This downloadable mp3 “CD” contains over 60 tracks of advanced rhythm patterns with and without rhythm syllables for student or teacher use.Each meter/function is included both with a neutral syllable (at the Aural/Oral skill level) and with rhythm syllables (at ...

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In this tutorial, I delve into some ways to teach the tune, "Shoo Fly Shoo" from my book, Fifty Tunes for Teaching.  The Tune This is a very simple tune in terms of melody, harmony and structure.  You can listen ...

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In this Tune Teaching Tutorial, I break down one of my students' favorite tune, the "should be Grammy-nominated" hit, "Watermelon."The Tune This is a very simple tune from my book, Fifty Tunes for Teaching. In fact, there is only one ...

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I am excited to announce that I have created a brand new course on my website, Rhythm Reading 101: Fundamentals.  101:Rhythm Reading FundamentalsIn this course, we will learn to read macrobeats and microbeats in duple and triple meters, as well ...

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I am happy to announce the release of the FREE student library! This video says it all:The growing student library includes the following features:Access to my 3 free eBooks: How to Teach the Language of Music, How to Learn the ...

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Friday was a good day teaching.The Wifi went out, and I was suddenly bereft of a plan. I asked my principal if we could go to the library and use the parachute. Due to COVID, I was expecting a hard ...

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If you're like me, singing and chanting in class is difficult these days. I need tracks that I can use so that students can clearly hear me and I can focus on engaging them. Here is a Tune for Teaching that ...

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This tune is an update on the folk classic, "Cripple Creek." It is in Mixolydian tonality and unusual-paired meter. I use it as an acculturation and movement activity in "five." The notation and challenging dance movements appear below, which are from ...

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I am very excited to announce the release of my brand new book, MLT Any Music Teacher Can Du...De. This book breaks down Gordon’s Music Learning Theory into simple, easy to understand language and manageable chunks. No Ph.D. required!This long-awaited Teacher’s Guide ...

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I have a brand new book out that I think will prove to be an invaluable resource for you in your teaching. It's called "Fifty Tunes For Teaching: New Songs With and Without Words to Use in the General Music Classroom."  ...

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