Resources for Music Educators
Carnegie Hall celebrates the resourcefulness and resilience of music educators around the world who work with students in classrooms, as well as online through a range of distance-learning platforms and technologies. Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute provides a wealth of digital programs and resources for educators to use free of charge. These have been grouped into three categories:
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Classroom Resources Available Now
- Musical Explorers Around the World Map
- Program One: Georgian Folk, Freedom Songs, and Haitian
- Program Two: Argentine Folk, Native American, and South African Zulu
- Program Three: Greek Folk, Malian Traditional, and Indian Classical
- Program Four: Jazz, Bomba and Plena, and Brazilian
- Program Five: Cumbia, Armenian Folk, and Hip Hop
- Marin Alsop Explores the Story of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony
- All Together: A Global Ode to Joy Discussion Guide (PDF)
Videos that Spark Musical Learning
Workshop and Master Class Videos
Experience Carnegie Hall’s Workshops and MasterClasses firsthand through this video series.
Professional Development Resources
Professional Development Videos
- The Boston Symphony Orchestra presents free nightly pre-recorded concerts, video tutorials with orchestra musicians, and weekly listening programs.
- QuaverMusic is a world leader in online curriculum development for grades K–8, offering general music teachers a platform to stay connected to their students no matter where they are. Sign up for a free, 30-day trial.
- MusicFirst is an online learning management system for teaching music at all age levels, allowing students to work on music theory, notation, sight-singing, and more. If your school is closed due to COVID-19, you can receive free access to the entire MusicFirst system for the duration of the closure.
- SmartMusic is an online music classroom that supports efficient practice techniques and allows teachers to track student progress. SmartMusic is offering free access through June 30, 2020, for all schools impacted by COVID-19.