An assessment to cover basic music notation and vocabulary that would taught in the first few lessons of a beginning orchestra class. Includes a unique assessment for Violin, Viola, and Cello/String Bass.
Symbols that are covered:
- Clef (Treble,
Do you have some students in your music class who want to get more out of Recorder Karate? These "Super Belt" songs are meant to supplement the Recorder Karate curriculum. Each song is a rhythmically more challenging version of the original.
Struggle to find figured bass exercises on the internet? Confused on how to make them in Finale or Sibelius? Have no fear, a 6 pack bundle of figured bass exercises in various minor keys is here!
Includes directions and suggested time, as well as
Struggle to find part writing exercises on the internet for AP Music Theory? Confused on how to make them in Finale or Sibelius? Have no fear, a 7 pack bundle of part writing exercises in various keys is here!
Includes directions and suggested
This great worksheet uses a method I call the "football playbook" method of mapping out intervals on a piano keyboard. Included are teacher instructions on what the "football playbook" method is as well as a method of checking your answer.
Learning Composition with Ollie Overture is a sequential method for learning composition and reinforcing skills and concepts learned in the beginning orchestra classroom. In my classroom an “overture” is our special name for bell work. These
This bundle of worksheets includes blank fingering charts for all four string instruments (violin, viola, cello, and string bass). These charts can be used to assess how well a student understands finger patterns on the fingerboards as they learn to
This 20 point rubric, fitted two per sheet to save on paper, can be used to assess individual performance in orchestra classes of various ability levels. The rubric covers:
- left hand technique
- bow hold
- Posture/Instrument position
A cute and fun journal entry page to guide students while listening to a compositon. There is an area to include the title of the piece, the composer, as well as the style period. Four boxes, containing guiding questions, ask about various elements
A PowerPoint presentation that discusses the physics of sound, but geared toward the music classroom rather than a physics lab. The lesson discusses the following topics:
- Wavelength (pitch)
- Amplitude (volume)
- Waveform (timbre)
- Sound Envelope
This is an original work written in the key of C major for two part treble choir. The text is based on a poem, of the same title, by Robert Louis Stevenson. The song tells a heartfelt story of a sick child laying in bed all the while creating