An unusual instrument to teach about in your music class

Have a look at the length of the string, and discus the effect on its pitch Ask students to predict whether longer strings will create lower-pitched sounds or vice versa. Here is an interesting question to discuss with your students: Why do we use theRead more…

The most famous Deaf Musician in the classroom

Ludwig Van Beethoven has to be one of the most unusual and interesting characters to ever compose music. Here are a few ideas to help introduce him into your music lesson plans: Write a short children’s story about the life of Beethoven. Include the mostRead more…

A classroom music lesson about the flute and piccolo

The Flute and Piccolo are important instruments to learn about in music class, but no so easy if you can’t play them yourself, so here is a few ideas to get you started. This is an excerpt from a music lesson plan from the funRead more…

Could an orchestra exist without a conductor?

What would happen to an orchestra if the conductor wasn’t there – could the musicians cope by themselves? Students will discover in this music lesson. These are all ideas that students can use to learn about the conductor in the orchestra. There is a completeRead more…

Help music students learn about symphony orchestra

Here are a few ideas for lesson planning a lesson all about a Symphony Orchestra Arrange the student’s seats as if they were an orchestra. Place instrument name cards on the appropriate desks, or Give Students name stickers to wear. Allow students to be differentRead more…

Lesson planning ideas for learning about the clarinet

Here are a few lesson planning ideas that you can use when learning about the clarinet in the music class. You can Make rudimentary single-reed instruments. Gather the following pieces of paper and plastic combs, about 5cm x 5cm (two inches by two inches) ToRead more…

A Music Lesson on the Symphony Orchestra

This is a few lesson plan ideas that you can use when learning about the Symphony Orchestra Arrange the student’s seats as if they were an orchestra. Place the names of instruments on the the students desks, or Give students name stickers to wear. AllowRead more…

How to have a lesson about a classical orchestra

This is a few lesson plan ideas that you can use when learning about the Symphony Orchestra Arrange the student’s seats as if they were an orchestra. Place the names of instruments on the the students desks, or affix name stickers to individual students. AllowRead more…

Learning about clarinets in the music classroom

Here is a couple of lesson plan ideas that can be used when teaching students about the clarinet in your music classroom. There are lots more ideas for music lesson plans in the printable music lesson plans series at this webpage. A simple single reedRead more…

A few lesson planning ideas about orchestras

This is a few lesson plan ideas that you can use when learning about the Symphony Orchestra Arrange the students’ seats as if they were an orchestra. Place instrument name cards on the the students desks, or affix name stickers to individual students. Allow studentsRead more…