Music Lesson Plans in High School Arts

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On the Waterfront - Bernstein
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  • Music
  • High School
This is a lesson designed to test students' understanding of the devices used in 'On the Waterfront'.
Natividad Cano - Malagueña Salerosa - Mariachi
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  • Music
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
Mariachi music is a traditional style of Mexican music and singing in which the musicians often stroll among patrons as they play. Nativadad Cano and...
Chic Street Man - Rag Man & Losing You
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Chic Street Man has created a unique vocal style which is all his -- a potpourri of blues, reggae, folk, pop and jazz. Chic uses his guitar, singing...
Dr. Jester Hairston - That Ole’ House Is Ha’nted
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Dr. Jester Hairston was a grandson of slaves. However, it was the storytelling and musical traditions of the African American people that inspired...
John Clayton - I Be Serious ’Bout Dem Blues
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  • Music
  • 3-5, MS, HS
The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra maintains its connection to the past, while looking ahead to the future. It is a living link to the rich history...
McFerrin to the Power of Three
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  • Music
  • 3-5, MS, HS
The McFerrins are a family of singers who have all pursued their careers individually. However, on this special occasion they came together to...
Alfredo Rolando Ortiz - Joropo Azul & Zayante
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  • Music
  • 3-5, MS, HS
Alfredo Rolando Ortiz was born in Cuba, but found his passion for the harp in the mountains of Venezuela. His music, rooted in the folk and classical...
The Alley Cats - Sh-boom
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  • Music
  • 3-5, MS, HS
During the 1950s young people sometimes gathered together on street corners to sing and hang out. Like Hip-Hop today, their songs and style became...
AMAN International Folk Ensemble - A Cajun Medley
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  • Music
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
Violinist John Zeretzke is on a never-ending quest for new ideas and idioms of music. His expertise in violin styles includes Cajun, Greek, Hungarian...
Bang on a Can - Cheating. Lying. Stealing.
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The innovative group Bang on a Can composes and performs pieces that reveal an exciting new hybrid of many musical styles, including rock, classical...