Music Education

The Wonder of Music

recommended by Jen Sper, School Choral and Classroom Music Specialist The Wonder of Music by John Jacobson & Lynn Brinckmeyer Suggested for Grades 2-6 Performance time: about 30 minutes Who are the very best advocates for your school’s music programs?… Read More ›

Everyday Composition

recommended by Jen Sper, School Choral and Classroom Music Specialist Everyday Composition by Joan Eckroth-Riley Expand your elementary curriculum with these beautifully illustrated interactive lessons to display on your computer or interactive whiteboard. Each lesson plan begins with a song,… Read More ›

IPA Made Easy

recommended by Jen Sper, School Choral Music Specialist The International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) is an alphabetic system of phonetic notation based primarily on the Latin alphabet. It was devised in the late 19th century as a standardized representation of the… Read More ›

Sound Percussion

recommended by Ken Tilger, Band Education Specialist Sound Percussion by Dave Black & Chris Bernotas Part of the Sound Innovations family, Sound Percussion fills the need for a comprehensive percussion method that provides a clear progression of notes, rhythms, and… Read More ›

Tuned In

recommended by Ken Tilger, Band Education Specialist Tuned In: A Comprehensive Approach to Band Intonation by Brian Balmages & Robert Herrings Good intonation is one of the most important foundations of music. This book includes a downloadable set of drones… Read More ›