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

Improvisation for Everyone

Entry-Level Improvisation in a Group

Constructing a Safe Environment

Getting Off to a Good Start

Call & Response Videos for Home Study

“By Ear” Transcription Studies

Advanced Resources for Improvisation

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