Meet the Orchestra – Resources

Meet the Orchestra – Resources

Audio file with use in Patterns in Music in Resource booklet – Audio Track 14


Audio file with use in Vibrating Things Sing in Resource booklet – Audio Track 11

STRUCTURE OF THE ORCHESTRA       complete with labeled illustrations, audio clips and descriptions

FAMILIES OF INSTRUMENTS

Musical Instrument Worksheet set   (3-5)
Grouping Musical Instruments

PERCUSSION
Musical Instruments to Play   (K-5 basic)
Classics for Kids: Be a Music Explorer   (K-3)
Invent a Musical Instrument; Invent a Tool; Invent a Toy
Simple Rhythm Activities
Caribbean Music: Calypso and Found Percussion
World Percussion – Quaver

WOODWINDS

ArtsEdge: Woodwind Instruments and Pitch  (2-12) 
How do Woodwind Instruments Work? with links to how each instrument works
World Music – Woodwind Instruments

CONDUCTING

Music Conducting: Classroom Activities

BRASS

ArtsEdge: Brass Instruments and Pitch (K-4)
How Brass Instruments Work – TedEd
Brass Interviews

STRINGS

ArtsEdge: String Instruments and Pitch (K-4)
How to Make a Violin: in Pictures

STEM & STEAM

Learn to Make Musical Instruments for Children
Photos of instruments (some from the inside)
Designing the Ultimate Instrument

How to STEAM

ELEMENTS OF MUSIC  including Melody, Harmony, Rhythm…

New World Symphony  (final movement will be played on daytime concert)

Musical Analysis by Gerard Swartz  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=olkflAslkxI
Beyond the Score Gwendolyn Brown – The Spiritual  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5natubzBt_A
Guitar cover of New World Symphony  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x47wTN7blxs
Pennsylvania Humanities Council  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F0X-OwSsAQ8  Part of a series
Final movement performed by US Army Band  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6I6VdUoKjoE