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Music Overview

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Orff Instruments

Students play Orff instruments as background music for a story.
Watch or download now | Grade 1    Length 8:57

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Pitch Through Patterning

Students develop an awareness of the musical element "pitch".
Watch or download now | Grades 1–2    Length 13:35

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Musical Interpretation of Poetry

Students write poetry based on a colour, and perform their piece with musical accompaniment.
Watch or download now | Grade 3    Length 13:24

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Rhythmic Clapping

Students practise a variety of clapping activities.
Watch or download now | Grade 3    Length 12:04

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Moving to the Beat

Students move to rhythm in poems and verses.
Watch or download now | Grades 4–5    Length 10:54

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Student Peer Feedback

Peers offer feedback to each other as they write their own rhythmic composition.
Watch or download now | Grade 5    Length 13:13

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Composing a Musical

Students collaborate to create different elements of a musical.
Watch or download now | Grades 6–7    Length 14:23

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Boomwhackers

Working in small groups, students create ostinatos, using simple instruments.
Watch or download now | Grade 7    Length 14:54

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Band Foundations

Students participate in an intermediate level concert band.
Watch or download now | Grades 7–8    Length 14:23

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Music and Technology

Students use software to compose an original piece of music.
Watch or download now | Grades 7–8    Length 14:24

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Composing a "Symphony"

Students work collaboratively to create a "symphony," using a variety of instruments.
Watch or download now | Grades 9–12    Length 16:46

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Concert Band

Students participate in a senior level concert band.
Watch or download now | Grade 11    Length 8:07

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Exploring Non-Traditional Sounds

Students explore non-traditional sounds on their stringed instruments.
Watch or download now | Grade 11    Length 13:31

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Exploring Vocal Warm-ups

Working in small groups, students create vocal warm-ups.
Watch or download now | Grade 11    Length 9:56

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Keyboard Improvisation

Students are challenged to create improvised pieces using a keyboard.
Watch or download now | Grades 11–12    Length 14:14

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Integrating Music with Business Studies

Students discuss how to market a musician to the public.
Watch or download now | Grades 11–12    Length 14:22

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One World Youth Arts Project

Students use technology to record and edit their own pieces of music.
Watch or download now | Grades 11–12    Length 10:38