Teaching Music

Bravo! Kenny Barron
Teaching Music (2016) Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 64

Poliniak interviews jazz pianist Kenny Barron about what he gets out of teaching and why he thinks music education is so important. Barron tells what sticks in his mind when he started playing at six. He also offers advice for ...

Clavichord for Beginners
Teaching Music (2016) Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 60

 

A History of Opera
Teaching Music (2016) Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 60

 

Xyloba Musical Marble Run
Teaching Music (2016) Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 60

 

The Art of the Engaging Lesson Plan
Teaching Music (2016) Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 58

In every music classroom is a contingent of students who have chosen to be there--who are passionate about their instruments and about the study of music. Whether this is a majority or minority, the teacher must still find a way ...

"Silents, Please!"
Teaching Music (2016) Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 56

Teaching students how to accompany silent films can get them thinking about tempo, beat, mood, and meter in new ways. Plus, although the accompaniment is perhaps most familiarly performed on keyboard instruments, it doesn't need to be: Musicians of all ...