Lesson Plans

Classical music not only has the power to stimulate the mind, enrich the heart and soothe the soul; it can also help you meet the educational objectives of your students.

Johann Sebastion Bach

Ludwig von Beethoven

Aaron Copland

Edvard Grieg

Franz Josef Haydn

Gustav Holst

Zoltán Kodály

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Modest Mussorgsky

Sergei Prokofiev

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Gioachino Rossini

Robert Schumann

Igor Stravinsky

Antonio Vivaldi

For Teachers: Guided Listening Teaching Tips

Lesson plans were written by Dr. Kay Edwards, Professor and Coordinator of Music Education at Miami University in Oxford, OH, an active clinician and author in the areas of elementary general music pedagogy, guided listening, and multicultural music education for more than 30 years. Dr. Edwards holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in General Music from Arizona State University. She has special training in Kodály and Dalcroze pedagogies in addition to Orff Level III certification.