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New! Sight-Singing Materials for Your Choir

Let’s be honest, there is no perfect sight-singing resource for everyone.  Educational philosophies, students’ prior music education, ability level and teacher comfort all play a part when you choose your materials.  319 more words

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Learning How to Learn

Lately, I have been thinking a great deal about what motivates me as a teacher.  Am I getting the right message across to my students, and am I helping them learn practical skills that will benefit them as musicians?   702 more words

Music Education

Sofa Lessons

It’s been a while since my last video so here’s a new sofa lessons video on using major and minor triads for improvisation.

Enjoy!

Rich

BISHOP OF LICHFIELD SPEAKS IN SHORT DEBATE ON THE SUSTAINABILITY OF MUSIC EDUCATION

The Bishop of Lichfield, the Rt. Revd. Jonothan Gledhill, made a speech during the short evening debate on the long term financial sustainability of the National Music Plan in England. 923 more words

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Bruce Lee and the Art of Music Education, Part 2

This is the second in my articles about Bruce Lee and the Art of Music Education. For those who missed my first post, you can find it… 562 more words

Choral Pedagogy

Improving Improv: Recent Research

Wopereis, I., Stoyanov, S., Kirschner, P., and Van Merriënboer, J. (2013). What makes a good musical improviser? An expert view on improvisational expertise. Psychomusicology: Music, mind, and brain, 23, 4,  1,775 more words

Music Education