Dr. Tammy L. Kernodle , PhD.

Dr. Kernodle is a professor of musicology and affiliate faculty of American studies, black world studies and women, gender and sexuality studies at Miami University; and is one of the […]

Dr. Kay Edwards

Dr. Kay Edwards is Professor and Coordinator of Music Education at Miami University in Oxford, OH and an active clinician and author in the areas of elementary general music pedagogy, […]

Spotlight Gallery: Haddasha

Our first solo spot comes from Haddasha, a 14-year-old flutist from Newport, Kentucky; the family often fosters dogs for the local animal shelter, so Haddasha always has an appreciative audience. […]

Naomi Lewin

Host of Classics for Kids Naomi Lewin brings classical music to life through stories of composers’ lives and examples of their work. She researches each show, writes the script and […]

Orff Instruments

History of Orff Instruments  In addition to speaking and singing with the voice, instruments used in Orff-based teaching include pitched and non-pitched (or “unpitched”) percussion and recorder. Orff wanted children to […]

Orff Approach

Carl Orff (1895-1982) was a German composer and educator who developed an innovative and unique approach to music education together with colleagues Dorothee Gunther and her student Gunild Keetman. Orff […]

Guided Listening Teaching Tips

From Dr. Kay Edwards, Miami University Make the experience active: Give students specific things to listen for or do beforehand. This can include students writing down answers to questions posed […]