Mrs. English's Favorite Links
These links are for parents:
American Orff-Schulwerk Association - Find out more about Orff Schulwerk and the American
Music Advocacy's Top Ten - Great reasons that music is essential for all students!
These links are for kids:
The Science of Music - Play with sounds, build your own body percussion pattern, discover why sounds work the way the do. This site is sponsored by the National Science Foundation.
Nat Geo Music - Explore musical genres (kinds of music) from all over the world.
Pattern Game - Math and music are very connected. This game lets you see and hear the cool patterns that you create!
Music Games- The kids' site from the New York Philharmonic it is loads of fun! Loads of fun music games for you to play!
San Francisco Syphony Orchestra Kid's Site - Learn about the orchestra, play in the music lab, and learn what's going on with the SFO. Very fun!
Classics for Kids - A fun site to listen to music, learn about music and composers, and listen to cool radio show
Fun Music Activities - Learn how to make cool homemade instruments! There are lots of other fun music activities here too.
Musical Instrument Glossary- You can search this glossary for folk instruments from around the
world. Want to find an instrument from your culture? This is the site!
Sing-Along Songs (Midis and Lyrics) - Sing-Along MIDI files and lyrics provided by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.
Creating Music - this site lets you compose your own music and play fun music games.
Math and Music - These subjects are much more alike than you might think! Check out this site, take a few quizzes, and see how much math you are learning in music!
PBS Kid's Jazz - If you've enjoyed listening to jazz in music class, like to improvise, or just want to learn more about jazz, check this out!
Lisa's World - a collection of children's songs and nursery rhymes
from around the world.