32 Weeks of Listening Selections for Music Class (Grades K-5)

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K - 5th
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If you are turning to listening lessons with your students this is a must have!

This spreadsheet has 32 weeks of selected musicians, composers and groups for Kindergarten - 5th grade. (192 musicians/composers total).

Includes name, the category they were selected for (although they may be long to more than one), country they were born in, dates of birth and if applicable, death, a YouTube listening link as well as a matching link for Video.link.

This resource was made with inclusivity in mind. The idea is that students hear more than traditional selections, so there are two selections of the following categories for each grade:
Latin America

African American



Film Composer

American Composer


European Classical


Band Music

Choral Music



Each grade also has two selections that vary including Rock, Spirituals, Australian Composer, Piano music, Motown, Big Band, African Composer, Hip Hop, Pop culture, Gospel, American Crooner, Opera, Men's Choir, Aboriginal Music.
This also includes a projectable "Listening Selection of the Week" slide for each name. This portion is a PDF. There is not a link on this file to allow for quick updates if a link is removed from YouTube.

This list is meant to be a jumping off point to start your lessons and can not include everyone. There is so much good music!! The reason for categorization is to ensure that multiple groups are covered. Composers and musicians on this list belong to more than one category.

Looking for worksheets to make sure kids are engaged? Check out these listening worksheets!

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