President's Day is a day we remember two great American Presidents: George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Washington was born on February 22, 1731, and Lincoln was born February 12, 1809. But, it's also a day to honor all Presidents of the United States. Today I have a Music Lesson for President's … [Read more...] about Free 15-Minute Music Lesson for President’s Day
Christmas is coming, and one of the most wonderful ways to celebrate the season is the story of the Nutcracker. I'm so excited that I'll be taking my kids to a performance of this beautiful ballet by the 19th-century Russian composer Tchaikovsky this year. But, even if you can't see it live, … [Read more...] about A Round-up of the Top Nutcracker Resources for Your Homeschool
If you're planning on doing a composer study, or some music appreciation/music history, there are some composers I'm sure everyone would know to include: Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven, for sure! But, what about other composers? How do you know which ones have written the best music in our Western … [Read more...] about What are the Best Composers to Study?
Today's 15-Minute Music Lesson on Aaron Copland is an excerpt from the 20th Century Music Appreciation online course. Head over to see the full lesson, as well as 35 other lessons of great composers and styles of the 20th Century. Music Lesson on Aaron Copland Aaron Copland (1900-1990) is one … [Read more...] about 15-Minute Music Lesson on Aaron Copland with Free Printable Pack
I'm happy to share another music lesson freebie with you today. Let's learn about a famous composer from the Romantic Era of the 1800s with this 15-Minute Music Lesson Freebie of Johann Strauss Jr. The Waltz At the end of the 18th century, a new dance was sweeping through Europe called the … [Read more...] about 15-Minute Music Lesson Freebie of Johann Strauss Jr.
Enjoy today's 15-Minute Music Lesson about Gilbert and Sullivan The lesson today is an excerpt from the full 36-lesson course at Learn.MusicinOurHomeschool.com which launches Saturday, August 5, 2017: Music Appreciation of the Romantic Era for High School. A longer lesson, online quiz, and … [Read more...] about 15-Minute Music Lesson about Gilbert and Sullivan