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Music Education


Classroom Resources

In addition to other resources included in this and other related guides, check these sites for curricula, lesson plans, statistical data, and other resources.

Arts Edge (Kennedy Center program) - arts integrated lesson plans cataloged by subject and grade level, tailored to national standards.

ArtsWork - Arizona State University - Combines ASU artists and scholars with community leaders in research and program focused on children and the arts - lesson plans and more.

Carnegie Hall Digital Library - Games and listening guides.

Children's Music Portal

Children's Music Workshop - Music Education Online

Classical Net - biographies, timelines, instruments, musical eras.

Conn-Selmer Educational Resource Center - brass/woodwind/string method books, fingering charts, rehearsal/teaching guides.

EDSITEment (NEH resources)

Idea Bank - lesson plans.

K-12 Resources for Music Educators

Keeping Score - by Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony. "provides innovative ... classical music content on PBS ..., the radio, the web, and through an education program, a national model for classroom arts integration for K-12 teachers.

Lesson Planet - lesson plans graded by working teachers.

MHMusic: Spotlight on Music - Orff orchestration lesson plans

Music Education Online - website of the Children's Music Workshop.



Music Graphics Galore - collection of music icons, clipart, graphics, and backgrounds.

Music in Our Schools Month

Musicians with Apps - free or inexpensive apps.

National Center for Education Statistics

OrffSite - lesson plans, podcasts, PowerPoints

Support Music (by NAMM and NAFME) - " and resources to advance community support for music education." - activities and lesson plans.

teAch-nology - K-12 lesson plans.