Memorial Day began after the Civil War and was originally known as Decoration Day. It's observed on the last Monday of May and is a time to honor the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Memorial Day became an official federal holiday in 1971. Use today's Free 15-Minute Music … [Read more...] about Free 15-Minute Music Lesson for Memorial Day
One of my all-time favorite Christmas songs is "Sleigh Ride." Did you know that, like "Jingle Bells," it doesn't mention anything about Christmas? It's actually more of a snow or winter song. :) Let's learn a little about it today in this 15-Minute Music Lesson for "Sleigh Ride." Who Wrote … [Read more...] about 15-Minute Music Lesson for “Sleigh Ride” with Printable Pack
Believe me, I know how hard it is for a homeschool mom to fit everything in. There is never enough time in the day! And, yes, math and reading and history and science come first. But, you don't have to neglect music. You CAN do Music in Your Homeschool with the Sampler Music Appreciation … [Read more...] about You CAN do Music in Your Homeschool with the Sampler Music Appreciation Mini-Course
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
Martin Luther King Day, observed on the third Monday of January, was first celebrated in 1986. As part of your celebration this year, take some time to do this free 15-Minute Music Lesson for Martin Luther King Jr. Day! By the way, this lesson is part of the online course called Music Lessons … [Read more...] about 15-Minute Music Lesson for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
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?