I grew up in El Paso, Texas. The Mexican culture was around me all the time. I have such a fondness for the fun spicy food, the traditional dancing with the ladies in bright colorful twirly dresses and the men in white suits and powerful steps, and my favorite: the mariachi bands! Every Friday in … [Read more...] about 15-Minute Music Lesson for Cinco de Mayo free printable
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?
At the time of this writing, summer is almost over. As we head into fall, I thought it would be fun to focus once more on summertime and this time to do it through music. Many composers throughout time have been influenced and inspired by summer--by the animals and green grass, by the fresh colorful … [Read more...] about 15-Minute Music Lesson for Summertime (with free printable pack)