Gustavo Dudamel's Music Advocacy Mission

It seems like classical music is finally getting the support it deserves in at least small area of LA, USA. This was the topic of a recent 60 minutes interview with Gustavo Dudamel, the youngest conductor ever for the Philharmonic Orchestra and the youngest majorRead 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…

Classroom Music Worksheets Renamed and Re-released today!

Our team at the Fun Music Company has been hard at work for the last few weeks finishing off a whole revamp of one of our products, which was previously known as Instant Print Music Lessons. Several months ago we decided to completely revise andRead 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…

The World’s Biggest Music Lesson

This was a campaign put together by the UK government last year to support all school students across England to learn music to to help get them inspired about learning music. Here is a link to the first lesson in the campaign. It goes forRead more…

Using Flashcards In Music Theory Lessons

This video is a Suzuki teacher using flashcards to actively involve her students in remembering musical terms they have played in their pieces. I was just looking through youtube for music theory videos and I stumbled across this teacher who was actively involving her studentsRead 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…

Proof: Learning Music Makes Children Smarter!

On the 10th september, 2009, the UK Government kickstarting a schools music program which the govenment has dubbed the biggest music lesson ever which will reach thousands of schools and children throught UK.

Bobby McFerrin Demonstrates the Power of the Pentatonic Scale

Here is an an amazing clip by Bobby McFerrin demonstrating a powerful and fun teaching tool

Howard Gardner Talks on Digital Youth

Here’s some of my personal thoughts on Howard Gardner’s talk on Digital Youth and I’d love to have your feedback on it