Pitch Exploration modeled by Lindsay Jackson

In this brief video you will find 4 different ways to use props in Pitch Exploration as modeled by FAME Teacher Trainer Lindsay Jackson. In these examples Lindsay uses 2 kinds of puppets, a rainbow fan, and a whimsical children’s book to encourage students to...

Lágrima by Francisco Tárrega

Composed by Spanish composer, Francisco Tárrega, Lágrima brings the beauty of solo classical guitar to students. The movements are simple enough to be enjoyed by the very youngest First Steps in Music participants but expressive enough to be enjoyed by musicians...

Move It!: Tchaikovsky – Spanish Hot Chocolate

Move It! Spanish Hot Chocolate (from Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71) by Elizabeth Linsley Being a long-time fan of Tchaikovsky, as well as a huge fan of the Nutcracker, I am always looking for new ways to engage my students with the music and the story. Here...

The Singing Band

2019 The Singing Band Journal FAME Member Carol Swinchoski cswinchoski@wall.k12.nj.us Once again, in journal format, I offer a window into my Singing Band world, which is my Tuneful, Beatful, Artful approach to instrumental music infused with Conversational Solfege. I...