In the second of the series called Instrument of the Orchestra, we explore the recorder- the parts of the recorder, the names for them and their functions. Helping a young child/grandchild learn these names and their functions gives them a greater understanding and helps them to appreciate that the recorder is not a toy or a non instrument.Read More
Every Country has its traditions, flag and National Anthem.
In this post, we explore:
(a) The meaning of the word Anthem.
(b) The relationship of the meaning of Anthem to Australian National Anthem.
(c) Australian National Anthem Lyrics.
(d) The origins and history of Australian National Anthem.
(e) Additions to the National Anthem- Christian Verse.
(f) Interpretations and performance considerations for the Australian National Anthem.
.WHY I LOVE MUSIC AND TEACH IT PART 2
In this 2-part series, I want to share with you more key reasons for loving and teaching Music including the connections between maths, science, physical education, languages and Music.
Read my post to find out how Music can be life changing for you and your emotionsRead More
Carols of the Epiphany explores not only 3 Carols-Kings of the Orient ( We Three Kings), O Holy Night and The First Nowell ( The First Noel), but examines the meaning and traditions of the Solemnity of the Feast of the Epiphany from the Religious ( Catholic), Life and Music perspectives. You will be able to learn more about these carols and sing along with the various settings offered.Read More
In this 2-part series, I want to share with you my reasons for loving and teaching Music. You can get to know me more in my About Me page. However, I want to share with you why I love Music and why I teach it.
Music is art in sound. It is the art of communicating in silence and in sound to our emotions. Music has power since it has the power to transform and to heal our emotions.
Music is life where I can be a melody of rejoicing, a harmony to myself and to other people, a rhythm that makes my heart beat, a stable form on which to pin my life. As a Music Teacher, I love to be able to help my students learn the skills required so that they too can fall in love with Music. Being able to play/sing music is totally engaging because it involves us physically, emotionally and spiritually.Read More
My 5-day Classic Christmas E Course explores 5 Classic Christmas Carols- their composers, their features, the origins, and meanings and my love for them. Understanding some of these features can bring a whole new life to listening and to singing these carols. My Classic Christmas E course explores 1. Silent Night; 2. The Little Drummer Boy; 3. O Holy Night; 4. Angels Carol and 5. Joy to the WorldRead More
There is a power to Music that can reach us physically, cognitively, emotionally and spiritually. When Musicians and Singers perform, they give of their gift of Musicianship and skills to you, the listener. The beauty of Music is that when 85,000 people listen at a concert, there are 85,000 reasons for their listening.Read More