Here’s everything we know about this iconic Erie Canal song.
Author Archives: ‘Dave’
Black History Month Activities: Play Some Hambone!
Teach your K-12 students (and yourself!) to play hambone.
School Assemblies: 13 Things Every Planner Should Know
Here’s 162+ combined years of wisdom from some of today’s most experienced school performers.
Immigration Lesson Plans
Two quick and easy (and super-engaging!) ideas for K-8 teachers.
Grant Funding For Performances and Lectures
A resource list and idea generator for those who’d love to be bringing more programming…
How to Play the Spoons
In less than ten minutes! For kids, adults, teachers and everyone else.
The Event Promotion Tip You May Be Overlooking
Looking to get a few more people through the doors at your next event?
Ermina Pincombe – Music in an Adirondack Family
I feel so fortunate to have met and played music with this wonderful woman.
Positive Classroom Environment (I Loved This!)
Here’s a simple idea you can put into practice today!
How to Write Songs with Your Students (for the non-musical classroom teacher!)
Preparing for some teacher training I would be conducting in Bayside Queens recently, I put some notes together on leveraging music in the classroom for the “non-musical” educator. We all… Read More »
The $149 School Assembly
No budget for assemblies, field trips and visiting artists these days? You are not alone. But then, this isn’t a new situation either. In the twenty-plus years I’ve been working… Read More »
History through Music – A Concert Video
Here’s a full-length concert video I discovered recently, buried in a pile on my desk.
Three Ways to Bring the World Into Your Classroom
Here’s an ongoing, frequently-updated resource for educators interested in using technology to bring some fresh new experiences to their students. I welcome your feedback, suggestions and additional resources! #1. Video… Read More »