Music Lesson Plans in High School Arts

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Defining a "Good" Performance
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  • Music
  • High School
During this 2 week unit plan, students will work to define and describe the elements of a "good" performance. Students will then apply these elements...
Lesson plan: What’s your “Brief but Spectacular” take?
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
Every Thursday night, the PBS NewsHour profiles people and their passions in the series Brief but Spectacular . Creator Steve Goldbloom and his...
Music for Environmental Education Activity: Marvin Gaye - Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)
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Music for Environmental Education Activity - Mercy Mercy Me - The Ecology In this activity, students are introduced to earth/environmental science...
CLASSICAL CLASSROOM, EPISODE 175:  ANGELA DRAGHICESCU
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  • Music
  • MS, HS
Pianist Angela Draghicescu never meant to become a classical music investigator. But a simple desire to play good music led her to an unavoidable...
CLASSICAL CLASSROOM, EPISODE 176: COMPOSING MUSIC FOR FILM ABOUT MUSIC WITH JONO HILL
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  • Music
  • MS, HS
Composer Jono Hill was given a unique task: to compose the score for a film about a classical musician. The movie As Far as the Eye Can See (directed...
CLASSICAL CLASSROOM, EPISODE 177: SHARON ISBIN ON SPANISH ART SONG, TM, AND EVERYTHING ELSE
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  • Music
  • MS, HS
Hold on to your hats, people: This episode with multi-Grammy Award winning classical guitarist Sharon Isbin covers a lot. Because how often do you...
CLASSICAL CLASSROOM, EPISODE 178: ANNE AKIKO MEYERS ON WORKING WITH SUPERHEROES
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  • Music
  • MS, HS
Arguably, Anne Akiko Meyers is darn admirable herself. The violinist has scads of fans. She’s been Billboard’s #1 classical artist. I mean, she’s...
CLASSICAL CLASSROOM, EPISODE 179: THE MIRO QUARTET ON BEETHOVEN’S OPUS 131, AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY
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  • Music
  • MS, HS
Life isn’t always puppies and kittens (she stated sagely). Sometimes, it can be downright tough – maybe your family is falling apart and you’re a...
CLASSICAL CLASSROOM, EPISODE 180: ICELANDIC MUSIC HISTORY 101 WITH SÆUNN THORSTEINSDÓTTIR
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  • Music
  • MS, HS
Cellist Sæunn Thorsteinsdóttir is from the once-isolated island country of Iceland, a land of ice and snow and geothermal power and awesome music. In...
Vocal Technique Unit
Mikayla Feldman 
Updated: 
2019
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  • Music
  • High School
This unit is comprised of 9 lessons designed to help students understand the basics of foundations technique. Each lesson builds on the one prior,...