• Music Education Links

 

Ages 3 – 5 – will need some help from Mom and Dad

 

►  Dallas Symphony Orchestra Kids!  – Listening for littles, simple games for big kids.

►  Sesame Street World Music Playlist – Nice exposure to dance, music and instruments from around the world.

Daria Music – Instruments – Daria's award-winning website includes a wonderful section on world instruments with information, crafts, and online coloring to bring world folk music to life!  Explore all the instruments with your child.

►  Poisson Rouge – Piano Game – Your little one can intuitively compose and play a simple tune while receiving reinforcement of how written music relates to composition.

►  Poisson Rouge – Round Game – Try to click on the children so they come into the round just right!

►  Poisson Rouge – Tempo Game – Adjust the record player for different songs and different speeds.  A good way to explore purposeful changes in tempo.

 

 

 

Ages 6 – 8 (and sometimes older) – independence level will depend on reading skills

 

►  Nashville Symphony Orchestra Kids – Identifying the instruments of the orchestra, wonderful programs available for families in the Nashville area.
 

►  The New York Philharmonic Kidzone – Very rich website with games and information on instruments, musicians, theory, composition, etc.
 

►  Creative Kids Educational Foundation – Some unique interactive tutorials.  Also excellent for older children.
 

►  San Francisco Symphony Kids – Instrument information and a "Music Lab" feature which is orga nice, intuitive introduction to or reinforcement of music theory and reading skills

 

Resources for Parents, Educators, and Older Students