App in Focus: The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra is a free iPad app that is a must for any music classroom! It contains an essential introduction to the instruments and players of the orchestra as well as aural quizzes and form games.

It's time for summer projects! This post includes a download link for the Go Fish! game that I made. Print on cardstock, cut out, laminate, Go Fish!

How does the Common Core relate to the beginning ensemble music class? This lesson demonstrates how to use Reading for Meaning, a proven strategy from The Core Six, in a sample lesson.