Educational Resource Center -includes downloadable materials, such as fingering charts and teaching methods. The site is sponsored by Conn Selmer.
From the Top at Carnegie Hall- This is an online series highlighting secondary students in music. Here are a few for your vieiwing. Forward your additional suggestions of performances to be considered within this site.
Samples of Teacher Resources "From the Top"-
Round and Round (Grades 5-8) http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/fromthetop/for-teachers/season-2/212/round_and_round.php- Students will learn about the canon and connect what they know about singing rounds to the classical canon form.
We'll Improvise (Grades 5-8) http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/fromthetop/for-teachers/season-2/210/well_improvise.php - Students will observe a jazz-style performance of "Old MacDonald" and try improvising.
Found Music (Grades 5-8; 9-12) http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/fromthetop/for-teachers/season-2/201/found_sound.php- Students will work in small groups to compose and record a “found percussion” piece.
Angelou and Marsalis Collaborate: Red Hot Holiday Stomp 9 minute video
Play It Again- BBC Music Instrumental Music tutorials for: strings, brass, woodwinds, and percussion instruments.
How musical instruments are made videos-
From the Field
Here are ideas shared from fine arts educators. Please consider sharing your thoughts and resources for this page. Forward to Julie Palkowski through the link- From the Field.
*Anticipation-Reaction Guide - shared by Chris Gleason of Sun Prairie School District
*Teaching Anatowind Curriculum shared by Tom Burt of Medford School District