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15-Minute Music Lesson of Music Inspired by Insects ~ Music in Nature Series

15-Minute Music Lesson of Music Inspired by Insects ~ Music in Nature Series

Today we have a fun 15-Minute Music Lesson of Music Inspired by Insects as part of the Music in Nature Series. By now you probably know how composers can be inspired by all sorts of things when they write music. But, did you ever think of insects inspiring them? Enjoy learning about three of these…

Free 15-Minute Music Lesson on Britten’s A Ceremony of Carols

Free 15-Minute Music Lesson on Britten’s A Ceremony of Carols

Last December I taught a really neat live class for the Music in Our Homeschool Plus membership. I was all about Benjamin Britten’s A Ceremony of Carols, which I wasn’t very familiar with before I prepared for teach the class. Today, I have a short version for you. Enjoy this free 15-Minute Music Lesson on…

Free 15-Minute Music Lesson for “O Christmas Tree”

Free 15-Minute Music Lesson for “O Christmas Tree”

It’s time for another great December music lesson. Enjoy this free 15-Minute Music Lesson for “O Christmas Tree!” Disclosure: I get commissions for purchases made through affiliate links in this post. Be sure to enter the amazing homeschool giveaway below! History of the song “O Christmas Tree” Did you know that the song “O Christmas…

5 Notable Romantic Era American Composers to Study during High School

5 Notable Romantic Era American Composers to Study during High School

Today let’s have a 15-Minute Music Lesson about 5 Notable Romantic Era American Composers to Study during High School! The Romantic Era of music was during the 1800s. The American composers we’ll learn about today are Stephen Foster, Louis Moreau Gottschalk, Lowell Mason, Edward MacDowell, and Amy Beach. Read about each composer below and listen…