NOTE Discussion Guide
This guide is intended for students in grades 6-12 who are in the early stages of their musical studies. The experience outlined below will introduce them to basic concepts and vocabulary as they explore four closely related American musical genres, blues, jazz, rhythm & blues, and hip hop. Content is presented in 2 or 3 sessions, each broken into smaller 10 to 15-minute segments designed to allow students to listen and respond to the music they hear. Each session features brief suggested selections from a Playbill that can be accessed via a link in the PDF.
Melanated Moments in Classical Music Discussion Guide
This guide is intended for students in grades 9-12 who are in the early stages of their musical studies. Students will become more appreciative and informed listeners as they engage with the Melanated Moments in Classical Music (MMCM) podcast. They will develop a deeper understanding of the subject matter of MMCM, as well as build community with group music activities.
Opera…From A Sistah’s Point Of View Discussion Guide
The Opera…From a Sistah’s Point of View curriculum discussion guide was developed by Terry Taylor and published by Classical Music Indy. This guide was made possible by generous support from the Pettengill Family.
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Playlist Host is a real-world learning experience that teaches musicology skills and media production. The main objective is to create a playlist of voice-overs and music. Students prepare a one-hour playlist for national distribution on Classical Music Indy’s 24/7 music streaming service.
At the end of the course, send your playlist to Classical Music Indy’s streaming host, Salvador Perez Lopez, for review.
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