Discover educational materials from the Weill Music Institute at Carnegie Hall, including activities and lesson plans, worksheets, audio and video resources, and interactive listening guides. All materials are free for use with registration. Use the tools below to browse resources by grade level, skills and concepts, musical genres, instruments, national standards in music, and other criteria selected to serve the needs of educators.
Children in Grades K–2 focus on rhythm as they develop listening, singing, and composing skills. They explore Syrian, Mexican, Jazz, Balkan, Haitian, and Old-Time Swing Music.
This student guide is part of the 2011-2012 Musical Explorers collection.
Glossary, additional listening; artist info; standards; acknowledgements; CD track listing.
This is part of the 2011-2012 Musical Explorers
Program pathway choices; extensions for music specialists; word wall; options for teaching students with special needs. Plus two lessons: Becoming musical explorers; exploring our voices.
This is part of the 2011-2012 Musical Explorers collection.
Two lessons: rhythm and lyrics of “Almaya”; rhythm, dance, and story of “El Hilwa Di.”
This is part of the 2011-2012
Two lessons: lyrics tell a story in Mexican song; what are the rhythms of Son Jarocho?
Two lessons: what is swing?; what is bossa nova?
Two lessons: sounds of Balkan singing and drumming; rhythms of Balkan music.
Two lessons: the rhythms of old-time swing; the rhythms of the American jug band tradition.
Perelman American Roots 09-10 Lesson 2 Perelman American Roots 09-10 Lesson 2 United by the Rhythms of Work