WHAT A GREAT SITE!! classical composers in a nutshell - most have facts plus some kind of youtube video of a performance of their music to link to
Zoorchestra~Fun Classical Music App for Kids... Little Miss loves classical music (thanks baby and little einsteins!)
One-Page Composer Bios is a 100% reproducible book containing brief, informative, and interesting one-page biographies of 50 of history’s greatest composers. Use these easy-to-read bios as a complete course in composers or music history---studying as many or as few composers as you wish---or use them as supplemental material in the music classroom. #music #education #teaching
(P) A free app introducing Beethoven and his music to young kids with engaging story accompanied by his music, with option to turn off visual and sound to read it as a plain book #kidsapps #musicapps #bookapps
Awesome website! Classics for Kids: Audio biographies of composers, audio samples of their work, short quizzes, lesson plans. plus kids games and they can compose their own music
FREE! Compose Your Own! BAG Composition
JOHN WILLIAMS & HIS MUSIC FOLDABLES This file containsTWO different FOLDABLES in BOTH COLOR AND B/W 1. MEET JOHN WILLIAMS FOLDABLE: Students’ record facts they have learned about John Williams 2. JOHN WILLIAMS & HIS MUSIC: This foldable is a perfect accompaniment to foldable 1, or can be used on its own to respond to Wagner’s music during a listening lesson ♫ Instructions on how to assemble the foldable is also included! ♫ Excellent addition to
Looking for ways to integrate more listening lessons and music history into your general music class? This "Composer of the Month" set focuses on Georges Bizet, and includes listening lessons, worksheets, slideshows, and more!
Georg Friedrich Handel . Born the same year as Bach and in a town only 50 miles away - however that's where the similarities end. Handel's well known for his work "The Messiah" and "Water Music", he (Like Purcell) was an extraordinarily popular English composer.
This short video is an excellent biography for Ludwig Van Beethoven. Beethoven is seen as one of the greatest composers in music history. This video gives good insight to who he was as a composer and helps to give understand to who is is as a person since that is direct insight into his music and why he wrote certain pieces and what he was going through when he wrote them.
isle of skye, scotland.
Music composer Printables
52 Composer profiles, good for composer of the month. Gershwin
Surprise Symphony Listening Map ~ Free Printable PDF!
Composers Lapbook...how cool would it be for kids to make their own? The teacher could keep the best ones and use for future classes!
famous musicians pages with short bio
Composer study ideas
Composer of the month packet
Sheryl Welles has lots of tips for teaching music. Here's a picture of a game that would be fun to use to teach about composers. Write facts about each composer on the piano keys and cut them up. Mix the keys up with other composer keys and see if students can match the keys to the correct composer AND put them in order to look like a keyboard.
Go Fish Cards for Music Composers
John Phillip Sousa coloring page
Each month I take a few minutes to introduce my students to an influential composer and we listen to an example. I have Vivaldi, Mozart, Handel, Dvorak, and Copland so far..
Composer Study pages
John Phillip Sousa coloring page
Bugs Bunny Franz Liszt