Teaching Music through Performance in Orchestra Volume 3
By Michael Allen,
James Kjelland, and
Dorothy Straub Compiled and edited by
Part I features essays by six renowned orchestra educators, all with helpful and practical insights for today’s middle school, high school, and college conductors. Chapters include: “Playing beyond the Score: Thoughts on Teaching Expressive Musicianship” by Jacquelyn Dillon; “World Music in Orchestral and String Education: Understanding Reggae-Sprinked ‘Twinkle’” by Louis Bergonzi; “End of Year Massed Concerts” by Michael Allen; “Checkpoints for Self-Evaluation: Creating a Self-Help Program to Become the Best String Teacher You Can Be” by Robert Gillespie; “Solving the Mysteries of the String Bass” by Dorothy A. Straub; “Taming the Rushin’ Sailor’s Dance: Using Bowing Principles to Your Musical Advantage” by James Kjelland.
Part II contains analysis of 80 of the most significant works for string and full orchestra in print, grades 1 through 5. Like the first two volumes of this series, each Teacher Resource Guide includes essential information on each musical selection, including
Hardcover, 520 pages
Bonus Teacher Resource Guide: Chamber Suite in D by George Frideric Handel; arr. Samuel Applebaum. Grade 3. Free download
Resource Recording, String Orchestra, Vol. 3, Grades 1–3
Michigan State University Symphony Orchestra, Leon Gregorian, conductor
This 3-CD set contains consummate performances of 33 string orchestra works from Vol. 3, grades 1–3, again achieving the highest production and performance standards that are a hallmark for the Teaching Music series. These recordings are perfect for anyone to identify the best literature available or for wonderful performance models of great music. A bonus Grade 3 work on this CD set has a free Teacher Resource Guide available for download at TeachingMusic.org/orchestra.
Teaching Music through Performance in Orchestra, Vol.
3 Grades 1-4