Music Learning and Teaching Resources

Welcome to Music Learning and Teaching Resources, a website designed to serve the needs of music teachers for performance-based music resources at no cost.

Contact at jfroseth@umich.edu

Folder 1

Behavior Management

 

FOR BAND

 

Folder 2

Teaching Music Reading

START WITH THE CONDUCTOR’ BEAT

 

 

Folder 3

BLANK

Folder 4

14 Ways of Thinking About Music Learning & Teaching

#1

 

Folder 5

14 More Ways of Thinking About Music Learning & Teaching

#2

 

Folder 6

Entry Level Improvisation

1A) Creativity Killers (Alert)
2) Entry Level C&R Articulations
3) Things to Do (“How to” Strategies)
4) Creating a Safe Environment
5) C&R Vocabulary For Improv
6) Tunes to Learn Ear-to-Hand (By Ear)
FOR BAND

Folder 7

Scale Technique and Creativity

   1) Half Scales (Minor ii7-V7) with Improv Options     

    2) Half Scales (Major V7-1) with Improv Options

3) Full Scales Major & Minor with Improv Options

     4) Melodic Ear-to-Hand Studies      22 Levels  In All the Keys
Folder 8

Do It! Improvise

1) Improvisation Strategies

2) Latin Rock-Pentatonic Scales

3) Cool Jazz – Pentatonic Scales

4) Rhythm & Blues-Blues Scales

5) Funky Blues – Blues Scales

6) Latin Rock – Blues Scales

7) Cool Jazz – Blues Scales

8) ii/V7 Mixolydian Montuna

9) 2-5-1 – Major-Minor

Folder 9

Do It! Improvise 2

1) Blaser Finger Pattern Studies

Folder 10

Aural Transposition

1) Test of Aural Transposition
2) ‘America’ Tranposed

Folder 11

Du de – Du da di Rhythmic Syllables

1) James Froseth Authorship Verification
2) Conductor’s Beat – Listen & Imitate
3) Duple Meter – Liten & Imitate
4) Triple Meter – Listen & Imitate

 

 

Folder 12

Teaching Rhythm

Feels Like, Sounds Like, Looks Like

The Conductor Rules

 

FOLDER UNDER CONSTRUCTION

 

Folder 13

Assessment

– Research Tools –

1) Melodic Ear-to-Hand Test

2) Solfege Test

3) Test of Kinesthetic Response 

Folder 14

HARMONIC PROGRESSION

by

ALBERT BLASER

 

 

Folder 15

 

 

Folder 16

“How To” Videos

1) Rhythmic Flashcards in 2s

2) Rhythmic Flashcards in 3s

3) Band – Diagnosing & Correcting

4) Band – Choosing for Success

FOLDER UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Folder 17

Rhythmic Flashslide Pattern Reading

 

Flashslide pattern reading videos

 

Folder 18

Intro to Melodic Pattern Reading

 

Flashslide pattern reading videos