Music Technology Project for Cinco de Mayo

Music Technology Project for Cinco de Mayo
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This is a great project to do for Cinco de Mayo, Hispanic Heritage Month, or anytime! Students will learn about the mariachi style while also learning to harmonize simple melodies. A download link for the midi file is provided. Also, a link to a quick video showing how to complete the project is also included.

This lesson plan includes:
♪ A basic overview of the project and how to complete it
♪ A discussion prompt/ background section
♪ The list of technical skills that will be learned/executed
♪ A list of student's requirements to earn full credit
♪ A “tips and tricks” section designed to help students with common mistakes, challenges, etc. which I’ve encountered after teaching these projects for many years

On a separate page you’ll find:
♪ A rubric that can be easily customized
♪ A “Teacher to Teacher” section designed to help the instructor effectively communicate and teach the project. (Here I explain some common issues I’ve run into in the past and ways I’ve found to help students be more successful.)

More about this project:
This lesson is suitable for upper middle, or high school students from any musical background.

Created for GarageBand, but the general concept will still apply with most programs (Audacity, Soundation, Ableton, Logic, etc.).
If you aren't familiar with GarageBand you will probably need to study up on some of the basics as the lesson assumes a basic knowledge of the DAW... but you don’t need to be a pro to begin teaching my lessons. I wasn’t when I started. You’ll learn with the students as you go.

If you’re interested in more project ideas, or, for a full year curriculum, please check out my 12 Project Bundle!!

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5 pages
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