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.
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