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Holiday Concert Ideas

This is my Wednesday Webinar video (no chat) for Nov. 18th, 2020. In today’s video, Denise shares many holiday ideas for concerts without singing: 6 holiday bucket drum pieces that include demos; 6 new Christmas Boomwhacker pieces with practice and performance tempos; Jingle Bells Cup Game, and We Wish You a Merry Christmas Hand Clap […]

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Virtual Holiday Concert Ideas – with no singing and November Week 3 lessons

This weeks Wednesday Webinar is just a video – not a webinar. Same great info and ideas! Questions? post in the comments!

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Teaching with Boomwhackers, American Thanksgiving Activities, and November Week 2 Lessons

Join Denise Gagne this week as she discusses teaching with Boomwhackers, American Thanksgiving activities, and November Week 2 Lessons!

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Rhythm Band Arrangements & November Week 1 Lessons

Join Denise Gagne this week as she presents new Rhythm Band Arrangements and some November Week 1 Lessons!

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October Lessons Week 4

Join Denise Gagne this week as she dives into October Lessons for Week 4, Bucket Drumming, and Halloween Lessons!

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Peter and the Wolf – Online Music Lesson for PreK-Gr. 2

Peter and the Wolf is work created by Prokofiev that is beloved by children all over the world. Each of the characters in the story is represented by a different instrument. It’s an excellent way to introduce young children to the instruments of the orchestra. At www.Musicplayonline.com we’ve created a Unit with 4 lessons to […]

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E-Learning Music Lessons with Musicplayonline

With Coronavirus cases topping 100,000 worldwide, schools are starting to close and teachers are having to teach their music classes online. There are a variety of ways to do this. One of our Shanghai teachers has been teaching by making videos for her students, posting them on YouTube and sending them the link. Some teachers […]

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Dance Unit

The newest unit at www.Musicplayonline.com is a dance unit.  (Resources are also available as print/disk or download!)   Start by logging into your MusicplayOnline account and head over to the Units section. When you click on the button you’ll see Festivals & Holidays is the default unit.  At the top of the page you’ll see […]

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Name Games and Activities to start the school year

Some music teachers teach more than a thousand students each week and it can be very difficult to remember the names. Starting your first classes with a name game will help you to remember those names – at least for this music class!  If you go the Back to School Unit in Units at www.Musicplayonline.com, […]

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Teaching Tip – Year Plans

It’s summer!  Finally!  So why is Denise sending newsletters in the summer???  The next newsletters will be on year plans, month outlines, weekly lesson plans and sub plans.  For my American friends who start school in early August, July might be the time that you’re getting your planning done.  And for my Canadian teachers who […]