Free Lesson Plans for Ensemble, Band, and Orchestral Musicians
In an effort to help serve our community we will periodically post free lesson plans for music educators and string musicians. You may download the following
immediately free of charge.
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Download the following free lesson plans.
Conductor Self Preparation and Rehearsal A six-part lesson plan in PDF. Sections include:
Intro: Conductor self-preparation,
1. Rehearsal Startup and Flow,
2. Tuning and Warm Up,
3. Rehearsing the Music,
4. Physical Changes,
5. Ending Your Rehearsal
Web Links for String Teachers Links for string teachers include string teacher support groups that provide information for lesson plans, books, and techniques as well as minkes for string music.
Chromatics to learn pitch relationships Understanding chromatics establishes the 1/2 step relationship between all notes. With that in mind, the addition of accidentals becomes clearer. The accidentals are presented for violin, viola, cello, and, bass and include fingering. The lesson culminates with the melody for a well known jazz tune.
Time, Rhythm, and Sound - The Connection This curriculum compliant approach to counting combines cross curricular basics with old school counting technique. Applicable to any age and proficiency level student. Complete method available for purchase in hard copy format or digital download.