Using Peak State in Music Education

Last weekend we finished a Tony Robbins event in Sydney called “Unleash the Power Within” and have to say it totally rocked! It was a weekend full of energy, learning and being in an “active” state of mind . Because of it, I feel thatRead more…

Five Minute Fillers

Have you ever needed a five minute filler for a music class? You probably know the type of situation I mean. It’s when you’ve got quite a large group of kids together for choir or band music class or even for a group of fidgetyRead more…

Motivational Video For Teachers

Have you ever been asked questions such as “When are you going to get a real job?”, “What do Teachers Make?”or perhaps you’ve even heard the phrase “Those who can’t, Teach”. This is a very appropriate motivational piece because I’m sure you’ll agree that musicRead more…

Music Resources In Schools: Help music funding in schools this weekend!

Let’s see if we can fund a needy school to get more than $1000 worth of new resources this weekend! As music teachers, we all know the reasons why we think music is important in schools and all too often there’s just not enough fundingRead more…

Fun Leadership lesson for the Music Teacher

I thought this was excellent food for thought for all teachers and a great practical lesson as to why we do the things we do. It’s done by a guy called Derek Sivers who is a musician, blog writer and business owner and he’s caughtRead more…

Music Education Twitter Chat

Do you use Twitter? Personally, I’ve never found much of a use for twitter. Its kind of a useful communication platform for those who like to use it, but I’ve never really seen much point in finding out what people are doing every second ofRead more…

T- Mobile Advertising Events Making Music Fun!

I just love these fun music events that T-Mobile put together, so I’ve put them here together in one post for you to check out. I hope you enjoy them as much as I did! Dancing in Liverpool Station: The T-Mobile Dance the making ofRead more…

Win a $50 itunes voucher and contribute to a new e-book!

Find out how to win a $50 itunes voucher and contribute to a new music teachers e-book

Should We Be Using Instrumental Music Video Games In The Music Classroom?

Yes, as with the other video games out there like the “Guitar Hero” series, the new craze this year is the the launch of the “Beatles:Rock Band ” video game. It has recently has hit the streets and looks like it could become game ofRead more…

Just how do you draw a Treble Clef?

Here’s a little debate we had here at the Fun Music Company while we were writing the Printable Music Theory Book