ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: Arts Education (6 - 12)
Title: The 7 Essentials of Tone Production
Description: This is an ongoing lesson for Middle Level bands. The 7 concepts that are taught affect every aspect of a young instrumentalist's performance. The lesson uses teacher/peer modeling and recordings of professional musicians and service bands to demonstrate the desired tonal qualities.
ALEX Learning Activities
Title: Music Practice is Fun!
Digital Tool: SmartMusic
Digital Tool Description: SmartMusic allows students to practice music and keep up with their progress. It even plays background music so students can hear how their part fits in with the whole score, but it only records the student's practice and shows which notes they played correctly and incorrectly.