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Week 10 – Remembrance Week

Kendra’s Reading…. Technology in the music classroom: 1.  At an after-school computer club, a small group of students created some ‘techno samba’ pieces for a joint performance with the school drumming group.  The were asked to concentrate on some of the more esoteric Latin sounds which would complement rather than compete with the live percussion. …

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Week 8 – Music Education and Performance

What Kendra is reading… This week I am reading about how to develop performance opportunities for students of all ability levels.  Here are a few of the ideas suggested: 1.  Valuing the technology that students bring with them to a lesson was given an interesting twist in one school where, an ‘ijam’ was developed.  Rather …

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Week 4 – Music Monday Anthem Search

Do you have any young musicians who like to write music?  See this message below from the Canadian Music Educators’ Association for a competition to find the 2015 Music Monday Anthem.  Music Monday takes place every year on the first Monday in May to draw attention to and celebrate music education across Canada. Music Monday …