Music in Schools

When did music become a part of education? Music has been an important part of daily life for humans for thousands of years. African tribes have been performing songs and dances for hundreds of years, kept alive through aural tradition rather than notation.  African musicians aim to express life, in …

Freeze Dance

Dancing is a great way to have a high energy and engaging class. Freeze dancing is always fun. Dance to the music, then freeze when the music stops. This encourages the students to listen carefully to the music, becoming aware of different patterns and rhythms in the song.  My students …