music educators must forge partnerships to ensure that their music programs prosper.
United Sound promotes social involvement for students with and without disabilities to perform in…
With so many superhero movies hitting the theaters, it’s ironic to hear ensemble directors tell their students “don’t be a hero” when someone is sticking out in the overall sound. Because of the brass instruments’ powerful directional abilities, b…